Culture | 12:52 am | May 11, 2013 | By Catherine Wang

Whiffenpoofs appear on ‘Glee’

The Whiffenpoofs appeared as the "Waffletoots" on Glee's season finale on Thursday.

The Whiffenpoofs can now add “Glee” to the growing list of TV shows where they have performed. On Thursday, Yale’s senior male a cappella group appeared on Glee’s Season 4 finale as the “world-famous Waffletoots,” a show choir hailing from a fictitious prep school in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Waffletoots competed against The New Directions, the »

University | 10:43 pm | March 2, 2013 | By Anya Grenier

Whiffs tap new class of juniors

The oldest college a cappella group in the U.S. has finalized its newest tap class of singers (a.k.a. JPress models) Saturday evening. Here is a tentative list of the 14 lucky juniors and the a cappella groups they were in before the rapture: Nick Maas — Society of Orpheus and Bacchus Alex Ratner — The »

University | 12:07 pm | January 16, 2013 | By Jennifer Gersten

Times reporter moonlights as Whiffenpoof

A New York Times reporter tells the inside tale of what it's like to be a Whiffenpoof.

Henry Alford, New York Times reporter – and now, honorary Whiffenpoof? In an article published in The New York Times on Jan. 13, Alford writes about his brief experience singing with the Whiffenpoofs and participating in a movement he calls “fakeappella.” Eager, he writes, to “know what it feels like to sing ‘Too Darn Hot’ »