Tufts to acccept Coalition Application starting with Class of 2021

Starting with the upcoming admissions cycle for the Class of 2021, Tufts will be accepting the Coalition for Access, Affordability and Success application, in addition to the QuestBridge application and traditional Common Application. Susan Ardizzoni, director of undergraduate admissions, explained how the impetus for the new application platform came about when the Common Application was facing a lot of technical […]

Jumbos score huge upset over defending national champions

Field hockey went to Middlebury and notched its biggest win of the season thus far on Saturday with a 2-1 upset over defending national champions and then-No. 3 Panthers. With the win, Tufts climbed the rankings to fifth nationally and moved to 5-1 in NESCAC play (9-1 overall) to remain tied with No. 2 Bowdoin atop the conference […]

Tufts hands Middlebury first loss of season in shutout

Men’s soccer returned to action against the No. 19 Middlebury Panthers on Saturday after a week-long break to hand Middlebury its first loss of the season. Tufts is now 3-1-2 in NESCAC play and 5-3-2 overall, a strong recovery from its slow start to the season that saw the team record one draw and two defeats. “Having midweek games can hurt […]

With captains sidelined, Jumbos place second at James Earley Invitational

With the season in full swing, the men’s cross country team entered the James Earley Invitational, an 8-kilometer hosted at Westfield State University, for its fourth meet of the year. After finishing 25th out of 38 teams at the Paul Short Invitational at Lehigh University the week before, the Jumbos were out for retribution and retribution was […]

Senate passes resolutions on janitors, cultural training, discusses Senator stipends

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate met on Oct. 10 in the Sophia Gordon Hall Multipurpose Room to consider several resolutions and supplementary funding requests. Parliamentarian Adam Rapfogel, a sophomore, led the discussion of two resolutions. Senators first considered a resolution affirming the rights of contracted janitors on the Tufts campus to have suitable working conditions and respect from […]

The Coin Toss – NFL Week 6

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 the predictions from last week. My one baseball prediction didn’t go so well, as the Giants swiftly took down the Mets and moved on to the NLDS against the Cubs. My […]

Mickey Toogood to leave role as judicial affairs administrator

Mickey Toogood left his position as judicial affairs administrator in September after two years in that capacity, according to an email announcement to faculty from Dean of Student Affairs Mary Pat McMahon on July 12. Toogood has continued to work remotely from his new home of Seattle, while Senior Associate Dean of Student Affairs Raymond Ou oversees […]

Somerville initiatives advance carbon-neutral goals

The City of Somerville has been making progress on several of its initiatives to achieve its goal of becoming carbon-neutral by the year 2050 and has assessed which sectors and technologies could be used in the future to create policies that would reduce further environmental damage. Somerville Director of Sustainability and Environment Oliver Sellers-Garcia described a number of […]

Dialogue events seek to foster campus community during 2016 election

On Sept. 19, members of the Tufts community received an email from Chief Diversity Officer and Associate Provost Mark Brimhall-Vargas announcing the office’s efforts to build a “campus community” during the 2016 presidential election season. Brimhall-Vargas wrote in the email that he, along with the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life, the University Chaplaincy, Student Affairs and a number of faculty, staff […]