Daniela Brighenti
Staff Reporter
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RUGBY: Developing teams consider varsity status

Tackles and diamond-shaped balls are no longer just symbols of football — as rugby grows in popularity across the nation, so does the number of Ivy League schools elevating their rugby programs to varsity status.

MEN’S SWIMMING AND DIVING: Coach’s leave may impact recruitment

After being on administrative leave since mid-August, Yale men’s swimming and diving head coach Tim Wise returned to the deck last Thursday.

Initial Spring Fling date draws ire

After long controversies surrounding the date of Spring Fling, the Yale College Council sent out another survey this Sunday to gather student opinion.

MEN’S SWIMMING AND DIVING: Swim coach status unclear

On paper, the beginning of the Yale men’s swimming and diving team’s competitive season was much like last year’s, with a scrimmage meet against Johns Hopkins on Saturday. But this year the Bulldogs competed without their head coach.

CS50 excitement, enrollment drop

Six weeks into the fall term, the hype surrounding CS50 — the most popular class in Yale College history — has largely subsided, as many students find themselves surprised by increasingly challenging topics and problem sets in the class.

Oktoberfest highlights German culture

At the Yale German Society’s third annual Oktoberfest — a traditional German beer festival that is celebrated around the world — event organizers had a clear priority: promoting safe drinking.

Former Eli tells concussion story

After dealing with the effects of a serious head injury for nearly two years, former Yale women’s hockey player Paige Decker ’14 has launched a blog about concussions to raise awareness about the topic.

Officers trained under Swensen see high returns

The three colleges that have returned higher endowment figures than Yale so far this year have one thing in common: endowment leaders who trained under Yale’s Chief Investment Officer David Swensen.

Administration remains quiet on MRSA

Though members of the baseball and women’s crew teams were diagnosed with MRSA — a strain of staphylococcus infection — earlier this week, the University has neglected to officially notify all student-athletes of the infection’s presence on campus.

MRSA infects Yale athletes

Several Yale student-athletes have been diagnosed with MRSA, a strain of staphylococcus infection that has impacted both the baseball and women’s crew teams.

“Intactivists” challenge male circumcision

With red paint stains on the front of their pants, a dozen activists gathered on the corner of College and Chapel streets Saturday to oppose male infant circumcision.