5 art shows to get lost in

Many of us could use some art to ground ourselves before we become fully entrenched in the daily grind of the semester. It can be easy to forget how much great art Boston has to offer, so don’t miss out: 1. Tufts University Art Gallery — “CODED_COUTURE” and “Evelyn Rydz: Floating Artifacts” The Tufts University Art Gallery opened its two spring exhibitions, […]


Editorial: Dining halls should accommodate on-the-go to reduce food waste

The average college student creates 640 pounds of solid waste a year, including 500 disposable cups and 320 pounds of paper. This means that the undergraduate population at Tufts is responsible for annually adding approximately 3,385,600 pounds of solid waste to the Earth. The solid waste produced ends up in one of approximately 1,908 landfills in […]


Op-ed: The problem with armchair activism

As liberal America braces for an unapologetically right-wing Trump administration, the trope of the outraged liberal college student is almost cliché. Since the election, the majority of Tufts students has been lamenting the fact that our country chose a populist demagogue. Minutes after the election was decided, students made countless lengthy Facebook posts describing feeling sad, ashamed, […]


Boston-area political leaders call on sanctuary cities to remain resilient

Students gathered for a panel discussion on sanctuary cities and immigration law in Tisch Library Room 316 on Monday night. The event was hosted by Tufts Democrats and featured six panelists who have direct ties to immigration policy and activism in the Boston area. First to speak was Tufts Democrats President Ben Kaplan. Kaplan, a senior, introduced […]


Mixed recycling newly implemented at Tufts

Starting this semester, Tufts will begin transitioning to a mixed recycling system, a change from the previous dual stream recycling system, according to Director of Campus Services Gary Hill. Over winter break, Facilities Services began the transition on the Medford/Somerville campus by placing new lids on waste bins and replacing nonstandard bins, according to Kate Doherty Bolivar, Facilities […]


Police Briefs: Jan 26

Water Fall The Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) and Somerville Fire Department responded to a fire alarm activation in the Dewick-MacPhie Dining Center at 10 p.m. on Jan. 8. The alarm was triggered by water in the pipes. Although the exact cause is unclear, it was likely caused either by the pipe freezing and bursting or […]


Do it this weekend: Jan. 27-29

The semester might have just begun, but the Tufts campus and the Boston area are already offering a range of interesting, artsy things to do this weekend. FRIDAY “TUSC Film Series & WiCS: Hidden Figures” Details: Tufts University Social Collective (TUSC) is collaborating with Women in Computer Science (WiCS) for a special screening of the critically-acclaimed film “Hidden […]


Jumbos outscored 11-2 in losses to Trinity, Wesleyan

Tufts suffered more than a few setbacks this weekend after two major losses against Trinity and Wesleyan 7-1 and 4-1 respectively. Additionally, senior goaltender Mason Pulde tore his ACL after leaning awkwardly on his leg in an attempt to prevent Wesleyan from scoring on Saturday and will be out for the rest of the season. Fortunately, […]


Jumbos shake off slow start to record 19th straight win

Despite scoring just nine points in the first quarter, Tufts’ slowest start of the season, the team scored 21 and 22 points in the second and fourth quarters respectively for a 69-48 win against Emmanuel Mass. on Tuesday. Senior tri-captain forward Michela North and junior forward Melissa Baptista combined for 29 points, 11 rebounds and seven blocks […]


Men’s track and field starts season strong with nation-topping performances

On Saturday, No. 25 Tufts men’s track and field traveled to Bowdoin to compete in the Bowdoin Indoor Invitational. The Jumbos took third place in the competition and scored a total of 120 points, losing to MIT with 181 points and Bowdoin with 135 points. On Jan. 14, track and field hosted the Tufts Invitational, […]


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