Captains lead from the sidelines

In the wide world of sports, the contribution of each team member, both on the field and off, determines the success of the season. It is the responsibility of each athlete to give his or her best performance, and it is the role of the captain to ensure the success of the team by maximizing […]

Hill ’69 shares tales from a life in sports

Calvin Hill ’69 said he recently had to borrow the car of his son, Duke and NBA basketball star Grant Hill. While he was driving, other drivers honked to get Hill’s attention and gestured toward his tires. Though Hill thought his tires were flat, he noted upon inspection that they were fine. This phenomenon persisted […]

Profs and locals unite on ice

One does not often see players sporting Mighty Ducks, Rangers and Hurricanes jerseys taking the ice alongside Yale Bulldogs, but this is a common occurrence at the Lunch-Time Old Men’s hockey game. Several Yale professors and alumni play a pick up game of hockey with Conn. locals twice a week at Ingalls Rink. Paul Farren […]

Dining halls offer Halal meat

While Yale has long offered a variety of dining options for meat eaters and vegetarians, the University did not provide dietary alternatives for Muslim students until last week. Following numerous requests from the Muslim Students Association, Yale University Dining Hall Services has introduced a Halal meat option for Muslim students that will be available in […]


Profs tackle future of Supreme Court

Six Yale Law School professors discussed the confirmation hearings of John G. Roberts, Jr., President George W. Bush’s nominee for chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court at a panel Wednesday. The panelists spoke about the confirmation process, the role of the chief justice and the direction Roberts should take the court. Roberts, a U.S. […]


School of Art dean to retire

Richard “Chip” Benson will step down as dean after 10 years at the helm of Yale’s School of Art at the end of this academic year. He will retire to his studio, where he studies photography printing and builds instruments, clocks and steam engines. A search committee assembled by Yale President Richard Levin to find […]