Yuan Jun Chee

Yuan Jun Chee is a Sports Editor at the Tufts Daily. He is a senior majoring in history and international relations. Yuan Jun can be reached at yuan.chee@tufts.edu.


K-pop has well and truly arrived on America’s shores

Last weekend proved to be K-pop’s biggest-ever week in America, as two of K-pop’s largest groups claimed notable firsts for Korea. BTS became the first-ever Korean act to perform on Saturday Night Live, while on the West Coast, girl group BLACKPINK performed at Coachella. And it’s not just primetime television or concert events that K-pop […]


Women’s basketball falls to Scranton in Elite Eight

The Tufts Jumbos’ national championship hopes ended on Saturday after it was unceremoniously knocked out by the University of Scranton Royals in the Elite Eight. While the team defeated Messiah College 55–41 on Friday in the Sweet Sixteen, Tufts fell 44–40 to the sectional hosts the next day. This is the second straight year the Jumbos […]


‘Kingdom’ graces audience with gift of talented script-writing, acting

In recent years, Netflix has increased the number of Korean original programs distributed on its platform, with “Kingdom” (2018–) being the latest addition to this growing list of productions. The drama series has a few hit-makers in its credits: screenwriter Kim Eun-hee also wrote the well-received cable drama “Signal” (2016) and director Kim Seong-hun directed the 2016 hit “The […]


Women’s basketball defeats Williams in NESCAC quarterfinal play

Tufts saw off Williams on Saturday at Cousens Gym and moved on to the NESCAC semi-finals for the sixth straight season with a 75–51 victory over its sixth-seeded rivals. Despite beating Williams twice already this season, Tufts did not take anything for granted. “We knew we were playing them for the third time and we knew that […]


Women’s basketball prepares for NESCAC quarter-final against Williams

The Jumbos will face the Williams Ephs this season for the third time, but on this occasion, the fate of both teams’ seasons on the line. Given the familiarity that both teams now have with each other, senior guard and co-captain Jac Knapp recognized that Tufts will have to be at the top of its game. […]


Women’s basketball closes out regular season with strong home victory over Trinity

Tufts closed out its regular season with a 60–48 home victory over Trinity College (18–6, 6–4 in NESCAC) on Sunday, sealing the third seed in the NESCAC with a 22–2 overall and 8–2 in-conference record. With Middlebury and Williams both suffering road defeats at Amherst, coupled with Trinity’s victory at Bates on Friday, both Tufts […]


Defensive display helps Patriots to sixth Super Bowl

The old adage that “defense wins championships” held true on Sunday night when the New England Patriots clinched their sixth Super Bowl with a 13–3 victory over the Los Angeles Rams in a game dictated by defensive schemes from both sides. The first three quarters set Super Bowl records for being one of the most […]


Patriots, Rams to face off in Super Bowl LIII

If the Patriots’ dynasty started with their upset win over the then-St. Louis Rams in Super Bowl XXXVI, many hope that it finally comes full circle this time around 17 years later. While much has changed about the league since then — most notably, the Rams are now based in Los Angeles — Tom Brady […]


Women’s basketball displays defensive prowess in key conference victories

Tufts consolidated its defensive turnaround since the start of the year with a home victory over Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) and two important conference road wins to keep pace with the NESCAC leaders Bowdoin. With the three wins, the Jumbos move up to fourth in the nation and sit at 19–1, just one game behind […]


No. 1 Bowdoin snaps No. 6 Women’s Basketball twelve-game undefeated streak

Tufts picked up five victories in its six games over winter break as it kicked off its NESCAC season, emerging victorious with sizable margins until falling to No. 1 Bowdoin on Jan. 5. In a competitive Div. III women’s basketball season, the Jumbos fell to be ranked sixth despite only losing one game this season. Tufts closed out its winter […]


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