By athletes, for us all

The Players’ Tribune, a first-of-its-kind media platform whose writers are exclusively current and former professional athletes, aspires to bring “fans closer to the games they love than ever before.” They’re lying. Gone are the days of journalistic meddling, of careerism, when writers would hunt ravenously for stories with utter disregard for the individuals they’d soon […]

Tufts bests Middlebury in season opener

In its season opener on Saturday, the men’s lacrosse team defeated the Middlebury Panthers by a score of 17-10. For the defending champion Jumbos, the game was the first step in its quest to win back-to-back titles. The Jumbos entered the game as heavy favorites as the No. 1 ranked team in the nation and five-time […]

Lee, Pulde earn NESCAC Player of the Week honors

Capping off a memorable weekend for Tufts athletics, sophomores Josie Lee and Mason Pulde earned NESCAC Player of the Week honors. Pulde, a goalie on the ice hockey team, is the first Tufts hockey player to win the award this season. Lee, a guard on the women’s basketball team, follows senior tri-captain forward Haley Kanner, who won […]

Allen continues to roll at Open New Englands

Over the weekend, a few members of the women’s track and field team traveled to Boston University’s Track and Tennis Center for the annual New England Intercollegiate Amateur Athletic Association (NEICAAA) Championships, colloquially known as Open New Englands. At this meet, top teams and individuals from all divisions across New England merge to try to run […]

Students for Justice in Palestine hosts fourth annual Israeli Apartheid Week

Tufts Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) is hosting its fourth annual Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) this week, featuring events across campus through Friday. This year’s conference focuses on technology and militarization in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, according to SJP member Munir Atalla. “The changing political situation of the world and the technology that’s available to […]

Alpha Phi raises $15,000 through Bid Your Heart Out fundraiser

The sisters of Alpha Phi held their sixth annual Bid Your Heart Out (BYHO) philanthropic event Friday evening, raising approximately $15,000 to support women’s heart health. Over 500 people attended the event, which started at 8 p.m. in the Sophia Gordon Hall multipurpose room with a silent auction, according to Martha Meguerian, Alpha Phi’s co-director of […]

TCU Senate Update

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate held its weekly meeting this past Sunday, March 1, in which it sorted through appeals and fund requests from campus groups and debated a new resolution to increase housing support for undergraduate summer research. TCU Treasurer Adam Kochman opened the meeting with the Treasury Report, which featured appeals from Tufts Association of South […]

In a Disused Graveyard

“Dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return” (King James Version, Gen. 3.19). This phrase, taken from the book of Genesis, was recited in a multiplicity of languages to me and millions of Christians worldwide two weeks ago, on the occasion of Ash Wednesday. As I heard these words and received the ashes upon my forehead, I reflected upon the […]

José González’s haunting but tired third album fails to show growth for artist

With his third solo album, “Vestiges and Claws,” out Feb. 17, José González sings like a ghost who is haunting himself. The first strains of the album are as familiar as going home. The autumnal chimes and soft-spoken yearning will comfort listeners looking for the same achingly cold lyrics paired with his crackling ember voice […]

TCU Senate removes off-campus travel funding from budget

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate will not be including off-campus travel funding in its budget for the upcoming fiscal year, according to TCU Senator Adam Kochman. Kochman, a junior who serves as the TCU Treasurer, emphasized that the TCU Senate will not be cutting all travel funding, but it has decided to wait until it knows how much money it […]