Nice try. On Monday, a group of Harvard students from the “On Harvard Time” comedy troupe attempted to infiltrate campus to produce a joke video leading up to The Game. Yalies quickly turned the tables, however, identifying the Cantabs with ease. Meanwhile, Harvard still hasn’t figured out how Yale has already won the rivalry’s prank war this year.
Salute. The University will host a Veterans Day ceremony today on Beinecke Plaza. In the program: remarks from students, faculty and veterans, and a wreath placing set to a performance by School of Music students. Yale Police Department officers will be on-hand as honor guards.
The Unit. Capping the festivities will be an afternoon screening of “The Millionaires’ Unit,” a documentary about the first pre-WWI air militia, chiefly made up of Yale students.
“Strength to die.” An article published by the Huffington Post on Monday profiled the Woolsey Hall Memorial Rotunda and its role in inspiring Maya Lin ’81 ARC ’86 as she designed the renowned Veteran War Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Best Day of [Your] Life. American Authors, known for the hit “Best Day of My Life,” will be performing live at Toad’s Place tonight. For $20 at the door, attendees can also see The Mowgli’s and Oh Hoeny in-concert at the club.
Fancy. Chanel CEO Maureen Chiquet ’85 will participate in a master’s tea in Branford College this afternoon to discuss the business of bags (and more), returning to campus after giving similar talks at teas in previous years.
You better run. William Genova ’15 took a stand yesterday when he chased down a man who had attempted to rob Genova of his laptop after entering his apartment in the morning. Pursuing the suspect out to the parking lot of the Courtyard Marriott, Genova tired the would-be robber out enough for police to eventually arrest him, the NHPD reported.
Troublesome trend. Police reported another robbery yesterday, saying that a delivery worker from Alpha Delta Pizza was cornered by a group of men at 371 Elm St. Each of them wore masks and one of them threatened the driver — who eventually escaped safely, but lost cash and a cellphone — with a gun.
THIS DAY IN YALE HISTORY 2013 A CT Transit bus crashes with an NHPD police car on the corner of Elm Street and Temple Street. Though no fatalities were reported, NHPD officer Victor Herrera is sent to the hospital with serious injuries.
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