Ryan Eggers is a Sports Editor and an Arts Editor at the Tufts Daily. He is a sophomore studying economics and political science. Ryan can be reached at [email protected]


Childish Gambino ends era with nostalgia, anticipation

“This is not a concert. This is church.” Donald Glover — currently, but soon to be formerly, known as Childish Gambino — echoed this phrase throughout his concert at TD Garden on Wednesday night. He led his congregation with fire, triumph and an honest celebration of the rap moniker that led him to this tour. All good […]


Field hockey displays strong defense in shutout of Colby

Tufts began its season in earnest on Saturday, playing its first regular season match of the year in Waterville, Maine against Colby. The NESCAC rivals have played each other on opening day in each of the past three seasons, with the Jumbos coming out on top over the Mules every time. This year proved to be […]


Field hockey to kick off 2018 campaign against Colby

Tufts will begin its 2018 campaign in earnest when it heads to Waterville, Maine to take on conference foe Colby. This season’s squad follows in the footsteps of a 2017 group that was full of talent but ultimately fell 2–1 to Bowdoin early in the NESCAC Tournament and failed to receive an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament. Last year’s senior class was a […]


Tufts takes eighth in 2017–18 Learfield Directors’ Cup

After a year of achievement, triumph and at times heartbreak for Tufts athletics, the Jumbos finished eighth in the Learfield Directors’ Cup standings for the 2017–18 school year. The Directors’ Cup, which ranks colleges based on their performance in up to 18 sports that must include men’s and women’s basketball and soccer, was won by Williams for […]


Strong postseason showing highlights Jumbos’ season

The Tufts women’s crew team’s spring season contained many ups and downs, but overall, the team displayed strong energy and a will to compete. Throughout a hectic regular season in April and May’s postseason regattas, the Jumbos produced excellent results on the water. The first and second varsity eights turned in the team’s best showings at the National […]


The National revisits ‘Boxer’ with Record Store Day release

On May 22, 2007, The National released “Boxer,” the band’s fourth studio album. The record was immediately praised by fans and critics alike and further cemented The National’s legacy as one of the greatest indie rock bands of this century so far. A little over 10 years later, on Nov. 9, 2017, the group revisited the record […]


Jumbos score 10 unanswered goals to stun Panthers

The No. 5 Tufts men’s lacrosse team continued its excellent 2018 campaign with another conference win on Saturday, defeating Middlebury (8–6, 4–5 NESCAC) on the road, 13–10. Like in their victory over the Bates Bobcats earlier in the week, the Jumbos relied on an impressive comeback to triumph in Vermont. The first quarter passed by with back-and-forth action, as senior attacker […]


Strong pitching leads Jumbos to two of three wins against Bobcats

Due to the seemingly annual April snow, the Tufts softball team (15–6) only took on Bates this week, as its two-game series with MIT was pushed to April 25. The Bobcats (11–8) are just the second NESCAC East opponent whom the Jumbos have taken on this season, giving the weekend series a bit of added importance. The storm pushed the game […]


The Wonder Years tackles distance with ‘Sister Cities’

“I miss everyone at once. But most of all, I miss the ocean,” is the final line of a new record from The Wonder Years, “Sister Cities” (2018). On its face, the lyric may not appear to be saying much of anything, nor would it flow in a stream of sad Tweets, but the band […]


Art and augmented reality: Q&A with Cuseum founder Brendan Ciecko

On March 18, 1990, 13 highly valuable paintings were stolen from the frames of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston in what remains the largest unsolved art theft in history. While the paintings still remain at large, Boston museum tech company Cuseum has offered an interesting fix using augmented reality technology. In a project called […]


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