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M. track sends squads to Texas, New Jersey

April 11, 2006 • 0
Though the men’s track team faced fierce competition down in the Lone Star state and harsh weather conditions in New Jersey, these obstacles did not stop certain Bulldogs from making big strides in their meets this past weekend. The team’s top sprinters and jumpers traveled down to Austin for the Texas Relays, while the rest »
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Equestrians ride on without stable

April 6, 2006 • 0
There is a building covered in cobwebs with cords and shingles dangling from the ceiling that stands in the midst of Yale’s highly trafficked intramural and intercollegiate fields. It is a building that would be inconspicuous to most athletes were it not for its pungent odor. But this building has not yet been fully abandoned »
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Men’s track gets second at SCSU

April 4, 2006 • 0
Despite the winds, the men’s track team met its expectations this past weekend. “We’re right where we should be in the season,” Kevin Alexander ’06 said. Though their times may have been affected by the weather, the Elis placed second this weekend at the Southern Connecticut State University Invitational, one of the first competitions of »
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Equestrian team wraps up regional team season

March 28, 2006 • 1
Although some of the strongest riders on the Yale equestrian team graduated last spring, the Bulldogs showed this year that they are still strong. “We’ve filled the holes nicely,” head coach Phoebe Heffron ’04 said. In the 2004-05 school year, the Yale equestrian team won its region for the first time in its history. This »
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February 15, 2006 • 0
While heavy snow fell all over the Northeast, the men’s and women’s fencing teams were inside dueling their Ivy League opponents. On Sunday in New York City at the second part of the Ivy League Championships, the women’s fencing team (12-6, 2-3 Ivy) beat both Brown (8-7, 1-5) and Cornell (7-7, 1-5) while the men’s »
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February 8, 2006 • 0
Before the women’s tennis team’s match this Sunday, head coach Katie Granson said to the Bulldogs, “Don’t just win. Completely dominate.” And that’s what they did. With a score of 7-0, the Bulldogs rolled past Seton Hall in their second match of the season. Earlier in the week, the team beat Quinnipiac, also by a »
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January 31, 2006 • 0
Jihad Beauchman ’06 said the men’s track team’s motto is “Go hard or go home.” As the results from this weekend’s meet show, his team did not “go home” any earlier than it had intended. On Friday, the Bulldogs attended the Boston University-hosted Terrier Classic. In one of the final remaining events before the Ivy »
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Critic explores Russian art and its relation to history

January 13, 2006 • 0
Russian art specialist Vitaly Patsyukov criticized a recent exhibit at the Guggenheim Museum, titled “Russia! Nine Hundred Years of Master Pieces and Master Collections,” at an Ezra Stiles College Master’s Tea Thursday afternoon. Patsyukov, the head curator of the Center for Contemporary Art in Moscow, presented to an audience of about 15 students and faculty »
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Elis buy gifts for city kids

December 7, 2005 • 0
Members of Yale’s varsity athletic teams have recently begun taking group shopping trips to Target and Wal-Mart stores, leaving with bags full of jackets, hats and toys. But the students are not buying presents for themselves or their relatives — they plan to donate the gifts to low-income families in New Haven. These donations are »
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Students present Wal-Mart movie

November 16, 2005 • 0
This article has been corrected. You may view this article’s correction here. Student groups working to address labor, poverty and environmental issues came together at the Yale Law School Tuesday night to present a new movie about Wal-Mart and workers struggling against corporate America. The movie, “Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Prices,” was co-sponsored »
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Biondi discusses visual effects at Master’s Tea

November 10, 2005 • 0
New Yorker Magazine visual editor Elizabeth Biondi said she decided to wear a red sweater Wednesday because she thought it would lighten the mood of a rainy day. Biondi discussed her passion for aesthetics before an audience of about 45 students and faculty at an Ezra Stiles College Master’s Tea on Wednesday. Biondi, who has »
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Cars provide convenience

October 26, 2005 • 0
While Yale students do not need a car to get a cup of coffee or a winter coat in New Haven, one does come in handy for transporting a dozen barrels of hay. “There have been a lot of weird things in the back of my truck,” said Sam Landenwitsch ’06, who was in charge »