Tisch College, Jumbo Vote host Medford Mayoral Debate between Burke and McKillop

The two Medford mayoral candidates, incumbent Stephanie M. Burke and David McKillop, Sr., discussed the past and future of Medford at the Medford Chamber of Commerce Mayoral Debate. The debate, hosted by the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life and JumboVote, was held in Cohen Auditorium on the evening of Nov. 2 in preparation for […]

New Athletic Hall of Fame to honor past, unite present

The Tufts Athletics Department instated its very own Athletics Hall of Fame this September. The Hall of Fame will honor and celebrate the full history of athletics at Tufts, inducting its first honorees in the spring of 2018. Although it does not yet have a physical space on campus, the hall’s existence is a step […]

Field hockey upset by Bowdoin, postseason status in jeopardy

A week that began with much optimism ended in dismay for the Tufts field hockey team, which hosted Bowdoin twice in the span of four days due to a scheduling coincidence. On Oct. 25, the Jumbos closed out the regular season by clinching second place in the NESCAC standings with a 3–0 win over the […]

Tufts moves onto NESCAC semifinals for first time since 2013

Tufts won its NESCAC quarterfinal matchup against Trinity 1–0 this past Saturday, banishing memories of its disappointing defeat at this same stage last year against the same opponent once and for all. The match started out tentatively, with both sides conceding corners early on. Tufts slowly grew into the game, with the two first-year forwards […]

Data Intensive Studies Center aims to transform research at Tufts

Tufts’ initiative to increase data science research and education, first outlined in the T10 Strategic Plan in 2013 has made progress with the creation  of the Data Intensive Studies Center (DISC) this fall and its first all-day symposium next Wednesday. With the creation of DISC, Tufts hopes to bring together both students and faculty to better utilize data science in ways […]

Student performers of color share their hopes, concerns for a cappella at Tufts

Known for elaborate showcases of vocal talent, Tufts’ numerous a cappella groups have established themselves as vibrant fixtures on campus. In recent years, these groups have also become sites of intentional dialogue to address issues of race and identity within their respective groups and in the broader Tufts community. These student efforts to create both […]

Tufts, Northeastern students aim to increase diversity in technology through startup TechSpark

Sophomores Kingsley Udoyi and Timi Dayo-Kayode are not your average computer science students. In just three semesters, the two have launched, pitched and gained funding for their business called TechSpark. This multi-branch startup aims to reduce bias impacting marginalized students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields both at Tufts and beyond. The pair — in partnership […]

Football: Now out of NESCAC race, Jumbos set to take on Mules at Colby

The season is winding down for Tufts football (4–3), with only two games remaining on the schedule. Tufts takes to the road on Saturday to take on the winless Colby Mules (0–7). The Mules are currently tied for last in the NESCAC, while the Jumbos rank sixth, just outside of the top half of the league. Tufts most […]