For top HS grads, new struggle

By Christina Pryor StaFF REPORTER The transition to high school for Samantha Hennessey ’08 was not an easy one. After attending an undemanding middle school, Hennessey enrolled in the private University High School in San Francisco, where she recalls initially looking at her homework assignments each night and crying. Her transition to college, though, was […]


Season of Hope calls on students to donate gifts

With less than two weeks left before winter break, many students are beginning to hibernate in preparation for upcoming papers and exams. But a new charity on campus is hoping Yalies will remember needy families in New Haven before students emerge from the whirlwind of finals to return home to celebrate the holiday season. Season […]


Students react to Dwight’s move

Several days after Dwight Hall announced it will leave the Old Campus chapel it has called home for the past 80 years, students and alumni have mixed opinions about divorcing their organization from its namesake building. In 2010, the nonprofit organization will move from the heart of Old Campus to a new location at 143 […]


Elis finish as runners-up

The field hockey team may have to share second place with three other teams, but the Elis will take it. After finishing seventh in the Ivy League last year, the Bulldogs (5-12, 4-3 Ivy) rounded out their 2006 campaign this Saturday by posting their fourth league win of the season to give the squad a […]

Bulldogs need win to rise to second in league

A few short weeks ago, a second-place Ivy finish might have seemed like a pipe dream for the win-starved field hockey team. But suddenly, it’s not such a distant hope. After a tough non-league schedule at the beginning of their season that was intended to prepare the Bulldogs for Ivy competition, the squad came out […]

Future I-bankers face grueling interview cycle

While most students cannot see the invasion, some are certainly feeling its effects. One student slips into his afternoon seminar each week and furiously undoes his tie before opening his backpack. Another senior returns from New York, weighed down by a briefcase and garment bags from his whirlwind of interviews, while one more dressed in […]


F. hockey vaults to third with victory

Their senior season may not have turned out as the class of 2007 had hoped, but the field hockey team’s veterans got to savor one last victory with a win in their final home game. The Bulldogs (4-12, 3-3 Ivy) finally had reason to celebrate on Saturday when they snapped a four-game losing streak to […]

F. hockey digs in for final stretch

Saturday will be as close as it will ever get to a do-or-die game for the field hockey team. If the Bulldogs are to finish above .500 in Ivy League play, they must post wins over both Columbia and Brown the next two weekends as they round out their season. Yale (3-12, 2-3 Ivy) first […]

F. hockey primes for battle with Quakers

The field hockey team may be out of the race for the Ivy title, but they still have a chance to make school history. If Yale defeats Penn this Saturday, the Elis will keep alive their chance to tie the school record for wins in Ancient Eight play, which was set with five wins in […]

Elis fall to Crimson, BU in Mass.

Losses are tough for any athletic team. But none bites as deeply as one to Harvard, the biggest rival for any Bulldog squad, no matter what the sport. The field hockey team (3-9, 2-2 Ivy) lost a heartbreaker on Saturday afternoon at Jordan Field in Boston, Mass., when Harvard forward Tami Jafar tallied the game […]

Field hockey treks up to Boston

The field hockey team is coming off its most impressive weekend in recent memory, and a bus trip to Boston might just be the ticket to keep the momentum rolling. The Elis (3-8, 2-1 Ivy) make the hike up I-95 this weekend to face Harvard (1-10, 1-2 Ivy) on Saturday, followed by Boston University (7-4) […]