The final countdown. You’ve probably been too busy to notice, but the end is fast approaching. Power through — Spring Fling beckons.

But just in case. Don’t forget that the deadline to drop a class is tomorrow at 5 p.m. You know what they say: “Take the ‘W’ now, rather than the ‘F’ later.” Hopefully, things don’t even get to that point.

Safety first. It is important, however, to always keep things in perspective. Your health and wellbeing take priority over your schoolwork, and Yale Police Department Chief Ronnell Higgins is here to remind you as much. Yesterday,Higgins sent out a Public Safety Update to the University community with tips like “Trust your instincts.”

Dinner plans? Now you can make yours for Saturday, thanks to another campus-wide email that went out on Wednesday, this one from Yale Dining about dining hall availability during Spring Fling. Unless you want to miss Jessie J et al., we’d recommend sticking with the Old Campus option over Silliman, Stiles or Morse, no matter how good you think the pizza is.

Grown-up things. But soon enough, you’ll face the moment where you must leave all fun things like Spring Fling behind. To help guide students through it all, the Asian American Cultural Center is hosting a dinner and discussion event this evening on life after Yale to tackle the big questions about relationships, jobs, etc. 

Some answers. Offering its own take on the aforementioned work-life balance that everyone aspires for, Yale Law Women just released its latest ranking of family-friendly firms, placing Arnold & Porter, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft and Duane Morris in its top three.    

The other Wall Street. The one sector that doesn’t seem to care much about work-life balance is finance (even consulting firms like BCG at least acknowledge it). But Wall Street Pizza cares: The restaurant sent out promotions for its Study Pack Special (one large pizza, six wings and two sods) in anticipation of finals yesterday. We’d never thought of studying there, but now…   

Print lives on. At least for now. The deadline to apply for the Lohmann and Van Sinderen Printing Prizes is today at 5 p.m., accepting hard-copy design work demonstrating exemplary “skill, discipline and imagination.”

THIS DAY IN YALE HISTORY 2014 After winning a runoff, Michael Herbert ’16 is elected Yale College Council president for the 2014-’15 year. In total, Herbert took 52.5 percent of ballots cast.

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