Around New Haven | Two-wheeled commuters celebrate

Today Elm City Cycling and The Devil’s Gear Bike Shop are holding “Bike to Work” outside City Hall, beginning at 7:30 a.m. “It’s a great way to start the morning,” bike shop owner Matt Finer said. He said the event, which has been held the past six years, typically draws a crowd of about 20 […]


M. tennis scatters to Tulsa, Brown

Split between Tulsa, Ok., and Providence, R.I., the men’s tennis team played in difficult tournaments meant to prepare the Bulldogs for the Ivy League season. Although captain Jeff Dawson ’09 and Mike Caldwell ’09 lost in their matches in the national All-American tournament, the other eight Elis fought toward a handful of victories at the […]

Coop school to include retail

New Haven’s Board of Education will soon be able to add commercial landlord to its list of functions. The ground floor of the new Cooperative Arts & Humanities High School, set to open in January 2009 on the corner of College and Crown streets, will contain approximately 2,900 square feet of street-side retail space, care […]


Women’s tennis | Starting the season in style

There will be no post-championship slacking for the women’s tennis team. At their first tournament this academic year, the Bulldogs competed in the Cissie Leary Invitational over the weekend in Philadelphia, Penn. Janet Kim ’09 won the “Blue” singles bracket for the second-straight year. [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”11958″ ] The three-day tournament included teams from Harvard, Penn, […]

Men’s tennis | Doubles hits new heights

No more doubles-troubles for the Bulldogs. In its second tournament this season, the men’s tennis team traveled to Princeton, N.J., over the weekend for the annual Princeton-Farnsworth Invitational. The highlight of the two-day event was the victory of Mike Caldwell ’09 and Joel Samaha ’12, who defeated Cornell, 8-5, to top the doubles “B” flight. […]

Tennis | Great expectations

As both the men’s and women’s tennis teams prepare for fall invitationals, fans can expect to see some new faces out on the courts. The men’s team, which finished with a 3-4 record in Ivy League play last spring, adds two new recruits — Joel Samaha ’12 and Erik Blumenkranz ’12 — both armed with […]

YEI to subsume YES

This article has been corrected. You may view this article’s correction here. For its 10-year anniversary, the Yale Entrepreneurial Society will surrender a chunk of its market share. But, according to YES President Joe Walker ’09, student entrepreneurs will be the ones to cash in. YES, founded in 1999 as a nonprofit 501(c)3 with the […]


Entrepreneurship 101

Business partners Vince McPhillip ’10 and Robert Henehan ’10 got some straightforward advice this summer: “Fail often, but fail better.” The juniors, who in August 2007 founded Catalyst Apparel, a student-focused T-shirt-design company, said this more realistic understanding of business affairs is a result of their participation in the sophomore year of the Yale Entrepreneurial […]


Around New Haven: Bookstores revel in students’ business

For the last of three days, Labyrinth books on York Street has featured extended hours, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., to cater to students itching to get their hands on their books for the semester. “The hours are nonstop,” employee David Hubbard said yesterday. “We keep cranking books out.” He said he had sympathy for […]


Around New Haven: Enclave enjoys new customers, skaters

This past Saturday, Enclave, a skateboarding gear and apparel shop on Broadway, held its soft opening. Store Assistant Manager Holly Mills said business since then has been steady. The bulk of clientele has included local skaters, window-shoppers and girls looking to purchase their Ugg boots before the summer heat dies down. Other customers, however, may […]


YSFP’s Viertel to leave Yale for national Slow Food movement

Six years ago, Josh Viertel dreamed of bringing more sustainable food to Yale’s dining halls. Now, he is setting his sights on a bigger target: America. Viertel, a co-director of the Yale Sustainable Food Project, will resign his post at Yale in October to accept a newly created position as president of Slow Food USA, […]