WebMD editor discusses online legitimacy

November 16, 2011 • 0
Senior WebMD health editor Miranda Hitti cautioned her listeners Tuesday against trusting online reporting unconditionally. Hitti spoke about the changing reputation of journalism in today’s digital age as she discussed her experiences working with the leading online health website at a Trumbull College Master’s Tea. She offered journalistic tips to a primarily older audience of »

Baldwin ’12 chases one last win

November 15, 2011 • 0
When cornerback Drew Baldwin ’12 made his first collegiate start for the football team at Georgetown as a sophomore, his parents drove up from Alexandria, Va. to watch his play. Just nine minutes into the first quarter, Baldwin made his first career interception. Yale opened the scoring with a field goal three plays later and »

W. CROSS-COUNTRY | Epstein ’14 helps runners break losing streak

September 19, 2011 • 0
After finishing last in their annual meet against Harvard and Princeton for the past four years, the women’s cross-country team finally defeated host Harvard, buoyed by a breakout performance by Liana Epstein ’14 on Saturday. The women took second to the nationally ranked Princeton with 36 points compared to the Tigers’ superior 27; Harvard fell »
Melissa Chapman ’14 took first place at the Fordham Follies and Fiasco Invitational. Her finish marked the first time a member of the women’s cross country has won a meet title since Stephanie Pearl ’10 finished first at Fairfield in the 2008 season.

CROSS COUNTRY | 1-2 finish for women

September 13, 2011 • 1
At the inaugural cross country meet of the season Saturday, the Fordham Follies and Fiasco Invitational, Melissa Chapman ’14 won the individual title, besting competition from 16 other schools, including the No. 15 Princeton Tigers. It was the first time in three years that the women’s cross country team boasted a top finisher and the »
The men’s and women’s cross country teams begin their seasons on Sept. 17 at Harvard.

CROSS COUNTRY | New coaches for Elis

August 31, 2011 • 0
The men’s and women’s cross country teams are looking to a new coaching staff this season as they seek to improve on their poor performances — seventh and eighth respectively — at last year’s Ivy League Championships. This is the first season since 1981 that Mark Young ’68 will not be coaching a Yale cross »

TRACK | Elis set records at Larry Ellis Invitational

April 25, 2011 • 0
The men’s and women’s track and field teams took on heavy competition from over 65 other schools, including all eight Ivies, and many unattached runners and running clubs at the Larry Ellis Invitational. Despite the masses participating in the unscored meet at Princeton, the Bulldogs still managed to set personal records, score top finishes and »
Anne Lovelace ’12 won the 3000m steeplechase on Saturday, finishing with a time of 11:07.41.

TRACK | Harvard dominates field events

April 18, 2011 • 12
Harvard skill and foul weather rained on the Bulldogs’ expectations at the annual Harvard-Yale track and field meet Saturday. The men’s team lost to the Cantabs for the first time in 8 years, 106–57. The women also fell for the fourth year in a row, 113–50. The Bulldogs boasted smaller teams than their Crimson counterparts »

TRACK | Track teams preparing for Harvard-Yale meet

April 13, 2011 • 0
The men’s and women’s teams split up Saturday to compete in two different races in preparation for next weekend’s Harvard-Yale meet. The women traveled to Philadelphia to face Penn and Princeton, where they finished last of the three teams. The men participated in the UConn Husky Invitational, which was largely unscored. Princeton won the women’s »

TRACK | Bulldogs take four first place finishes

April 5, 2011 • 0
At the Sam Howell Invitational at Princeton Friday and Saturday, the men’s and women’s track and field teams faced limited competition against delegations from every Ivy League school except Penn. The teams faced brutal weather Friday night and for many of the runners, it was their first meet of the outdoor season. The meet was »
The men’s track and field team won four individual events and two relays.

TRACK AND FIELD | Elis make impressive outdoor debut

March 22, 2011 • 0
The men’s and women’s track and field teams each notched several first-place finishes in the opening meet of the outdoor season. Although the meet was unscored, members of the Yale teams said that the William and Mary Tribe Invitational presented them with an opportunity to try new events, expand from spring break training, and begin »
Johnny Van Deventer ’11 races past a Harvard runner during the final seconds of the distance medley relay at the Heptagonal Championships last Sunday for a second place finish.

TRACK | Van Deventer ’11 explodes at Heps

March 3, 2011 • 527
When Johnny Van Deventer ’11 was handed the baton at Ivy League Heptagonal Championships last Sunday, he had no idea how fast he was going. Running the last leg of the distance medley relay, the mile, Van Deventer was so focused on the race that he missed his coaches calling out his time. “The atmosphere »

TRACK | Elis last at Heps

March 1, 2011 • 0
Despite a slew of ECAC and IC4A-qualifying performances, the men’s and women’s track and field teams fell far short of an Ivy League title, placing last in the annual Heptagonal Championships in New York last weekend. Princeton won the meet with 128 points on the women’s side and 215 on the men’s side, to Yale’s »