Self-imposed blackout

When the Yale Bowl opened on November 21, 1914 for The Game, it was at the cutting edge of football stadium architecture as the first stadium with seating completely surrounding the field. [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”5409″ ] But nearly 100 years later, The Bowl and Yale football are revered more for their tradition than for recent innovations. […]

The Elis who broke the 0–3 streak

Trust in your teammates, trust in yourself, and play with all your heart — those, say alumni of the Yale teams of 1967, 1998 and 2006, are the keys to breaking long losing streaks against Harvard. And they have the results to back it up, for these teams did just that. If the Yale football […]

BOOLA BOOLA | Tickets for the game are nearly gone

The Game tickets are almost sold out. As of 4:35 on Thursday, Jeremy Makins, director of ticket operations, said there are 80 tickets left, and, after that, the Yale ticket office does not have any more tickets to sell to students. While primary student seating is in sections one through three, and overflow seating is […]


BOOLA BOOLA | Student section tickets gone

Don’t plan on sitting in the student section for The Game if you haven’t bought your ticket. At noon today, Melissa Cail ’13 (a staff reporter for the News) said she purchased the last of the 3,000 tickets available in the student section for The Game. Jeremy Makins, director of ticket operations, said there are […]


Controversy arises in the Tyng Cup

Dreams of winning the Tyng Cup may have been shattered after a committee found four residential colleges guilty of using ineligible club table tennis players during the fall IM table tennis season. Timothy Dwight accused Berkeley last month of competing with club table tennis players on its intramural roster, leading to a flurry of similar […]

BOOLA BOOLA | 1,200 Harvard-Yale tickets already sold

After just one day of ticket sales 1,200 tickets of the just over 3,000 tickets available to Yale students for the Yale student section at the Harvard-Yale game in Cambridge have been sold, said Jeremy Makins, director of ticket operations. The 1,200 number includes student tickets, which are available for $20, as well as guest […]


Battle for the bus

For John Ettinger ’12, Saybrook IM Secretary, the competition for the Tyng Cup begins the second the IM Bus shuttle arrives at Payne Whitney gym. [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”5613″ ] [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”5614″ ] “It’s tactical,” Ettinger said. “When the bus pulls up, you want to make sure everyone from your college gets on. If not everyone from […]

Two-sport athletes a rarity

When head squash coach David Talbott came to Yale in 1983, he had six players on his roster who also played another sport. This year he only has two. Talbott’s case isn’t unusual — athlete specialization has become a national trend according to coaches interviewed. While Director of Athletics, Tom Beckett, said that the school […]

NHL draft picks focused on Yale

In recent years, the No. 5 men’s hockey team has had a reputation as a small, quick team that can skate past bigger teams. They proved it last spring during the NCAA Northeast Regional Semifinals when the Elis defeated North Dakota, a team with 16 players who had already been drafted by NHL teams. That […]

W. GOLF | MOON ’14 hits ace — again

Golfers can go their entire careers without ever sinking a hole-in-one. Seo Hee Moon ’14 was able to check that feat off her bucket list on October 17. Then, eight days later, she did it again. Moon won her fourth individual title of the year as the women’s golf team ran away with victory on […]

In their fathers’ footsteps

Pat Ruwe ’11 first stood along the sidelines of the Yale Bowl when he was a young water boy, but it was hardly the first time that a member of his family had been there. More than a decade earlier, Ruwe’s father, Pat Ruwe ’83 MED ’87 had lead the Yale football team as the […]

W. GOLF | Moon ’14 swings big

Seo Hee Moon ’14 came up big for the Bulldogs last weekend. The standout freshman hit her first ever hole-in-one, and broke the course record with a round of 66 (-6) to lead the Bulldogs to a two-stroke first-place finish over host Harvard at the Harvard Invitational. Moon had the individual lead (74) after round […]