LIGHTWEIGHT CREW: Lightweight fours top college field

The Y150 continued its winning streak in enemy territory this weekend. At the Head of the Charles regatta in Cambridge, Mass., the Yale men’s lightweight crew finished first among all collegiate crews in the men’s lightweight fours. The Bulldogs also finished sixth in the men’s lightweight eights. Yale took fourth place in the lightweight fours […]

HEAVYWEIGHT CREW: Club eight takes first place

The Yale heavyweight crew continued its winning streak this past weekend. Starting the weekend off with a bang, the heavyweight club eight took first out of 46 crews on Saturday at the Head of the Charles regatta in Cambridge, Mass. The crew rowed a time of 15:22.613 — 3.598 seconds ahead of the second-place crew […]

Construction going well at 360 State

At the 360 State development downtown, construction workers have been adding one and a half stories per day. “So far, we’re lucky to have stayed on time and on budget,” said Ed Janus, operations manager of the $190 million project. [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”9663″ ] Construction of the 32-story building is due for completion by the end […]

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CREW: Heavyweights win 8s and 4s

The heavyweight crew team began its season with a pair of wins. On Saturday, the Yale crew house hosted the Head of the Housatonic, and the heavyweight crew came away victorious in both the men’s collegiate eight and the men’s collegiate four. The crew also competed in the pair and single events. “I am extremely […]

State to increase tax on cigarettes

Smoking will become an even more expensive habit for Connecticut residents next month. The state budget — which became law this past weekend — has increased the tax on cigarettes from $2 to $3 per pack. The measure is part of an effort to reduce the state’s roughly $8 billion deficit over the next two […]

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LIGHTWEIGHT CREW | Freshmen get new coach

Freshmen of the Y150 will find themselves coached by Colin Farrell this year. No, not that Colin Farrell. But the three-time national team oarsman and 2008 world champion in the lightweight eight, who was named freshman coach Aug. 3, may be more famous in the rowing world than the movie star of the same name. […]

HEAVYWEIGHT CREW | Mixed results among Yale crews

Yale’s heavyweight crews raced at Cornell this weekend for the Carnegie Cup, seeing mixed results in the varsity crews and a win for the freshmen. “Last week we were switching lineups around and trying new things — I think that we began to take some steps in the right direction,” Captain Andrew Collard ’09 said. […]

LIGHTWEIGHT CREW | Lightweights win Vogel Cup, miss Goldthwait Cup

The Y150 crew held onto the Vogel Cup but saw the Goldthwait Cup slip away at the annual Harvard-Yale-Princeton regatta hosted at the Gilder Boathouse on Saturday. The No. 4 Bulldogs won the Vogel Cup for overall team points with 30, but Yale’s varsity eight (5:57.2) came in third behind No. 2 Harvard (5:52.7 ) […]

LIGHTWEIGHT CREW | Y150s get two big wins

Saturday spelled two more victories for the Y150 crew as the Elis destroyed Dartmouth for the Durand Cup in the morning and conquered No. 6 Cornell in the afternoon. Beginning the day with a clean sweep in the morning races against No. 7 Dartmouth, the No. 3 men’s lightweight team’s varsity eight won by a […]

HEAVYWEIGHT CREW | Elis win three, but lose Blackwell Cup

Saturday’s race against Columbia was one of mixed success for the Yale heavyweight crew. Yale’s heavyweight crews won three out of four races against Columbia and Penn at Columbia’s Orchard Beach course. However, in varsity eight race, which decides the cup, the Lions topped the Bulldogs to ensure that the Blackwell Cup stays in New […]

HEAVYWEIGHT CREW | Heavyweights sweep Big Green

The Yale Heavyweight Crew won its first race of the season against Dartmouth on Saturday, keeping the Olympic Axe at the Gilder Boathouse for another year. Head coach John Pescatore said he was pleased with the victory, but he stressed that there is still work to be done. [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”10639″ ] “All of our crews […]