Field hockey, still undefeated, extends shutout streak to five games

The Jumbos have not slowed down since the start of the season, racking up two more decisive wins to move to 7-0 overall and 3-0 in NESCAC play. No. 6 Tufts did not allow a goal from the opposing team in either game, extending the team’s shutout streak to five games. Over the weekend, No. 17 Mary Washington flew […]

Alt-J offers alternative Jewish space on campus

Among fall 2015 incoming students, 11.2 percent identified as Jewish, according to a survey conducted by the Tufts University Chaplaincy. While Tufts Hillel offers one religious and cultural outlet for these Jewish students, the student group Alt-J (Alternative Jews) aims to provide a different option for Jewish students on campus. Formed in winter 2014, Alt-J began when a number of students at Tufts […]

Editorial: Cancelling Senior Pub Night could hurt local residents too

Last week, the Office for Campus Life (OCL) confirmed that it will be discontinuing the tradition of “Senior Pub Night” due to students’ disruptive behavior at past events. For many current and future Tufts seniors, the announcement was nothing short of a major disappointment. For years, Pub Night was considered a staple of the senior year […]

Op-Ed: This November, vote no on racism, classism and charter schools

Recently, the Tufts Daily published an article entitled, “Petition 15-31: Why you should support charter school expansion in November.” I intend to counter that point; simply put, this article will explain why I believe you should vote not to support charter school expansion in Massachusetts this November. Charter schools have been increasingly touted as the […]

Students reflect on personal political experience in post-debate dialogue

The first event in a series of post-debate dialogues was held on Sept. 27 by the Office of the Provost and Senior Vice President, Tisch College, the University Chaplaincy and the Office of Students Affairs to give students an opportunity to discuss their personal concerns and reactions to the upcoming 2016 presidential election, according to a message sent to the […]

Alpha Gamma Delta sorority no longer coming to campus

Despite efforts to bring an Alpha Gamma Delta (AGD) chapter to campus last fall, the sorority is no longer establishing a Tufts chapter, according to Meaghan Annett, president of Tufts Panhellenic Council. Annett, a senior, said that AGD representatives came to Tufts during the fall of 2015 to hold informal recruitment events. Despite students’ demonstrated interest in this programming, she said that AGD did […]

Jumping Hurdles: Outside the bubble

Each year, I am constantly amazed by how easy it is for me to fall into the trap of staying within the Tufts bubble. It’s so easy to spend all day in Tisch or on the Prez Lawn or at the Campus Center, forgetting that there is an actual world outside of my existence at […]