EconoFact continues to grow, reintroduces facts, analysis into policy debates

EconoFact, an online publication launched just over a year ago by faculty at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, is continuing to work toward its mission of reintroducing facts and economic analysis into public discourse on social and economic policy. EconoFact provides data and analysis of current policy issues through short memos written in accessible […]

Jumbos to make postseason push in final weekend of NESCAC play

The Tufts ice hockey team takes on Bowdoin and Colby this weekend in back-to-back home games to top off its 2017–18 regular season. With Tufts currently ninth in the NESCAC standings, the team needs to win both games this weekend to have a chance to steal eighth place and continue on to the conference tournament. Friday night’s game against Bowdoin […]

Tufts suffers defeat to MIT, bounces back to dismantle BU

The No. 28 Tufts men’s squash team (8–11) lost to No. 22 MIT, 8–1, on Feb. 8 before rebounding to defeat No. 42 Boston University, 9–0, on Saturday. The matchup on Saturday wrapped up the Jumbos’ 2017–18 regular season. The match against Boston University was one of Tufts’ easier competitions of the season, which provided an opportunity for players, who are typically […]

New freeform podcast ‘Beyond Glass Walls’ explores social, political issues

This past week, Tufts sophomores Samuel Joseph and Hendricks Delva started a new podcast titled “Beyond Glass Walls.” The podcast is meant to touch on a wide range of political and social issues affecting students on campus through a series of natural, freeform conversations, according to Joseph and Delva. Each week, they invite fellow students to add their voices to the […]

Tufts basketball teams prepare for conference tournament

Women’s Basketball After both teams ended their regular season action with wins, the men’s and women’s teams embark on their postseason journeys this weekend with the commencement of the NESCAC tournament. The women’s team wrapped up its regular season at Trinity last week, winning 59–40. The victory pushed the Jumbos’ record to 21–3 on the season, with an 8–2 […]

Tufts’ production of ‘Le Nozze di Figaro’ adds 1920s aesthetic to the 18th-century opera

This weekend, the Tufts Opera Ensemble is tackling Mozart’s famous opera “Le Nozze Di Figaro” (1786). Directors Carol Mastrodomenico and Thomas Stumpf, faculty members of the music department, have put a twist on the well-known classical opera, depicting it in a colorful rendition of 1920s Spain instead of the original 18th-century setting.  The Opera Ensemble […]

Jumbo Exchange: Good choice?

One of the questions people ask me a lot is “How do you like Tufts?” Usually, I just answer “I love it!” without a second thought. Today, I am going to ask myself the same question and think about it more deeply, looking back to the days that I have spent here for the last five […]