36 Hours in Camberville

Boston is famous for its landmarks like Fenway Park, the Public Garden and the North End, but anyone stopping through the Hub should pay attention to what’s happening north of the Charles as well. The Camberville (Cambridge and Somerville) area is home to some of the best museums, restaurants and shops. So if you’re a […]

Graduation day according to 5 TV episodes

Life imitates art, and what could be a purer form of art than the classic TV graduation episode? As the Tufts Class of 2018 passes this milestone, let’s look back at some of our TV favorites who also donned caps and gowns and see what lessons they have to bestow on us. “The Vampire Diaries”: Season 4, Episode […]

Senior Profile: Lorenza Ramirez pursues career in political organizing

In fall 2014, graduating senior Lorenza Ramirez arrived at Tufts as the first in her family to attend college. She has not slowed down ever since. While at Tufts, Ramirez has taken classes in three separate languages, interned at the Pentagon, worked multiple part-time jobs simultaneously and graduated a semester early to work full-time on Senator Elizabeth Warren‘s […]

Senior Profile: Jason Mejia displays passion for music, people

In his four years at Tufts, graduating senior Jason Mejia has become beloved by so much of the Tufts community, simply by making it a priority to get to know as many people as possible. “I expected to know some people, but I didn’t expect to become the notable campus icon that I’ve come to […]

Op-Ed: A new (or lost) Tufts ethos

I’m hardly the one to reminisce, and don’t think I’ve ever been the “school spirit” type. In fact, I’m a bit notorious for not stepping foot on campus since my sophomore spring — save my classes, don’t worry mom. But as of late, I’ve found myself fondly revisiting some of my earliest memories of Tufts. This […]

Op-Ed: Greek life: A year in review

The 2017–2018 academic year saw Greek life at Tufts make strong progress through ups and downs as it continued to push forward on its mission of being a more productive part of our community. Greek organizations worked hard throughout the year, undergoing hours of training, reforms to new member processes and social events, and, in the […]

Jumbos win NESCAC title, meet Cardinals again in NCAA quarters

The Tufts men’s lacrosse team breezed through the first two rounds of the 2018 NCAA Tournament, defeating Merchant Marine 25–8 and Ithaca 18–11 to reach the quarterfinals for the eighth time in the last nine years. The Jumbos advanced to face the Wesleyan Cardinals, whom they defeated 12–9 in the NESCAC championship game on May […]

The State of Housing at Tufts: On-campus shortages, off-campus exploitation and new solutions

According to the 2017–2018 Tufts Factbook, Tufts’ on-campus bed capacity for undergraduates is 3,440 — 63 percent of the university’s 5,438 undergraduate population. In contrast, other comparable East Coast institutions are largely better equipped to provide their students with housing: Middlebury College and Bates College, both of which have much smaller student populations than Tufts, are […]

Daily Sports Awards

Female Athlete of the Year: Brittany Bowman (Women’s track and field) With not one but two All-American performances, graduating senior Brittany Bowman, a co-captain of the women’s cross country, indoor track and outdoor track teams, has rightfully earned the title of Female Athlete of the Year. At the NCAA Div. III Indoor Championships in March, she won […]