Police, schools announce outreach program

A new initiative to strengthen ties between the city’s police department and elementary school students was announced Wednesday.


Yalies join forces to prank Gaddis’ ‘Cold War’ lecture

This afternoon, students attending Professor John Gaddis’ “Cold War” lecture witnessed history come to life. Literally. Dressed in costumes ranging from President Ronald Reagan to Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, the Yale Pundits, the Yale Precision Marching Band and the Yale Russian Chorus stormed Gaddis’ class this afternoon roughly 10 minutes into the Cold War historian’s […]


Holder, Malloy announce violent crime initiative

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder traveled to New Haven Tuesday to announce a new program that aims to curb gun violence throughout Connecticut.


New Facebook page compliments Yalies

Next time you log onto Facebook, make sure to look out for a friend request from “Yale Compliments,” a new Facebook page ostensibly created to help pass along anonymous compliments from one Yalie to the next. According to the page’s information section, the goal of the page is to “spread joy to the Yale community.” […]


Yale, Brazil partnership to fund science

Yale has teamed up with the Brazilian government to provide educational and funding opportunities for Brazilian students in STEM fields.


Campus groups contribute to record spending levels

As election spending reached new highs this year — Connecticut’s Senate race was the sixth most expensive in the country, and spending on the presidential race was the highest in history — several student groups on campus have helped contribute to the campaign funds. In Connecticut, despite Republican candidate Linda McMahon’s 4-to-1 financial advantage over […]


Candidates debate women’s issues in final debate

Senate candidates Chris Murphy and Linda McMahon squared off Thursday in their fourth and final debate before the Nov. 6 election, sparring over a wide range of topics including Social Security, abortion and taxes. The debate, which was held at the Hilton Hartford Hotel and sponsored by the Connecticut Broadcasters Association, began with a contentious […]


WOMEN’S TENNIS | Elis clinch second in doubles

Four players from the women’s tennis team represented Yale this weekend at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center Women’s College Invitational. Madeleine Hamilton ’16 and Amber Li ’15 won three doubles matches in their first tournament playing together as a pair before losing to a Princeton duo in the championship. On Saturday, Hamilton […]

WOMEN’S CREW | Bulldogs start strong

The women’s crew team started its year with a strong showing at the Head of the Housatonic on Saturday, including a win by one of its boats in the collegiate 8+ event by more than nine seconds. Yale raced four pairs, four 4+ and four 8+. The eights placed first, third and ninth in a […]

Poverty rises in Connecticut

The percentage of Connecticut residents living in poverty rose in 2011. The American Community Survey, an annual report released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau, showed that last year 10.9 percent of Connecticut residents earned incomes below the federal poverty line, up from 10.1 percent in 2010. The increase is statistically significant, according to Connecticut […]


FIELD HOCKEY | Elis fall to Tigers, beat Sacred Heart

Last year, Yale and Princeton’s field hockey teams were Ivy League co-champions, but on Saturday, the Bulldogs fell to No. 3 Princeton in an 8–0 shutout. Yale, however, regained its footing to beat Sacred Heart the following day. Princeton (7–1, 2–0), entered Saturday’s game at Yale’s Johnson Field undefeated and beat Yale (3–4, 1–1) in […]

FIELD HOCKEY | Bulldogs clinch first Ivy win

After securing their fourth consecutive victory against Harvard on Saturday, the field hockey team’s class of 2013 will graduate undefeated in their version of The Game. Mary Beth Barham ’13 dealt Harvard (1–4, 0–1 Ivy) a game-ending blow in overtime with a goal off a penalty corner from Brooke Gogel ’14, clinching the historic win […]