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Jack Adgate is a Staff Writer at The Tufts Daily. He is a sophomore studying political science. Jack can be reached at [email protected]


Baseball takes 3 more from Colby in weekend series

Tufts took the series victory in game four with a barrage of offense, winning 17–0. Not to be overlooked by the offensive performance, Junior right-hander Brendan McFall gave the Jumbos six strong innings on the mound. McFall scattered three hits and gave up no earned runs in his first start of the season. Sophomore Gavin Brown struck out three batters in the seventh to seal the deal on the mound for Tufts.


TCU election results, presidential candidates announced

Elections for the Tufts Community Union Senate and Judiciary seats and Committee on Student Life seats took place over Qualtrics on April 13 and 14. The results were announced by the Tufts Elections Commission. On April 15, two TCU senators from the Class of 2022 announced their candidacy for president, with elections for the position […]


Baseball opens season with series win over Colby

The Tufts baseball team won three out of four games this weekend against Colby, winning two at home on Saturday and one on the road on Sunday. The Jumbos took the first game with a strong start from junior right-hander Michael Volgende. The Connecticut native surrendered only two hits in six innings of work, striking out eight and walking only one. 


Spring sports return with unorthodox schedules

While the continuation of a spring sports season provides Tufts student-athletes and sports fans with cautious optimism, the formatting of the schedules for each team reflects the difficulties of playing during a pandemic. The shortened nature of the season will put immense pressure on student-athletes to perform well, as their chances to qualify for postseason play are extremely limited.


Milo Koretsky to assume McDonnell Family Bridge Professorship

Koretsky will act as a bridge between the Tufts School of Engineering and School of Arts and Sciences, and will assume the position this month. Before his appointment as bridge professor, Koretsky taught for nearly 30 years in Oregon State University’s Department of Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering. There he led the Engineering Education Research Group, and is a fellow of the Center for Lifelong STEM Education Research at Oregon State University and a fellow of the American Society for Engineering Education.


The Boxed Art Gallery provides opportunities for artists amid pandemic

Second-year Tufts-SMFA combined-degree student Ned Carlson has teamed up with the School of the Museum of Fine Arts over the past year to create the Boxed Art Gallery, a virtual forum for artists in the Tufts and greater Boston communities to display their work. 


Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series headlined by notoriety, diversity in spring 2021

In addition to Pelosi, Fauci and Abrams, this year's Distinguished Speaker Series includes Fox News anchor Chris Wallace, conservative political commentator and former Republican politician Michael Steele and Obama White House staffer and co-host of Pod Save America Dan Pfeiffer.


2020: A year in review

Despite a pandemic that threatened to shut down the entire sporting world, athletes were able to persevere and provide fans with a much needed reprieve from the harshness of reality.


Jumbos garner MLB attention

Junior Peter DeMaria and senior Ryan Daues have attracted attention from scouts in many Major League Baseball organizations. These major league aspirations are monumental for a program that has only had three players drafted to play professional baseball in its history. 


Fall Classic 2020: The culmination of a historic MLB season

Action thus far in the postseason has been quite unpredictable, with teams owning losing records giving high-ranking clubs first-round scares, a team that lost over 100 games in 2019 winning their Wild Card series, and an infinite supply of 100 mile-per-hour fastballs. Despite the shortened season and abnormal postseason format, October has proven that baseball just continues to become more exciting with each passing year. 


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