Letter from the Editor

Dear Readers, It’s that time of year again – the time when we students are equal parts anxious about finals and eagerly awaiting summer break, when the New England weather gods can’t decide if 50s or 70s are preferable and when Red Sox fans on campus and around the Boston area fret endlessly about their team’s apparently inevitable demise. Our spring opened […]

Letter from the Editor

Dear Readers, If you take a quick look across the fold to the right, you will notice that our Op-Ed page looks a bit different today. What you see is the first edition of our new Pro-Con series, which will give your peers opportunities to share their views on — and debate — salient topics […]

Letter from the Editor

Dear Readers, As you wake up from your Super Bowl food comas and prepare for the third full week of the spring semester, the Daily is here with a fresh batch of columnists sure to offer useful tips and provide a morning chuckle. In the Features section, Alyson Yee’s “Odd Jobs” explores some offbeat career […]

Letter from the Editor

  Dear Readers, Welcome back to the Hill and best wishes for the New Year.  Many of you returned to campus this week, in time for the winter’s first snowstorm. Here at the Daily, we came back to an entirely different storm – one that left our office flooded and with only two operational computers […]

Hockey | A new record: 2,188 and counting

Since senior Scott Barchard arrived on the Hill in 2008, he has slowly but surely rewritten the ice hockey record books. Most saves in a game? Check, with 63 against Saint Anselm College on Dec. 5, 2009. Most saves in a season? Been there, done that — twice, in fact — with 862 during his […]

Women’s Basketball | Jumbos halt losing streak, start winning streak

While most students were eating turkey and watching football, the women’s basketball team was busy winning games. After an 0−2 start, the Jumbos evened their ledger by routing Colby−Sawyer 73−57 at Cousens Gym on Tuesday, then topping Brandeis 59−44 in a road game on Sunday. Senior co−captain forward Kate Barnosky led the way for Tufts […]

Baseball | Bern, baby Bern: Jumbos closer named men’s athlete of the year

  Twelve innings, 24 hits, 22 runs, six walks and nine strikeouts. An 11.25 ERA. A Ted Williamsian opponents’ batting average of .400.  Those were Ed Bernstein’s (A ’11) combined pitching statistics during his freshman year at Tufts.  You couldn’t have blamed baseball head coach John Casey had he given up on Bernstein after Bernstein […]

Inside the NESCAC | Addition of Hamilton College means Continental drift in NESCAC schedules

On Saturday, the men’s soccer, women’s soccer and field hockey teams all traveled to Amherst, Mass., for NESCAC showdowns with the Lord Jeffs. All three teams lost. In past years, the Jumbos would have had the rest of their weekend to recover and regroup upon returning from the trip. But because of the conference’s new […]

Inside MLB | After eight years, Francona leaves Red Sox

A year ago, then−Boston Red Sox pitching coach John Farrell was viewed as the eventual successor to manager Terry Francona. But that future seemed unfathomable, as Francona’s job was among the safest in the league. So, when offered a chance to become the skipper of the Toronto Blue Jays, Farrell jumped at the opportunity, passing […]

Baseball | Baseball takes home rain-shortened tournament

From the moment the baseball team began conditioning in the fall through its practices during the winter and the 2011 regular season, Tufts’ goal was to repeat as NESCAC champions. The Jumbos returned from Amherst, Mass., on Sunday afternoon with that mission resoundingly accomplished. Tufts (26-7-1 as of press time) entered the tournament facing considerable […]