Cross country competes at All-New England Championships

On an uncharacteristically warm and humid October day, the Tufts men’s and women’s cross country teams took on local and regional rivals at the All New England Championships. Running at Boston’s Franklin Park, the teams showed off their cardiovascular prowess — placing sixth of 14 and 11th of 28 in their respective competitions — as the season approached its halfway point. […]

Tufts football seeks revenge against tough Trinity team

On Saturday, the Tufts Jumbos (3–1) will attempt to snap a losing streak that dates back to the George W. Bush administration. Not since 2007’s come-from-behind 16–10 victory have the Jumbos beaten the Trinity Bantams (4–0). Trinity was the only team to beat Tufts in 2016, eking out a 36–28 victory in Hartford, Conn. The Bantams […]

Homecoming loss drives women’s soccer to two huge victories

After a 1–0 defeat on Senior Day and Homecoming to the Middlebury Panthers (9–2–1), Tufts recovered to record victories at the Hamilton Continentals (6–4–2) and the Endicott Gulls (7–4–1) this past week to move to 6–2–3 overall and 4–1–2 in NESCAC play. On a dark Wednesday night, Tufts faced off against Endicott at Hempstead Stadium, just a […]

Nine new spaces to be available for student events

The Office of Campus Planning plans to make nine more locations available for student gatherings, meetings, events and other social occasions throughout the 2017–2018 academic year. Students will now be able to book Harleston Hall 051, the Hodgdon Hall first floor lounge, the Hill Hall second floor lounge and the Baronian Field House room 101, which will […]

The Boston Shaker brings cocktail tools, ingredients, education to Davis

In one of the more iconic scenes in “Mad Men” (2007–2015), Don Draper encounters Conrad Hilton (yes, from the hotels) behind an unstaffed bar, searching in vain for a drink. Don vaults over the bar in dramatic-yet-awkward fashion and begins deftly crafting an Old Fashioned as a clearly impressed Hilton looks on. Don wields a muddler and a […]

Inside-Out brings classroom discussion to state prison

As part of the Tufts University Prison Initiative at Tisch College (TUPIT), Founding Director Hilary Binda leaves campus early in the morning every Wednesday along with 10 students from the Tufts campus to join their additional 10 classmates at the Massachusetts Correctional Institution — Shirley, a medium-security state prison. She teaches the course “Mass Incarceration & Literature of Confinement.” Every Wednesday, the […]

Golf places third in qualifier, advances to NESCAC Championships for first time in history

On Sept. 30 and Oct. 1, the Tufts golf team finished third out of 10 teams at the NESCAC Fall Qualifier at Indian Hill Country Club. Their strong play earned them a spot at the NESCAC Championship in the spring, marking the first time in history that the Jumbos have qualified. The team most recently competed at the Blazer’s Fall […]

Mac Maharaj discusses peace, justice in post-apartheid South Africa

Mac Maharaj, a central figure in the journey to end of apartheid in South Africa in the 1980s and 1990s, spoke about his observations from the struggle to bring peace to his country at an event on Thursday night. Maharaj also received the Robert and JoAnn Bendetson Public Diplomacy Award, an honor given through the Institute for Global Leadership […]

Speakers discuss Israeli-Palestinian environmental cooperation at Lunch & Learn

During Thusday’s installment of the Environmental Studies Lunch & Learn Program, three alumni of The Arava Institute for Environmental Studies — Eve Tendler, Shadi Shiha and Jacklyn Best — spoke about their work on transboundary water management in Israel and Palestine. The event, cosponsored by the Tufts Institute of the Environment, the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life and Friends of Israel, was […]