Tufts rebounds from Trinity loss to slow a surging Williams

Tufts (4–2) outlasted the Williams Ephs (4–2) in a low-scoring 21–13 defensive battle on Farley-Lamb Field. Tufts rebounded from last week’s close 23–16 loss to NESCAC-leading Trinity with the win, while Williams failed to build on the momentum from its second win in a row, a 27–26 upset over Middlebury in Vermont. “I’m really proud […]

Tufts begins replacing Trunk and TUSK with Canvas across all campuses

Tufts has begun a three-year transition this fall to Canvas, a new learning management system (LMS) that will replace Trunk and Tufts University Sciences Knowledgebase (TUSK).  The new system has already been implemented at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, the School of the Museum of Fine […]

CARE introduces Sex Health Reps program

Starting this fall, Tufts Center for Awareness, Resources, and Education (CARE) introduced a new program: Sex Health Reps. Alexandra Donovan, CARE’s sexual misconduct prevention specialist, said the impetus for the program was to find a better way to spread information about sex health and education. “We’ve been trying to find the best way to get sex education and sex […]

Op-Ed: The room where it happened

I was lucky enough to see “Hamilton: An American Musical” in Los Angeles this summer. The now cult-classic story of the inner workings of our fledgling country is an inspiring tale of ambition and revolution. Its “shout-outs” to women and immigrants, moments that saw the most applause during the show, are especially relevant with the […]

Women in Computer Science club helps bring gender equity to the field

(Maria Fong / The Tufts Daily) Imagine an unhackable, military-grade attack helicopter. Picture an event calendar that pulls from Facebook’s application programming interface to collect all the events happening at Tufts over the weekend. Or imagine an app, called Know Your Rights, that could scrape the web and find resources for sexual assault survivors based on […]

Women’s soccer falls to undefeated Williams 3–0

Tufts women’s soccer traveled to Williamstown, Mass. on Saturday to face undefeated NESCAC powerhouse Williams. This was an especially important match up for the Jumbos, who have struggled against the Ephs in recent years, with their last victory coming in 2006. Heading into the weekend, Tufts was ranked third in the NESCAC with a league record […]

Alice Smith impresses in passionate performance for Gardner’s RISE concert series

Oct. 12 saw R&B singer Alice Smith deliver an astounding performance to a sold out Calderwood Hall. The concert was the second performance of the 2017–18 RISE concert series, put on by the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and Berklee College of Music. A unique venue, Calderwood Hall is built like a cube, with first floor seating and […]

TCU Senate discusses upcoming town hall, potential projects

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate met in the Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room last night to discuss the upcoming town hall on social spaces along with general updates. The body also heard a presentation from Career Center Executive Director Greg Victory. After a presentation on networking strategies, Victory discussed the success of Career Center initiatives, […]

Chapter 15 of ‘Riverdale’ brings gloom, gloom, more boring gloom

Things are looking very, very grim in Riverdale. Veronica’s parents are acting super shady, Archie is completely spiraling and two more lives are taken by the end of this week’s episode. The second installment of season two of “Riverdale” (2017–) landed on the more forgetful (and boring) end of the spectrum, although it seemed to set up […]