Students, faculty rally in support of a contract for part-time faculty

This morning, Tufts Labor Coalition (TLC) led a march of around 25 students from the Res Quad to 200 Boston Ave., where negotiations are taking place between administrators and part-time lecturers to renew their collective bargaining agreement. Once outside the building, part-time lecturers on the bargaining committee took a break from the meeting to join and address […]

It takes a community to build Community Day

Countless tables lined the quad, representing various community groups, charities and organizations from Tufts and its surrounding cities. On the outskirts of the maze of tables, various activities for children like face painting, pumpkin painting, cookie decorating and even a mini game of quidditch, facilitated by members of the Tufts Quidditch team engaged young children and […]

Students react to removal of NEC shuttle stop

The shuttle stop at the New England Conservatory of Music (NEC) for students enrolled in Tufts’ combined-degree program has been removed, frustrating students who now face difficulties getting to and from classes on time. This comes in addition to existing issues with the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts (SMFA) Shuttle, which some students […]

Jumbo sailing makes waves at Mystic Lake

Tufts sailing steered past the competition over the weekend, with the co-ed team snagging first place out of 20 schools at the 35th Professor Stedman Hood Trophy on their home waters of Mystic Lake in Medford. The Tufts A and B Division teams finished with scores of 23 and 15 points, respectively, adding up to a total score of 38 points […]

Tufts aims for sustainability goals with summer construction projects

Tufts worked on two major construction projects this summer, making significant progress on the Central Energy Plant (CEP) on the Medford/Somerville campus and installing two new solar installations at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. Both projects were aimed at making the university more environmentally sustainable. Construction on the new CEP on Boston Avenue next to Dowling Hall, began in the spring of 2015, and […]

Tufts and Bates to do battle, try to gain ground in NESCAC

At present, four NESCAC teams remain undefeated with 2–0 records: Amherst, Middlebury, Trinity and Williams. This state of affairs leaves teams like the Tufts Jumbos (1–1) and the Bates Bobcats (0–2) on the outside looking in. In turn, those two teams will face off in Lewiston, Maine on Saturday, as the Jumbos look to get back […]

Women’s soccer: Tufts’ unbeaten run ends at MIT

Tufts suffered its first defeat of the season at neighboring MIT on Tuesday night, falling 2–1 in Steinbrenner Stadium. Prior to the loss, Tufts drew Brandeis 1–1 on Saturday. The Jumbos are now 3–1–3 this season. “It’s frustrating because we’re good but sometimes you just want the results to back you up a little,” head coach Martha […]