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February 2000
Volume 64, Number 4

Feature stories:

The Game, the Catch, the Title

  Feb 2000 cover

A last-minute touchdown pass from an ailing quarterback gave Yale a victory over Harvard—and a share of the Ivy title—capping a fall sports season that also featured a standout men’s soccer team.


All About Attitude

Six years into Tom Beckett’s tenure as athletics director, the fortunes of Yale’s varsity sports teams are looking up, one by one. Improvements in coaching, facilities, and recruiting are all part of the reason.


Going Local

For some Yale graduates, Commencement is followed by a move down the street, not across the country. Visits to six suggest the range of alumni careers in the Elm City.


A Consideration of Leadership
At the AYA’s fall Assembly, leaders in business, government, and academia talked about the education tomorrow’s leaders will need.




Light & Verity
+  the latest round in the graduate-student labor battle
+  looking for the first alphabet
+  talking heads, live from New Haven
+  students push for corporate responsibility
+  Whiffenpoofs convene

Tracy Kidder talks writing; John McCain campaigns; Al Pacino on Shakespeare.

From the Archives

College Comment
Can a sixties dad deal with an Old Blue daughter?

Inside the Blue Book
Cole Porter still sets student feet tapping.

In Print
How zero changed the world; blowing your advance in Vegas.

President’s Page

News from Alumni House

Nature in children’s books; a chronicler of World War I; women in Asian art.

After years on the fence, Yalies can now try a bench.

Old Yale
One spring day in 1969, a giant lipstick entered Beinecke Plaza—and Yale history.


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