University | 8:31 pm | April 22, 2012 | By Lindsey Uniat

Marrow drive adds over 500 new potential donors

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The fourth annual Mandi Schwartz Marrow Donor Registration Drive, held in Commons on Thursday, registered over 500 people as potential marrow donors. Including the totals from Thursday’s drive, Yale’s marrow drives have added over 3,000 potential donors to the national registry. The drive is named in honor of former women’s hockey player Mandi Schwartz ’11, »

Sports | 12:33 pm | April 9, 2012 | By Lindsey Uniat

Protester interrupts OxCam regatta, Zeng ’11 is mad

The River Thames played host to Saturday's Oxford-Cambridge regatta, which a protester interrupted by swimming past the boats.

An Australian protester interrupted Saturday’s Oxford-Cambridge regatta by swimming into the paths of the boats, stopping the race and raising the ire of former lightweight crew oarsman and Rhodes scholar Will Zeng ’11, who rowed for Oxford on Saturday. When environmental campaigner Trenton Oldfield interrupted “The Boat Race” about halfway through the four-an-a-quarter mile course, »

Sports | 11:05 pm | April 6, 2012 | By Lindsey Uniat

Hughes ’12 wins humanitarian award

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Aleca Hughes ’12, the women’s hockey captain who led efforts to honor former teammate Mandi Schwartz ’11, was awarded the BNY Mellon Wealth Management Hockey Humanitarian Award in a ceremony in Tampa on Friday. The annual award, currently in its 17th year, is open to male and female hockey players in Divisions I and III »

Sports | 11:36 pm | March 19, 2012 | By Lindsey Uniat

Hughes ’12 honored for character in athletics

Women's hockey captain Aleca Hughes '12 is one of five collegiate finalists for the Coach Wooden Citizen Cup.

Women’s hockey captain Aleca Hughes ’12 is up for a top award for character in sports. Hughes has been named one of five collegiate finalists for the Coach Wooden Citizen Cup — an award given annually to one professional and one collegiate athlete for character, leadership and contribution to sport and society. The collegiate finalists »

Sports | 2:24 pm | March 13, 2012 | By Lindsey Uniat

Brother of Mandi Schwartz ’11 to join St. Louis Blues

Jaden Schwartz will join the St. Louis Blues.

Jaden Schwartz — the brother of former women’s hockey player Mandi Schwartz ’11 — signed a three-year, entry level contact with the National Hockey League’s St. Louis Blues on Monday. The Blues drafted Schwartz, now 19, in the first round of 2010s draft. He won’t spend time at the Blues’ Peoria, Ill. farm team, but »