Before he disappears. Snapchat CEO and founder Evan Spiegel will be giving a talk today at 4 p.m. to tell his own “story” about how he and his Stanford buddies turned a simple picture app into a multi-billion dollar company. Be warned: there’s no screenshotting this one.
Back for more. Just a few months after taking the tween population on campus by storm, pop star Aaron Carter is back in New Haven for a curtain call at Toad’s tonight.
High hoops. Late Wednesday night, Athlon Sports became the latest publication to select Yale as its preseason runner-up for the Ivy League men’s basketball title. Though the Elis have come behind Harvard in most of these polls, the causes for optimism have been well-documented.
Painted (Yale) blue. YaleNews did the math yesterday, finding that 17 Yale alumni won Election Day races in the Senate, House and gubernatorial races nationwide.
Beyond borders. To complement this domination of American politics, Yale has a strong international foundation on campus, and the International Students Organization is celebrating it tonight. Held at Box 63, the event is titled “Bailando in Cancun” a party for students from near and far.
Outstanding. A Tuesday column in the New Haven Register by architect Duo Dickinson admired the spectacle of Yale’s renowned architecture, while suggesting that stark differences with the local landscape “quarantine” the University from its New Haven neighbors.
What more could you want? A “Burger, Beer and Stogie Stroll” event will be taking place at the New Haven Museum this evening, featuring — as the name suggests — hors d’oeuvres, craft brews and classy cigars. Including stops at Prime 16 and the Owl Shop, the affair oozes luxury and panache.
Beyond burgers. At roughly the same time, the South Asian Society will be hosting Chaat Night at the Asian-American Cultural Center. Promising south Asian street food, Chaat Night is also one-sixth the price of the New Haven Museum’s offering.
Cards for a cause. The latest student project to make online waves within Yale circles was Canary Cards, a card-making company aiming to encourage positive self-image.
THIS DAY IN YALE HISTORY 1992 Then-Dean of the Graduate School Richard Levin releases a letter to evaluate a revised TA system.
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