Julia Atkins is an Assistant Editor and Staff Writer at the Tufts Daily. She is a junior studying Sociology, Film and Media Studies, and Entrepreneurial Leadership Studies. She can be reached at julia.atkins@tufts.edu.


Women’s fencing brings home 3 wins in Fairleigh Dickinson University Invitational

The Jumbos traveled to Fairleigh Dickinson University to compete in the Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) Invitational on Sunday, Feb. 24, matching up against seven other schools: Stevens Institute of Technology, FDU, Drew University, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Long Island University Post (LIU Post), The City College of New York (CCNY) and Wagner College. The Jumbos […]


Men’s squash competes in Summers Cup for 1st time since 2010

For the first time in almost 10 years, Tufts competed at the Summers Cup at the College Squash Association (CSA) Team Nationals at Yale beginning on Feb. 15. The Summers Cup division includes the No. 17 through No. 24 nationally ranked teams. Tufts entered the tournament as the eighth seed. Going into the weekend, the […]


Fencing swings for the fences, goes 4–2 in Carzo Cage

In their first home event this season, the Jumbos competed in the Carzo Cage for their second Northeast Fencing Conference Multi-Meet on Saturday. Tufts faced off against Wellesley, Smith College, UMass Amherst, Sacred Heart, University of New Hampshire and Boston University (BU). The Jumbos fared very well with four wins and two losses, improving from their […]


Fencing faces stiff competition at Brown University

The Jumbos’ season resumed on the road with its first event in 2019, the Northeast Fencing Conference multi-meet held at Brown University last Saturday. Tufts competed against six teams, including Dartmouth, Vassar, Brandeis, MIT, Boston College and Brown. The Jumbos started off strong with an 19–8 win over the Big Green but fell to the swords […]


Jumbos win NESCAC title, meet Cardinals again in NCAA quarters

The Tufts men’s lacrosse team breezed through the first two rounds of the 2018 NCAA Tournament, defeating Merchant Marine 25–8 and Ithaca 18–11 to reach the quarterfinals for the eighth time in the last nine years. The Jumbos advanced to face the Wesleyan Cardinals, whom they defeated 12–9 in the NESCAC championship game on May […]


Tufts seeks revenge against fourth-ranked Wesleyan

The Tufts men’s lacrosse team will face off against Wesleyan at Bello Field on Saturday for the teams’ first matchup of the 2018 season. Last year, the team from Middletown, Conn. defeated the Jumbos three times. With Tufts (8–0) currently ranked third in Div. III and Wesleyan (8–1) right behind them at No. 4, the game is bound to be neck-and-neck. The […]


Jumbos improve to 6–0 with narrow victories, climb to No. 3 in Div. III

The Tufts men’s lacrosse team picked up three crucial wins over spring break, remaining undefeated with a 6–0 record (3–0 NESCAC) and moving up four spots in the national rankings to No. 3. On March 17, Tufts defeated Colby at home, 20–6, to record its second conference win of the season. A week later, the Jumbos hit the road again […]


Tufts takes down MIT in first match of spring season

The No. 17 Tufts men’s tennis team traveled to MIT on Saturday to compete in its first match of the 2018 season. The Jumbos won all three doubles matches and three out of the six singles matches, winning with a final score of 6–3. Having lost to MIT in 2016, the Jumbos were thrilled to exact […]


Tufts to hit the courts on Saturday for season opener against MIT

The No. 17 Tufts men’s tennis team kicks off its 2018 season with an away match at No. 21 MIT on Saturday afternoon. After a rigorous but promising preseason campaign, the Jumbos are confident heading into their spring schedule. After ending their 2016–17 season with a final record of 9–7, the Jumbos are looking to refine their skills and improve […]


Jumbos kick off season with weekend double-header

The No. 9 Tufts men’s lacrosse team opens its 2018 season with a pair of away games this weekend, traveling to Clinton, N.Y. to face Hamilton at 1 p.m. on Saturday before playing SUNY Cortland the following day at noon. Tufts worked hard in the offseason, and after a successful scrimmage against Babson on Feb. 20, the team feels prepared […]


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