Arrested athletes got education of a different kind

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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