• sports May 9, 2020

    Yale Lacrosse Player Helps Save Neighbor's Life

    Of all the heroes to emerge during these difficult times, Yale lacrosse player Konrad Collins did not expect himself to be one of them. The sophomore midfielder was at home quarantining with his family in Oregon when he noticed something outside. “Myself, my mom and my friend Sam were just standing in my kitchen, just chatting when we saw outside…

  • black history Feb 26, 2020

    Pioneering Yale Bulldogs Pave The Way

    New Haven native Levi Jackson was the first African-American football player in the school’s history and in 1949, he was named the team’s first black captain.

  • black history Feb 26, 2020

    Pioneering Bulldogs Pave Way for Future African-American Athletes at Yale

    When you look at Yale’s football stats from 1949, one name stands out. “It’s pretty amazing what Levi did less than two years after Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in baseball,” said Yale football head coach Tony Reno. Levi Jackson was the first African-American football player in the school’s history and in 1949, he was named the team’s...

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