Tufts faculty joins conversation on gun violence, administration must be next

In response to the Feb. 14 mass shooting that killed 17 and wounded dozens more at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., students across the country have taken a stand by participating in walkouts and marches calling for an end to the American gun violence epidemic. It is critical that influential institutions like universities […]

Asian Health Symposium discusses stress in Asian-American communities

More than 80 researchers, healthcare providers and community partners gathered for the fourth Annual Asian Health Symposium at the Pao Arts Center in Chinatown on April 6 to discuss stress in Asian immigrant communities. The symposium was hosted by the community-academic partnership program Addressing Disparities in Asian Populations through Translational Research (ADAPT), which is part of the Tufts Clinical and Translational Science […]

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ season 10: The PharmaRusical, The Vixen strikes back

It’s safe to say that we’ve all recovered from “All Stars” Syndrome. “RuPaul’s Drag Race” (2010-) season 10 has proven to be the light at the end of the school week we all needed to get through the gray slog that is “spring” in New England. With two not-so-tearful goodbyes to Kalorie and Yuhau, let’s […]

Tufts maintains dominant form with victory over fourth-ranked Wesleyan

The No. 3 Tufts men’s lacrosse team (9–0) triumphed over No. 4 Wesleyan (8–2) by a score of 14–10 on Saturday afternoon at Bello Field. Both teams were undefeated in NESCAC play heading into the game, sporting matching 5–0 conference records. The Jumbos used a 4–0 run in the second quarter to separate themselves in an […]

Friedman School hosts 11th annual Future of Food and Nutrition Research Conference

This past weekend, The Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy hosted the 11th Annual Future of Food and Nutrition Graduate Student Research Conference. Graduate students representing a wide range of disciplines and universities gathered to demonstrate their unique approaches to food and nutrition issues. A diverse collection of research was presented, with projects on topics […]

TCU Senate discusses financial year 2019 budget, votes to pay its members

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate met in Sophia Gordon Multi-purpose room to discuss the budget for fiscal year 2019 (FY 19) and to hear a resolution about tuition hikes and updates on Spring Fling logistics. In the context of discussing budgeting, the senate voted to give an additional $8,500 to 15 people serving positions […]

Jumbos take second in quad meet at Ellis Oval

The Tufts women’s track and field team played host to Bates, MIT and RPI in a meet at Ellis Oval on Saturday. Multiple Jumbos won events and recorded personal-best times in the third meet of their spring season. Individual event winners received nine points for their teams, second-place finishers garnered seven and each successive athlete through tenth place earned one […]

Lorde hosts the perfect house party on Melodrama World Tour

“I see myself as such a mess, so cluttered full of emotions and dreams and … it gets pretty messy in here sometimes … I’m not always the easiest person to love, you know? But that’s who I am,” Lorde said, before asking thousands in TD Garden last Tuesday to sing her song “Writer in the […]

Events on the Hill: Week of April 9

MONDAY “Mental Health Monologues: Strength in Stories” Details: Active Minds at Tufts is highlighting Tufts students’ mental health experiences in its third annual monologue night. Where and when: Goddard Chapel; 8:30–10 p.m. “Reception to Honor Provost David Harris” Details: University President Anthony Monaco will thank Provost David Harris for his leadership and contributions to the community before he […]