Topic: jabberwocks

The Yale Whiffenpoofs, the first collegiate a cappella group in America, began accepting singers of all genders last year. The Whiffs now consists of 13 male members and one female member.

Arts & Culture

Yale Whiffenpoofs blend humor, history

September 25, 2019 0 comments

“We are the Yale Whiffenpoofs,” tenor Hale Jaeger proclaimed Sunday, Sept. 4 to a crowd of over 100 people. “And we are so excited to be singing here — mostly because we are the first collegiate a cappella group in America, and this is the First Baptist Church in America.”

The Jabberwocks, founded in 1949, are the University’s oldest a cappella group. The group hopes to increase inclusivity through measures like making the audition process gender inclusive and adjusting its uniform.

Arts & Culture, News, University News

Jabberwocks to accept all genders, all voices

April 10, 2019 0 comments

The Jabberwocks, the University’s oldest a cappella group, will begin accepting singers of all genders and all voices beginning fall 2019.

Peachy to friends, Peach to competitors

Sports

Peachy to friends, Peach to competitors

October 31, 2018 0 comments

It started three years ago with a faded orange hat and an effort to bring a stoic first-year out of his shell. The result was a stage name that Peter Choi ’20 will perform under at the Brooklyn Bazaar Nov. 10 armed only with a microphone.