Accessibility at Tufts: For students with physical disabilities, the Hill is far from an ideal campus

.widget { margin-bottom: 0 } When senior computer science (CS) major Sam Slate hurt his leg playing basketball the summer of his sophomore year, he thought he’d be back to normal in no time. But what seemed like a simple injury turned into chronic pain that makes it hard for him to walk or stand. […]

Robert Mack, Joyce Sackey replace Amy Freeman as Chief Diversity Officers

Amy Freeman, the former chief diversity officer and associate vice provost at Tufts, will leave her position and return to Pennsylvania, University President Anthony Monaco and Provost and Senior Vice President David Harris announced in an emailed statement to students on March 27. Robert Mack, the associate dean of student success and advising, will assume […]

Deans explain tuition increases for 2018–2019 school year

Dean of Arts and Sciences James Glaser and Dean of the School of Engineering Jianmin Qu announced in a March 29 email that Tufts students could expect tuition to rise to $70,941 for the 2018–2019 academic year, a 3.76 percent increase from this year’s tuition. According to Glaser, rising costs are an expected part of running a university, and […]

Friedman School screens ‘Forgotten Farms,’ discusses New England dairy farms

In a world which produces new food media and makes advances in food science every day, opinions vary and change for any given food product. As far as most dairy farmers are concerned, their products are certainly not immune to the cultural and scientific discussion of what constitutes a healthy diet. To examine the contemporary […]

Tufts routs Nichols, Keene State, falls to Roger Williams

Just when the Tufts baseball team appeared to be hitting its stride, it stumbled again. After registering convincing victories in both legs of its doubleheader against Nichols, followed by a 23–7 romp over Keene State, Tufts (10–9) conceded three late runs to fall to Roger Williams on Tuesday. The Jumbos’ three-game winning streak — their […]

Tisch Library set to open next Friday night to ‘Critical Drag’ lip sync extravaganza

How far have you gone to get an A? Tisch Library will be open next Friday night, as students of Kareem Khubchandani’s “Critical Drag” course will lip sync for their grade in front of friends, family, professors and maybe even President Anthony Monaco in the Tisch Library Hemicycle at 9:30 p.m. on April 20. Titled […]

Students for Justice in Palestine hosts annual ‘Israeli Apartheid Week’

Throughout this week, the Tufts chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP), a national student-led solidarity movement advocating for Palestinian rights, has held a series of events in their annual “Israeli Apartheid Week.” “Tufts SJP holds Israeli Apartheid week as part of an international series of events that seek to raise awareness of Israel’s apartheid system […]

Jumbos shine with near-perfect start to spring season

The Tufts men’s and women’s crew teams kicked off their spring seasons over the weekend. Both teams hosted a pair of regattas, each on the Malden River, with one on Saturday and the other on Sunday. The women’s team saw its first varsity eight finish 3–1 on the weekend, while the second varsity eight put up a perfect […]

Strong pitching leads Jumbos to two of three wins against Bobcats

Due to the seemingly annual April snow, the Tufts softball team (15–6) only took on Bates this week, as its two-game series with MIT was pushed to April 25. The Bobcats (11–8) are just the second NESCAC East opponent whom the Jumbos have taken on this season, giving the weekend series a bit of added importance. The storm pushed the game […]