Jumbos welcome Mammoth football challenge

On Saturday, the Tufts Jumbos (4–2) will look to do something they haven’t done since 2003 and 2004: beat the Amherst Mammoths (5–1) in consecutive seasons. In 2016, Tufts snapped its nine-year losing streak against Amherst with a 27–10 road victory. According to coach Jay Civetti, the Jumbos appreciate that last year’s triumph is no guarantor of […]

Professors Boghosian, Duchin apply mathematics to social problems

Applied mathematics students at Tufts may have the opportunity to cross over into social science. Two professors are pushing the boundaries of interdisciplinary math by investigating problems in social sciences through their research. Professor Bruce Boghosian has been working on modeling wealth inequality for about five years, beginning during his time as president of the American […]

Golf takes seventh at New England Championships

On Saturday and Sunday, Tufts golf competed at the New England Intercollegiate Golf Association (NEIGA) Championships held at the par-72 Captains Golf Course in Brewster, Mass. The Jumbos competed well and earned a seventh-place finish out of the 19 teams competing at the tournament to end their fall season. On Saturday, which was held at the Port Course, […]

ResLife proposes new changes to housing lottery

Changes to the Tufts housing lottery system were proposed at the Oct. 15 Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate meeting by Matt Austin, associate director for housing operations in the Office of Residential Life and Learning (ResLife). Austin, who started in his position in April, said that he was hoping to present a menu of options for change, based […]

Tennis closes out fall season with strong showing at Bates

The Tufts men’s tennis team traveled to Lewiston, Maine this past weekend for their final matches of the fall season. The Wallach Invitational was hosted by Bates College and featured eight schools playing on Saturday and Sunday. Tufts competed against Amherst, Bates, Bowdoin, Brandeis, Colby, Trinity and Wheaton. The invitational was broken into six flights, A, […]

Weekender: Grammy-winning composer Terence Blanchard talks film, jazz and the genre’s future

This week, Tufts welcomed jazz trumpeter and composer Terence Blanchard for a two-day residency. The multi-Grammy award winner — who has recorded over a dozen studio albums and written scores for more than 50 movies, including several for director Spike Lee — had two events scheduled at Tufts: a lecture on composing for film on Oct. 23 and a […]

Financial Aid Student Advisory Board set to convene, continue dialogue on transparency

The Financial Aid Student Advisory Board (FASAB) met yesterday for the first time this academic year to provide feedback and input to the financial aid office on its communication and outreach efforts. The board was reinstated in January 2017; it had existed in the past and disbanded over five years ago, according to Director of Financial Aid Patricia Reilly. […]