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W. squash face Stanford at home to begin season

November 16, 2007 • 0
Even though the women’s squash team boasts fewer players on its squad this year, the team hopes that its hard work and extra morning sessions will pay great dividends. The Bulldogs will kick off their regular season against Stanford at home today. Yale finished in fourth place in the Ivy League last year, and for »
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Weekend in Virginia brings success for Elis

October 23, 2007 • 0
Although the fall tennis season places a lot of emphasis on individual performance, the women’s tennis team emerged from this weekend’s tournament having demonstrated its strength as a unit. The Bulldogs traveled to Norfolk, Va. to compete in the ITA Women’s East Regional, one of the most important tournaments of the season. Play started Friday, »
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Ambiguous goals led Stewart into media, banking

October 18, 2007 • 0
In the fall of his senior year, Charles Stewart ’92 was forced to confront a difficult issue — he had no idea what he wanted to do with the rest of his life. At a Calhoun College Master’s Tea on Wednesday, Stewart — a history major who was interested in squash and singing — talked »
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Top to bottom, m. tennis rolls at Army

October 16, 2007 • 0
After suffering losses earlier this season, the men’s tennis team competed at the Army Invite and proved its tenacity and talent are finally paying off. The Elis traveled to West Point, N.Y., where they won 10 of the 12 flights. The team claimed seven of the eight singles flights and three of the four doubles »
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Two weeks later, a different game

October 9, 2007 • 0
The conditions on the Yale Golf Course were ideal for the Macdonald Cup tournament this past weekend, and the men’s golf team rose to the occasion with an appropriately sterling performance. Taylor Hakes ’09 shot 142 (69-73) to become the first Bulldog to win the Macdonald Cup since Bob Heintz won in 1991, and the »
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Police, Univ. silent as rumors spread

October 3, 2007 • 0
Just four weeks into his Yale College career, a Branford freshman returned to his suite early last week to find his bedroom ransacked and death threats scrawled on the walls. Rumors swirled. For freshmen living in Vanderbilt Hall, it was an unpleasant beginning to their Yale careers. And the response from the University did not »
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Iran pres. feels heat in NYC

September 25, 2007 • 1
Thousands of protesters swarmed Columbia University on Monday while Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad gave a major address to students there. Ahmadinejad defended his country and his beliefs at the heavily attended speech, which was also broadcast on Iranian state television. The university came under fire over the past several days for its decision to host »