History on the Hill: Greek life at Tufts

The presence of Greek life at Tufts stems back almost to the foundation of the university. Zeta Psi was the first fraternity at Tufts; it started in 1855, three years after Tufts was founded, according to an 1864 Tuftonian from the Tufts Digital Library. Sororities were also founded early in Tufts history, with the first one, Alpha Delta […]

25 years into its career, Tufts’ Guster keeps on rocking

For most Tufts students, Guster needs no introduction. The indie rock band –consisting of Ryan Miller, Adam Gardner, Brian Rosenworcel and Luke Reynolds — came of age here on the Hill in 1991 and is now in the midst of celebrating its 25th anniversary. In honor of the occasion, Rosenworcel, the group’s drummer, sat down […]

Tufts duels Williams to draw, outscores Middlebury 5-3

Tufts hit the road last weekend for a doubleheader against NESCAC rivals Williams and Middlebury. The Jumbos never trailed in the 3-3 tie against the Ephs on Friday, and they led the Panthers from start to finish in a 5-3 win on Saturday. Tufts’ overall record is now 5-1-1 and the team ranks second in the NESCAC behind No. 12 Colby. […]

From player to coach, Pt. II – Connor Brown, John Uppgren, Jon Sax

Tufts athletics has recently experienced widespread success across sports, and a huge reason for that is the series of former players trading their spots on the roster for new positions on their respective teams as coaching staff after graduation. The first part of this series covered women’s tennis assistant coach Samantha Gann and women’s basketball assistant […]

White House aide David Simas calls for engagement, empathy

David Simas, special assistant to President Barack Obama and director of the White House Office of Political Strategy and Outreach, spoke to a group of about 25 people in Dowling Hall yesterday during the last of the semester’s Civic Life Lunch events sponsored by the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life. Dean of Tisch College Alan […]

Tufts Democrats holds discussion on future of progressive movement

Disclaimer: Aneurin Canham-Clyne is a staff writer at the Daily. He was not involved in the production of this article. Tufts Democrats held a symposium entitled “The Future of the Left” to discuss why Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton did not win the 2016 election cycle and how progressives can become more successful in the […]