Melanie Heller
Contributing Reporter
Author Archive
WOMEN’S SOCCER: Bulldogs prepared to build on historic 2019 season

This fall, the Yale women’s soccer team will return to campus, eager to compete after missing the fall 2020 season.  With head coach Sarah Martinez […]

Handsome Dan XIX: the pup, the mascot, the legend

Yale introduced Handsome Dan XIX to the community on March 18.  The white and brindle Olde English Bulldogge puppy is the face of Yale, at […]

Handsome Dan set to move to Silliman College starting this summer

As a resident fellow, Handsome Dan XIX handler Kassandra Haro ’18 will live in Silliman along with her puppy, Kingman.

With dead period ending, coaches can return to normal recruiting calendars June 1

The NCAA-mandated recruiting “dead period” for all sports is set to end on June 1, but it remains unclear when high school recruits can formally visit campus in person given the University's current visitors policy.

Student-athletes compete in Bulldog Cup Challenge for locker room upgrade sponsored by Under Armour

This semester, the Yale Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, or SAAC, launched the inaugural Bulldog Cup Challenge, presented by Under Armour. This friendly competition among varsity teams […]

The Bulldog Cup logo
Behind the Venue: Stories from the sideline at the John J. Lee Amphitheater

“Behind the Venue” is a series of feature-form articles that dives into the history, character and most memorable moments of Yale’s various athletic forums — […]

Club sports meet for virtual training and informal, small in-person workouts

While Yale’s 41 club sports are unable to formally practice or compete, members continue to try to stay in shape for their sport.  With a […]

Stu-perfans missing a year without Yale sports

For most casual fans of the Bulldogs, the annual Yale-Harvard football game is their only exposure to Yale Athletics. But for superfans like Stu Cohen […]

Stu Cohen poses at the Yale Bowl at a Yale football game.
Black faith leaders, state officials gather to discuss healthcare inequity and legislation

Putting race at the forefront of a state-wide conversation on healthcare equity was a top priority at a virtual legislative town hall on Wednesday.  Elected […]

A diagram showing the different steps towards racial healing, according to Powell.
Payne Whitney reopens Israel Fitness Center weight room for reservations

Payne Whitney Gymnasium is allowing students to exercise cardio or strength at the Israel Fitness Center or to swim at the lap pool as of […]