Cornell secures share of Ivy League title

In a stunning upset, Dartmouth defeated nationally ranked No. 2 Princeton in men’s lacrosse April 16, setting up a possible three-way tie atop the Ivy League. The Tigers, playing without suspended star attackman Sean Hartofilis, could not fend off the surging Big Green, who beat Princeton for the first time in 14 meetings. In addition, […]

Frangieh focuses on views of ‘Arab street’

Recently returned from a spring break visit to the Middle East, Arabic instructor Bassam Frangieh described the feelings of the “Arab masses” toward American action in Iraq and explained why some Arabs found Saddam Hussein’s rule appealing at a Calhoun College Master’s Tea Monday. Frangieh, a senior lector in the Department of Near Eastern Languages […]


Princeton climbs closer to m. lacrosse Ivy title

In the end, the game that matched the top two Ivy League men’s lacrosse teams was hardly a contest at all. Nationally ranked No. 2 Princeton traveled to Ithaca, N.Y., Saturday and easily defeated No. 9 Cornell, breaking the tie for first place in the Ancient Eight. The Big Red fell to the Ivy’s second […]

Poets sound off at Af-Am’s open mic night

A nondescript lectern, draped with a single African tapestry, stands in the middle of a basement room. Once a month, this unassuming setting becomes the backdrop for an impassioned community exchange of ideas through song and verse. Contact, an open-mic night at the Afro-American Cultural Center, is “a venue where people can come and share […]


Two tied for Ivy lead in m. lax

The Cornell and Princeton men’s lacrosse teams remain deadlocked for first place in the Ivy League after each team grabbed a league victory this weekend. The nationally-ranked No. 11 Big Red bounced back from an April 8 loss to No. 4 Syracuse by defeating Dartmouth Saturday. The No. 2 Tigers beat Harvard Saturday in Princeton, […]

Tae Kwon Do finishes fourth at tournament

On April 5, Jennifer Pena ’04 kept a secret from her tae kwon do teammates. Instead of letting a broken rib keep her from competing in the tae kwon do team’s annual tournament, Pena helped the Bulldogs to a fourth place finish out of 14 teams at Payne Whitney Gymnasium Saturday. It was not until […]

Anticipated April blizzard ‘a bust’

As large snowflakes fell late Monday afternoon, 10 members of Yale’s running club met in front of Lanman-Wright Hall for a 5-mile jog. “The snow didn’t stop us all winter, so why should it stop us during April?” said Dan Bernstein ’05, who runs with Y-RUN on Mondays and Wednesdays. Like Bernstein, most members of […]


Princeton, Cornell in for showdown

With a pair of wins in men’s lacrosse this week, nationally ranked No. 2 Princeton (6-2, 2-0 Ivy) extended its winning streak to six games. The Tigers sit atop the Ivy League standings, tied with No. 15 Cornell (6-2, 3-0). The Big Red narrowly defeated basement-dwelling Harvard (3-5, 0-2) Saturday for its sixth win of […]

Cornell moves to 2-0 in lacrosse

The men’s lacrosse season is now a month old, and in the Ivy League, there have been few surprises. Nationally-ranked No. 3 Princeton continued its climb from its 0-2 start this season, defeating No. 9 Rutgers on March 25 before topping No. 16 Yale in the Tigers’ league opener. No. 14 Cornell showed itself to […]

Ivy lacrosse has mixed results to start season

While most Ivy League students spent two weeks relaxing during spring break, men’s lacrosse teams hit full stride, playing several games each. Nationally ranked No. 3 Princeton continued its grueling start to the season, playing three ranked teams and defeating two of them. No. 14 Cornell won four games, knocking off Yale but losing to […]

Cornell wins ECAC crown

History almost repeated itself in the ECAC hockey final Saturday night. With less than four minutes left in regulation, second-seeded Harvard knocked in a goal that put the Crimson ahead of top seed Cornell. Cantab fans thought they were seeing a repeat of last year’s championship game, when Harvard topped the Big Red in a […]

First round of ECAC matchups begins tonight

The first round of the ECAC hockey tournament will feature great goaltending, bitter rivalry, and even a few flying oranges. Beginning tonight, the lower eight teams in the ECAC will compete in best-of-three weekend series. One match will feature Brown’s standout goalie Yann Danis, but the most compelling series will likely be in Schenectady, N.Y. […]