Sarah Firth is a Contributing Writer at the Tufts Daily. Sarah can be reached at [email protected].

Through snow and springtime, PE students earn credit training for a half-marathon

At Tufts, students can gain credits on a pass/fail basis for running a half-marathon — or at least seriously training for one. The physical education department offers a section of Physical Fitness specifically designed to train students over a semester to run the 13.1-mile race. For some, this might be harder than taking a traditional […]

Inside the extraordinary house on College Ave., the Museum of Modern Renaissance

There is a strange house on College Avenue, right near Powderhouse Square. The house at 115 College Ave. has always been a little bit mysterious to the Tufts students who walk by it on their way to Davis Square. The brightly colored building stands out from the adjacent apartment building and other houses nearby. It […]

World record falls and Olympic champions clash at New Balance Grand Prix in Boston

In a weekend of sub-zero temperatures, the New Balance Grand Prix returned to Boston for the first time since 2020.  The Grand Prix was the first professional track and field meet held at the TRACK at new balance facility with almost 5,000 spectators in attendance at the sold-out event. In her first time ever running […]

From basements to nightclubs, Tufts student organizations host a variety of formals

With the end of every semester comes final exams, final papers and most importantly, formals. Many student organizations at Tufts host social events known as formals where members pull the fanciest outfit they brought to college out of their closet for a special night with friends or maybe even a date. Tufts junior Petey Lemmon […]

My weekend Odyssey to Indiana: 19 hours on a train

When I told my friends I was planning to take a 19-hour train to Indiana over the weekend, their first question was why. They were more understanding when I added that the flights cost between $800 and $1,400. I don’t have a grand to drop on a weekend trip to Indiana. Amtrak tickets were $55 […]