YCBA puts forth plan for conservation

September 20, 2012 • 0
Every day at the Yale Center for British Art, directors, curators and consultants act according to an architectural version of the Hippocratic Oath: The words, “First, do no harm,” take on a new meaning in the center’s efforts to conserve the building, the last major work by modernist architect Louis Kahn. For the last decade, »
Liana Epstein ’14 embraces a teammate after her first-place finish in Yale’s dual meet against Harvard on Friday.

CROSS COUNTRY | Epstein ’14 leads the pack

September 18, 2012 • 1
As Liana Epstein ’14 headed to the starting line of the women’s cross-country meet against Harvard on Friday, she was gripped by a strong sensation of déjà vu, she later said. Epstein did not yet know that, in under 18 minutes, the team would crush the Crimson, taking six of the top seven places in »

Supreme Court hears ballot dispute

September 18, 2012 • 0
Connecticut’s Supreme Court will likely resolve a partisan dispute over the order of candidates’ names on the state’s ballot by the end of the week. The Connecticut Republican Party is challenging Secretary of the State Denise Merrill’s decision to list Democratic candidates first in the coming November election, arguing that Merrill is violating state law. »

Eli led city social services through budget woes

September 17, 2012 • 0
When Chisara Asomugha MED ’09 stepped into her new office on the second floor of City Hall in late August 2009, the Community Services Administration was undergoing a transformation. Asomugha assumed the reins of the New Haven’s CSA amid a series of spending cuts in the department triggered by drying federal and state funds. The »
Adele Jackson-Gibson ’13 has a career save percentage of .808.

Jackson-Gibson ’13 hangs up jersey

September 11, 2012 • 0
Two-sport athlete Adele Jackson-Gibson ’13 bid an early goodbye to her Yale sports career last week. After suffering a season-ending injury in the women’s soccer team’s match against Dartmouth last October, goalkeeper Jackson-Gibson came back into action for the first three games of the 2012-’13 season. The dynamics keeper totalled 12 saves and earned a »

Conn. death row inmates fight sentences

September 6, 2012 • 0
The trial of seven Connecticut death row inmates seeking to overturn their death penalties on the basis of judicial bias began Wednesday at the Northern Correctional Institute in Somers, Conn. The seven inmates, all convicted of murder before the repeal of Connecticut’s death penalty last spring, claim that racial and geographic bias unjustly affected their »

Campaigns draw Elis from four-year path

September 4, 2012 • 47
This fall semester, Josh Rubin ’14 will study political science at its finest. He will not, however, be enrolled in Approaches to International Security, a core class for all Global Affairs majors like himself. In fact, he will not be enrolled at Yale at all. He will be an intern at the Chicago headquarters of »
About 6,800 runners competed in the 35th annual New Haven Road Race, an increase of about 600 over last year.

In lieu of class, Yalies flock to Road Race

September 4, 2012 • 389
Early Monday morning, a horde of 15,000 to 20,000 runners and supporters descended on the Elm City’s streets. As they prepared for the 8:40 a.m. start time of the five-kilometer and 20-kilometer races, runners from Yale and around the country stretched on the New Haven Green and filled the starting lines on Elm and Church »
The women’s cross country team  is hoping to finish in the top three at Heps this season.

CROSS COUNTRY | Yale teams aim for nationals

August 30, 2012 • 2
With the cross country teams hoping to make the national championships for the first time in team history, the women’s team is determined to capitalize on its successes from last year, while the men’s team aims to improve upon a series of low league finishes. Last season, the women’s team skyrocketed from one of the »
Jen Goodwin joins the Yale softball program from two years at the National Fastpitch Coaches Association.

SOFTBALL | Goodwin steps up to the plate

August 30, 2012 • 2240
Over the summer, the Yale softball program made a change at the top, replacing former head coach Barbara Reinalda, who had led the team for eight seasons, with Jen Goodwin and moving Reinalda to the position of associate head coach. A search committee was formed near the beginning of the summer to select the Bulldogs’ »
Next weekend, the coed sailing team will compete for the Admiral’s Cup, the Priddy Trophy and the Thompson Trophy.

SAILING | Coed team places third at nationals

June 14, 2012 • 0
The co-ed sailing team ended its season June 8 with a third place finish in the ICSA Dinghy National Championships, its best result in three years. Skipper Joseph Morris ’12 and crew Isabel Elliman ’12 led the A division for the final time in their collegiate careers. In B division, skipper Graham Landy ’15 and »
Women's sailing came in second at this weekend's national championship tournament.

SAILING | Elis place second in ICSA nationals

June 8, 2012 • 1263
With a clutch performance in the last few minutes of last weekend’s three-day ICSA Women’s National Championship, the women’s sailing team took second place — their best performance of the last three years. After winning the last of the regatta’s 13 races, the Bulldogs finished just four points behind the winning Boston College Eagles to »