Record-breaking Bowman wins national championship in 5,000 meters

Senior co-captain Brittany Bowman won the 5,000-meter race to lead the Tufts women’s track and field team to a tie for 11th place at the NCAA Div. III Indoor Track and Field Championships over the weekend. The two-day meet — hosted by Birmingham-Southern University and held at the CrossPlex complex in Birmingham, Ala. — featured athletes representing […]

Student political groups, medical students respond to recent gun violence

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. witnessed a mass shooting on Feb. 14 that left 17 victims dead. According to The Guardian, the loss of these victims makes the shooting among the deadliest school massacres in the United States. This sparked a variety of reactions from the Tufts community in the weeks following the […]

Duvivier’s national title leads Tufts to 13th-place finish at NCAA Championships

On Friday and Saturday, the Tufts men’s track and field team competed at the NCAA Div. III Championships held at Birmingham-Southern College in Birmingham, Ala. It was a strenuous weekend for the Jumbos, but the athletes competed at the top level and placed highly in their respective events. Led by a host of All-American performances, including a […]

Swiss ambassador Martin Dahinden discusses federalism, direct democracy and neutrality

The European Affairs Society of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy hosted Martin Dahinden, Ambassador of Switzerland to the United States, for a lunch and discussion about Swiss foreign policy yesterday. The event was held at room 702 of the Cabot Intercultural Center, with approximately twenty people, mostly Fletcher students and faculty, in attendance. Professor […]

Police Briefs — Week of March 12

Wrong place to pass gas On March 7 at 3:45 p.m., Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) received a report from a contractor that gas had been poured into the hydraulic tank of a Bobcat. The contractor discovered the machine had broken down while trying to use it. The Bobcat was removed from campus for repair. TUPD […]

Weidner’s Words: The role of the commissioner

The Chicago Bulls had lost six of their last seven games and were coming off a blowout loss to Boston when the NBA issued its warning on March 6. The Bulls, a team currently sitting at 23–43 and vying for the best possible draft position, needed to stop resting healthy players. Resting healthy players has been a […]