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Arpan Barua is a staff writer at the Tufts Daily. He is a first-year who has yet to declare a major.


NFC Week 10 Recap: Brees, Brady, a bonanza

With some teams cementing their consistency and others in free-fall, Sunday helped us see with even more clarity the playoff picture for this expanded playoff season.


Community, strength, endurance on Tufts Marathon Team

As the sun rises on a brisk New England morning, the streets of Packard Avenue and Professors Row are sound asleep. The streets are hallowed, empty and serene. The only audible sound is that of sneakers of the Tufts Marathon Team hitting the pavement. 


NFL Recap Week 3: A defensive nightmare

This Sunday, nearly every losing team conceded more than 30 points, a statistic that will give defensive coordinators around the country herculean headaches. Indeed, it is an evolving league with scores only rising. That being said, is it so hard to just play some defense every now and then?


NFL Week 2 recap: Injuries galore

Week 2 of the NFL season was filled with injuries to key players — perhaps a side effect of the COVID-19 pandemic's disruption of preseason training.


Volleyball wins NESCAC tournament, moves on to host NCAA regional

Over the weekend, while the winter season began to hit our own Tufts University, the volleyball team only began to warm up as they won their first NESCAC championship in over 20 years to cap off a historic season, setting them up for a long road in the postseason. As holders of the NESCAC’s best […]


Volleyball caps off historic regular season with 3 weekend wins

Over Halloweekend, the No. 14 Tufts volleyball team served up some tricks and treats for its home fans, closing out their regular season with three home wins. The final match of the weekend and of the entire regular season proved to be the toughest of the three, as the Jumbos faced off against the Hunter […]


Volleyball competes at tough New England Challenge, drops first match of season

Tufts volleyball (19–1) concluded its weekend with a bounce-back win Saturday by earning a 3–1 victory over the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Engineers (20–6), showing the resilience and strength that has put them on the path to success the entire season. For the Jumbos, it was all about taking it one game at a […]


Volleyball sweeps Williams, Hamilton with commanding performances

Weekend after weekend, the biggest party on campus continues to be in the Cousens Gymnasium where the No. 14 Tufts volleyball team dominates its opponents. This weekend the Jumbos defeated their two opponents to improve to 14–0, outscoring them by a total of 59 points. The second game of the weekend stand was against Williams, who came into […]


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