Tufts Crowdfunding supports its first round of fundraising projects

This past January, the Tufts University Advancement Division launched Tufts Crowdfunding, a new fundraising initiative for Tufts programs and organizations. Tufts Crowdfunding helps projects from the Tufts community raise money through the basic format of most crowdfunding platforms, with all donations going directly to the specific projects, according to Tessa Buckley, the assistant director of Digital Fundraising and Direct Marketing. “We want this […]

Ten Tufts students awarded Fulbright scholarships

The Fulbright Program, an international exchange program for college graduates run by the federal government, has awarded scholarships to 10 Tufts students in the past year, according to Tufts Program Specialist for Scholar Development Anne Moore. Out of the 60 total Tufts applicants, there were 22 finalists for the scholarship, and 15 students were offered Fulbright […]

New a cappella group Full Sound brings Chinese-language pop to the stage

Does Tufts need another a capella group? For the members of the newly-created a cappella group Full Sound, the answer is a resounding and harmonious “yes.” Full Sound singers specialize in covers of Chinese-language pop songs like “Under a Vast Sky” by Beyond, a rock band based in Hong Kong, and Taiwanese boy band F4’s “Meteor […]

Polykhromatic: On art and accessibility

Boston’s close proximity to our campus places renowned works of art at an arm’s distance away. Wandering the halls of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), expect to stumble upon a room encircled by Monet landscapes or centered on the stunning work of Kehinde Wiley. Much of this art is impressive, but when judging the […]

Two games to play before “Mass Effect: Andromeda”

Bioware’s “Mass Effect: Andromeda” is due to come out on March 21 (just in time for Spring Break!) and the game is one of the year’s most anticipated releases. The latest installment of the “Mass Effect” video game series, “Mass Effect: Andromeda,” as the name suggests, moves the action from our own Milky Way Galaxy to our […]

LGBT Center names new director

Tufts has appointed Hope Denese Freeman the new director of the LGBT Center. Freeman will begin her role as director on March 13, according to an announcement to the Tufts community. “I am looking forward to learning from everyone on how I can be a strong resource in the LGBT Center,” Freeman said in the announcement. […]

Decorative plaster damage in Eaton Hall causes temporary room closures

A piece of decorative plaster molding above the suspended ceilings in Eaton Hall fell through the ceiling onto the floor over the weekend before Valentine’s Day, according to Senior Facilities Director Steve Nasson. As a result, four classrooms in Eaton Hall with the decorative molding were closed for repairs, according to Nasson, but they have now been reopened. “Above […]

Club rugby on the road to national championship for the first time in program history

The Tufts men’s club rugby team has had a successful season this year, and it hasn’t stopped yet. The team made a historic run in the regular season, and is looking forward to even more success in the Men’s Champions Cup, the Div. III national club rugby tournament run by the National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO). […]

Jumbos gear up for an eighth consecutive NESCAC title

Last May, Tufts graduated 15 seniors who made up one of the most successful classes on the lacrosse team in history. Although they lost 14-13 to the Salisbury Sea Gulls in the final seconds of the NCAA Championship, losing out on the chance to be the first team in history to win three consecutive national titles, […]

The Elephant in the Room: A Thank You Letter to my Friends

To the important individuals in my life: People keep saying that “social life is dead at Tufts,” which may be true for the moment in regards to big sweaty basement parties, but personally, I don’t believe that it’s true for the whole Tufts community. Correct me if I’m wrong here, but we go to big […]