ATO of Massachusetts: A statement on change

To the Tufts Community, The members of ATO of Massachusetts convened on Wednesday to discuss the recent articles regarding Greek life at Tufts. As a group, we are saying sorry. We’re sorry to our friends, our classmates and the entire Tufts community. We have let you down. We cannot defend the heinous acts described in […]

Panhellenic Council suspends organized events with fraternities, sports teams

Tufts Panhellenic Council, the organization representing Panhellenic sororities at Tufts, published a statement denouncing the “hyper-masculinity and structural misogyny” of Tufts fraternities, indefinitely suspending organized events between sororities and fraternities and sports teams until a list of demands were met. The Panhellenic Council’s statement was written largely in response to a Nov. 7 Opinion piece in […]

Do it this weekend: Nov. 10-13

Take a breather during this long weekend and check out some events happening around campus. THURSDAY “This Is Our Youth” Details: Sophomore Chopper Carter-Schelp and Senior Emily Friedlander have come together to put on Kenneth Lonergan’s “This Is Our Youth,” which details three people’s struggles with growing up. No tickets required.  When and Where: 8 p.m. – […]

Students convene on Academic Quad, express post-election hopes, fears

Approximately 75 Tufts students gathered on the Academic Quad last night to express their thoughts and feelings following Tuesday’s presidential election results at an event titled “A Light on the Hill.” First-year Pedro Lazo-Rivera, one of the event organizers, described the event as a chance to provide a sense of community and hope, while encouraging students not […]

Thousands gather in Boston to protest Donald Trump’s presidential election

Thousands of people gathered in Boston yesterday evening to protest president-elect Donald Trump’s recent victory. The rally was organized by Boston Socialist Alternative and included several speakers from local progressive groups. Participants marched from Boston Common to Copley Square holding signs and chanting slogans in opposition to Trump. The protesters expressed strong opposition to the social […]

Five 2000s pop songs to brighten your post-election week

No matter who you support and what your political stance is, it is safe to say that the election cycle has been tiresome to all. But luckily 2000s pop is here to ease your post-election pain. Here are five songs to help maintain your mental composure: 1. Hilary Duff- “So Yesterday” (2003) Early ’00s pop star/fashion […]

All in Good Taste: Mamaleh’s

“I don’t just want potato latkes … I need them,” I told my roommate Saturday morning. One of the things I miss most about home is my weekly trip to the local Jewish deli. For weeks, I had been dreaming about matzah ball soup and noodle kugel. After a quick Google search, we hop in […]

Police Briefs – Nov. 10

Bombs away! The Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) and the Somerville Fire Department were called to the Theta Delta Chi fraternity house after receiving a report that a fire alarm that had gone off  on Oct. 25 at 5:30 p.m. Students at the house claimed they had found a small, red ball with a fuse and had decided […]

Op-Ed: A message from the brothers of Delta Tau Delta

You are not our brother if you view any human being with less dignity or respect than you grant yourself and your peers. You are not our brother if you use your language as a weapon for harm, especially against those whose experiences and identities differ from your own. You are not our brother if […]

Field hockey wins program’s second NESCAC title against defending national champion Middlebury

Tufts field hockey is back on top of the NESCAC. The team won its second conference championship in program history on Sunday with a 3-1 victory over defending national champion Middlebury on Ounjian Field after dominating Williams 5-0 in the semifinals on Saturday. According to senior co-captain defender Nicole Arata, winning the NESCAC title was […]