Sports

Kendo ties for third at Cornell

November 20, 2002 • 0
Most sports penalize players for smacking opponents in the head with a stick. But not kendo. On Nov. 9 and Nov. 10, the Yale kendo club team placed third at the third annual Cornell Invitational Tournament in Ithaca, N.Y. George Washington University finished first and host Cornell was second. Just five schools competed in the »
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Women’s hockey faces big time foe in St. Lawrence

November 15, 2002 • 141
If size really does matter, the women’s ice hockey team could be in for a long weekend. Yale (1-3-0, 1-1-0 ECAC, 1-0-0 Ivy) hosts St. Lawrence (4-0-2, 0-0-0 ECAC) twice: on Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. The team is undefeated in the Ivy League with a 3-1 victory over Cornell University on Nov. 8. »
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Israeli singer Broza rocks at Yale

November 11, 2002 • 0
David Broza, dubbed the “U2 of Israel,” brought his Israeli rock stardom to the Morse College Dining Hall Nov. 7. In front of a packed audience, Broza gave a free two-hour concert in which he sang approximately 10 songs. Broza is an Israeli folk pop singer who sings in English, Hebrew and Spanish and also »
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Police, fire recruits run for charity

November 8, 2002 • 0
On Wednesday at 7 a.m., students at the New Haven Police Academy and the New Haven Firefighters Academy began their usual morning run with a special twist. Instead of running back to their respective schools, they finished at the Emergency Management Services Shelter. Escorted by both police and fire vehicles, students and recruits at both »
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Grad Student Research Symposium a success

November 6, 2002 • 0
Graduate students and faculty members presented research on scientific topics at the seventh annual Graduate Student Research Symposium, or GSRS, last Friday. Organized by graduate student chairs Jessie Hanrahan GRD ’03 and Stephanie Brewer GRD ’03, this year’s GSRS featured opening remarks by Graduate School Dean Susan Hockfield, an address by biology professor Pietro De »
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South Korean ambassador speaks about current tensions in the region

October 24, 2002 • 0
One week after North Korea admitted to having a nuclear arms program, South Korean Ambassador to the United Nations Sun Joun-Yung visited Yale Wednesday to speak on the current tensions between North Korea, South Korea and the United States. At a Saybrook Master’s Tea , Sun spoke to a crowd of more than 70 students »
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Radcliffe Cantabs pound women’s rugby, 49-0

October 23, 2002 • 0
This article has been corrected. You may view this article’s correction here. The women’s rugby team’s season-ending loss could not have been more bitter. Not only did the Elis lose to archrival Radcliffe Saturday in Cambridge, the Cantabs destroyed their Bulldog counterparts 49-0. The Elis finished fifth out of six teams in the Green Division »
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W. rugby seeks first league win

October 10, 2002 • 0
The Yale women’s rugby team would rather forget last Saturday’s Dartmouth loss. Yale (1-4, 0-3 New England) fell to Dartmouth (4-1), three-time reigning champion, 75-0. Team members hope their Oct. 12 home game against Boston University will prove different. “That was really good preparation for our game this week,” backs captain Marjorie Friedman ’03 said. »
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Tad Low ’88 entertains at Master’s Tea

October 1, 2002 • 0
“The Simpsons,” “Blind Date,” “Oprah,” Carson Daly, and Yale all have one man in common — “Pop-Up Video” producer Tad Low ’88. On Monday, Low, who produces “Pop-Up Video” and “Subway Q & A” spoke at a Saybrook Master’s Tea in front of a packed room of 45 students and alumni. The Emmy winner began »