Six weeks later, facilities workers still impacted by scheduling changes

It has been a little over six weeks since five facilities workers were switched to a Tuesday-Saturday schedule from the Monday-Friday schedule they were hired to work, and workers say that dissatisfaction is still high as they grapple with the effects of the change. “I think overall morale is definitely down,” said Jack Ng, a […]

SPLC-named hate group calls students ‘terrorists’ in campus posters

Posters naming Tufts students and one Tufts professor as terrorists connected to Hamas were put up across the Medford/Somerville campus on Oct. 19. The Horowitz Freedom Center, a self-identified conservative anti-Islamist group, claimed responsibility for the posters in an email received by a number of Tufts students on the same day. The Southern Poverty Law Center […]

Senate debates extending $3000 in stipends to additional Senate officers

During the Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate meeting on Oct. 10, an Allocations Board (ALBO) recommendation concerning the expansion of TCU-provided stipends was introduced for discussion. The ALBO recommendation proposed stipends for the Diversity and Community Affairs Officer, the Parliamentarian and the Historian of $1,000 per year each. The proposal would be an extension of […]

Do it this weekend: Oct. 21-23

Sick from the fickle weather? Drowned with papers and problem sets? Well, you are in luck: It is Parents and Family Weekend, and you can finally have that fancy dinner that you have waited months for. And if your parents aren’t around, no need to fret. Check out these cool artsy events instead! FRIDAY Art History […]

Five of Boston’s Hidden Gems to fill Parents, Family Weekend

Whether this is your first or last Parents and Family Weekend at Tufts, odds are that you’ll want to show off how great your school is and share some of the communities you’re a part of with them. This is definitely encouraged, but in case you want to venture out of the Tufts Bubble, (highly likely if […]

An Internship like no other: Tufts student Fury Sheron makes a game

An empty cardboard box sits atop a tiny cartoonish hill, which emerges from the inky blackness of a forest floor in purple twilight. Silver stars glitter above the box, bobbing seductively as streams of shining stardust fall from them. These stars must be reached. They must be touched. But how? The answer: fling colored cats […]

In solidarity, for justice, Tufts Football links arms

This Saturday, as they have before each game this season, the football team will engage in a revolutionary act. During the pregame playing of the Star-Spangled Banner, instead of following custom and standing at attention with their hands over their hearts, the Jumbos will lock arms. Their intention, according to senior tri-captain running back Chance […]

After Trinity loss, Tufts looks to bounce back against Williams

After falling just short of a win 36-28 in last week’s game against the Trinity Bantams (4-0), the Tufts Jumbos (3-1) look forward to their next game with the hope of returning to their winning ways. Tufts will host the Williams Ephs (0-4) on Saturday and coach Jay Civetti expects his players to bounce back from […]

Tufts wraps up fall season, highly successful at Bowdoin Invitational

Women’s tennis wrapped up the fall season on a strong note with a combined record of 26-13 at the Bowdoin Invitational this Friday and Saturday. Sophomores Mina Karamercan and Julia Keller both went 3-0 in their singles matches, while sophomore Otilia Popa and senior Hannah Conroy were also undefeated in singles matches, both finishing the […]