Cross country teams set ambitious goals for 2018 season

After months of individual training runs and long-distance workouts, followed by a few weeks running together, Tufts’ men’s and women’s cross country teams are ready to kick off their 2018 campaigns. The men’s squad is coming off of a strong 2017 season, during which it placed highly in many of its meets and went on to finish sixth out of 11 […]

Police Briefs — Week of Sept. 10

Vandals On September 4 at 9:30 a.m., Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) received a report that a Facilities Services’ van had been broken into. Power tools worth an estimated $1,200 were taken from the van, which was parked behind Bray Lab, the window had been smashed on the driver’s side. The theft is still under […]

Gaming the system: How select artists dominate the music industry

On the fourth episode of her new Beats 1 radio show, “Queen Radio,” Nicki Minaj called out Travis Scott after his “ASTROWORLD” (2018) stole the top Billboard 200 spot from Minaj’s “Queen” (2018). Scott accomplished this by selling ticket-bundling album packages — a common practice in today’s music industry. The difference was that Scott bundled “ASTROWORLD” […]

Author Linda Nathan discusses new book, higher education accessibility

Author and educator Linda Nathan gave a talk on her latest book, “When Grit Isn’t Enough: A High School Principal Examines How Poverty and Inequality Thwart the College-for-all Promise” in the Olin Center’s Laminan Lounge on Thursday night. The Department of Education-sponsored talk focused on how the themes Nathan examines in the book and in her research relate to the […]

Football team gears up for season opener at Hamilton

It’s football season again, and coach Jay Civetti’s Jumbos are ready to hit the road for their season opener. The Jumbos will take on the Hamilton Continentals on Saturday in Clinton, N.Y. The game will come nearly one year to the date after Tufts’ 2017 season opener against Hamilton last fall. In their matchup with the […]

University art gallery exhibitions raise questions about American art historical canon, delve into identity

The Tufts University Art Gallery (TUAG) in Aidekman Arts Center is currently showing “Expressions Unbound: American Outsider Art” and “States of Freedom: The Figure in Flux.” Both exhibitions began on August 29 and will be shown until December 16. Besides the shows themselves, TUAG will also be presenting a series of events based off the […]

Car crash prompts temporary power outage on lower campus

A vehicle collided with electrical generators beside Pearson Chemical Laboratory late Wednesday night, according to Executive Director of Public Relations Patrick Collins. Collins added that the driver was not injured. The accident prompted a temporary shutdown of power to the Somerville side of the Tufts campus and an evacuation of the Mayer Campus Center. The […]

Tennis teams look forward to opening the fall season

The Jumbos will be back on the courts again this weekend as they look to make use of a short fall season to put themselves in good stead for the spring. The men’s tennis team will travel up to Vermont this weekend to open their fall season at the first tournament of the year — […]

Tufts Dining introduces new dishes in dining halls, retail locations

This year, students will be able to enjoy several exciting changes to the offerings of Tufts Dining Services. Over the summer, the Dining Services team worked hard to implement several new food items and layout changes in both the dining halls and retail locations in order to improve students’ dining experiences. One of the biggest […]