Police Briefs – April 7

Crash Course The Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) received a report of a motor vehicle accident on campus at 6:14 p.m. on March 30. A bicycle rider had collided with a parked car when someone in the car opened the rear passenger door. Both sides exchanged information to reach an agreement on payment of any property […]

Tufts by Numbers: Will the tuition bubble ever be burst?

Almost one month ago, Tufts students and parents were notified that tuition for the upcoming 2017–2018 school year will rise by 3.6 percent, tying up a Tufts education with a price tag of $68,372 for all tuition and fees. This increase matched that of last year and has students and family members worried – not […]

Scholars in Residence program brings professors, students together outside the classroom

The Scholars in Residence program was created over 10 years ago by the Tufts Office of Residential Life and Learning (ResLife), according to Director Yolanda King. Faculty members who express interest in interacting with students and being part of a residential community participate in the program by living in residence halls throughout campus. Currently, there […]

Artsy horoscopes

ARIES The new moon last week ushered in a new month, and it’s your time to thrive, Aries. Use any aggressiveness that might be stewing inside to square up to your self-doubt, and confront the bad habits that are holding you back from where you need to be. This is your season, Aries, and red […]

E for Everyone: Rampage Knights

Why should you play “Rampage Knights” (2015)? Because it is arguably the most fun you’ll ever have playing a cooperative roguelike. Inspired by the shiny-eyed, cartoon nightmare that was “The Binding of Isaac” (2011) and the hack-and-slash mechanics of “Golden Axe” (1989), “Rampage Knights” is a two-player game like no other. From the outside, it […]

Jumbos split a pair of NESCAC matches

Two matches against NESCAC opponents last weekend revealed the double-edged sword that is the Jumbos’ youth. A day after displaying its depth and promise during its game against Amherst, which it lost 5-4, the team then labored to defeat Trinity 5-4. Coming off an encouraging performance against Amherst, a makeshift Tufts squad traveled to Hartford, Conn. […]

Tufts earns second straight first-place finish from two meets

On Sunday, the Jumbos hosted the annual Snowflake Classic at home on the Dussault Track, continuing their hot start to the season and dominating the competition at the meet. Tufts won eight of the 21 events and finished first overall, their second first-place finish in a row. The 400-meter was completely controlled by Jumbos. Junior hurdler Andrew DiMaiti […]

Profile of Charles Simic, featured poet for John Holmes Memorial Poetry Reading

Charles Simic will read his work at the Hirsh Reading Room in Tisch Library today, beginning at 3:30 p.m. The Serbian-American poet, translator, essayist and memoir writer will be reading select poems from his latest poetry collection, “The Lunatic” (2015). Throughout his career, Simic has published over 20 books and been awarded the Pulitzer Prize, the Zbigniew Herbert International […]

It Happens Here aims to empower the voices of sexual violence survivors

Content warning: This article discusses sexual violence. Students shared narratives about sexual violence to a full audience in Cohen Auditorium during It Happens Here on Tuesday night. All narratives submitted to the event, which were unedited by the steering committee, were from Tufts students. Some students read their own pieces and some had their narratives read by volunteers. This year marks the fourth annual […]

Tufts Democrats to host tables to phone public officials

The Tufts Democrats plans to set up regular phoning tables in the Mayer Campus Center to allow students to contact their senators and representatives. Having hosted a phoning table earlier this semester, the group plans to set up another one in the next few weeks, according to Ben Kaplan, president of the Tufts Democrats. Kaplan, a senior, explained […]