Tufts club basketball is a slam dunk among students

Tufts offers athletic outlets for just about everyone, from varsity football to its renowned Harry Potter-inspired quidditch team. Until this semester, however, a club basketball program remained mysteriously absent from campus. Thanks to the efforts of senior Jordan Kemp, the gap is about to be filled. Although Tufts club basketball’s official recognition remains pending, the program […]


Fletcher student starts petition to remove Anthony Scaramucci from Board of Advisors

Carter Banker, a second-year Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy (MALD) candidate at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, started a petition on Oct. 17 to remove former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci (LA ’86) from The Fletcher School’s Board of Advisors. The Board of Advisors comprises about 40 members who have achieved success […]


Football: Jumbos never trail in 28–14 rout of winless Mules

Tufts (5–3) clinched its fourth five-win season since the start of the 21st century on Saturday when it rode the Colby Mules (0–8) to a one-sided 28–14 victory. The win marks Tufts’ third winning season in a row and puts to rest any worries of slipping back into the lower half of the NESCAC standings. Colby is […]


Editorial: Tufts should draw down certain marijuana restrictions

As the opioid crisis ravages the country, Attorney General Jeff Sessions has clamped down on marijuana. The marijuana debate is still very nuanced and contentious, and federal regulations aren’t expected to change for now. Currently marijuana is a Schedule I drug under the Controlled Substances Act. However, Massachusetts, along with 28 other states and the District of Columbia, has […]


Too hip to be ‘The Square’

Jimmy Kimmel once did a segment from Coachella in which he asked festival-goers if they had seen a number of fictitious bands perform. The concertgoers, not wanting to seem out of the loop, all said yes, that they had seen them, and some went into great detail about the made-up, comically named bands Kimmel mentioned. […]


Part-time faculty union members vote to ratify five-year contract

The tentative agreement for a new contract reached earlier this month between part-time lecturers and the School of Arts and Sciences was ratified by a huge majority on Oct. 25, according to Andy Klatt, lecturer in the Department of Romance Languages and member of the part-time faculty’s bargaining committee. The ratification was almost unanimous, Patricia DiSilvio, […]


The Equalizer: On another state of U.S. Soccer

Most people would agree that U.S. Soccer has officially reached an all time low. After crashing out of World Cup contention, calls for the dismissal of the United States Soccer Federation’s (USSF) President Sunil Gulati and for the implementation of promotion/relegation illustrate just a few of the certainly justified disgrace and inner turmoil. But some would […]


Opening of Wegmans offers a new grocery option in Medford

At least three meals a day, seven days a week, plus midnight snacking, study-break snacks, coffee runs and pre-party food — it’s clear that access to good meals and frequent snacks is an important part of the college student experience. The variety of options provided on campus as well as at local stores offers solutions to […]


The ‘H&M x Erdem’ collaboration is all about hype and (some) fashion

There was a significant line outside of H&M’s Newbury location on Nov. 2, as people were waiting eagerly to shop the Scandinavian brand’s new high-end collaboration with Canadian born, British-Turkish designer Erdem Moralıoğlu. Those who shopped for H&M’s earlier collaborations knew the drill: Groups of 20 would get bracelets in different colors that indicated the time […]


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