WINTER SPORTS
Yale hires Jeffrey Austin as new golf course superintendent

Jeffrey Austin, a former assistant superintendent at Augusta National Golf Club, comes to the Yale Golf Course from Quail Hollow Country Club in Ohio to fill the superintendent role vacated by Scott Ramsay in March 2020.

A headshot of Austin appears in front of a photo of the course.
Brown, Columbia, Dartmouth, Penn, Princeton competing locally

While Yale and Harvard remain in Phase II of the Ivy League’s plan for the resumption of athletic activity, Cornell has entered into Phase III of practices and Brown, Princeton, Dartmouth, Columbia and Penn have resumed some form of competition in Phase IV.

A graphic showing the phasing state of athletic programs in the Ivy League
MEN’S HOCKEY: Three seniors plan years as graduate transfers

Forwards Kevin O’Neil ’21, Dante Palecco ’21 and Tyler Welsh ’21 look to make the most out of their final season of NCAA eligibility as graduate transfers to the University of Connecticut, Sacred Heart University and Long Island University, respectively.

The portraits of O
UP CLOSE | Fighting for faster water: The long wait for Yale’s new pool

More than 20 years on, Yale’s quest for a new pool remains fruitless. With the existing facility nearing its 90th birthday and despite millions already pledged by alumni, the University’s plans to construct a new pool are still unclear.

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 — […]

MEN’S HOCKEY: Connor Hopkins ’23 finds success in USHL following season-ending injury at Yale

Though a season-ending injury kept sophomore goaltender Connor Hopkins ’23 out of the pipes for six months during his rookie season at Yale, the netminder […]

Hopkins guards the net during a game.
Why Kingman Brewster Jr. ’41 became the namesake of Handsome Dan XIX

As Kingman, the newest member of the Handsome Dan lineage, settles into his new home at Yale University Visitor Center, he will be following in […]

Brewster chats with Martin Luther King, Jr.
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Tori Andrew ’21, Ellen Margaret Andrews ’21 reflect on Yale careers during final spring

Despite missing out on their senior season, women’s basketball guards Tori Andrew ’21 and Ellen Margaret Andrews ’21 leave Yale with legacies that speak for […]

Andrew and Andrews play in a game.
Nathan Chen ’23 takes gold at World Championships

Nathan Chen ’23 is at the top of the figure skating world.  After a breathtaking free skate performance on Saturday, Chen seized his third consecutive […]

Meet Kassandra Haro ’18, Handsome Dan’s newest handler

As Kassandra “Kassie” Haro ’18 sits at her desk for a Zoom interview with the News, she first excuses the crunching behind the camera — […]

Kingman sits on a couch with Haro standing behind.
“He was meant to be Handsome Dan”: Inside the search for Kingman, Handsome Dan XIX

Long before the Yale community met Kingman on March 18 through a formal announcement and a flurry of activity on social media, the search for […]

Kingman sitting in Sterling Memorial Library