Aug 13th, 2010
10:54 pm
August 13th, 2010 | News, University
After finding donors, Schwartz ’11 faces setback

For the third time, Mandi Schwartz ’11 is facing a battle with leukemia. The women’s hockey forward, who was declared to be in remission on June 9, learned Wednesday that her cancer had once again returned, according to an update published on the Yale Athletics website. The news came just weeks before Schwartz was scheduled […]

Aug 10th, 2010
7:03 pm
August 10th, 2010 | News, University
Two donors found for Schwartz ’11

After months of searching and extensive publicity campaigns, two cord blood donors have finally been located for Mandi Schwartz ’11, the women’s hockey player battling leukemia, according to a hospital spokesman. The matches just might save her life. Schwartz, who was initially diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia in December 2008, underwent 130 days of hospitalization […]

Aug 10th, 2010
9:18 am
August 10th, 2010 | News, University
Richard Maxwell, 1948-2010 | Comp. lit. lecturer was ‘brilliant’ thinker, writer

Comparative literature lecturer Richard Maxwell, a teacher for more than 30 years and a novelist, poet and essayist, died of a brain tumor at his home in New Haven on July 20. He was 61. Born in North Dakota but raised in Los Angeles, Maxwell attended college at the University of California, Riverside, before receiving […]

Aug 9th, 2010
10:18 pm
August 9th, 2010 | News, University
Judge dismisses Apache suit against Skull and Bones

It looks like the public will not be learning any times soon whether the secret society Skull and Bones keeps an Apache warrior’s skull in its tomb. A District of Columbia judge on July 27 dismissed a case that had been brought against the mysterious society, as well as the University and senior members of […]

Aug 9th, 2010
8:44 am
August 9th, 2010 | City, News
Police make 2 arrests in year’s 14th, 15th murders

New Haven Police have made arrests in two city killings this summer, the most recent on Friday, July 30, when New Haven saw its 15th murder of 2010. The year’s 15 killings already surpass last year’s total of 12, and despite the two recent arrests, 12 other homicides this year are yet unsolved. The latest […]

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