Rodopman finishes first in Singlehanded New England Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association Championship

It was a busy weekend for the Tufts sailing team as coach Ken Legler sent his sailors to eight different events. Two highlights of the weekend were the Singlehanded New England Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association Championships, where senior Alp Rodopman finished first out of 23 sailors, and the 34th interconference Professor Stedman Hood Trophy regatta, hosted by Tufts. Rodopman secured […]

Volleyball rebounds against Bowdoin after first loss

After suffering its first loss of the season to UMass Boston last Tuesday, Tufts bounced back in a win over the Bowdoin Polar Bears at Cousens Gym on Saturday to improve to 9-1 overall and 3-0 in conference play. The victory against Bowdoin was Tufts’ first in regular season play since 2011 and defended the Jumbos’ undefeated record […]

Debate Watch Party draws full house, highlights student contingent supporting Clinton

The Department of Political Science hosted a Presidential Debate Watch Party on Sept. 26 from 7:45 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. in Cohen Auditorium. The screening of the first presidential debate of the 2016 election — between the Democratic presidential nominee, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and the Republican presidential nominee, Donald J. Trump — was preceded by a panel discussion. […]

Visions of Peace hosts bereaved Israeli, Palestinian parents

Tufts Visions of Peace hosted “It Won’t Stop Until We Talk” in Goddard Chapel on Monday night with representatives from The Parents Circle – Families Forum, an organization advocating for peace in Israel and Palestine that is made up of people who have lost family members to the conflict. The event, which was sponsored by Tufts Hillel, the […]

The Coin Toss: NFL Week 4

Welcome to The Coin Toss, where I make some bold, unlikely predictions every week about some of your favorite professional sports. First, let’s recap my predictions from last week’s NFL games. I predicted that the Redskins would hold the Giants to 10 points or fewer. The Redskins won the game, but the Giants scored 27, busting my prediction. I also said […]

Younger runners gain experience at Purple Valley Classic

Tufts placed 14th out of 23 teams on Saturday at the Purple Valley Classic in Williamstown, Mass. The Jumbos finished with 429 points, eight points behind the 13th place Norwich Cadets. SUNY Geneseo won the eight-kilometer race with a total of just 48 points. Sophomore Brian Reaney placed highest for the Jumbos in the 8,000-meter race, finishing in 27:23.9, good for 98th […]

Trump commits massive debate gaffe by showing up

Hey all! It’s Wednesday, Sept. 28, which means two nights ago, we got to watch the long-awaited clash between Hillary Clinton and the Saints and Donald Trump and the Falcons. Wait, never mind, I got confused with Monday Night Football again. What I meant to say was, the first presidential debate was two nights ago! Unfortunately, my […]

The Echo Chamber: Universal free college, a good thing?

Two hundred years ago, the Industrial Revolution forced massive changes upon the global economy. Education followed suit, with new jobs and technologies requiring a more educated workforce. Now, in the midst of the Internet Revolution, many believe a similar shift is occurring, one where high school isn’t enough and a college education is necessary. But even […]

Op-Ed: The importance of peer teaching at Tufts

On Aug. 28, 2013, I walked into Eaton 206 as a wide-eyed first-year full of hopeful expectations and barely concealed terror. My mom had moved me into Tilton earlier that afternoon, and I was now meeting with my advising group for the first time. Everyone in my group was also in a Perspectives class, a peer-taught […]