Culture | 12:52 am | May 11, 2013 | By Catherine Wang

Whiffenpoofs appear on ‘Glee’

The Whiffenpoofs appeared as the "Waffletoots" on Glee's season finale on Thursday.

The Whiffenpoofs can now add “Glee” to the growing list of TV shows where they have performed. On Thursday, Yale’s senior male a cappella group appeared on Glee’s Season 4 finale as the “world-famous Waffletoots,” a show choir hailing from a fictitious prep school in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Waffletoots competed against The New Directions, the »

Sports | 11:04 am | April 18, 2013 | By Catherine Wang

M. HOCKEY | Miller ’13 signs with Edmonton Oilers

Andrew Miller '13 has signed a one-year contract with the Edmonton Oilers.

The celebration continues for Yale hockey fans: Hockey captain Andrew Miller ’13 has signed a one-year entry-level contract with the Edmonton Oilers, according to the Edmonton Journal. Miller, who scored 41 points in 37 games this season, holds the Bulldogs’ record for assists and is the team’s fifth-highest in scores, with 114 assists and 156 »

Sports | 2:33 pm | April 13, 2013 | By Catherine Wang

Football player makes life-saving marrow donation

Yale football player and starting center John Oppenheimer ’14 donated his marrow to save the life of a 41-year-old man in Europe diagnosed with leukemia. Oppenheimer, who registered to be a marrow donor at the Mandi Schwartz Marrow Donor Registration drive his freshman year, was informed his junior year that he was the closest match »

University | 2:26 pm | April 6, 2013 | By Catherine Wang

Q&A with ‘Shark Tank’ contestant Colin Grussing ’07

Colin Grussing '07 talks about his business, RootSuit, as part of his audition tape for the reality television show "Shark Tank."

Have you ever wondered where you can purchase a spandex bodysuit that covers your face? If so, you’re in luck. Meet Colin Grussing ’07, the Yale alum who founded RootSuit — a website that sells bodysocks — and who appeared on the reality television show “Shark Tank” last night. Grussing spoke to the News about »

University | 2:02 pm | March 4, 2013 | By Catherine Wang

Macklemore cancels concerts at Williams, Columbia

Macklemore is scheduled to perform at Spring Fling on April 29 this year.

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis — this year’s Spring Fling headliners scheduled to perform on April 29 — have canceled their upcoming spring concerts at Williams College and Columbia University, according to The Williams Record. The duo was originally scheduled to perform on April 13 at Williams and April 14 at Columbia but canceled to perform »