Mind the Gap: Checking in with small talk

We’ve all been there before: writing the whole paper the day before it’s due, scrambling to review material seconds before the exam, juggling extracurriculars. This university is full of opportunities that seem unending at times. Throughout our time here, especially during freshman year, there is an insidious pressure to “make the most of your time.” There is […]

Op-ed: In Favor of a Two-State Solution

As student leaders of various pro-Israel groups on campus including Tufts Hillel, J Street U Tufts, Tufts Friends of Israel, Tufts American-Israel Alliance and Visions of Peace, we may not always agree on the specifics of how to express our pro-Israel identities, but we stand united in our shared belief in a two-state solution as the most viable […]

Becoming the Opposition

If the past week is any guide, millions of Americans are unhappy with the Trump administration. Among them are college students, many of whom are in the opposition for the first time. Our generation, born in the 90s, was too young to be politically conscious during the Bush years and grew up in the Obama […]

Editorial: The Trump administration’s war on media

Less than a month into his presidency, President Donald Trump has already sent shockwaves through the American public. Since taking office, he has signed numerous proclamations, executive orders and presidential memoranda implementing his campaign platform at surprising speed. He has ordered investigations into voter fraud, despite the lack of evidence suggesting any malfeasance (and diminishing his own victory in the process). […]

Jumbos split weekend road trip, cling to first place in NESCAC

The Jumbos were on the road against the Amherst Purple and White and the Trinity Bantams over the weekend. Coming off the back of road losses last week, Tufts fought hard against Trinity on Friday night, eventually coming away with a narrow 78-75 win in overtime. On Saturday, the No. 9 Jumbos fell to the […]

Third home meet of the year yields several season bests

The Jumbos continue to show steady improvement each week as they posted six new season bests at the annual Cupid Challenge hosted at Tufts’ Gantcher Center over the weekend. This was the third meet for the Jumbos at home of the four indoor meets this season. Senior quad-captain Sam Cox explained that the shape of the tracks […]

Hang it up, Tiger

Another hyped event, another dismal performance from Tiger Woods: Tiger withdrew from the Omega Dubai Desert Classic this past weekend. Well, actually, Tiger never made it to the weekend, withdrawing Friday morning after shooting an opening round 77, five shots over par. Tiger pulled out of the event after missing the cut at The Farmers Insurance […]

CBS News President David Rhodes discusses news media in politics

CBS News President David Rhodes spoke at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy last night at an event sponsored by the Edward R. Murrow Center for a Digital World. The primary subject of the discussion was the role of news media in the presidential election and beyond. Dean of the Fletcher School James Stavridis, introduced Rhodes […]