SOFTBALL | Bulldogs take narrow losses

Despite noticeable offensive improvements, the softball team could not snag a win against its Ivy League rivals this weekend. The Bulldogs (7–21, 1–7 Ivy) fell to Princeton (9–20, 5–3 Ivy), on Friday and to Cornell (16–13, 7–1 Ivy) on Saturday for their eighth loss in a row. “I’m looking forward to the game where our […]

SOFTBALL | Bulldogs can’t jumpstart play

Plagued by weak hitting and frequent errors, the softball team took another pair of losses Wednesday against the University of Rhode Island (13–16). Since returning from the Rebel Spring Games in Kissimmee, Fla. during spring break, Yale has only won four out of 16 games. Yale fell to the Rams, 5–3, in the first game […]

Democrats pass revised budget

Following a proposal by Gov. Dannel Malloy to adjust the state’s budget in support of education reforms, the General Assembly’s Appropriations Committee passed a revised budget that calls for a $1 million decrease in state spending. Though Democratic leaders said Republican ranking members routinely participated in drafting the budget proposal, Thursday’s 34–15 vote in support […]


Chocolate, a health food?

Rich in antioxidants, chocolate may be more than a sinful sweet. Over the last few years, evidence has been piling up in support of chocolate, touting its ability to decrease the risk of heart disease, improve blood flow and lower body mass index (BMI). Recent scientific studies by Yale professors suggest that limited doses of […]


SOFTBALL | Bulldogs disappoint in Ivy play

In its first Ivy League games of the season, the softball team came up short with only one win in four games this weekend. The Bulldogs (7–15, 1–3 Ivy) split their doubleheader against Columbia on Friday but lost both games to Penn on Saturday. The team has won only two of its last 10 games. […]

SOFTBALL | Despite comeback, Bulldogs fall short

Fairfield swept the softball team yesterday, leaving Yale with five losses in six games. The Bulldogs, who have now lost their last six contests against the Stags, fell 5–4 in the first game and 6–2 in the second, hurting their momentum as they prepare for their first Ivy League competition of the season this weekend. […]

SOFTBALL | Bulldogs split double-header in extra innings

The softball team (5-7, 0-0 Ivy) showed a flair for the dramatic on Wednesday afternoon, going to extra innings in both legs of a doubleheader that it split with Marist (8-15). In their third straight split against the Red Foxes, the Bulldogs brought the two schools’ all-time series to a 13-13 tie. Yale won the […]

Blue law repeal bill passes committee

With bipartisan support, the General Law Committee voted Tuesday in favor of a bill revising Connecticut’s liquor laws to allow, among other measures, sale of alcohol on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The bill passed in committee 15 to 3, with two Democrats and one Republican against the measure. Last year, similar legislation […]


SOFTBALL | Elis split double-header

After finishing its season opener at the Rebel Spring Games in Kissimmee, Fla. on March 16, the softball team (4–6, 0–0 Ivy) headed back to New Haven to take on Central Connecticut at home on March 15. The Bulldogs split Thursday’s double-header, losing the first game 4–0 but coming back for a 10–8 win in […]

Music student scores

While composing the score for the PBS documentary “John Muir in the New World,” Garth Neustadter MUS ’12 asked himself how the 19th-century naturalist and preservation advocate would have directed the film. On Tuesday, Neustadter joined the documentary’s actual filmmaker, Emmy Award-winner Catherine Tatge, as well as Char Miller, director of Environmental Analysis at Pomona […]


Merging the arts and sciences, one lecture at a time

Every Tuesday afternoon at the Whitney Humanities Center, 11 students find themselves at a cultural crossroads. In the sixth iteration of the Robert Shulman Lecture Series supplementing Yale music professor Gary Tomlinson’s “Music and Human Evolution” course, students are exploring the intersection of the sciences and the humanities. Founded in 2007, the Shulman Lecture Series […]