Gym closure challenges climbing team

November 17, 2011
The recent closure of CT Rock Gym has left Yale’s club climbing team and other climbers in the New Haven area without a convenient place to practice. CT Rock Gym, about a one-mile walk from central campus, announced Monday that it has “closed indefinitely” amid rumors of financial troubles. Yale climbers have continued their training »
Wes Moyer.

Moyer contributes despite injury

November 17, 2011
Linebacker Wes Moyer ’12 had a standout season this fall on the football team, garnering 26 tackles and playing in eight games. Unfortunately, Moyer’s athletic career has been plagued by injuries. He tore his MCL against Princeton last weekend and dislocated his wrist at the start of his sophomore year. While Moyer will miss playing »

Brain scans measure racial bias

November 14, 2011
Researchers at Yale Law School have discovered that brain scans may better predict jurors’ racial bias than previously established methods of testing. In a new study published in the journal Social Neuroscience last week, Yale researchers studied the correlation between compensation in employment discrimination cases and brain activity during tests for racial bias. The study »

Cuts threaten African Studies program

November 10, 2011
After losing nearly half its federal funding for the current academic year, the Program of African Studies is fighting to gain additional financial support from the University. The Council on African Studies held a town hall meeting Wednesday to discuss critical issues facing the program in the wake of reductions to the program’s University funding »

W. TENNIS | Bulldogs and Big Green combine for win

November 8, 2011
The women’s tennis team concluded its fall season with a successful weekend at the Dartmouth Invitational. 
At the invitational, captain Stephanie Kent ’12 and Sarah Guzick ’13 from Yale teamed up with players from Dartmouth to compete against the University of Massachusetts, St. John’s University and Boston University. Kent and Guzick both finished the three-day »

Youth march for job creation

November 3, 2011
Approximately 150 local students and community activists mixed with Occupy New Haven protestors in a demonstration on the New Haven Green Wednesday. Less than a week after New Haven’s 29th homicide of the year, the New Elm City Dream, a local youth group, organized a march around the Green Wednesday night as a call for »

CREW | Bulldogs compete in final fall regatta

November 1, 2011
On the heels of Saturday’s unexpected snowstorm, the Yale men’s lightweight and women’s crew teams concluded their fall seasons this past Sunday at the Princeton Three-Mile Chase. Boats from both teams finished in the top five at the invitational race hosted on Lake Carnegie in Princeton, N.J. In the final regatta of the season the »