Brandon Karr hits Tufts’ first hole in one in 25 years

Men’s golf travelled to Middlebury, Vt. last weekend for the Duke Nelson Invitational and the team’s second competitive tournament of the season. A strong first day saw the Jumbos in sixth place, but they slid to 13th on the second day. “We started off pretty hot,” coach George Pendergast said. “There were 22 schools at the event and I think after one […]

Queer Chinese filmmaker Popo Fan discusses work, life

Popo Fan, a queer filmmaker and activist in China, held a film screening and discussion Tuesday, Sept. 20 at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. The event was jointly hosted by Fletcher LGBTQA and the Tufts China Club. Patrick Schena, adjunct assistant professor at The Fletcher School and an associate-in-research at the Fairbank Center […]

Waka Flocka Flame sells out in 80 minutes

Tickets to see Waka Flocka Flame and DJ Whoo Kid at Fall Fest on Oct. 1 sold out one hour and 20 minutes after going on sale at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 19, according to Concert Board Co-Chair Alex Mitchell. Of the 1,500 available tickets, 900 sold in the first 10 minutes, according to […]

The Coin Toss: Week Three

Two weeks of NFL football have come and gone. We have seen everything from national anthem protests to a couple of Patriots wins (sans Brady), and another RGIII injury. Did you expect anything else? Those might have been predictable, but not every outcome is a certainty. There are surprise upsets, breakout performances and unexpected disappointments every week. I’m going […]

Women’s soccer remains undefeated through start of six-game home stand

The Jumbos are enjoying a successful start to their 2016 campaign, moving to 3-0-1 overall and 2-0 in the NESCAC for the season after beating division opponent Bates and tying Lesley. Tufts is one of only three remaining undefeated teams in NESCAC play, this year’s record a real improvement over last season’s 2-2 start. Part of the reason for the improved record is that […]

Women’s cross country dominates Bates Invitational for second straight season

The women’s cross country team kicked off its season with a dominant performance on Saturday, running away with first place at the four-team Bates Invitational. The Jumbos have generally started off strong in recent years, placing first in five of their last six season-opening competitions, including a win at the Bates Invitational to start last season. Tufts cruised to a fairly […]

Runway Roundup: Revving Up for Season 15

For the uninitiated, “Project Runway” (2004-present) is “on Lifetime, I guess?” The show is in its 15th season and has stacked up an impressive 50 Emmy nominations despite using phrases like “magically muppety” to describe its designers’ work. Some say the task of quantifying such a layered cinematic masterpiece is too great for just two people, but […]

What you missed from the 2016 Emmys

In the land of Hollywood, where all the women are under 40 and all the men under 5’9″, movies have always had a more prestigious and glamorous reputation than television. This year’s Emmys, which aired on Sunday, showed that “the rat-faced people of television” (to quote Amy Poehler at the 2013 Golden Globes) could bring […]