Alex Viveros is a staff writer at the Tufts Daily. He is a first-year who has yet to declare a major. Alex can be reached at

Women’s basketball prepares for semifinal against rival Amherst

It’s been 10,000 years since the legendary mammoth and the mighty elephant coexisted on Earth. But on Saturday, the two behemoths clash again as the juggernaut No. 6-ranked Tufts Jumbos Women’s Basketball team (23–2) travels to Brunswick, Maine to face off against their rivals, the No. 4-ranked Amherst College Mammoths (23–2). The stakes have not been higher […]

After victory over Babson, women’s basketball prepares for final game of regular season

As temperatures in New England soared above those in Los Angeles, Calif. this week, the Tufts women’s basketball team (21–2) continued to play with fiery passion in their penultimate regular season game. Currently ranked at No. 6 in the nation, the Jumbos have never lost fewer than three games in a single season in program history.  […]

Club basketball jumps through hoops to gain official status

Tufts club basketball has got game, and the team finally has games on its schedule. Founded just two years ago as a small group of students sitting around a table discussing NBA and NCAA current events, the team has grown into a powerhouse of capable players, finally recognized by the university as of this semester.  […]

Women’s basketball earns NESCAC victory after defensive loss

Prior to Super Bowl Sunday, the No. 4 Tufts women’s basketball team (20–2) demonstrated the importance of playing strong, defensive basketball on the collegiate court. Nowhere is defensive play more important than in the NESCAC — a conference that currently hosts three of the top five teams in the nation — and this weekend, the Jumbos welcomed two […]

Women’s basketball victorious in back-to-back defensive games

This past weekend brought huge victories for a praised New England dynasty, led by a head coach who has been at the helm since the early 2000s. The 16–1 Jumbos rumbled on this week, picking up a 65–49 win over the Worcester State Lancers (12–5) on Wednesday and a 72–51 victory over the Bates Bobcats (7–8) […]

Undefeated women’s basketball bounces past New England College, Williams

The 6–0 women’s basketball team has lived up to its high expectations as it kept its unbeaten streak alive, picking up two wins on the road against Williams (3–3) Saturday and New England College (3–5) Friday, at the Williams Tournament hosted in Williamstown, Mass. Coach Carla Berube, in her 17th year coaching at Tufts, spoke […]

Women’s basketball prepares for season opener

Winter is coming for Tufts sports, and with the change of season comes the opening games of several of Tufts’ most successful sports teams. Sitting high among these is the Tufts women’s basketball team, currently ranked No. 6 in the country. The Jumbos have proven time and time again in recent years why they are one […]

Football emerges victorious in one-possession game against Williams

It was Parents Weekend on Saturday, and families visiting from near and far congregated at Ellis Oval to witness the Jumbos (5–1) battle the Williams Ephs (4–2) for a high-stakes football game that ultimately determined which team would take second place in the overall ranking of the NESCAC. The Jumbos emerged victorious with a final score of 28–21, following an outstanding […]

Undefeated football looks to reverse history against Trinity

The last time the Jumbos beat the Trinity Bantams, “Crank That (Soulja Boy)” was the No. 1 song on the Billboard Top 100. It’s been almost exactly 11 years since then, and the undefeated Jumbos (4–0) will travel to Hartford, Conn. on Saturday in an attempt to finally take down the reigning NESCAC champion Bantams. Saturday’s […]

Football prepares for Homecoming showdown against Bates

Anticipation on campus is high this week, as the undefeated Jumbos (2–0) prepare to take on the winless Bates Bobcats (0–2) in their annual Homecoming game, set to kick off Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at Ellis Oval. The game will be Tufts’ second in a row at home, as the team defeated Wesleyan, 16–13, thanks to […]