MEN’S HOCKEY | Bulldogs clinch early win

The men’s hockey team scored a win and a tie in its opening weekend of the 2012-’13 season at the Ivy Showcase in Providence, R.I. Yale tied Dartmouth 2-2 on Friday and bested Princeton 3-2 on Saturday in the tournament, which was hosted by Brown. “Overall our weekend was pretty positive,” goalie Jeff Malcolm ’12 […]

MEN’S CREW | Elis finish strong at Head of the Charles

Both the heavyweight and lightweight crew teams posted strong results this past weekend at the Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston, Mass. One of the lightweight fours had a particularly stellar finish, clinching the second spot in the race. The 48th annual regatta, the world’s largest two-day rowing event, brought together over 9,000 athletes […]

Rivalry builds 40-year friendship

With the Harvard-Yale football game only weeks away, Yale students will soon be engulfed in the oldest college football rivalry in the country. Collegiate rivalries can be divisive and have the power to ruin friendships, but for Robert Hetherington ’64 LAW ’67 and Edward Katz, a rivalry created a lifelong bond. The two met in […]

Donation funds mental illness research

Herb Allison ’65 is not afraid to talk about his struggles with debilitating anxiety throughout high school and college. In fact, his personal experience with mental illness is one of the motivating factors behind his recent $3 million donation to the Yale School of Medicine. The grant from his family’s foundation — The Allison Foundation […]

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Lawsuit alleges age discrimination

A 63-year-old former Yale administrator at the Yale-New Haven Hospital is suing the University on the grounds of age discrimination, claiming that he was fired from his post after serving more than 30 years with the hospital and School of Medicine. Martin Donovan, 63, the former director of finance for the Yale Medical Group, is […]

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Students celebrate Canadian Thanksgiving

The Pierson College dining hall filled with Canadian undergraduates, graduates and faculty members on Monday in celebration of the 19th annual Canadian Thanksgiving Dinner, hosted by Pierson College Master Harvey Goldblatt GRD ’78. Goldblatt, who hails from Hamilton, Ontario, and Joshua Satok ’13, president of the Association of Canadian Students, gave welcoming remarks and led […]

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M. CREW | Men’s crew starts fall season at the Housatonic

Both of the men’s crew teams started their fall seasons Saturday at the 18th annual Head of the Housatonic race in Shelton, Conn. The regatta was the first of two fall head races, or time trials, for the lightweight and heavyweight crew teams. It served as an opportunity for the freshmen to gain racing experience […]

M. HOCKEY | Bulldogs predicted to finish fifth in ECAC

The men’s hockey team is predicted to finished fifth in the 2012-13 ECAC standings, according to the ECAC Men’s Hockey Coaches’ Poll released Wednesday. The Bulldogs received 77 points in the annual poll, but no first place votes. The poll predicts Union to come in first, notching 118 points and eight first-place votes, followed by […]

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Maricic ’13 trades skates for roller blades

Yale goalie Nick Maricic ’13 and Quinnipiac defender Loren Barron have a particularly longstanding hockey rivalry: For over a decade, the pair have faced off against each other in minor leagues, then as juniors in the USHL and now at the collegiate level. But this past June, Maricic and Barron finally suited up for the […]

CREW | Freshman rowers eligible for varsity

For the first time in the history of the oldest American collegiate sport, freshmen will be permitted to compete at the varsity and junior varsity levels in the upcoming spring crew season. In June 2012, the Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA) decided to allow freshmen to compete in the IRA National Championship regatta, held every spring […]

Honors cutoffs rose for 2012 grads

For the second year in a row, the minimum GPA required for Yale College graduates to earn Latin honors increased in the spring. Members of the class of 2012 needed a 3.95 GPA to graduate summa cum laude, a 3.89 to graduate magna cum laude and a 3.80 to graduate cum laude, according to data […]

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