Nicole Rodriguez
Staff Reporter
Nicole Rodriguez currently serves as a Science and Technology editor for the Yale Daily News. She previously covered the Astronomy Department, intramurals and Crew as a staff reporter. Originally from New York, she is a sophomore in Benjamin Franklin majoring in economics.
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Yale Athletics revamps department with promotions and external hires

Yale Athletics shuffled its leadership across several departments this summer.

Staff Photographer Jessie Cheung
MEN’S CREW: Bulldogs attain high recognition, national titles this summer

Both the lightweight and heavyweight crew varsity eights were named EARC Crew of the Year at the end of the spring

WOMEN’S CREW: Elis find postseason, offseason successes

Following a successful season, the No. 5 women’s crew secured several titles, medals and posted a world championship record-breaking time in Italy.

Yale-Harvard Regatta returns after three-year hiatus

The Race returns for its 155th iteration after two consecutive cancelations due to the pandemic.

CREW: All three crews win; women and lightweights sweep

At Gilder, the women’s crew competed against Radcliffe and Northeastern while heavyweights raced Princeton and Cornell. In Hanover, lightweights faced Dartmouth.

Sotheby’s to auction 1852 Yale-Harvard regatta trophy oars

The oars were presented to the winning Harvard crew by General Franklin Pierce, the then-future U.S. President, in 1852 and were rediscovered approximately 30 years ago in Medford, MA.

CREW: All three crews take home cups

On Saturday, the women’s crew competed against Princeton at Gilder Boathouse and the men’s crews traveled down to Philadelphia to race Penn and Columbia.

CREW: Lightweights sweep; women and heavyweights secure trophies 

As the spring season continues, Yale crews secure two trophies and place first in a multitude of races against different colleges.

Yale astronomer leads team in the study of an ultra-hot Jupiter

In a recently published study, an international collaboration of astronomers studied the atmosphere of an exoplanet similar in size and mass to Jupiter but with significant differences in surface temperatures.

Yale researchers study gaps in the world’s biodiversity maps

In a recent study, Yale researchers identified how well the world’s biodiversity is documented in various regions. Filling these data gaps will aid in future environmental conservation efforts.

An illustrated map of the world.
CREW: Yale crew members who rowed in Tokyo reflect on Olympics

In the 2016 Rio Olympics, Yale Crew was represented by three rowers. This past summer, 11 current and graduated students rowed in Tokyo Bay, with a bronze and gold medalist amongst them.

The New Zealand rowers celebrate their gold.