Police Briefs – Sept. 14

Turned In An Area Resident Director called the Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) to turn in confiscated alcohol on Sept. 2 at 5:00 p.m. The alcohol was taken from a group of students attempting to sneak it into a dorm. Toasted TUPD was alerted about a fire alarm that went off in Hodgdon Hall at 11:30 p.m. on Sept. 3. […]

Laura DaRos appointed assistant dean of student affairs for SMFA

Laura DaRos, former associate director for campus life operations, has been appointed assistant dean of student affairs at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (SMFA). She will begin her new position on Oct. 3. As assistant dean of student affairs at the SMFA, DaRos will be in charge of day-to-day operations of […]

Editor’s Challenge | Week 2

Welcome back, sports fans, to the second week of Editor’s Challenge. Last week, we mentioned Chris “Speedy” Warren’s ballsy decision to pick the Buccaneers over the Falcons, which turned out to be the pick of the week. Warren sprinted to the top of the standings, where he sits tied with last semester’s Executive Sports Editor Maclyn […]

Men’s soccer suffers worst start to season since 2009

Tufts men’s soccer suffered its worst start to the season since 2009, when the program fell to 0-4-1 before winning a game. Although the 2016 Jumbos aren’t at that point yet, their 0-1-1 record is a far cry from last season’s 5-0-0 start. Tufts traveled to Waterville, Maine on Saturday to face off against the Colby Mules […]

Karen Richardson appointed new dean of admissions

Karen Richardson, formerly the associate director of graduate admissions, replaced Lee Coffin as the dean of undergraduate admissions in July. Richardson was selected in June after a national search by a committee comprised of a range of faculty members, Tufts administrators and student representatives, according to Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences James Glaser, who co-chaired the search committee […]

Tusk Marketplace provides new platform for students buying, selling

A group of Tufts students have developed Tusk Marketplace, which describes itself as an online, peer-to-peer marketplace designed specifically for the Tufts community. Tusk was officially launched on Sept. 6, the first day of classes. Jack Fritzinger (LA ’16), CEO and co-founder of Tusk, said that he was inspired to make the site at the end of […]

Women’s Crew builds teamwork in anticipation for Head of the Charles

The Tufts women’s crew team returned to early morning practices this week after a much-needed offseason. Though rowing mostly competes in large regattas in the spring, including the regional and national regattas, the fall season remains highly competitive, especially in the Northeast. The headlining regatta of the fall is the Head of the Charles. It features the best schools in […]

ResLife looks to fill vacant Area Residence Director position

The Office of Residential Life and Learning (ResLife) is currently searching for a new Area Residence Director (ARD) for Area 1 (Hill Hall, West Hall, Houston Hall and Miller Hall), a position that has been vacant since the beginning of this academic year, according to ResLife Director Yolanda King. Candidates for the ARD job are being […]

Op-Ed: On the forefront of democracy in Massachusetts

Democracy isn’t confined to white marble halls, or to bucolic lawns, or to the carpeted floors of the U.S. Congress. It does not emerge solely from the mouths and minds of besuited white men with perfectly coiffed hair. Democracy, as it happens, can emerge in the most unlikely of places, from the work of any […]