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February 14, 2006 • 0
It may seem odd that even with a last-place finish at Penn State on Friday, the women’s gymnastics team was happier than ever with its performance this weekend. But the Elis argued that this meet’s standings were less important than the improvements they saw as their total team score rose by two and a half »
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February 7, 2006 • 0
Conventional wisdom says that if the gymnastics team wants to recapture the Ivy Classic title they will need strong leadership. But considering what the Elis were able to accomplish without their head coach and with their captain on the sidelines this weekend, their prospects look stronger than ever. The Bulldogs continued their string of solid »
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January 30, 2006 • 0
Yale head coach Barbara Tonry knew it would be tough for her team to maintain the momentum they gained in last week’s comeback victory against Penn. Still physically drained from the last meet, the Elis also had to compete with four of their members sidelined by injuries. But the Bulldogs showed their true colors Saturday »
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January 23, 2006 • 0
The women’s gymnastics team apparently likes to save its best for last. Entering the final two rotations in Saturday’s meet, the women’s team trailed archrival Penn by 1.175 points. But the Elis were unfazed by the deficit, and with the completion of their last rotation on the floor exercise, the team narrowly topped the Quakers, »
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January 18, 2006 • 0
Losses aren’t always seen in a negative light. In fact, the women’s gymnastic team sees its defeat in Sunday’s tournament as a sign that the team is coming along just fine. Demonstrating that they were able to hang with two schools that give athletic scholarships, the defending Ivy League Champion Bulldogs showed important improvements this »
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Elis continue to struggle, this time with mental lapses

January 11, 2006 • 0
It hasn’t been an easy season for the Yale women’s basketball team, and last night’s game against Fordham was no exception. In the past, turnovers and a low field-goal percentage have plagued the team. But this time, a lack of mental strength and inconsistency were added to the mix. Despite a close run at victory »
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M. track wins 10 at Lidlifter

December 7, 2005 • 0
With a hop, skip and a jump, the Yale men’s track team got off to a running start. In Saturday’s Lidlifter Invite at Yale, the Elis opened winter competition by dominating their opponents and winning 10 of the meet’s 18 events. The Bulldogs were successful on all fronts, including both track and field events. First-place »
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STEP begins new Yale Unplugged campaign

November 18, 2005 • 0
Switch off lights? Check. Unplug refrigerator? Check. Turn off computer? Check. Many of these actions may seem like common sense, but some students are concerned that not everyone will remember to turn off their electronics and appliances before going home for Thanksgiving. The Student Taskforce for Environmental Partnership has begun a new campaign, Yale Unplugged, »
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M. hockey seeks first win on road

November 17, 2005 • 0
The Whale may be cursed this year. After four games and still no wins for the men’s hockey team, the Elis take to the road, looking for a change in scenery to bring a change in luck. The Bulldogs (0-4, 0-4 ECACHL) will travel to Cambridge Friday to take on archrival No. 19 Harvard (4-2, »
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Elis ready for rivalry rematch

November 16, 2005 • 467
While most of the anticipation for this weekend is focused on the football team’s upcoming battle against Harvard, football will not be the only team taking on the Crimson this Saturday. The men’s rugby team will also vie for glory before the coin toss takes place at the Yale Bowl. And unlike the football team, »
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W. crew frosh make early mark

November 9, 2005 • 0
Some Yale students struggle to make it to their 10:30 a.m. class, and cannot imagine having to wake up at 5:45 a.m. every morning to be on the water for practice. But by the time many Yalies start hitting the snooze button, the crew team has already driven to the boat house and back, with »
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W. tennis caps fall at Brown

November 1, 2005 • 0
For Lindsey Dashiell ’08, this fall season wasn’t exactly what she had in mind. Unable to compete because of a debilitating back injury, she spent her time instead watching her team from the sidelines and doing rehab. But this weekend marked an exciting turning point for Dashiell, who was finally able to compete with the »