Tufts falls to Wesleyan, splits Saturday doubleheader

The No. 15 Tufts men’s tennis team went 1–2 across three road NESCAC matches over the weekend. On Saturday, Tufts fell to No. 13 Wesleyan, 8–1. The following day, the Jumbos beat the Hamilton Continentals, 6–3, in the morning before losing to the No. 4 Williams Ephs, 7–2, in the afternoon. Senior co-captain Ben Battle expressed […]

William Scott enters finals of ‘Jeopardy! College Championship’

For many trivia buffs, getting on “Jeopardy!” (1984–) is a dream. Very few people are selected to be the ones clicking the buzzer, giving answers in the forms of questions and devising strategies to bet money on the Daily Double. Over the past week, first-year and Tufts Quiz Bowl member William Scott has been living […]

Editorial: Tufts needs a space to discuss masculinity

In the wake of the #MeToo movement’s recent explosion, a wave of empowerment, excitement and exhaustion has swept the nation. As women’s and other marginalized voices are amplified, anxieties have risen to public consciousness: How, in this time of feminist reckoning to raise a boy; how to determine assault from bad sex; how to consume problematic art. […]

Tufts golfers finish seventh in spring opener

The Tufts golf team competed in its first tournament of the spring season on Friday and Saturday at the Westport Hampton Inn Invitational in North Dartmouth, Mass. The Jumbos finished seventh out of the 18 teams that took on the course at Allendale Country Club, receiving several particularly strong showings. NESCAC rival Trinity won the tournament with a total […]

‘Belle de Jour’ is a sultry portrait of its time

In May 1968, a nationwide general strike led by students and factory workers crippled the French economy and plunged the nation into a state of chaos. The situation reached a boiling point by May 29 when, fearing another revolution, President Charles De Gaulle fled the country to Germany, leaving the country without a leader for a […]

Tufts Democrats hosts ‘Symposium to End Gun Violence’

Last night the Tufts Democrats hosted their end-of-year symposium in the Crane Room. The keynote speaker of the symposium was Alla Lefkowitz, deputy director of affirmative litigation at Everytown for Gun Safety, an organization that advocates for gun control. According to Tufts Democrats President Misha Linnehan, a senior, the main objective of the symposium was to call attention […]

‘Lion’ highlights beauty of human connection, power of familial bond

The Museum of Fine Arts Boston presented its eighth annual “Hollywood Scriptures” film series program this past week. The theme and films featured in the program each are chosen by the faculty in the department of professional psychology at William James College. This year, the program centered around the theme of ‘childhood’ and opened with its first screened […]

TCU Senate, administrators host town hall to discuss mental health

The Tufts Community Union (TCU)  Senate, Tufts administrators and various campus mental health organizations organized and held a town hall meeting to discuss mental health issues on campus on Tuesday. These groups included Counseling and Mental Health Services (CMHS), Tufts Ears for Peers and Active Minds.  Michelle Bowdler, the executive director of Health and Wellness Services at Tufts, said […]

Jumbos host final home regattas of the season

Both the Tufts men’s and women’s crew teams hosted regattas on the Malden River on Saturday. As the Jumbos’ final home competitions of the season for the Jumbos, the regattas served as a farewell to the Malden for the teams’ graduating seniors. The women’s squad failed to tally a win against some tough competition in its seven races, while the men’s […]