May 6th, 2013
12:41 am
May 6th, 2013 | Sports
TRACK & FIELD | Elis struggle at heptagonal championships

Princeton, N.J. — Yale track and field struggled at Ivy League Heptagonal Championships in Princeton, N.J. this weekend, as both the men’s and women’s teams finished last overall. Princeton won its third straight men’s team title with 190 points, leapfrogging second-place Cornell in the standings with strong finishes in the last events of the meet. […]

Sep 9th, 2012
10:00 am
September 9th, 2012 | Cross Campus
For Our Readers: Membis investigation complete

After the Wall Street Journal fired Liane Membis ’12 in July for fabricating sources, the News opened an investigation into her work as a staff reporter for the paper between 2009 and 2010. After fact-checking her articles and contacting as many of the sources with whom she talked as possible, we have found no evidence […]

Aug 28th, 2012
8:27 pm
August 28th, 2012 | Cross Campus
New year, new user policy

As we enter a new school year, the News has tweaked the user policy governing how comments will be moderated on the website. Under this new policy, comments will be removed if they are judged to be off-topic, incoherent or inappropriate. Unless they contain an inaccurate quotation of the News’ reporting, comments will never be […]

Jul 6th, 2012
10:37 am
July 6th, 2012 | Cross Campus
For Our Readers: Regarding Liane Membis ’12

UPDATED: Liane Membis ’12, a former staff reporter for the News, was fired by the Wall Street Journal this week for fabricating sources in a story she wrote. In addition, the Huffington Post found inconsistencies in an article of Membis’ that it syndicated from the New Journal, and has retracted the piece. Membis wrote or […]

Jan 27th, 2012
10:19 pm
January 27th, 2012 | Cross Campus
For Our Readers: Regarding Patrick Witt ’12

Soon after Patrick Witt ’12 announced his decision to play in The Game, the News received a tip that a Yale student had filed an informal complaint alleging sexual assault against the quarterback. The student who had filed the complaint against Witt chose to make it informal. This meant that no disciplinary measures would be […]

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