Arrested athletes got education of a different kind

October 23, 2006 • 0
What is the purpose of attending an institution such as Yale? Is it prestige, or is it the ample diversity or the numerous qualified members of the faculty? Arguably it is all of the above, but there is certainly one overarching purpose no matter the motivation for attendance, and that is education. The Yale experience »

Reporter’s Notebook: The Patriots are not the best team ever yet

February 15, 2005 • 0
I really hate to do this to the dedicated readers of the Sports page by forcing them to have to read yet another column that deals with the New England Patriots, but someone needs to stop the madness. Their Super Bowl victory two weekends ago is certainly impressive and thus it is understandable that the »

Remember the Bulldogs

January 22, 2005 • 1
It has been almost three years since the men’s basketball team won the Ivy League title, and with each year that passes the number of students remaining who remember that season diminishes. An even smaller number of individuals remain who were on the court that season. Captain Alex Gamboa ’05 and fellow senior guard Edwin »

Eli duo qualifies for Nationals

November 15, 2004 • 0
The women’s cross country team has added yet another top-10 finish to its season, placing third this past weekend at the NCAA Regionals in Van Cortlandt Park in New York, N.Y. This finish makes for the seventh top-10 finish for the team this season and the fifth time that the squad has placed in the »

W. cross country takes third at Heps

November 2, 2004 • 0
Following five top-ten finishes this fall as well as a 16th-place finish at NCAA Pre-Nationals two weekends ago, the Bulldogs earned third place Friday at the Heptagonal Cross Country Championship at Van Cortlandt Park in New York City. The Elis were led by Lindsay Donaldson ’08, who finished second in the field of 94 runners. »

Candlelight vigil protests abortion

October 22, 2004 • 0
The dark skies over Cross Campus were illuminated Thursday night as a campus group lit candles to express their opposition to abortion. The vigil, organized by members of Choose Life at Yale, began at 8 p.m. with the lighting of 167 luminaries arranged in the shape of a cross, representing what organizers said were the »

Elis rank 16th at Pre-Nationals

October 18, 2004 • 0
After numerous top-10 finishes this fall, the women’s cross-country team added another successful performance under its belt Saturday, finishing 16th at the NCAA Pre-Nationals in Terre Haute, Ind. The Bulldogs opened their season with a second-place finish at the Fordham Invitational Sept. 11, following it up with a third-place finish at the Quinnipiac Invitational Sept. »

Resting top runners, Elis finish seventh

October 11, 2004 • 0
The women’s cross country team did not even need their top runners to continue their recent success. After a pair of top-10 finishes just two weeks ago in both the Paul Short Invitational and the Quinnipiac Invitational, the squad finished in seventh place Friday in the New England Championships. But for the avid cross country »

New Haven does excel in one sport — rugby

September 30, 2004 • 0
The city of New Haven has claim to many bits of fame. It had the world’s first telephone switchboard and exchange in 1878, it is one of the few deep water ports on the East Coast, and it is the birthplace of the lollipop. What New Haven has no claim to today is a major »

Colleges’ gyms offer ease of use, privacy

September 22, 2004 • 0
On any given tour of Yale, a prospective student is certain to see both the unique attributes of the Yale residential college system and the extensive physical fitness facilities offered at Payne Whitney Gymnasium. The residential college gyms are not usual stops on these tours. However, for many enrolled students they are a familiar, if »

Gridders hit hard by Title IX rules

April 23, 2004 • 0
Athletic programs around the continental United States are currently suffering from the wrath of a great and uncontrollable disease. The effects of this debilitating affliction have been felt by nearly every athlete in some way, shape or form and it continues to grow without any end in sight. Its name is Title IX, and it »

Athletics teach students skills for life beyond the classroom

October 13, 2003 • 0
One would think at such a prestigious university such as Yale there would be a mutual respect for individuals and the unique areas in which they excel. But as many athletes found on this past Friday after reading Jessamyn Blau’s column (“Athletics injure Yale’s academic purpose,” 10/10) that there seems to be a lack of »