Grad goes globe-trotting with ‘Rebel Billionaire’

For the average Yalie, aspirations at reality TV stardom are more like a fantasy than possibility. With reality television still a relatively new genre, getting cast on a show like “The Apprentice” or “America’s Next Top Model” remains cutthroat competitive. But Steve Berke ’03, a former All-American tennis player, beat the odds this past spring […]


Vball sweeps Harvard, Dartmouth

This weekend, for the first time all season, the women’s volleyball team showed the Ivy League what it was really capable of. The Bulldogs swept both Harvard (30-25, 30-23, 30-27) and Dartmouth (30-20, 30-23, 20-26) in two spectacular home performances Saturday afternoon and Friday evening, respectively. The two wins pushed Yale (12-7, 7-4 Ivy) into […]

V-ball hopes to avenge Ivy losses

In its last home weekend of the 2004 season, the women’s volleyball team has a chance to settle the score against two Ivy league opponents and move one step closer to a conference title. Yale (10-7, 5-4 Ivy) faces Dartmouth (5-15, 2-8) tonight at John J. Lee Amphitheater and Harvard (13-7, 8-2) tomorrow afternoon. The […]

Vball pulls off sweep in pair of five-setters

After a season of near-misses, the women’s volleyball team pulled out its first two Ivy road victories of the year this weekend in thrilling fashion. The Bulldogs defeated Penn 3-2 (25-30, 30-28, 24-30, 30-27, 15-6) in a down-to-the-wire match Saturday afternoon at the Palestra, and dropped Princeton 3-2 (30-25, 25-30, 24-30, 37-35, 15-4) in another […]

Volleyball hits the road for a pair of tough match-ups

The women’s volleyball team begins the second leg of its Ivy League season this weekend as the Bulldogs travel south to face Princeton at 7 p.m. tonight and Penn tomorrow afternoon. The Elis (8-7, 3-4 Ivy), who are still in search of their first Ivy road victory, face both the Tigers (14-5, 5-2) and the […]

Vball falls to two Ivy foes

Going into this past weekend, the women’s volleyball team had high hopes to emerge at the top of the Ancient Eight with wins over two Ivy League opponents. Instead, the Bulldogs (8-7, 3-4 Ivy) suffered two disappointing defeats on the road to Dartmouth 1-3 (32-30, 24-30, 27-30, 25-30) on Saturday afternoon and Harvard 0-3 (25-30, […]

Volleyball continues quest for Ivy title

After a pair of nail-biting home wins last weekend, the women’s volleyball team heads to Boston today to begin the first leg of their weekend conference campaign. The Bulldogs (8-5, 3-2 Ivy) will square off against Harvard (10-6, 5-1 Ivy) tonight before heading to Hanover, N.H. to face Dartmouth (4-12, 1-5 Ivy) Saturday afternoon. Currently, […]

Sailors battle weather, keep title

The women’s sailing team got a rare opportunity to compete in their kind of weather at the Yale Women’s Intersectional Regatta this past weekend. The 2004 Ivy League champs took first place at the regatta for the second year in a row, battling against extremely choppy waters and harsh winds. Mother Nature prompted officials to […]

Volleyball hopes to maintain momentum

After a four-game winning streak and a tournament championship at last week’s Courtyard by Marriott Classic, the volleyball team (5-3) heads to Providence, R.I. to open its Ivy season against Brown tonight. The Bulldogs — who were just ranked ninth in the Northeast in the first Division I regional rankings of the season — […]

Elis’ home court advantage cinches three wins for vball

The volleyball team made the most of home court advantage this weekend, sweeping Manhattan, Sacred Heart and Wagner at the Courtyard by Marriott Classic held at the John J. Lee Amphitheater Friday and Saturday. Yale (5-3) concluded tournament play Saturday evening, defeating the Jaspers 3-0 (30-26, 30-25, 30-25) after two strong wins over Wagner 3-0 […]

Volleyball goes 2-1 at Penn State Classic

At the Penn State Classic, the volleyball team has faced a trio of difficult opponents — one of them nationally ranked — without the benefit of a home crowd. But the Elis (2-3) still managed to walk away with their first victories of the season. Friday, the Elis came back from a 1-0 deficit to […]