Jumbos make final postseason push at Middlebury Invitational

The Tufts women’s swimming and diving team made one last splash ahead of the upcoming NESCAC championships, participating in the Middlebury Invitational over the weekend. With the Jumbos competing under a few different premises — some sought to prepare for NESCACs, while others looked to finish their seasons on a high note — there were many impressive results. […]

Professor Kendra Field discusses post-Civil War migrations at Royall House

The Royall House and Slave Quarters in Medford hosted Kendra Field, assistant professor of history and director of the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy at Tufts, to discuss her new book, “Growing Up with the Country: Family, Race, and Nation After the Civil War”, on Wednesday evening. The Royall House was once home […]

In lieu of holding an election, ECOM appoints senators, CSL member

The Tufts Elections Commission (ECOM) appointed four senators to the Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate and one member to the Committee on Student Life (CSL), a committee made up of faculty and students, on Tuesday, according to ECOM chair Ethan Mandelbaum, a sophomore. ECOM appointed Jonah O’Mara Schwartz and Steven Honig to fill the two of the four Class […]

Men’s hockey set to take on Amherst, Hamilton this weekend

On Feb. 2 and Feb. 3, the Tufts men’s ice hockey team played Conn. College (9–9–2, 8–4–2 NESCAC) in back-to-back fixtures, with the first at home and the second on the road in New London, Conn. The Jumbos came away with a tie and a loss against the Camels, bringing their record to 3–8–3 in the […]

Tufts drama department’s ‘Lysistrata’ reinvents a classic

Gird your loins, Tufts. The Tufts Department of Drama and Dance will premier the great Greek comedy “Lysistrata” on Thursday, Feb. 15. Directed by Tufts’ own Sheriden Thomas — a senior lecturer in the department — and based on Ellen McLaughlin’s modern adaptation, this version of “Lysistrata” will take a time-honored tale of war, peace, sex and […]

Swimmers close regular season on high note at Middlebury Invitational

After a decisive 180–112 win over Wheaton on Jan. 20, the Tufts men’s swimming and diving team enjoyed a week off from competition before gearing up for its final race of the regular season. The Jumbos then faced off against the Middlebury Panthers and the Williams Ephs in the Middlebury Invitational on Feb. 2–3. Although there was […]

Jumbo Exchange: Kick-off

In my columns this semester, I am going to write about exchange students’ experiences here at Tufts. I hope you will enjoy it and take an interest in Tufts’ exchange programs. In addition, I would like you to know what kind of support and opportunities exchange students seek to make their experiences here better, as well […]

Textbook Exchange saves students an estimated $77,000 this year

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Textbook Exchange allows students to buy and sell used textbooks without relying on the bookstore, according to Philip Miller, TCU Senate Education committee chair and the founder and executive director of the Textbook Exchange. Miller, a sophomore, said that the exchange has provided students with a much easier way to buy and sell textbooks at reasonable prices. […]