Maya Sweedler
Staff Reporter
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SWEEDLER: This one matters

First of all — and I feel silly writing this in the first place, because I think most of you know it already — allow […]

Yale targeted in federal Title IX investigation

A federal Department of Education investigation targeted Yale earlier this year after an alumnus filed a complaint alleging he was discriminated against because of his gender.



I was easily lured into attending my first pickle festival. Promising a “dill-icious weekend,” Pittsburgh’s second annual pickle carnival — the too-aptly named Picklesburgh — […]

FOOTBALL: Keys to the game vs. Cornell

While it is too early in the season to begin speculating about Ivy League standings, a Yale win on Saturday will get the team going […]

FOOTBALL: Yale looks to rebound in Ivy play

The Yale football team opens its conference season this weekend, traveling to Ithaca to face a Cornell team that has struggled to break into the […]

Near appointed new NCAA rep

Unlike the many Yale students and faculty who sought warmer weather during spring break last year, Thomas Near — then the first-year head of Saybrook College — went north to Providence, Rhode Island to support the Yale men’s basketball team as it made its first March Madness trip in 54 years. A devoted basketball fan, Near has been a fixture in the John J. Lee Amphitheater since he came to Yale in 2006.

FOOTBALL: Chapple ’18 named starting QB

After the Yale football team’s 55–13 loss to No. 23 Colgate on Saturday, quarterback Rafe Chapple ’18 sat in front of a new navy Under Armour backdrop, arms crossed and slightly scowling as his teammates and coach fielded questions from the media.

FOOTBALL: Yale blown out in season opener

For the first time in 10 years, the Yale football team kicked off its season not with a win, but with a harsh reality check.

CT-ACLU files lawsuit on behalf of protester

The Connecticut chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union filed a complaint Sept. 15 against three state troopers who allegedly violated the constitutional rights of East Hartford resident Michael Picard when he protested a sobriety checkpoint on Sept. 11, 2015.

Yale denies all charges in Montague lawsuit

Montague, who was expelled in February for violating the school’s sexual misconduct policies, filed a lawsuit on June 9 alleging, among other things, that his expulsion represented a breach of contract, a violation of his rights under Title IX, breach of confidentiality and defamation.