The Bulldogs had their most hits of the season in the first game against Army.

SOFTBALL | Bulldogs take tough losses at Army

April 26, 2012 • 682
As the season draws to a close, the softball team suffered two close losses to Army on Wednesday. The Bulldogs will play their last games of the season this weekend against Brown in the hopes of ending the year on a high note. The Bulldogs outhit Army, committed fewer errors and showed strength on defense, »

SOFTBALL | Elis split weekend vs. Dartmouth

April 23, 2012 • 1
With two wins against Dartmouth this weekend, the softball team is regaining momentum after what has been a disappointing season. The win marked the second and third Ivy League victories for the team this season. Two home runs by captain Christy Nelson ’13 and a career-first homer by Tori Balta ’14 buoyed the Bulldogs (10–30, »
Meg Johnson ’12 achieved her 119th career hit for the Elis.

SOFTBALL | Bulldogs smash losing streak

April 19, 2012 • 1382
After 15 straight losses, the softball team turned the tide and broke its losing streak with a 3–0 shutout against Sacred Heart in the nightcap of the teams’ doubleheader Wednesday. While the Pioneers (17–26) won the first game of Wednesday’s doubleheader, the Bulldogs (8–28, 1–11 Ivy) said their first victory this month caused a significant »
The softball team fell to first-place Harvard in all four games this weekend.

SOFTBALL | Elis crushed by northern rivals

April 16, 2012 • 0
The women’s softball team was no match for first-place Harvard and fell in all four of its games Saturday and Sunday by considerable margins. The Bulldogs (7–27, 1–11 Ivy) took their 14th straight loss and maintained their last-place status in the Ivy League. Over the course of the weekend, the Crimson (24–10, 11–1 Ivy) outscored »
Though the Bulldogs scored a stellar five runs in the top of the seventh to tie the game 11–11, Harvard responded with a triple and RBI single in the bottom of the seventh to clinch the victory.

SOFTBALL | Bulldogs take on powerhouse Crimson

April 13, 2012 • 0
If the softball team hopes to win against Harvard this weekend, the Bulldogs will need to bring their best play to the field. While the Bulldogs have lost the last 10 games, the Crimson has excelled this season. Harvard (20–10, 7–1 Ivy) boasts the best record in the Ivy League while Yale (7–23, 1–7) sits »
Wagner swept past Yale in a doubleheader Wednesday, winning 6–0 and 6–3.

SOFTBALL | Losing streak stretches to 10

April 12, 2012 • 0
Things are looking grim for the Bulldogs. With the looming prospect of this weekend’s contest against Harvard, the softball team lost its 10th straight game at the hands of Wagner on Wednesday. Last year, Yale split with the Seahawks (14–26), winning the first game 9–1 but losing in the second 7–4. But in Wednesday’s doubleheader, »

Looking at the morality behind the money

April 10, 2012 • 0
For professor Robert Shiller, there is a conversation that must be had about finance. After teaching the course “Financial Markets” for about 25 years and seeing it uploaded on Open Yale Courses in 2008 and again in 2011, he said he felt responsible for ensuring that his students understood the morality behind their career choices. »
Christy Nelson ’13 hit a triple and three RbIs against Cornell on saturday.

SOFTBALL | Bulldogs take narrow losses

April 9, 2012 • 0
Despite noticeable offensive improvements, the softball team could not snag a win against its Ivy League rivals this weekend. The Bulldogs (7–21, 1–7 Ivy) fell to Princeton (9–20, 5–3 Ivy), on Friday and to Cornell (16–13, 7–1 Ivy) on Saturday for their eighth loss in a row. “I’m looking forward to the game where our »
The softball team continued its losing streak Wednesday against rhode island with 4–3 and 7–0 losses.

SOFTBALL | Bulldogs can’t jumpstart play

April 5, 2012 • 0
Plagued by weak hitting and frequent errors, the softball team took another pair of losses Wednesday against the University of Rhode Island (13–16). Since returning from the Rebel Spring Games in Kissimmee, Fla. during spring break, Yale has only won four out of 16 games. Yale fell to the Rams, 5–3, in the first game »

Democrats pass revised budget

April 4, 2012 • 0
Following a proposal by Gov. Dannel Malloy to adjust the state’s budget in support of education reforms, the General Assembly’s Appropriations Committee passed a revised budget that calls for a $1 million decrease in state spending. Though Democratic leaders said Republican ranking members routinely participated in drafting the budget proposal, Thursday’s 34–15 vote in support »

Chocolate, a health food?

April 3, 2012 • 1149
Rich in antioxidants, chocolate may be more than a sinful sweet. Over the last few years, evidence has been piling up in support of chocolate, touting its ability to decrease the risk of heart disease, improve blood flow and lower body mass index (BMI). Recent scientific studies by Yale professors suggest that limited doses of »

SOFTBALL | Bulldogs disappoint in Ivy play

April 2, 2012 • 0
In its first Ivy League games of the season, the softball team came up short with only one win in four games this weekend. The Bulldogs (7–15, 1–3 Ivy) split their doubleheader against Columbia on Friday but lost both games to Penn on Saturday. The team has won only two of its last 10 games. »