Men’s Lacrosse Update

The men’s lacrosse team (11-2 overall, 7-1 NESCAC) had a big win over Amherst on Saturday to take the latest contest in what has become an intense rivalry. But Tufts then suffered its first NESCAC loss of the season in a fiercely competitive double overtime battle at Bates on Tuesday night. Tufts, ranked third in […]


Tufts sweeps Trinity to stay undefeated in NESCAC East

Over the weekend, Tufts swept a three-game series at home against NESCAC East foe Trinity to stay undefeated within division play and atop its division, with just one more division series against Bates remaining before the conference playoffs next month. The team’s winning-streak of nine games, the Jumbos’ longest of the season, came to an end yesterday […]


Introducing the Candidates: Gauri Seth

The Tufts Elections Commission (ECOM) will be holding an election tomorrow for the office of the Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate President for the upcoming academic year. All members of the student body are eligible to vote throughout the day on Thursday using their SIS accounts. A Presidential Forum will be held for students to learn more about the candidates, TCU Senators Ryan Johnson and Gauri […]


Introducing the Candidates: Ryan Johnson

The Tufts Elections Commission (ECOM) will be holding an election tomorrow for the office of the Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate President for the upcoming academic year. All members of the student body are eligible to vote throughout the day on Thursday using their SIS accounts. A Presidential Forum will be held for students to learn more about the candidates, TCU Senators Ryan Johnson and Gauri […]


A flawed meritocracy

The reasons why we like sports can vary on a spectrum, but for the most part, our attraction to sports comes from three things, one of which is its unpredictability. Without this factor, the essence of competition would be completely lost. Not to say that people don’t like for victories to be planned, as anyone can observe […]


Jumbos return to winning ways in emphatic fashion

No. 15 Tufts women’s tennis recovered from its narrow loss to a high-powered Middlebury team last week with two emphatic 9-0 victories over Wellesley on Thursday and Brandeis on Saturday to 9-3 this season. Eighth and ninth victories of the season means the Jumbos have now won more games than they did the entire of last […]


Co-ed, women’s sailing teams put up mixed results ahead of nationals qualifiers

The last two weeks have shown mixed results for the co-ed and women’s sailing teams. The co-ed team managed a win at the Mystic Lake Invitational, hosted by Tufts, on April 10 and finished eighth  at the Thompson Trophy regatta, hosted by the Coast Guard Academy this past weekend. The women’s team finished 16th at […]


‘Orphan Black’ hurtles into fourth season with strong premiere

BBC America’s sci-fi thriller “Orphan Black” (2013 — present) returned last week with a stellar fourth season premiere, promising stronger episodes ahead after a mediocre third season. The episode, “The Collapse of Nature,” transports viewers back in time to events before the first episode of the first season. Originally, “Orphan Black” fans were introduced to the […]


Marathon Monday

The Boston Marathon is supposed to occur only once a year. But for many in the region, it’s a marathon to get to school or work on time every single day. Boston is facing an identity crisis: is it a global city with ample night life opportunities or a New England town shutting down the MBTA before […]


Let’s talk about ‘Rogue One’: Analysis and predictions

Four billion dollars seems like an awfully high price to pay for a galaxy far, far away, but when Disney shelled out for the rights to “Star Wars,” they weren’t just buying the rights to make a new trilogy but rather the potential to create a constellation of films set against the rich backdrop George Lucas […]


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