Jumbos advance to NESCAC semifinals with win over Panthers

After downing Bowdoin 19–11 in its regular-season finale, the No. 5 Tufts men’s lacrosse team cruised to a 16–12 win over Middlebury (9–7, 5–5 NESCAC) on Saturday in the quarterfinals of the conference tournament. Just one week after the Jumbos defeated the Panthers 13–10 on the road, the two teams met again in Medford to kick […]


Events on the Hill — Week of April 30

MONDAY “Late Night Study at Carm!” Details: Tufts Community Union Senate is hosting Late Night Study with pastries, coffee and tea. No meal swipe is required. Where and when: Carmichael Dining Center; last night through Thursday 5/3 starting at 9 p.m. “ChBE Seminar: Dr. Rachel Segalman” Details: Tufts’ Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering will host […]


Tufts takes second at NESCAC Championships

The NESCAC Championships took place at Trinity on Saturday, where the Tufts women’s track and field team put on a strong performance, finishing second overall. This is an improvement from last year’s NESCAC tournament at Bowdoin, where the team finished in sixth place. The Jumbos earned a total of 115.5 points, trailing only an outstanding 200-point performance […]


‘Riverdale’ Chapter 32: Finally unmasking the real Black Hood?

Okay, things have taken a turn. This episode of “Riverdale” (2017–) was all kind of screwed up, but also kind of great! At least “Chapter 32: Prisoners” brought the drama, and at least we have pretty definitive proof that the mid-season Black Hood reveal was just a red herring. What more could we ask for? […]


Jumbos surge to third-place finish at NESCACs

Following a strong showing in the spring season, the Tufts men’s track and field team traveled to Trinity on Saturday to compete in the NESCAC championship meet. The team finished third in the event with 137 points, three behind second-place Williams’ 140. Middlebury won the event by a considerable margin, finishing the day with 172 points. […]


‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ premieres for prescient second season

The first season of “The Handmaid’s Tale” (2017–) ends on a note of foreboding uncertainty. Thrown into the back of a van that will either spirit her to salvation or cart her off to unimaginable punishment, June (Elisabeth Moss) can do nothing but wait and contemplate her unknown fate. Readers of the 1985 novel by Margaret […]


Latino Center joins community agriculture program, brings local farmers to Bolles House

Starting in mid-June, the Latino Center, located in Bolles House, will become another pickup location for the New Entry Food Hub’s community-supported agriculture (CSA) program. The New Entry Food Hub, part of the New Entry Sustainable Farming Project, is the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy’s initiative to work with new, small-scale farmers and help them formulate or […]


Engineering, SMFA faculty craft new curriculum with maker mindset

Students, graduate and undergraduate, pack a room at the 574 Boston Ave. Collaborative Learning and Innovation Complex (CLIC) on April 24 for their final presentations on their semester-long group projects: to design and prototype a solution that achieves one of the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals. It may be surprising that this class, Emotional […]


Paul Simon performs hits in celebration of Granoff Music Center’s establishment

Musician Paul Simon, of folk-rock duo Simon & Garfunkel, performed to a packed Distler Performance Hall in the Perry and Marty Granoff Music Center yesterday afternoon. About 300 people were in attendance. Following the performance, Simon participated in a question-and-answer session with members of the audience. Simon has won 16 Grammy Awards, received Kennedy Center Honors and was […]


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