Hanson looking forward to Ivy Championship

After the Ivy games against Princeton and Cornell over the weekend, the Yale baseball team is now more than halfway through its season with only 16 games remaining. Despite some tough losses, shortstop Cale Hanson ’14 has been a huge asset to the team, reahing based in the past 27 consecutive games. The News sat […]

Award winning novelist talks effects of war

At a Jonathan Edwards College Master’s Tea on Saturday afternoon, John Irving gave the background story behind his 1989 novel, “A Prayer for Owen Meany.” The Academy Award-winning screenwriter and novelist visited Yale to attend the Yale Dramatic Association’s Freshman Show, an adaptation of the novel which played at the Yale Repertory Theatre on Friday […]

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W. LACROSSE | Elis held off by Tigers

With 24 seconds remaining on the game clock, women’s lacrosse attacker Jen DeVito ’14 sent a shot into the Tigers’ net after taking a pass from Meghan Murray ’14. Despite the dramatic finish, however, DeVito’s goal was not nearly enough for the Bulldogs to reverse the 12-4 score in their favor. The Elis have shown […]

W. LACROSSE | Bulldogs ready to handle Tigers

After taking a weeklong break, the women’s lacrosse team is set to play its first game in the month of April. Shifting their attention to the Ivy League competition, the Bulldogs will head to New Jersey in an attempt to grab their first Ancient Eight win against No. 18 Princeton. Although Yale (3–6, 0–3 Ivy) […]

Olympic fencer inspires Elis

“As one of Yale’s best athletes and best fencer, she is a true inspiration to the team,” fencing team captain Shiv Kachru ’12 said of Sada Jacobson ’06, who took home the silver medal in saber from the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics. Jacobson, the first U.S. woman, the first U.S. saberist and the second U.S. […]

W. LACROSSE | Bulldogs raided by Colgate

The Elis took to the road again on Saturday only three days after returning from a big win against Marist but fell to Colgate in Hamilton. The Bulldogs came four goals shy of a victory against Colgate. The team fought fiercely but failed to fend off the ferocious attacks of the Raiders (3–3, 2–1 Patriot) […]

W. LACROSSE | Elis seek repeat win against Raiders

The Elis will travel to Hamilton, N.Y., tomorrow to face Colgate carrying the momentum of Wednesday’s 13-9 victory against Marist with them. The victory against Marist was the team’s first away win of the season and gave it an extra boost of confidence after a string of four losses. “Colgate is one of the better […]

W. LACROSSE | Bulldogs knock off Red Foxes

The Elis beat Marist 13–9 Wednesday afternoon to grab their first away win of the season. The Bulldogs controlled the game from the beginning to the end, with two players, attacker Jen DeVito ’14 and captain Caroline Crow ’12, recording a combined eight goals. “We felt confident going into the game against Marist, and I […]

State legislators propose gas tax cap

In response to rising gas prices, Connecticut lawmakers are set to cap taxes on gasoline in an attempt to mitigate the burden on consumers. Following a Wednesday rally in Hartford by Republican state legislators in favor of their bill to cap the state’s gas tax, Democrats in the General Assembly devised their own bill that […]

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FENCING | Fencers take 12th place

The fencing team grabbed the 12th spot in the NCAA Championships after going through a tough four-day tournament, with three fencers being named All-Americans. Foilist and captain Shiv Kachru ’12, epeeist Peter Cohen ’14, saberist Nathaniel Benzimra ’13, as well as foilist Lauren Miller ’15 from the women’s team traveled to Ohio and earned a […]

W. LACROSSE | Elis drop game to Crimson by two goals

Hoping to avenge last season’s loss, the Bulldogs gave up a close 7–5 match against archrival Harvard on Saturday. Although the defeat reflected the gloomy weather on the team’s Alumnae Day, Yale (2–5, 0–3 Ivy) nevertheless demonstrated that it is bouncing back from a slew of recent defeats against Notre Dame, Penn and Boston University. […]