Pop Filter: A sound strategy

Perhaps a more underappreciated aspect of a cappella music is the technology that supports the singers, amplifying their sound so that it can be heard optimally in a given performance space. A cappella is often described as the music of the people in that it relies solely on the sounds made by the human body, […]

On to Intercollegiate Sailing Association Championship for women’s sailing after tough going

The Tufts women’s sailing team finished 14th out of 16 teams at the New England Championship (NEC) Regatta on April 24 at Yale University. The Jumbos missed out on competing in the Intercollegiate Sailing Association national semifinals, as only the top 11 teams from the NEC Regatta qualified. Tufts’ final score of 331 was 51 points behind 11th […]

Women’s tennis upsets Bowdoin to make NESCAC playoffs

The women’s tennis team will be on the road at Bates next weekend after splitting its final two home games. Despite a 7-2 loss on Saturday evening to the nationally No. 2-ranked Williams Ephs, the No. 17 Jumbos had already secured their return to the championship with their upset of the No. 6 Bowdoin Polar Bears 7-2 earlier that […]

Men’s track and field finishes second at NESCAC championships

All season, the biggest goal for the men’s track and field team was to win the NESCAC Championships for a third year in a row. But in a surprising disappointment on Saturday at Amherst, Tufts lost the NESCAC crown to Williams, which finished with 207 points, ahead of Tufts’ 182 score. Still, the second-place finish in the NESCAC doesn’t diminish what has […]

Jumbos take third at NESCACs, look to weeks ahead

On Saturday, the women’s track and field team was at Amherst for the NESCAC Championships. Although Tufts kept it tight for most of the meet, they eventually finished third with 123 points, behind Williams, which finished first with 165 points, and Middlebury, which finished second with 140 points. The Jumbos’ senior captains led the charge on Saturday. Senior quint-captain […]

Jumbos place seventh at New England Championships

The No. 7-ranked women’s crew team placed seventh at the New England Championships this weekend in a high-powered regatta that featured eight of the top ten teams in the country. The first varsity boat came second in their heat race, posting a 6:50.96 time just behind Bates, the nation’s top-ranked team, and third overall in the heat races […]

Despite illnesses, men’s crew places eighth at New England Championships

Coming out of a stellar season on their home waters of the Malden River, the men’s rowing team was back in action Saturday, competing in its first championship race at the annual New England Rowing Championships held on Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester, Mass. The New England Rowing Championships are conducted with heats to determine what crews will […]

Editorial: Curt Schilling versus ESPN

Curt Schilling, an analyst for ESPN and former professional baseball star for the Boston Red Sox, was fired from the sports network last week due to a picture he shared from his Facebook account. The inflammatory social media post was critical of those who support transgender bathroom policies, and was posted in response to the rising denunciations levied against […]