No. 11 Yale women’s crew dropped four of five races to No. 1 Princeton on Saturday.

W. CREW | Yale suffers narrow defeat to No. 1 Tigers

April 17, 2011
The No. 11 women’s crew was not able to tame the No. 1 Princeton Tigers Saturday morning. The top-ranked Princeton women’s crew, described by Yale head coach William Porter as “amazing” before the race, took four out of five races on the Housatonic. Yale’s first varsity boat finished three seconds behind Princeton, but eleven seconds »
All four women’s crew boats won their races on Sat., with the first varsity boat finishing eight seconds ahead of Dartmouth.

W. CREW | Women’s crew triumphs in Boston

April 11, 2011
Boston University and Dartmouth were no match for Yale women’s crew last weekend. Rebounding from its 2.5 second loss to Cornell last weekend, the first varsity boat beat Dartmouth by eight seconds to claim the Class of 1985 Cup. Meanwhile, the second varsity won by seven seconds, the varsity four by 13 seconds and the »
A much-debated new state bill banning the establishment of new hookah bars after July 1 has been approved by the Public Health Committee.

Bill may ban new hookah bars

April 8, 2011
A controversial state bill to regulate hookah bars moved one step closer to becoming a reality last week when it passed the Connecticut General Assembly’s Public Health Committee. The bill, introduced in January, would prohibit new hookah bars from opening after July 1 and order the Connecticut Department of Public Health to regulate the use »
The Yale women’s crew first varsity boat lost to Cornell by 2.5 seconds at the Cayuga Cup regatta last Saturday. As a whole, the team won three of four races.

W. CREW | Four seconds too short

April 5, 2011
After nine straight Yale victories, the women’s crew lost the Cayuga Cup to the Big Red on Saturday at the Housatonic river, ending a decade-long streak. During the race for the Cayuga Cup last year, Yale’s first varsity boat hit a bridge but still pulled off a victory with a 2.5-second margin. This time it »

Yale starts new traffic committee

April 4, 2011
A new University subcommittee aims to make students’ lives safer by improving conditions on New Haven roads. After a report released in 2009 by the Yale College Council and the New Haven Safe Streets Coalition, Yale initially added the issue of traffic safety to the agenda of the University Safety Committee. But two weeks ago, »
The women’s crew won four out of five of its races as it won the Connell Cup.

W. CREW | Yale cruises to opening win

March 29, 2011
No. 6 Yale women’s crew won four out of five races on the Housatonic Saturday against Penn and Columbia to extend its possession of the Connell Cup for more than a decade. Yale won its first regatta of the spring season, but the first varsity boat did not row as well as it could have, »
At a talk Monday, advocate and professor Peter Mugyenyi condemned the United States’s recent inaction in the international fight against the HIV/AIDS pandemic.

Ugandan AIDS activist talks US failure

March 29, 2011
The United States is failing to fulfill its promise of universal access to HIV/AIDS medication, says advocate and professor Peter Mugyenyi. Mugyenyi, director and founder of Uganda’s first HIV/AIDS research center, spoke at the Yale Law School on Monday about the great success of PEPFAR, the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, and the way »

New Haven hospitals explore merger

March 28, 2011
Yale-New Haven Hospital and Catholic Saint Raphael’s Hospital signed a letter of intent Friday announcing their plans to merge. Saint Raphael’s has been facing serious financial challenges in recent years and officials hope the merger will ensure that Saint Raphael’s remains open. Under the plan, Yale-New Haven would buy Saint Raphael’s, but Saint Raphael’s would »

W. CREW | Women’s crew young but ambitious

March 25, 2011
Women’s crew has a lot to live up to this season, but they also have plenty of confidence that with enough hard work and determination, the team can meet its high expectations. The No. 6 Bulldogs, who compete in their first regatta this weekend against Columbia and University of Pennsylvania, are one of Yale’s most »
In December 2010, two men filed a sexual abuse suit against the Knights of Columbus, the first time it has been accused of that crime.

Legal troubles for Knights

March 24, 2011
The Knights of Columbus, a Catholic charity organization headquartered in New Haven, is the target of a sexual abuse lawsuit. After two Texas men who claim the organization neglected to protect them from a sexual predator in the 1970s and 1980s filed a lawsuit against the Knights last December, the Knights moved to have the »

W. LACROSSE | Yale fades after 25 minutes

March 24, 2011
A hat trick by Devon Rhodes ’13 was not enough for the women’s lacrosse team as it dropped its second straight game, this time to Boston University, 12–5. After Yale (1–6, 0–2 Ivy) and BU (4–4) were tied 4–4 three-quarters of the way through the first half, Boston University scored four unanswered goals in six »

W. LACROSSE | Women’s lax struggles against BC

March 3, 2011
Yale women’s lacrosse was shut out for much of Wednesday’s game versus No. 16 Boston College, and the Bulldogs were unable to stage a comeback. No. 16 BC (4–0) continued its undefeated streak as it beat Yale (0–2) 18-4 at the Bulldog’s home opener. The Eagles shut out Yale 11–0 in the first half, controlling »