Jan 11th, 2011
2:40 am
January 11th, 2011 | Uncategorized
Shopping period dispatch: Classes worth rising for

Set your alarm clock! These early morning classes, ranging from psychology to accounting, have generated positive feedback in the past from online course evaluations and are being offered this spring semester, before 10 a.m. You might want to grab a double latte and check out them out. First, Kelly Brownell’s class “Psychology, Biology and Politics […]

Dec 14th, 2010
12:13 pm
December 14th, 2010 | Uncategorized
Whiffs to sing at Alice Tully Hall pediatric AIDS benefit

Fresh off their network television run, the Whiffenpoofs, will perform in the first annual “Ivy Light: Sing Out, Raise Hope, Eliminate Pediatric AIDS” benefit concert, according to a release from the Yale Office of Public Affairs & Communications. The concert will take place on Dec. 18 at Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln Center in New […]

Dec 8th, 2010
10:24 pm
December 8th, 2010 | Uncategorized
Whiffs eliminated from “Sing-Off”

The Whiffenpoofs were kicked off “The Sing-Off” Wednesday night. Yale’s oldest a cappella ensemble was the fourth group to be eliminated from “The Sing-Off,” an a cappella competition featuring 10 musical teams from around the country. In the show’s second episode, groups performed songs like “Live Your Life” by T.I. and Rihanna and “Hey Soul […]

Dec 8th, 2010
1:20 pm
December 8th, 2010 | Uncategorized
Whiffs are the villains?

The Whiffenpoofs received a write-off for their performance on “The Sing-Off.” National Public Radio’s pop culture blogger Linda Holmes called the Whiffenpoofs the villains of the a cappella competition that premiered last night on NBC. The Whiffenpoof backlash arose from a comment Stefan Weijola’s, ’11 made during a montage video introducing the ensemble. “We are […]

Dec 6th, 2010
10:17 pm
December 6th, 2010 | Uncategorized
Whiffs advance in ‘Sing-Off,’ get compliments from a Pussycat Doll

The Whiffenpoofs have the music in them. Yale’s historic ensemble impressed the judges and made it to the next round on NBC’s a cappella competition “The Sing-Off.” The Whiffenpoofs and the nine other competing a cappella groups from around the country sang “I’ve Got the Music in Me,” by The Kiki Dee Band for the […]

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