Outstanding in Omaha: The 1950 Tufts baseball team

After 68 years, the 1950 Tufts baseball team — participants in the College World Series (CWS) in Omaha, Neb. that June — will be immortalized. The team will be part of the inaugural class inducted into the new Tufts Athletics Hall of Fame on Saturday evening. Third baseman Ed Schluntz (A ’50), pitcher Dave Lincoln (A ’52), infielder Ken Fettig […]


Tufts defeats Bowdoin 2–1 in three-game set

Over the weekend, the Tufts baseball team (12–10, 3–3 NESCAC) faced Bowdoin in its second conference series of the season, winning the set 2–1. The Jumbos’ victories sandwiched a tight 4–3 loss to the host Polar Bears (11–12, 4–5 NESCAC). Entering the final game of the series — the second of Saturday’s doubleheader — the teams were tied with one victory […]


Tufts publishes previously unavailable data on economic diversity

Tufts’ Office of Institutional Research and Evaluation (OIRE) recently published previously unavailable data on economic diversity of Tufts’ student body, according to senior and TCU Senate Trustee Representative Nathan Foster. Foster noted that the data on Tufts’ economic diversity was first released to TCU Senate at Foster’s request and then was released to the general public.  […]


Tufts Dining Action Coalition holds worker speakout event ahead of Tuesday’s union election

Approximately 150 students, faculty and staff gathered in the Interfaith Center at 7:30 last night to hear Tufts Dining workers talk about their experiences and the need for unionization. The event, which was hosted by Tufts Dining Action Coalition (TDAC), was held ahead of next Tuesday’s union election, where the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) […]


Op-Ed: Tufts Facilities upper management takes corporate America stance, jeopardizing students, staff and workers

Editor’s Note: This letter was written by an anonymous Facilities employee who withheld their name out of concern for their job. Tufts Facilities is deeply involved in major changes, changes which have their workers scratching their heads and sighing in frustration. Tufts Facilities has begun a new project involving its main facilities location on 520 Boston Avenue in […]


Jumbos falter against Mammoths, bounce back in league contests

With the end of the regular season in sight, the No. 6 Tufts women’s lacrosse team (11–2, 7–1 NESCAC) recently faced off against some of its toughest opponents so far. After falling to NESCAC rival Amherst on Saturday, Tufts quickly bounced back to best another league opponent, Bates, on Tuesday. In a resounding home victory at Bello Field, the Jumbos relied on their […]


Burst into Dames: All-female, jazz fusion band bursts onto the campus music scene

Two guitarists, one bassist, one drummer, a cellist, a violinist, a saxophonist and two singers — that’s nine incredibly talented musicians — make up the all-female band, Burst into Dames. This classics and jazz fusion band, playing both covers and originals, has emerged as the only one of its kind here at Tufts and has shaken up […]


Department of Drama and Dance to showcase senior capstones

For the Department of Drama and Dance at Tufts, the end of the spring semester marks one of the busiest and most exciting times: the capstones and thesis week, during which seniors majoring or minoring in drama or dance will have the opportunity to showcase their projects. “Capstone and thesis week is a huge week for […]


Tufts posts wins over Colby, Babson to maintain strong NESCAC position

The Tufts softball team (19–6, 7–2 NESCAC) was victorious in all three of its games against Colby over the weekend, as well as in its lone completed match against Babson on Tuesday. The Jumbos hosted the Beavers (20–10) for a scheduled doubleheader on Tuesday. In the early game, the visitors took the lead on a two-run home run from senior designated player Erica Pavlo […]


TCU Senate announces election results for Senate, Judiciary, CSL

Following the Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate, Judiciary, and Committee for Student Life (CSL) representative elections on Wednesday, Tufts Elections Commission (ECOM) posted the results on their Facebook page. According to ECOM chair Ethan Mandelbaum, voter participation was at 1003, around 24 percent of the eligible student body. “I’m proud of the voter turnout, and hope […]


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