Curry closing gap in gubernatorial race

The race for Connecticut governor, once an almost certain landslide for Republican incumbent John Rowland, has gotten a lot closer — and dirtier. Rowland, who in a June poll by researchers at Quinnipiac University boasted a 28-point lead over Democratic challenger Bill Curry, has seen his lead fall to just 9 points in the latest […]


City attempts to save historic building from demolition

On April 3, city officials, allied with city planners and property owners, dealt a blow to New Haven lawyer Frederick Leaf’s ambitions to demolish the 90-year-old Rundbaker Engraving Company building. The Connecticut Historical Commission heard a claim brought by the New Haven Preservation Trust to save the structure in question, located at 11 Orange St., […]


Ex-police chief discusses terror

Speaking Monday night to a diverse group of about 20 Yale students and New Haven residents at Yale’s Afro-American Cultural Center, former New Haven police Chief Nick Pastore led a discussion entitled, “Community-Police Relations and Policing after 9/11.” Throughout his talk, Pastore was both angry and ironic in his tone as he criticized what he […]


Greens hope to bring new political option to campus

As the 20 or so people who came to the Dwight Hall Library last Wednesday night recounted their reasons for becoming involved in the newly formed Yale Green Party, a pattern began to emerge in their responses. Though some of the undergraduates said they became interested in the Greens as a result of the group’s […]


New NEA grant helps local visual arts group

What Artspace Executive Director Helen Kauder called, “One of the best parties in New Haven,” promises to get even better next year. Her organization, which is dedicated to the revitalization of the New Haven visual arts scene, particularly in the Ninth Square, was awarded a $25,000 grant last month from the National Endowment of the […]


No. 3 men’s squash sinks Navy

Other than its loss to No. 1 Trinity on Jan. 14, the No. 3 men’s squash team has been unbeatable this year. Yale (14-1, 3-0 Ivy) has been seriously challenged in just one other match, a 5-4 victory against No. 5 Williams, which it routed convincingly last weekend, 8-1. And thus far, only Williams and […]

M. squash dominates weekend matches

Williams senior Win Tangjaitrong was visibly upset as he stepped off the main exhibition court after the second game of what would be a fiercely competitive and emotionally charged match with Yale men’s squash player Joshua Schwartz ’05. The 11th-ranked Tangjaitrong, who normally plays the number one slot for Williams, was being dominated by an […]

W. squash rolls through four ranked opponents

After playing three matches in two days, the women’s squash team faced No. 8 Dartmouth Sunday in what promised to be their toughest match of an exhausting weekend. The Bulldogs, hosting a multitude of both men’s and women’s teams at the Brady Squash Center, had already defeated No. 9 Williams, 6-3, and No. 11 Bates, […]

Squash teams fall to undefeated Trinity

Although neither the men’s nor the women’s squash teams were able to overcome Trinity College in their matches against both top ranked squads yesterday, both teams said that the losses left them ready for the rest of the season. “Going into this match, we had nothing to lose, and Trinity had everything to lose,” said […]

Men’s squash unchallenged in early season matches

“It’s like the Harlem Globetrotters going up against the Washington Generals” was the analogy that men’s squash player Christopher Olsen ’03 chose to use when discussing his team’s upcoming match with No. 1 Trinity this evening. In a fashion that has been uncharacteristic of the unflagging confidence many Yale players have projected thus far this […]

W. squash ready for biggest test of season

After what players said was a fruitful 11 days of training, the women’s squash team enters a week that has the potential to either make or break their season Beginning Wednesday, the fourth-ranked Bulldogs will take on five ranked teams in as many days. Since defeating the University of Pennsylvania handily Dec. 1, the Elis […]

M. squash takes 6th at national tournament

Going up against the nation’s best at this weekend’s National Five-Man Tournament, Yale squash players caught a glimpse of the competition they will face during the rest of the regular season. And although Yale came up short against its top rivals, Bulldog players said they were not discouraged. “It was fun playing out there,” said […]