Men’s Soccer triumphs over Middlebury to win first NESCAC championship in team history

With just under three minutes remaining in the NESCAC championship match Sunday, both Tufts and Middlebury were scoreless despite many close second-half opportunities. At 87:04 of regulation, senior defender Matt Zinner fed the ball wide right to sophomore midfielder Zach Lane who was barreling down the right flank. Lane crossed the ball into the box […]

TCU Senate discusses supplementary funding requests, upcoming resolutions

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate met last night in the Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room to hear supplementary funding requests and discuss two resolutions. After the roll call, TCU President Benya Kraus opened the meeting by discussing the upcoming Senate elections on Nov. 14. According to Kraus, a senior, there is one person running for the […]

Hurricane Maria affects Puerto Rico, Tufts’ Puerto Rican students

Hurricane Maria is classified as the 10th most intense Atlantic hurricane in recorded history, hitting Puerto Rico on Sept. 20, according to a Sept. 20 article on Hitting two weeks after Hurricane Irma, it has created a humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico. The official Puerto Rican death toll from Hurricane Maria stands at 54, but the […]

Tufts announces new Brighter World fundraising campaign

Tufts officially announced the public phase of Brighter World: The Campaign for Tufts, which is the most ambitious fundraising campaign in the school’s history, according to a press release published today. Through Brighter World, Tufts is seeking to raise $1.5 billion. The campaign marked the beginning of its public phase with a celebration on Saturday […]

Editorial: Greek life should expand financial aid to remain at Tufts

With Greek life back on campus, the one thing nearly everyone can agree on is that, if Greek life organizations continue to exist, financial reform will be necessary. While houses have encouraged fewer money-centric events, dues are still strikingly high. Many students who have to pay these dues themselves face real financial and time constrictions, juggling part-time jobs on […]

Events on the Hill: Week of Nov. 6

MONDAY “#StandingRock: Starting and Sustaining a Movement” Details: The Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life will facilitate a conversation with two experts on indigenous activism. LaDonna Brave Bull Allard is the founder and director of Sacred Stone Camp, a center of resistance against the Dakota Access Pipeline.  Cutcha Risling Baldy is an assistant professor of Native American studies […]

Men’s club water polo earns second place at national championship tournament

In its first season in the more competitive New England Division, men’s club water polo finished with great success. At the Div. III National Club Championship hosted by Middlebury College on Oct. 28 and 29, Tufts placed second for the team’s best finish in recent years. Tufts club water polo’s dominance in recent seasons has made its presence […]

Fletcher Initiative on Religion, Law & Diplomacy holds fall conference

The Fletcher Initiative on Religion, Law & Diplomacy (FletcherRLD), a student-run organization at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, hosted its fall conference, entitled “Approaching Religious Literacy in International Affairs,” on Nov. 3. The conference was framed around the question, “How do you train a diplomat, a businesswoman, or a soldier to be an effective […]

Pixar’s latest film ‘Coco’ makes for pleasant family viewing

The concept of life beyond death draws much fascination from storytellers. Pixar’s newest film, “Coco” (2017), does not necessarily stage it as a central point, but rather uses it to emphasize the coexistence of family and ambition. This idea develops through the actions of an eager boy from Mexico who breaks from tradition on Día […]