Men’s Lacrosse | Ninth-ranked Jumbos grind out three close spring break wins

Instead of spending its spring break lounging on the beach and sunbathing, the men’s lacrosse team swept a three-game slate against three tough opponents. The intense schedule began on March 20 in a game against a Colby squad that had lost to the Jumbos twice last season and ended with a crucial 10-9 squeaker at […]

Tufts alums pursue environmental projects through Fellowship

As employment options continue to shrink for recent college graduates, two Tufts alums are among nine recent graduates this year taking advantage of the Compton Mentor Fellowship program. The fellowship offers a yearlong, paid research opportunity that offers youths fresh out of college the chance to pursue a project that focuses on environmental sustainability, conflict […]

Keeping Watch

As alcohol-related incidents continue to weigh on the minds of students and the administration, the Red Watch Band, a nationwide organization designed to train students in how to respond to binge drinking, has come to Tufts. The Red Watch Band was created to teach students how to handle severe alcohol-related incidents and provide them with […]

New way to report SAT scores is not accepted by universities nationwide

A new feature provided by the College Board this year to give students more say over the SAT scores they send to universities has recently come under fire, as some argue that it undermines the academic value of tests and favors wealthier students. The new “Score Choice” policy allows students to choose which SAT scores […]

Brandeis president to resign; says controversy is not reason

Brandeis University President Jehuda Reinharz announced on Sept. 25 that he will resign from his post after 16 years at the helm. In recent months, he has come under criticism for deciding to close the university’s Rose Art Museum, but he said that that had no impact on his decision. “I have reached the conclusion […]

Women’s Lacrosse | Tufts outlasts Conn. College in big NESCAC showdown

    The women’s lacrosse team came into Sunday’s tilt with Conn. College looking to avenge a loss to the Camels from last season. And while the nationally ranked No. 6 Jumbos eventually got it done, extending their winning streak to eight games with a 16-13 victory in New London, Conn., the Camels put up a […]

Women’s Lacrosse | Jumbos tame Panthers, 12-7

Last year, the women’s lacrosse team ended the nationally ranked No. 7 Middlebury Panthers’ 76-game NESCAC winning streak in the final conference game of the regular season. This year, the Jumbos were ranked No. 7 coming into the rematch against the No. 8 Panthers, and yet again, the Jumbos emerged victorious with a 12-7 win […]

Women’s Lacrosse | Jumbos score second-straight comeback win

Lodged in a three-way tie for first in the NESCAC and entering a weekend contest with No. 9 Trinity, Tufts, ranked seventh in the nation, hoped to edge out a rival and remain atop the conference standings. The Jumbos did just that, withstanding a late Bantam rally to emerge unscathed, 13-10. Tufts stumbled out of […]

Women’s Lacrosse | Tufts cruises past Wesleyan for 17-6 win

The women’s lacrosse team, ranked No. 7 in the nation, climbed off the bus in Middletown, Conn. Saturday expecting a tight game against the Wesleyan Cardinals. The Cardinals notched the first goal early on, hoping to establish the tone, but minutes later, the game was all but over as Tufts established a tone of its […]

Women’s Lacrosse | Tufts avenges Amherst in season opener

The women’s lacrosse team rolled into Amherst, Mass. for its season opener this weekend with one mantra: “Do not repeat history.” In last year’s contest, the Lord Jeffs outscored the Jumbos 14-7, with Amherst pulling away early in the first half. Looking to seek retribution for last year’s contest, the nationally ranked No. 17 Jumbos […]