Young team poised to improve on 7th place NESCAC finish

When the women’s swimming and diving team starts its season on Sunday, it will be looking to build on a strong 2015-16 campaign, which saw the team send swimmers to the NCAA Championships for the first time in two years. After a productive offseason, senior captain Amanda Gottschalk is looking for the team to be even better this year. “We […]

Tufts returns four starters, ranked No. 1 in national preseason poll

In 2014, the Jumbos made the Final Four of the NCAA Div. III National Championships for the first time. The Jumbos returned to the Final Four in 2015, bowing out to eventual champion Thomas More with a final score of 62-52. The Jumbos made history again in 2016 with their first appearance in the national championship […]

TFL Comedy endeavors to build more inclusive community with rebranding effort

TFL Comedy may be one of the newest additions to the Tufts comedy scene, but the group is already making waves with its focus on creating a comedy group less focused on performances and more on building confidence and community. The challenges women face in comedy are well-documented by the media, but women aren’t the […]

Alain Baidou responds to Trump’s election, encourages revolt against current system

French philosopher Alain Badiou spoke about President-elect Donald Trump’s election and theorized about what that means for the state of democracy and capitalism during a lecture last night in the ASEAN Auditorium. Over 120 people attended the event, which was co-sponsored by the Department of English, the Center for the Humanities at Tufts and the Toupin-Bolwell Fund. During the talk, […]

Students launch app to connect students through cuddling

A group of students is launching a startup app called “Buddy” in an effort to connect Tufts students seeking community through cuddling, among other things, according to project founder Olive Baerde. The startup’s team of developers includes Baerde, co-founder Stephan Green and programmers Khaliun Narangerel, Deepanshu Utkarsh and Isaac Colins. All five are first-years. Baerde said she felt […]

Do it this weekend: Nov. 18-20

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, here are some big shows to check out before the mini-vacation. You don’t want to miss any of these! FRIDAY Tufts Amalgamates Concert  Details: The Amalgamates’ latest show will feature a guest performance from the Brown University Derbies. No tickets required. When and Where: 6:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m., Barnum […]

Jumbos hope to build on last season’s 12th place national finish

As winter approaches and the temperature begins to plummet, the Jumbo athletics action heads indoors. The men’s swimming and diving team opens its season this Sunday at 11 a.m. when it hosts NESCAC rival Middlebury at Hamilton Pool, although the diving events will be held at Bentley University. The Jumbos have only been practicing as a team for a few weeks now […]

Tufts hosts No. 9 Trinity in home opener, NESCAC semifinals rematch

With nine skilled incoming first-years and two of the NESCAC’s best goalkeepers, Tufts men’s hockey is looking to improve on last season’s 10-10-6 overall record, striving for a NESCAC championship. Although the team is relatively young this year, with only six seniors, the new recruits have shown promise in the preseason and coach Pat Norton expects them to lead the […]