Chelsea Janes
JANES: Levin’s leaving, but it’s not over

There is no doubt that change is coming to Yale. The end of President Richard Levin’s tenure will have an effect on all parts of […]

JANES: Post-Olympics slump

For me, the aftermath of an Olympic Games is always a little frustrating. For a few magical weeks during a Summer or Winter Olympics, it’s […]

JANES: For God, for country and for Yale

Well, here we are: the last issue of the News before we leave for the summer, and for some of us, before we leave forever. […]

JANES: A book review of sorts

This week, I decided to delve even deeper into the arguments upon which the calculated destruction of the Yale athletic tradition have been based. Since […]

JANES: Four Years in Yale Athletics

(Preface: I’m always a bit unsure of exactly what my readership for these columns is, but I operate on the assumption that the only devout […]

JANES: Community fans give college sports relevance

I’ve always thought the value of sports to be self-evident, a fact wholly and blatantly obvious. Not something that can be quantified in dollars, nor […]

JANES: Revisiting the state of Yale sports

A few weeks ago, I expressed concerns about the state and future of Yale athletics in light of self-imposed recruiting restrictions and the administration’s growing […]

JANES: A transition to mediocrity

As athletics transitions into spring sports, Yale is in the middle of a much more wide-sweeping, and more weighty transition. This transition extends further back […]

JANES: Lin great for Ivy athletics

“Lin-sanity.” “Lin-sational.” “Lin-ning.” A “Lin-derella Story.” Call it what you want, but right now, New York Knicks guard Jeremy Lin is straight up bal-lin. Sorry, […]

JANES: This season could be one of Yale’s most successful

This could be one of the best years in Yale sports history. Tragedy and off-field issues have distracted from a year loaded with success and […]

JANES: Light and truth and athletics

“Lux et Veritas.” Light and truth. Hard enough to find one at a time these days in college sports. But the combination? Nearly impossible. It’s […]