Behold. At long last, the scaffolding has come down from outside Payne Whitney Gymnasium. Just months after Sterling Memorial Library emerged from its own blue cocoon, all of campus’ most striking structures are now on full display. We never thought we’d live to see the day.
The scoop. Over the weekend, SpoonUniversity.com published two articles on the New Haven foodscape. The first named Tomatillo and Main Garden among the Elm City’s finest delivery joints, while the second determined Willoughby’s to have the area’s best cup of coffee.
Continuing the trend. A Sunday article by TheSouthernNews.org also explored the local culinary scene, crowning Mamoun’s the top restaurant in town.
Food, food, food. Saybrook will host Chef Cal Peternell today in an afternoon master’s tea. Peternell is a man of many artistic talents, having earned a BFA in painting before embarking on a cooking career.
A new generation. Monday kicks off Africa Week at Yale, themed “Voices defining a new generation” this year. Among today’s events is a conversation with South African politican Lindiwe Mazibuko.
Fruity friends. Pear, a new social media site launched by Sahil Gupta ’17, avails Yalies of the opportunity to meet with other Yalies over lunch at a convenient time and place. Despite Tinder, Friendsy and Lunch With Strangers, Pear claims to be, in some way, unique, kind of like the people it sets you up with.
Bang the gavel. YIRA’s model UN team took home the Outstanding Large Delegation prize from a conference held at the University of Pennsylvania last weekend, according to the group’s Instagram page in a post to its 63 followers.
Never sing alone. The Whiffenpoofs paid a visit to Keith Ferrazzi ’88 this weekend, joining the author in a party that featured classy wine and the song “Too darn hot,” Ferrazzi said on Twitter.
Simple math. The Army football team took another crack at a Connecticut foe this weekend, taking on UConn in Yankee Stadium. This time, however, the Black Knights came out on top: By the transitive property, Yale then trumps the Huskies and could claim state champion status.
THIS DAY IN YALE HISTORY 1988 A report on the University’s plans for a twelve-college renovation project shows a $61 million budget for the five-year initiative. Administrators interviewed suggest that more funds will ultimately be needed.
Submit tips to Cross Campus email@example.com