Decreased TCU event requirement gives culture clubs space for growth and discussion

In past years, a Tufts Community Union (TCU) Judiciary requirement specifying the number of public events that culture clubs are required to host threatened the very culture of the clubs themselves, according to several organization leaders. However, the TCU Senate opted to reduce the number of required public events for culture clubs from three to one per semester, allowing for […]

Men’s Soccer: Jumbos on five-game winning streak, remain No. 1 in the NESCAC

Victories over Bates and Keene State afford Tufts a five-game winning streak as the team maintains its No. 1 position in the NESCAC. The Jumbos defense has rendered them practically unstoppable, as they have yet to concede a goal in five games and boast a 0.08 goals against average after giving up only one goal on […]

Annual Security Report shows changing crime rates on Medford, Boston, Grafton campuses

Content Warning: This article discusses sexual violence. The Department of Public and Environmental Safety (DPES) released its Annual Security and Fire Safety Report on Sept. 30, breaking down reported instances of crime in 2016 on each Tufts campus. Reported cases of crime increased on the Boston Health Sciences campuses. On the Medford/Somerville campus, reported cases of rape decreased and fondling […]

Football: Jumbos set to battle Ephs on the road

Tufts football will travel to Williamstown, Mass. for a week six matchup with the Williams Ephs on Saturday. The Jumbos’ 3–2 record puts them in sixth place in the NESCAC. The Ephs, at 4–1, are in a four-way tie for second place with the Amherst Mammoths, Middlebury Panthers and Wesleyan Cardinals. Meanwhile, the defending NESCAC champion Trinity Bantams hold a perfect […]

Weekender: With his residency, artist Wen-ti Tsen reaches past the center

The Tufts University Art Gallery opened its new exhibition, “Home Town: Re-presenting Boston’s Chinatown as Place of People – Now and Then,” on Oct. 2 with works by Wen-ti Tsen. The artist — who was born in China, grew up in Europe and later moved to the United States — is the artist-in-residence for this semester through the […]

Cross country keeps up competitive spirit at Conn. College

The Tufts women’s and men’s cross country teams wrapped up an ostensibly successful weekend at Conn. College with second and seventh place finishes, respectively. By some measures, however, the Jumbos failed to meet their high standards, providing a source of motivation for the final month of the season. The women’s team was led by the strong performance of senior […]

SMFA students cite concerns about lack of resources, cohesion between communities post merger

This year’s first-year class at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA) is the first admitted through Tufts’ admissions policies, the first to pay full Tufts tuition and the second class to be fully designated as Tufts students after Tufts acquired the SMFA in June 2016. Some Bachelors of Fine Arts (BFA) students, however, feel that their […]