LCS hosts annual fall blood drive

The Leonard Carmichael Society (LCS), along with the American Red Cross, sponsored a blood drive last week in Carmichael Hall. This month’s drive brought in a successful turnout from donors, according to Zoe Lazarus, the Blood Drive’s administrative coordinator.  “One-hundred thirty-seven units of blood were collected, which equates to up to 411 lives saved,” she told the Daily in an […]

IFC and IGC launch Halloween safety initiative

Tufts Interfraternity Council (IFC) and Inter-Greek Council (IGC), together with the Women’s Center and the Tufts administration, launched a Halloween safety initiative this week that aims to increase awareness regarding racial and misrepresentative Halloween costumes and protect students against sexual assault and alcohol abuse. Incidents of sexual assault and alcohol transports are shown to increase on college […]

Peznola appointed first executive director of IGL

The Institute for Global Leadership (IGL) two weeks ago announced the appointment of Michael Peznola as its executive director, a new position. As the first executive director of the IGL, Peznola will focus on handling administrative tasks associated with the institute and the more than 20 programs under the IGL umbrella. “My goals are to sustain the processes that are good and […]

Student activists “carry the weight” of campus sexual assault

Mattress raised above their heads, four female Tufts students hoisted uphill the bed that one had slept in the night before. “Well, that was my exercise for the month,” senior Ruby Vail quipped as she set the mattress down inside Tisch Library. A #CarryThatWeight poster tacked on its side, the mattress was one of three […]

Giants win Game 7 by a score of 3-2

The San Francisco Giants won Game 7 of the World Series by a score of 3-1, giving the Giants their third World Championship in the last five years. The Giants kicked off the scoring in the top of the 2nd inning with a pair of sacrifice flies from DH Michael Morse and SS Brandon Crawford. The […]

Revenge Games

The NBA season tipped off last night. Let it sink in. A season full of intrigue and exciting moments is upon us. Instead of offering a preview, as I did last week, I am going to highlight some of the more interesting games of the regular season. has released its list of the top […]

Jumbos look for podium finish at NESCAC Championship

The U.S No. 11 ranked women’s cross country team heads into the NESCAC Championships this weekend ranked third overall in the conference, behind nationally ranked No. 3 Middlebury and No. 7 Williams. At the championship, which takes place at Middlebury this Saturday, the Jumbos will be looking to capitalize on a few weeks of rest for […]

Tufts faces Colby in home finale

The Tufts football team will be playing its final home game of the season on Saturday against the Colby Mules who are currently 1-5. The Jumbos have yet to lose a game at Zimman Field this year, and statistically speaking, the team has been consistently much better than its upcoming opponents.  “We definitely learned things [last […]

Men’s cross country team prepares for NESCAC Championships

The men’s cross country team begins its postseason on Saturday with the NESCAC Championship meet at Middlebury College. As a traditionally tough conference, the NESCAC includes some serious competition for Tufts in teams like Middlebury, Amherst, Williams, Bates and Colby.  Senior Joe Poupard feels that despite low expectations for Tufts, the team will go into the meet in a strong […]

Bustle: a bastion of feminism, but is it the future of journalism?

In the era of instant gratification, serious journalism can occur on the web as well as in print. Online media is allowed informality and personality that traditional reporting lacks. First person narration is permissable online — and so are memes — but being boring isn’t. The desire to remain relevant has reached web magazines, spawning […]