University resolution sanctions Greek life organizations

A message released this morning has announced the results of the investigation into the Theta Delta Chi, Zeta Psi and Delta Upsilon fraternities, as well as the Chi Omega sorority, signaling the completion of the more-than-one-year-long investigation of nine Greek organizations at Tufts. Theta Delta Chi, also known as 123, will have its charter revoked […]

Mieth makes two penalty kick saves, sends team to third round of NCAA tournament

After two full scoreless halves and two overtime periods, the second-round NCAA tournament match entered penalty kicks. Junior goalkeeper Connor Mieth made two consecutive diving saves, blocking Saint Joseph’s first and second attempts, while Tufts made their first two. Ultimately Tufts sealed the victory, outshooting its opponent 4–2. This game was a defensive battle, as both […]

Former Dean of Tufts School of Medicine John T. Harrington dies

John T. Harrington, dean emeritus of the Tufts University School of Medicine, passed away on Oct. 31. According to a Tufts Now article, Harrington completed his residency at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill before receiving training in nephrology at the Tufts-New England Medical Center (NEMC), and eventually joining the nephrology division. From 1981 […]

Events on the Hill: Week of Nov. 13

MONDAY “How Can we Lead Social Change?” Details: Progressive activist Heather Booth will share advice on organizing to create social change at this Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life-sponsored lunch workshop. Booth is known for being at the forefront of organizing in support of many progressive causes in the late 20th century, including civil rights and […]

The Equalizer: The U.S. Soccer coaching conundrum

In many spheres of life, better instruction leads to more qualified and developed students. Top universities attract the best professors from their respective fields — and students at such universities often come away more educated and prepared for their professional lives because of their great professors. The global soccer landscape is no different. Top soccer nations […]

Op-Ed: Tufts/Fletcher administration fell into Scaramucci’s trap: Students and faculty are smarter

The recent petition calling into question the rationale and propriety of Anthony Scaramucci’s appointment to The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy Board of Advisors has generated public interest. What the petition has not generated is a clear sense of duty and responsiveness from the administration, which seems torn between inaction in the hope the concerns […]

TCU Senate passes resolution on gender-neutral bathrooms

Last night in the Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room, the Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate passed a resolution pressuring the university to provide more gender-neutral bathrooms and heard supplementary funding requests. TCU Vice President Anna Del Castillo opened the meeting in place of TCU President Benya Kraus, who was absent last night. Del Castillo, a senior, opened the floor […]

‘The Good Place’ runs with reinvention in season 2

It would seem ridiculous to give “The Sixth Sense” (1999) or “The Usual Suspects” (1995) a sequel. How can a story continue after an ending that fundamentally changed the premise of its fictional world? Can characters grow in their new reality without watering down or feeling stuck in what made that final twist feel so […]

TCU Senate proposes Korean classes

A new Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate initiative hopes to introduce Korean language classes at Tufts, a proposal led by First Generation Community Senator and Korean Students Association (KSA) member Isaac Kim. Kim, a sophomore, was inspired to pursue a Korean language class pilot program so students would be able to take a language not currently offered at […]