Institute helps teachers

Leading a growing national trend in professional education development, the Yale-New Haven Teachers’ Institute has joined local New Haven teachers with Yale faculty to develop improved curriculm and engaging teaching methods. Director James Vivian ’68, who has run the Institute since its inception, is leading the Yale National Initiative, a growing effort to bring similar […]


Gray ’05 leads men’s golf to fourth at New Englands

Under dark skies and on soggy fairways, the men’s golf team finished fourth this weekend at the New England Division I Championship. Captain Steve Gray ’05 finished first in the 65-player field in his final collegiate tournament. Gray shot a one-under par 143 for the 36-hole tournament at Triggs Memorial Golf Club in Providence, R.I. […]

Wiry Wittman is great catch for Elis

Growing up in Manhattan, Reid Wittman was a baseball player. He pitched, played first base and carried a big bat at the plate. But when he was 10 years old, he watched arguably the greatest NBA player of all time in the postseason, and everything changed. “I remember when I was little, I watched Jordan […]

Men’s golf ends up in seventh place at Ivies

The men’s golf team played sub-par golf this weekend at the Ivy League Championships in the figurative, not the literal sense. The Elis finished in seventh place in the battle of the Ancient Eight, eight strokes ahead of last place Harvard and 57 strokes behind run-away champion Princeton. The team finished with a 55-over-par 919 […]

Lefty Pinick hopes to snipe for Elis

By Ryan Hartnett Staff reporter Orange County: The land of the West Coast wealthy, the on-screen homes of Jack Black and Mischa Barton, a place where the sun shines a little brighter. But Lutheran High School’s Travis Pinick, an OC resident and 6-foot-6 senior basketball forward, is not a star — at least not yet. […]

Golfers finish disappointing ninth at Yale Spring Opener

The sun finally came out for an extended visit this weekend, just in time for the annual 36-hole Yale Spring Opener and the final two rounds of the Masters at Augusta National in Georgia. The sunlight poured down onto Tiger Woods and his fourth Green Jacket, but for Yale men’s golf it was still a […]

Andrews hopes to dish out dimes for Bulldogs

West Orange, N.J., is the home of 5-foot-9 senior point guard Chris Andrews and the newly anointed state champions, the Seton Hall Prep Pirates. Andrews considers himself a pure point guard — he may not score a lot of points, but he handles the ball well and racks up the assists. He said his energy […]

District crown appears to be within reach

In his first competitive round as one of Yale’s top five, golfer Andrew Denenberg ’08 battled nerves and a tough course on his way to one of the worst scores of the day in the 20-school field, a 16-over par 88. But Denenberg found his stroke over the next two rounds of the 54-hole El […]

Senior guards finish Yale careers in style

Eli guards Alex Gamboa ’05 and Edwin Draughan ’05 ended their careers at Yale much in the same way they began them — by lighting up the competition. In their final two games at John J. Lee Amphitheater, Draughan and Gamboa led the Bulldogs (12-15, 7-7 Ivy) to victories over Cornell (13-14, 8-6), 79-63 March […]

M. hoops hosts last weekend set

After thousands of points, hundreds of assists and dozens of victories, senior men’s basketball guards Alex Gamboa ’05 and Edwin Draughan ’05 may find it difficult to believe that they are playing their final home games this weekend at John J. Lee Amphitheater. But the Elis’ senior backcourt will have to suspend any lingering disbelief […]

Cantabs, Green crush Eli hopes

The men’s basketball team continued to plummet down the Ancient Eight standings this weekend, beginning with an 82-66 thumping by Harvard and ending with a 53-52 heartbreaker at Dartmouth. Only a week ago, the Elis had won their fourth straight game, a convincing 78-60 victory over the University of Pennsylvania at John J. Lee Amphitheater. […]

Men’s bball hits road

By Ryan Hartnett Staff Reporter After their Ivy title prospects all but disappeared Tuesday in a loss to Brown, the men’s basketball players must pick themselves up off the court, board the bus, and journey into the hostile homes of Harvard and Dartmouth. The road has not been friendly to the Bulldogs (9-13, 5-4 Ivy) […]