Men’s tennis makes strides in conference after 2015-16 season

The No. 13 Tufts men’s tennis ended the season with promising results. The Jumbos took down the Bowdoin Polar Bears — ranked No. 4 in the country and No. 2 in the NESCAC — in their last game of the regular season with a 5-4 win in Gantcher Center. This locked down a No. 5 […]

Men’s lacrosse back in familiar territory deep in NCAA tournament

Tufts men’s lacrosse was a formidable force heading into this season, riding six consecutive NESCAC titles and back-to-back NCAA Div. III titles while searching for still more accolades. Before the season even began, graduating senior co-captain John Uppgren and classmate Conor Helfrich became the first Jumbos to be selected in the Major League Lacrosse Collegiate Draft in Tufts history. Their […]

Op-Ed: Not knowing

On this Commencement day, I am surrounded by lovely, strange creatures called “seniors” who are exhausted by going from one event to another. It must feel like freshman orientation again, being unsure of the schedule, frantically texting friends to coordinate where to meet while trying to answer parents’ 101 questions. Today, I am falling in […]

Editorial: Reassessing selectivity

Tufts issued a triumphant news release in April titled, “Tufts Gets More Selective — Again,” priding itself on the fact that this year’s acceptance rate is at an all-time low of 14 percent. The article explains the reasons behind the drop, citing a six percent increase in undergraduate applications. It also says that the Class of 2020 is the “most diverse” class […]

Senior Profile: Jehan Madhani

Watch out, Tina and Amy — there is new talent on the scene. Jehan Madhani (LA ’16), a Tufts/SMFA Dual Degree student, co-founded the all-female comedy group, Tufts Funny Ladies. Madhani has certainly made her mark on the Tufts comedy scene and plans to further her comedic and artistic talents after graduation. A Texas native, Madhani grew up loving […]

Women’s tennis record most wins in recent years

No. 17 ranked Tufts women’s tennis is in the midst of an impressive season, as they finished with an 11-6 regular season record — its best since the 2010-11 season. Tufts’ 5-4 record in conference play qualified the team as the sixth seed at the NESCAC tournament. Despite falling 5-4 to Amherst in the first round of the NESCAC Championship, Tufts received […]

Op-ed: Tufts should fulfill progressive values, hire union-only labor

Why did you choose Tufts? Was it in part because of its reputation for responsible, active citizenship? Or were you drawn to its values of social justice and progressivism? Us too. But much to our disappointment, our administration’s actions have shown the opposite to be true. While the Tufts administration claims to foster a society […]

University offices look to centralize event registration process

Various university offices will be working this summer to streamline their independent event registration processes into a centralized, simplified process by the beginning of the fall semester. The new process — a collaboration between the Offices of the Dean of Student Affairs, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Residential Life and Learning (ResLife) and Campus Life (OCL) — will […]

Earth On Fire: Challenging active citizenship

Students have long played a key role in the advancement of social and environmental change in our country. Propelled by a desire to transform the world for the better, they have exerted their influence on issues ranging from the proliferation of nuclear weapons to institutionalized segregation. As I prepare to graduate this month, I’ve begun […]