Women’s basketball looks to repeat as NESCAC champions at Cousens this weekend

The NESCAC Championship will be held this Sunday at Cousens gymnasium, but whether the No. 5 women’s basketball team will have a shot at defending its title and becoming back-to-back champions for the first time will depend on its semifinal matchup against fourth-seeded Williams the day before. Tufts is coming off a blowout victory against Hamilton, where […]

Top-ranked Jumbos embark on title defense

Coming off an NCAA Div. III national title a year ago, expectations are rightfully high for the men’s lacrosse team. The Jumbos’ season kicks off Saturday with a home game against the Middlebury Panthers, and with it begins the quest to repeat as champions. Tufts begins the year as the No. 1 team in the […]

Jumbos ready for journey through tough conference

The women’s lacrosse team will open up its season this Saturday against Middlebury. The Jumbos have high hopes for the 2015 season after finishing with a 10-6 record overall and a 6-4 mark in the NESCAC last year. The team returns key starters, including Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWCLA) Div. III All-American third-teamers Emily Wright and […]

New satirical zine, El Tit, comes to the Hill

If you haven’t picked up a copy of El Tit, Tufts’ newest publication, self-described as “Tufts’ only oldest, co-ed, non-a cappella, unrecognized satirical publication,” then you’re in luck: After making its debut earlier this semester, according to its Facebook page, El Tit will publish another edition next month. Although it may not be recognized yet as an on-campus […]

‘I Love You, Honeybear’ catapults Father John Misty to indie-folk fame

Defying narrow genre categorization, Father John Misty’s music is a quirky mixture of experimental rock and folk with psychedelic and electronic moments. The artist’s sophomore album, “I Love You, Honeybear,” released on Feb. 10, is the highly anticipated follow-up to his 2012 debut, “Fear Fun.” In the past, Father John Misty, a pseudonym for Josh Tillman, […]

Annual EPIIC Symposium explores Russia’s present and future

The 30th Annual Norris and Margery Bendetson Education for Public Inquiry and International Citizenship (EPIIC) Symposium will continue today with two panels in the afternoon and the official introduction and keynote at 6:30 p.m. The topic of this year’s EPIIC Symposium is “Russia in the XXI Century.” This year’s event features a number of panels on issues […]

EPIIC Symposium 2015: Schedule of Events

Friday, Feb. 27 12:30 p.m.: “The State and the Media,” Barnum Hall 008 2:30 p.m.: “Russia and Asia: The Bear Looks East?” Barnum Hall 008 6:30 p.m.: Welcome, Introductions and Keynote, Cabot Auditorum 7:00 p.m.: A Keynote Conversation on the U.S.-Russian Relationship, Cabot Auditorium 7:30 p.m.: “The New Cold War? Russia-US Relations,” Cabot Auditorum Saturday, Feb. 28 9:30 […]

Alumna explores Wonder Woman’s suffragist backstory

 Award-winning author Jill Lepore (J ’87) delivered a guest lecture about her New York Times bestselling book, The Secret History of Wonder Woman (2014), in the Sunny M. Breed Memorial Hall yesterday, Feb. 25 at 4:30 p.m. The event was hosted by the Office of the Provost, the American Studies Program and the Departments of History, […]