Bush’s historical parallels prove too binary

April 12, 2006 • 0
History was not lost on President George W. Bush ’68 when he addressed an audience Tuesday morning at the Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies. Speaking of the school’s namesake, Bush said, “[Nitze] encouraged our nation to continue … its noble and essential role as freedom’s defender. He was the »

Think about ending war, not analyzing it

February 16, 2006 • 0
Over 100 years ago this week, the intelligence community failed while the administration wrongfully led Congress and the American public into war. If automobiles were popular in 1898, I wonder what clever slogans bumper sticker manufacturers would have invented to impugn William McKinley. The front page headline of The New York Times for Feb. 16, »

U.S. must remain in Iraq until Korean outcome is prevented

November 29, 2005 • 0
Over two and a half years after the war in Iraq began, the debate surrounding its justification and future rages stronger than ever. On Nov. 17, Democratic congressman John Murtha stirred the passions of his fellow Washingtonians with a speech on the House floor. White House spokesman Scott McClellan compared Murtha to Michael Moore while »

Disengagement, for Israel’s own reasons

September 6, 2005 • 0
In Israel, a land of many bumper stickers, there is one that reads: “CNN Lies.” During disengagement from Gaza over the last few weeks, CNN hasn’t exactly been lying, but the media has done a poor job conveying the issues driving Israel’s withdrawal from the Gaza Strip and four remote settlements in the West Bank. »

Richter changes goals

September 20, 2004 • 1
At the first section of the year, a TA might ask students for their name, year and major, but not their autograph. However, the average student does not have his number hanging from the rafters at Madison Square Garden, his name on Lord Stanley’s Cup, an Olympic silver medal, or a World Cup Championship on »

Quinnipiac ice hockey teams join ECAC

September 9, 2004 • 0
Quinnipiac University’s men’s and women’s ice hockey teams will be joining the ECAC for the 2005-2006 season, Steve Hagwell, the acting commissioner of the ECAC Hockey League announced August 24. The men’s team, which has been in Division I for the last six years, spent last season playing in the Atlantic Hockey Conference. Prior to »

Steeves ’04 joins ranks of Bulldog ice hockey pros

September 2, 2004 • 0
Center Ryan Steeves ’04 was one of many former and future Yale hockey players making waves in the pro hockey ranks this off-season. Steeves inked a three-year contract with the Colorado Avalanche July 15 and will be expected to report for training camp in Denver Sept. 16. One of his former teammates, center Ben Stafford »

Steeves signs with Avalanche

August 21, 2004 • 0
Former Bulldog center Ryan Steeves ’04, who signed a three-year contract with the Colorado Avalanche July 15, will be expected to report for training camp in Denver September 16. The Avalanche drafted Steeves in the seventh round of the 2002 NHL Amateur Draft with the 227th overall pick. This March, defensemen Jeff Dwyer ’04 and »

W. lax rides wave of five wins to end

April 27, 2004 • 0
“So sick” is not just the women’s lacrosse team’s motto, it also accurately describes the Bulldogs’ play over their last five games. After dropping a 13-4 decision to No. 1 Princeton (14-0, 6-0 Ivy) April 10, the No. 14 Elis (12-4, 5-2) have closed out their regular season with five straight wins, outscoring their opponents »

W. lax overtakes Brown for 10th straight at home

April 22, 2004 • 0
With a 12-4 victory of Brown, the women’s lacrosse team extended its win streak to four games and earned its 10th consecutive home victory. The No. 14 Bulldogs (11-4, 4-2 Ivy) put a slow start behind them at Johnson Field yesterday, quickly taking control of the game and defeating the Bears (6-5, 2-3). The Elis »

Senior middies shine, netting 21 Eli goals

April 19, 2004 • 0
Midfielders Miles Whitman ’04 and Sophie Melniker ’04 put on a senior show for the crowd at Johnson Field in back-to-back games Saturday. The Elis’ two leading goal scorers combined for 21 of Yale’s 34 goals in a pair of victories during a rare doubleheader. Neither the University of California-Berkeley nor Monmouth could find an »

W. lax preps to play two on same day

April 16, 2004 • 0
Nothing spells spring like sitting under the sun, relaxing and watching a doubleheader — of women’s lacrosse. In the rarest of occasions, No. 14 Yale (8-4, 3-2 Ivy) will play a double header at Johnson Field Saturday, first hosting University of California-Berkeley at noon followed by a match up against Monmouth at six. With 120 »