Approximately 500 students attended the “Night Market,” which featured performances and many Asian food options, Friday night on Old Campus.

Night Market draws students to Old Campus

April 2, 2012
The Taiwanese American Society and the Asian American Students Alliance kicked off Asian Pacific-American Heritage month Friday evening with a “Night Market” on Old Campus. Night Market, the winner of the Undergraduate Organizations Funding Committee’s “5K Challenge,” lit up Old Campus for three hours with dance and music performances, a hookah tent, and dozens of »

LIGHTWEIGHT CREW | Bulldogs launch season

March 30, 2012
On the heels of the heavyweight crew team’s sweeping home victory against Brown last weekend, the lightweight crew team will open its spring season this Saturday against Navy in Princeton, N.J. The Bulldogs will take on the Midshipmen in four races — the varsity eight, junior varsity eight, second junior varsity eight, and freshmen eight »

Captains evaluate roles as leaders

March 27, 2012
Last Thursday, University President Richard Levin invited the 33 varsity captains across all Yale sports as well as the teams’ head coaches to his house for a dinner in recognition of the student leaders of the University’s athletic programs. Levin, who described captainship as a “breeding ground for leadership skills” in an interview with the »
Yale pulled ahead of Brown in the last 1000m of the V 8+ race to defeat Brown by 1.9 seconds.

HEAVYWEIGHT CREW | Bulldogs sweep opening regatta

March 26, 2012
Despite cold wind, choppy water, and racing only three boats against Brown’s five, the heavyweight crew team managed to sweep all three races of its season-opening regatta on Saturday morning. Yale hosted Brown at the Gilder Boathouse in Derby, Conn., for the annual Yale-Brown regatta, which consisted of three races: the freshman eight, the junior »
Heavyweight crew will compete against Brown on Saturday.

CREW | Heavyweight begins season at home

March 23, 2012
The heavyweight crew team will kick off its spring season this weekend with the first of two consecutive home regattas at the Gilder Boathouse in Derby, Conn. Yale’s varsity 8+, junior varsity 8+ and freshman 8+ boats will race against Brown on the Housatonic River, starting at 10 a.m. on Saturday. They intend to defend »

Sports launch into second, more contentious season

March 21, 2012
As the winter sports season comes to a close, four Yale teams are gearing for their second, more contentious season of the school year. Crew, golf, sailing and tennis are kicking off their second competitive season for the academic year. For three of the four sports, the fall season does not affect the more heated »
Superfly, the Yale men’s Ultimate team, is aiming for a spot in the national tournament this season.

Superfly starts spring season

February 29, 2012
This March, Superfly, the Yale men’s Ultimate Frisbee team, is hoping that one of the sport’s first tournaments — the Yale Cup — will be a step on its road to a national championship. Yale’s Superfly team is one of the oldest college Ultimate teams in the country. Yale was home to the nation’s first »

Vogel talks revival of Pulitzer-winning play

February 22, 2012
Chair of the Yale School of Drama’s Playwriting Program and Yale Repertory Theatre playwright-in-residence Paula Vogel’s 1998 Pulitzer Prize-winning play “How I Learned to Drive” just reopened off Broadway on Feb. 13, marking the first time it has played in New York in 15 years. The current production is scheduled to run through March. On »

W. HOCKEY | Elis wrap up season

February 21, 2012
In its last weekend of play, the women’s hockey team ended its worst season in history with its highest-scoring game of the year, albeit a loss. The Bulldogs (1-27-1, 1-20-1 ECAC) fell 10-5 to Dartmouth (18-8-2, 14-6-2 ECAC) on Friday night in Hanover, N.H. Saturday night saw the team shutout 4-0 by Harvard (20-8-1, 17-4-1 »

Greens descend on Elm City

February 20, 2012
Saturday marked a significant effort by the Green Party to expand its influence in New Haven. On Saturday morning, members of the Green Party of Connecticut sat down in the children’s activity room of the New Haven Free Public Library to discuss the future of their party’s platform. The meeting, the first of its kind »

M. LACROSSE | Scheduling challenges Elis

February 15, 2012
While Ivy rivals Harvard, Cornell, University of Pennsylvania and Princeton are scheduled to take on some of Inside Lacrosse’s pre-season Top 20 teams this season, Yale will not be facing any of those fearsome opponents. Non-conference strength of schedule is an essential part of an NCAA lacrosse team’s NCAA Tournament candidacy. Though the champion of »
Women’s hockey team captain Aleca Hughes ’12 and the rest of the seniors played their final games at Ingalls Rink this weekend.

W. HOCKEY | Elis break losing streak

February 14, 2012
On its last weekend of home games this season, the women’s hockey team managed to break its 18-game losing streak with a tie against ECAC rival Colgate. The Bulldogs (1–25–1, 1–18–1 ECAC) finished Friday’s game versus the Raiders (10–19–2, 5–13–2 ECAC) with an even score of one-all after three regular periods and a five-minute overtime. »
Despite an early lead, the Bulldogs fell to their Ivy rival Brown in three of the regatta’s four races.