University | 10:02 pm | September 25, 2013 | By Leah Motzkin

Yale senior donates bone marrow, saves life

Philip Gosnell '14, second from left, meets his blood marrow donation recipient for the first time at Fenway Park.

It is not every day that someone comes face-to-face with the person whose life they saved, but that’s exactly what happened when Philip Gosnell ’14 on Sunday at Fenway Park. Next to baseball legend Carl Yastrzemski, Gosnell came face-to-face with his “blood brother,” who had been suffering from severe aplastic anemia before Gosnell donated his »

Sports | 11:23 pm | April 23, 2013 | By Leah Motzkin

Grace ’11 wins US 1-mile road championship

Yale alum and champion runner Kate Grace ’11 won the US Women’s 1-Mile Road Championships held earlier today with an impressive time of 4:43.02, according to a Tuesday release published by American Track & Field. The 1-Mile Road Championships is the fourth stop on the USA Running Circuit. The Circuit will end this fall with the U.S. »

University | 3:18 pm | April 10, 2013 | By Leah Motzkin

Jodie Foster ’85 for YCC President?

Jodie Foster ’85 for YCC President?

It looks like this year’s race for Yale College Council President may not be uncontested after all. Some Yalies have launched a mysterious Facebook page that has started soliciting students to “#VoteJodie” for YCC President. Yes, the Facebook is seeking votes for Jodie Foster ’85, the Academy Award-winning actress and Hollywood A-lister. In her alleged »

University | 10:58 pm | April 7, 2013 | By Leah Motzkin

Yale Dems endorse same-sex marriage

Fifty College Republicans and Democrats chapters, including the Yale College Democrats, have signed a national statement affirming their support for same-sex marriage.

The Yale College Democrats have signed a nationwide same-sex marriage statement that proclaims “We Support Equality,” joining 50 College Democrats and Republicans chapters across the country. The leadership statement — started jointly by the University of Pennsylvania’s College Democrats and College Republicans chapters — affirms the belief that the right to marry should be given to »