Veterans and rookies show promise with deep runs in Regional Championships

After a strong season opener performance at the Middlebury Invitational Tournament, the men’s tennis team went into this past weekend’s USTA/ITA Regional Tournament with a chance to cement its consistent early-season play. The United States Tennis Association/International Tennis Association Regional Championships, which only enters top players from each team’s roster, was hosted by Middlebury and featured only one […]

Jumbos’ quest for first conference berth delayed another year

Despite Tufts’ strong play on Sunday — it recorded the third best team score of the day (300) — the golf team placed fifth overall at the NESCAC Qualifier this weekend, 12 strokes short of receiving a berth into the 2015 conference championship. Traditional NESCAC powerhouses Middlebury, Trinity and Williams were among the three teams to qualify. Middlebury won the […]

Beantown blues

Fall is typically a great time to be a sports fan. There’s football (professional and college) and playoff baseball (finally the games mean something), and hockey and basketball get underway. After the relative sports deadzone that is summer, it’s exciting to have our teams, both real-life and fantasy, back in our lives again. So why do […]

Tufts students join march to fight climate change

Over 100 Tufts students took to the streets to bring the fight for climate justice to New York City, joining throngs of demonstrators in the People’s Climate March on the morning of Sept. 21. The march, which coincided with the United Nations Climate Summit on Sept. 23, drew over 400,000 protesters, making it the single largest climate march in history. […]

Perfume Genius’ album bound to be a classic

With a crooning and dramatic voice that reverberates like Arcade Fire’s Win Butler’s and retains the drama of David Bowie, it is no wonder that Perfume Genius’ Mike Hadreas is the androgynous wunderkind set to take the music world by storm. Perfume Genius’ Sept. 23 release “Too Bright” is carefully calculated. It is its third studio album under Matador […]

Jumbos suffer first loss in homecoming upset

The undefeated streak had to end some day, and Saturday proved to be that day. No. 4 Tufts field hockey came out to Bello Field looking to defend its home turf and record its seventh straight win this year, but instead gave up its first and second goals of the season and failed to break […]

Police Briefs

Library Caper On Sept. 16 at 3:45 p.m., a student studying in Tisch Library reported to Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) that her wallet and pocketbook had been taken when she left her seat to make copies. Complaint Filer On Sept. 18 at 1:12 p.m., a man entered the Office of Community Relations at 120 Packard […]

Visiting the Hill this week

TUESDAY Communicating Effectively with Federal Program Officials in the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences Details: The event will discuss developing strategies for building relationships with federal program officers and finding the federal agencies and grant mechanisms that best fit individual research interests. When and Where: 9 — 10 p.m., Cabot Intercultural Center, Room 702 Sponsors: Office of the Vice Provost for […]

EPIIC colloquium to focus on Russia in the 21st century

This year’s Education for Public Inquiry and International Citizenship (EPIIC) colloquium will explore Russia in the 21st century. The course is run through the Institute for Global Leadership (IGL) and takes place over two semester. It will span a wide range of topics, including the society, culture, national identity, economic structure, political system and foreign policy of Russia, in addition […]

Tufts Support Services to improve efficiency

The Tufts Effectiveness in Administrative Management (TEAM) Initiative will launch Tufts Support Services (TSS), a new organization that will centralize human resources and financial services, this December to improve administrative efficiency and expertise. University President Anthony Monaco and Executive Vice President Patricia Campbell announced the upcoming launch of TSS to faculty and staff on Sept. 8. “The […]