Jumbos drop two straight after setting program record

After a record breaking 11 wins to start the season, the Jumbos succumbed to back-to-back defeats at the hands of the Bates Bobcats and the Amherst Mammoths. In a heartbreaking 19-18 loss on Tuesday, Tufts conceded their No. 2 rank to undefeated Bates, and now sit at No. 3 nationally. After being tied for first […]

A preview on Polykhroma’s final show of the semester ‘Utopia/Dystopia’

Student curatorial collective Polykhroma’s last show for the semester, “Utopia/Dystopia,” diverges from their usual gallery-like showing of works. Artists were encouraged to submit plans for an immersive installation space, as opposed to individual paintings, sculptures, films, photographs and works of other various mediums. The cumulative effect is the creation of a space that narrows the gap […]

The Elephant in the Room: Are all my friends doing things without me?

Strength, I’ve found, comes in numbers. That being said, I am an unapologetic extrovert. When going through a rough patch, I tend to turn to others around me to either validate or commiserate with how I’m feeling. My roommate, Jess, can definitely attest to the fact that if I have a headache, or feel nauseous, […]

Tufts by Numbers: Will record breaking ever end?

The fastest finisher of Monday’s Boston Marathon finished the 26.2-mile race in just under two hours and 10 minutes – an impressive feat considering it means that the champ, Geoffrey Kirui from Kenya, ran each mile of the marathon in under five minutes. More impressive is that according to the International Association of Athletics Federation […]

The singles bar: Coachella 2017 edition

It’s Coachella time, kids, and you know what that means: flash tattoos, day drinking, questionable celebrity fashion, unfortunate instances of cultural appropriation and new tunes from some of our favorite artists. Even if you can’t spend upwards of $399 per weekend to attend either of the festival’s extravagant weekends in Indio, lots of new music is already […]

Federal government approves new cost estimate for Green Line Extension

The Green Line Extension (GLX)’s updated cost estimate was recently approved by the federal government. Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) spokesperson Lisa Battiston expressed enthusiasm for the future of the project, which will bring the Green Line into Somerville and Medford, including a stop adjacent to the Tufts campus on College Ave. “The Administration, MassDOT […]