U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder joined city and state officials to unveil a new program to combat gang violence Tuesday.

Holder, Malloy announce violent crime initiative

November 28, 2012
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder traveled to New Haven Tuesday to announce a new program that aims to curb gun violence throughout Connecticut.

Yale, Brazil partnership to fund science

November 13, 2012
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

November 7, 2012
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

October 19, 2012
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 »
The women’s tennis team played at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, the annual site of the U.S. Open.

WOMEN’S TENNIS | Elis clinch second in doubles

October 10, 2012
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 »
The 8+ placed first, third and ninth in a race against other division I teams and demostrated strong start.

WOMEN’S CREW | Bulldogs start strong

October 9, 2012
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

September 24, 2012
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 »
In Sunday’s 3-1 victory against Sacred Heart, midfielder Erica Borgo ’14 had an assist and a goal.

FIELD HOCKEY | Elis fall to Tigers, beat Sacred Heart

September 24, 2012
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 captain Maddy Sharp ’13 and the rest of the team’s seniors have beaten Harvard in every year of their Yale careers. The Elis next take the field against No. 1 Princeton on Saturday.

FIELD HOCKEY | Bulldogs clinch first Ivy win

September 17, 2012
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 »