Editorial: How to fix first-year community

Many in the class of 2021 believe that the Tufts social scene is particularly lacking. This is partially a byproduct of the general campus structure that hinders the ability to make meaningful connections. Fortunately, the re-evaluation of residential setup is underway, and it has potential to create the environment necessary for first-years to find their social niche. […]

New TUTV series aims to share marginalized stories

Disclaimer: Ray Bernoff is a staff photographer at The Tufts Daily. He was not involved in the writing or editing of this article. “The Athena Project,” an anthology-style docu-series, will be released next year through Tufts University Television (TUTV). The series’ producers and co-founders, junior Amanda Rose and sophomore Rachel Sobel, said they aim to create a platform for marginalized individuals’ voices. Sobel and […]

Jumbos win five events, record top times at Cupid Challenge

The Tufts men’s track and field team hosted the Cupid Challenge in Gantcher Center over the weekend. The Jumbos performed well in the unscored meet, winning five events and turning in a handful of nationally ranked performances. Visiting schools included Amherst, Brandeis, Conn. College, Williams, Widener, WPI and MIT, among others. While team scores were not recorded for the meet, […]

Tisch College hosts Eric T. Washington for conversation on diversity in the judiciary

The Honorable Eric T. Washington (A ’76) spoke Tuesday at the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life’s event “Black on the Bench: Diversity in the Judiciary.” Washington served as the Chief Judge of the D.C. Court of Appeals from August 2005 to March 2017. The lunch was part of Tisch College’s ongoing Civic Life Lunch […]

Tufts basketball teams prepare for regular season finales

Men’s basketball The Tufts men’s basketball team approaches the final game of the regular season with a record of 16–7. With a NESCAC record of 5–4, the sixth-place Jumbos have a lot to play for in their Sunday matchup with the Trinity Bantams (15–7): The top six teams in the NESCAC are only a handful of games apart, so the […]

TAGSS tour of galleries in Boston exposes students to variety of contemporary art

When wading through the multitude of commercial contemporary art galleries in Boston, even knowing which area of the city to go to can be difficult. Thankfully, the Tufts Art Gallery Student Society (TAGSS) provided the solution to this problem on Friday by offering students the opportunity to tour the best commercial galleries in Boston. From the […]

Tufts stumbles in NESCAC tournament

Facing tough league opponents in the fast-paced, high-pressure environment of the NESCAC tournament, the Tufts men’s squash team fell to a 7–10 record, with two losses and one win over the course of two days. After a heartbreaking loss to Conn. College on Saturday morning, Tufts responded by dominating their afternoon opponent, Wesleyan, with a score of 8–1. Five […]

‘Winchester’ tricks ultimately fail to deceive

Looming around the center of brothers Michael and Peter Spierig’s most recent film, “Winchester,” is the all-too-familiar haunted house. It’s a sprawling city of a mansion, but the camera makes use of claustrophobia — the film moves with a labored familiarity. We turn corners with our surreptitious protagonist, Dr. Eric Price (Jason Clarke), as he bumbles through the […]

Latino Center reopens following repairs

The Latino Center, located in Bolles House, has reopened after being closed over winter break for repair, Director Julián Cancino said. Cancino, who became the director of the Latino Center in September 2017, said that after his first few days in the office as director, he felt the house was in disarray and not conducive to community […]

Jumbos fall to Mammoths at NESCAC Championships

The fifth-seeded Tufts women’s squash team surveyed its competition this weekend at the NESCAC Championships in Clinton, N.Y., where it fell to fourth-seeded Amherst, 7–2, in the first round of play before taking on Hamilton and Bates in the consolation bracket. With large crowds packed into Hamilton’s Little Squash Center, the Jumbos prepared themselves to play a handful of […]