Perfect weekend marred by midweek defeat to Wellesley

Tufts started the spring portion of its season on a strong note, taking down William Smith College 5-4 and Mount Holyoke 6-3. The pair of wins gave the Jumbos a four-match win streak carried over from the fall semester. The streak came to an end Wednesday night, however, with an 8-1 loss at the hands of No. […]

Tufts School of Medicine tenure and tenure-track faculty file for union elections

Tenured and tenure-track faculty from the Tufts University School of Medicine (TUSM) filed a petition to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) last Dec. 11 to hold on campus union elections, which has been challenged by the TUSM administration partially on grounds of legality. The faculty petition, if successful, would allow 70 members of TUSM faculty. including […]

Class of 2020 Early Decision marks record high applicant pool, low acceptance

Tufts accepted students from the first pool of Early Decision (ED) applicants last month, marking the fifth time in the last six years that the university has broken or tied the record for the number of first-year applications received. According to Dean of Undergraduate Admissions Lee Coffin, a record 20,160 students applied for admission to the Class of 2020—the […]

As social media expands, Tufts admissions avoids examining applicants’ profiles

As social media becomes an essential part of modern life, college admissions offices have started to use it in the college application process. While prospective students’ Twitter and Instagram accounts are not being examined by Tufts admissions officers, the admissions office is actively using social media to engage applicants. According to Lee Coffin, Dean of Undergraduate Admissions, Tufts’ admissions officers are required to refrain from […]

Sports Box

Who’s where when this weekend? Tufts winter sports teams are once again set to compete in Medford and across the Northeast this weekend, so we will give you a rundown of where your favorite teams are playing and how you can follow them. The men’s basketball team will take on Bates in an important late-season […]

Tufts struggles against Div. I titans at Boston College

The women’s fencing team defeated Dartmouth 17-10 on Saturday at Boston College in Northeast Conference competition to start off its spring semester season. Despite having strongly contested several more hard-fought matches that followed later in the day, the Dartmouth victory was the lone win for Tufts on Saturday. Tufts was beaten 22-5 by a strong […]

Chelsea Handler talks marriage in new Netflix series

Chelsea Handler is deservedly one of the most popular comedians working today. She’s funny, she’s smart and most importantly, she has no tolerance for BS. From airing her beef with Piers Morgan on live TV to the controversial comments she made after ending her partnership with E!, Handler is always able to speak her mind and is […]