Soven Bery

Soven Bery is a Columnist at the Tufts Daily.

Senior Profile: Mitchell Black

For most Tufts students, succeeding either in the classroom or on the athletic field is a significant achievement. However, there are very few Jumbos that are able to excel in both those realms. But graduating senior Mitchell Black, tri-captain of the men’s track and field team and member of the men’s cross country team, is unlike most Tufts students. Black’s academic […]

Men’s track and field comes up short at NESCACs, aims for strong NCAA finish

The men’s track and field team had its eye on a fourth consecutive NESCAC championship this season, but in a surprising turn of events, lost the NESCAC crown to Williams. The championship meet on April 30 at Amherst saw Williams finish with 207 points, ahead of Tufts’ 182 score. Still, the second-place finish in the NESCAC doesn’t diminish […]

Men’s track and field finishes second at NESCAC championships

All season, the biggest goal for the men’s track and field team was to win the NESCAC Championships for a third year in a row. But in a surprising disappointment on Saturday at Amherst, Tufts lost the NESCAC crown to Williams, which finished with 207 points, ahead of Tufts’ 182 score. Still, the second-place finish in the NESCAC doesn’t diminish what has […]

Jumbos dominate Sunshine Classic, look strong ahead of NESCAC Championships

This Saturday, the men’s track and field team hosted the first annual Sunshine Classic at the Dussault Track, a relatively small event which served as the team’s final tune-up before this weekend’s heavily anticipated NESCAC Championships at Amherst. The six-team meet also featured cameo performances from notable Tufts alumni and athletes from the Greater Boston Track Club, who […]

Tufts impresses in last meets before New England Championships

This weekend, the Tufts men’s crew team competed against Middlebury at Malden River on Saturday and traveled to Worcester on Sunday to race against the host Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), Skidmore College and Washington College. The Jumbos won three out of four races against their NESCAC opponent Middlebury Panthers and finished second only to the WPI Engineers […]

Tufts men’s track and field dominates Silfen Invitational at Conn. College

The men’s track and field team appears to be reaching championship form at the right time after they took first place out of 17 schools at the Silfen Invitational, held at Conn. College on Friday and Saturday. The event is one of the final building blocks as the team gears up for the NESCAC Championships […]

Jumbos continue to dominate lists of top times in the nation

Another week, another slew of some of the top marks in the nation for the men’s track and field team. Each weekend this month has just been a tune-up for the Jumbos as they gear up for the NESCAC Championships at Amherst on April 30, where they are the favorites to win the conference title for […]

Tufts hosts, finishes third at annual Snowflake Classic with outdoor season now underway

Despite the gusting winds and rain falling on the Ellis Oval this weekend, the men’s track and field team just kept running. On Saturday, the team hosted the annual Snowflake Classic at Duasault Track and they placed third out of 16 teams. Though the Jumbos’ outdoor season technically started over spring break when they competed at an event […]

Shrouded in mystery, dvsn delivers a beautiful debut with ‘Sept. 5th’

On September 5, 2015, then-unknown R&B artist dvsn (pronounced “division”) released two songs, “The Line” and “With Me,” to the popular music streaming website SoundCloud. Fast forward to this spring, when dvsn has released its aptly-titled debut album “Sept. 5th” — exclusively on Apple Music on March 27 and elsewhere on April 1 — through OVO (October’s Very […]

Men’s and women’s swimming and diving cap off strong season at NCAA Championships

While spring sports teams opened their seasons, the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams wrapped up their seasons over the first weekend of spring break at the 2016 NCAA Div. III Championships in Greensboro, N.C., which ran from March 16 to March 19. Senior tri-captain Michael Winget, senior Anthony DeBenedetto, junior diver Matt Rohrer and first-year Kingsley […]