Opinion

Let the Jazz Ensemble players run the show

February 13, 2008 • 0
As an alumnus who played piano in and managed the Yale Jazz Ensemble from the fall of 2001 to May 2004, I was surprised to read about ensemble director David Brandenburg’s ’92 departure this spring. David was a thoughtful leader who ensured the ensemble had at least two concerts each year – one in the »
Opinion

For college grads, a call to serve

October 19, 2005 • 1
As recovery planners plot their course in the Gulf region, some of today’s college seniors will soon secure a well-placed rung on the socioeconomic ladder through consulting or investment banking. Others will fill niches in nonprofits, teaching and graduate schools. Many will find ways to give back to their communities. But this fall, as one »
Sports

UNH transfer adds muscle to m. hockey

September 10, 2002 • 0
When the men’s ice hockey team takes the ice this fall for its first team practice, there will be a new sophomore wearing Bulldog blue and white. Edward Caron ’05 — a 6-foot-3-inch, 225-pound winger from the University of New Hampshire — transferred to Yale in April, weeks after the Wildcats fell 7-2 to the »
Sports

Former Yale lacrosse star to join Maryland squad

September 9, 2002 • 0
When a broken ankle ended his Yale career, All-American Brian Hunt ’02 thought his days of collegiate lacrosse were over. More than a year removed from his final game in the Bulldogs’ blue and white, Hunt will don the Maryland Terrapins’ red, white and gold this fall. Hunt, who led the Elis in scoring in »
Sports

Plans made to fix Yale Bowl

September 6, 2002 • 0
The football team is one step closer to having a refurbished home. Administrators believe the Yale Bowl will not be restored this year. However, the Department of Athletics, in conjunction with Vincent Benic Architects of New York, has completed a study of potential Yale Bowl renovations. From the study, Yale administrators and Vincent Benic Architects »
Sports

Higgins is first among Yalies selected in NHL entry draft

September 5, 2002 • 0
When he was seven years old and began playing travel ice hockey, center Chris Higgins ’05 received his first Montreal Canadiens jersey as a Christmas present from his father, who had been a die-hard Canadiens fan since 1965. Over 12 years removed from that Christmas day, Higgins received another Canadiens jersey when he became the »
Sports

Olympic medalist to coach heavyweight crew

September 5, 2002 • 0
After years as an assistant coach, an Olympic medalist and a U.S. assistant coach, John Pescatore finally has a heavyweight crew team all to himself. A committee composed of Athletics Director Tom Beckett, Yale crew association President Jim Millar ’81, and other administrators and alumni selected Pescatore from a field of over 20 candidates Aug. »
Sports

The Game tops all other Yale contests

June 30, 2002 • 0
There is one game that defines the Yale athletic experience each year, and that is the Yale-Harvard football game. The parties begin the night before, as Yale undergraduates mix with their Cantab counterparts and flood the streets of New Haven or the corridors of Cambridge. The next morning, rows of tailgates offering everything from champagne »
Sports

Scaglione, team’s top scorer, voted lacrosse captain

May 1, 2002 • 0
After a season that witnessed attackman Mike Scaglione’s ’03 rise to new levels of leadership on offense, the men’s lacrosse team’s top scorer will take his leadership to even greater heights next year. Scaglione was elected captain of the men’s lacrosse team for the 2002-03 season at a team dinner April 24 before the Bulldogs’ »
Sports

Terps end laxers’ postseason hopes

May 1, 2002 • 0
A year replete with heroic wins and frustrating losses left the men’s lacrosse team stranded on the doorstep of the NCAA tournament Friday night at Byrd Stadium. With an NCAA at-large berth hanging in the balance, No. 9 Maryland (8-4) took advantage of a six-goal third period to hold on for a 14-8 win over »
Sports

Higgins may be a top pick for NHL

May 1, 2002 • 0
For most Yalies, June 22 this summer will be a day off from internships, jobs and fellowships around the world. For winger Chris Higgins ’05, the first Saturday of summer might very well mark the beginning of his professional career. June 22 is the first day of the National Hockey League’s Entry Draft, and the »
Sports

Seniors set for showdown with Maryland

April 26, 2002 • 0
In the summer of 1998,12 prefrosh met for the first time in Bristol Rhode Island for a week of Run and Shoot lacrosse camp. Tomorrow night at Byrd stadium, that same group of prefrosh that have become the heart and soul of the men’s lacrosse team will look to cap a four-year quest for Yale’s »