M. SOCCER | Exciting 30 seconds leave Elis with tie

The Yale men’s soccer team faced its first test this weekend in their season opener against local rival Quinnipiac. After an hour and a half of play and two 10-minute overtimes, the Bulldogs and Bobcats tied 1-1. “I’m not necessarily happy about the outcome,” head coach Brian Tompkins said. “But I am happy about our […]

M. SOCCER | Seventeen-game dash for Bulldogs

With a strong group of returning players and a host of fresh faces, the men’s soccer team is concentrating on setting short-term goals and, most importantly, building a new, successful team. Seven members of the class of 2013 will don the Bulldog Blue this year, adding depth to an already talented team. Last year, the […]

M. TENNIS | Season ends with a win

After a season of ups and downs, the men’s tennis team ended its season on a high note at home Wednesday. The Elis defeated Brown in their last match of the season, 4-3. Wednesday’s win gave the Bulldogs an overall winning record on the season of 4-3. The Bears defeated the Bulldogs 5-2 earlier this […]

Weighing in on Spring Fling

Immediately following the announcement of this year’s full Spring Fling lineup, the News sent a poll to 1,000 students in order to gauge student reaction to the five artists set to perform: The Decemberists, Colin Munroe, N*E*R*D, Girl Talk and Wale. Over 370 students had responded by Tuesday evening. The Decemberists, an indie rock quintet […]


M. TENNIS | M. tennis falls twice to N.Y. foes

The men’s tennis team faltered this weekend with two road losses, falling to 2-2 in the Ivy League and 12-7 overall. On Friday, Cornell took down the Bulldogs 6-1 in Ithaca, N.Y. On Saturday, Columbia came up with a narrow 4-3 victory. “It’s obviously different being on the road,” captain Jeff Dawson ’09 said. “Everybody […]

M. TENNIS | Bulldogs win Ivy openers

Two down, five to go. This weekend, the men’s tennis team dominated at home, taking down Princeton on Friday and Penn on Saturday. Both matches, the first two of the Elis’ Ivy League schedule, were decided 4-3. “It went really well,” Erik Blumenkranz ’12 said. “We managed to pull out a couple of close matches. […]

M. TENNIS | Tennis tops St. Johns

The men’s tennis team defeated St. John’s 5-2 on Saturday to improve its overall record to 10-5. “We knew coming into the match that they were a very good team,” captain Jeff Dawson ’09 said. “We definitely didn’t think we could take them lightly. We gave a really great team performance, especially when it came […]

Seniors get tech tips from Elis

Wedged in the corner of the Tower One Retirement Community’s first floor, room 100 is living up to its name: the “Activities Room.” Complete with a kitchen, multipurpose table and 14 computers, the room has taken on an additional role: technology center. Technology Across Generations, or TAG, is a computer tutoring program for seniors run […]


SQUASH | Season ends with individual performances

At the College Squash Association Individuals Championships Tournament, held at Williams College, Mass., this weekend, members of both the men’s and women’s teams made impressive showings. Among those who advanced farthest were some of the younger members, several of whom were playing in their first national tournaments on the intercollegiate level. “I’m a freshman, and […]

M. TENNIS | Elis best military forces

The men’s tennis team had a good weekend, adding two more wins to its record. The Bulldogs moved to 5-2 on the season after defeating Navy 4-3 on Saturday and Army 6-1 on Sunday. Coming off of their disappointing performance in the ECAC Championships Feb. 13 to 15, the Elis were focused on improving their […]

M. SQUASH | Season ends with fifth-place finish

Though the Elis fought hard, they came up short this weekend at the CSA Team Championships, held Friday through Sunday at Princeton. The men’s squash team finished out its season with a fifth-place finish. After a crushing defeat in the quarterfinal match on Friday, Yale went on to beat the University of Pennsylvania 7-2 on […]

A haven for squash

Squash is generally thought to be reserved for card-carrying members of country clubs, Hamptons regulars and the prep school elite. But that image is starting to change, thanks to a growing number of urban squash programs across the country, including one right here in the Elm City. Squash Haven, an after-school program for New Haven […]