Manasa Rao
Staff Reporter
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Coaches critical of negative recruiting

Despite its prominence in other athletic conferences, negative recruiting has no place in the Ivy League recruiting process, Yale coaches said.

WLI hosts first Women in Athletics panel

In its first Women in Athletics panel, the Women’s Leadership Initiative invited five female administrators and student-athletes to discuss the status of women in sports, […]

ILDN expands coverage

While students and alumni cheered on the Yale football team at the Bowl for Friday night’s game against Penn, parents and fans were able to watch the Bulldogs from the comfort of their living rooms.

In second year, Sports Analytics club expands

While students on Yale’s 35 athletic teams train to someday hoist an Ivy League championship trophy, another team of Yale students is using data and […]

Football programs criticized for racist imagery

Students’ condemnation of the cover took off after an image of it was posted on the Overheard at Yale Facebook page Sunday afternoon. Later that day, Director of Athletics Thomas Beckett responded on behalf of Yale Athletics and issued an apology for the offensive images in a schoolwide email.

Coach leads rugby transformation

Before the fall of 2015, the Yale women’s club rugby team had not won a single game in three years. However, that losing record changed […]


Cole Tilden ’18 starts his Wednesday with a 9 a.m. physical-chemistry lecture. Afterwards, he runs down Science Hill for 10:30 L3 French, heads to 11:35 […]

Study associates parts of the brain and flexibility of the brain with resilience

According to a recent Yale study, a person’s ability to handle stress could be due to flexibility in the brain.

Stanford prof talks gender inequality

Stanford psychology professor Gregory Walton GRD ’05 addressed an audience of 30 Friday evening at Sterling Chemistry Laboratory on how to reduce inequality for women in the STEM fields.

Former UN leader visits campus

Retired United Nations Commander Roméo Dallaire spoke Wednesday to an audience of about 75 students on the United Nations’ “Responsibility to Protect” doctrine and how the next generation should approach genocide prevention.

Laurans to retire after 43 years

Jonathan Edwards College Master and Special Assistant to the President Penelope Laurans announced Tuesday that she would retire from Yale in June after 43 years of service to the University.