Health Promotion and Prevention to offer additional resources for students in substance abuse recovery

Many students entering college experience a degree of excitement, anxiety and uncertainty. For students recovering from substance abuse, however, there is an added concern regarding how to sustain their recovery on a college campus. In order to provide these students with the support that they need, Tufts’ Department of Health Promotion and Prevention is working to strengthen the […]

Karachi vs. Kansas: Daunting differences

Faryal (F): This year, I’m studying abroad in London. One of the biggest surprises I had when I got here was how many South Asian faces I saw. That may sound a little strange, but I’m from a pretty homogenous area. Kansas is pretty white and all the South Asians kind of just know each […]

The Reel World: Parents’ Weekend

I hope, if your parents visited this weekend, that they believed all of the lies you told them. “Yeah, mom, I totally spend so much time studying. I never go out on Wednesday nights. My room is definitely this clean all the time.” If you’ve seen “Anna Karenina” (2012), one of the better Keira Knightley […]

Events on the Hill

TUESDAY “After the Oath: Policy Questions for a New President with Kelly Sims Gallagher and Michele L. Malvesti” Details: Adam Reilly, host of WGBH’s “The Scrum,” will moderate a discussion with Associate Professor Kelly Sims Gallagher and Professor of the Practice Michele L. Malvesti from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy about the major policy […]

TLC holds community-wide rally supporting janitors during contract negotiations

About 175 people gathered outside Ballou Hall on a rainy Oct. 22 for a rally organized by Tufts Labor Coalition (TLC). The rally was in support of Tufts janitors’ demands for their contracts with Cushman & Wakefield (C&W) Services as the Oct. 31 contract negotiatation deadline approaches, according to TLC member junior Nicole Joseph. Among those in attendance were students, […]

SMFA, Tufts merge admissions policies, practices

Following the university’s acquisition of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA) this summer, the upcoming admissions cycle will mark the first that will be overseen by Tufts. To prepare for this process, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions has been aligning the SMFA admission standards with those of Tufts, Karen Richardson, dean of admissions and enrollment management, said. Admissions […]

TCU Senate meets to review club funding requests

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate met yesterday evening in the Sophia Gordon Hall Multipurpose Room to approve funding requests. After completing roll call, Senate began reviewing funding increase requests submitted by 12 campus groups. Senate passed the Allocations Board’s recommendations to allocate an additional $3,545 to BlackOut Step Team, $1,450 to the Tufts chapter of […]

Brady breaks Tufts career rushing touchdown record, ties single game record

The Jumbos did not allow the grey skies to dampen their chances of winning Saturday, as senior tri-captain running back Chance Brady ran in four touchdowns to break the Tufts record for career rushing touchdowns and tie the school’s single-game record in the team’s 35-16 win over the Williams Ephs. “Honestly, it’s huge,” Brady said. “Winning comes first, […]

Jumbos stumble against Springfield, defeat MIT, Babson in New England Challenge

Despite stumbling over the weekend, taking only its second loss all season to Springfield in straight sets, volleyball still posted a 3-1 record for the week. Before that loss the Jumbos won 11 straight matches. Tufts remains undefeated in the NESCAC and is set to host the NESCAC tournament. On day two of the New England […]