Caroline Berson
You Never Get Used to It

9:52 a.m.: Dark smoke billows upward and out through the top of the first-floor window frame, curdling the siding and melting the paint into discolored […]

What’s what and who’s who: Tennis

  Who’s up After the doubles matches are played, the singles line up against one another. The players from each team are ranked, with the […]

What’s What and Who’s Who: Indoor Track

How many times? The Coxe Cage track — like most others — is 200 meters in circumference. In other words, you have to run around […]

For some, that Bulldog bond just isn’t enough

Going into Super Tuesday, the race for the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee remained close between Senator Barack Obama, the candidate of change, and Senator Hillary […]

To woo students, tour guides blur fact-fiction line

Each variation of the story is different, but there are some irrefutable facts. A statue of Nathan Hale stands next to Connecticut Hall on Old […]

What’s What & Who’s Who: Gymnastics

You better have depth A team sends six athletes to compete in each event, with the top five scorers counting toward the team score. Occasionally, […]

Improved city relations may enable expansion

In 1972, Yale announced a plan for expansion. The blueprints had been drawn. Funding was in place. The location had been determined. But on the […]

What’s What & Who’s Who: Fencing

The nitty gritty A collegiate fencing match is split into three divisions, with three fencers assigned to each division. Each of these three divisions corresponds […]

UCS may underestimate I-bankers and financiers among recent Eli alumni

The aisles at the 2007 University Career Services Career Fair were dominated by representatives from finance giants such as Morgan Stanley, McKinsey & Co. Inc. […]

What’s What and Who’s Who: Volleyball

The laws of the court Both teams line up facing the net, six girls on each side — one setter, two hitters and three defensive […]

Decades ago, two new colleges greeted eagerly

It is late August, 1962. Bright-eyed Yale men are moving boxes and bookshelves into the University’s two newest colleges, Morse and Ezra Stiles. Word has […]