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 [email protected]

Carrie Underwood records fourth No. 1 album with ‘Cry Pretty’

Former American Idol winner Carrie Underwood released her sixth studio album,”Cry Pretty” (2018), on Sept. 14. This release follows Underwood’s previous effort, “Storyteller” (2015). “Cry Pretty” debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, making her the first woman to have four country albums reach the top of the Billboard charts, perhaps a reminder of […]

Jumbos celebrate past, present success on Homecoming weekend

Tufts celebrated Homecoming 2018 this weekend, with various events and matches spanning Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Friday Night: Athletics Awards Ceremony Homecoming formalities kicked off with the Tufts Athletics’ 2017–18 Annual Awards Ceremony held in a fully filled Cohen Auditorium on Friday night. The ceremony honored eight Tufts athletes who flew the Tufts flag high in the […]

Lloyd’s stunning strike returns women’s soccer to winning ways

Tufts hosted two non-conference opponents in the build-up to Homecoming weekend, splitting the decisions. Falling 2–1 in an overtime defeat to the Brandeis Judges (7–0) on Saturday, the Jumbos recovered in midweek to defeat the neighboring MIT Engineers (7–2–1) in another overtime game. With that, the Jumbos now sit at 6–1 overall and third in […]

BTS finds ‘Answer’ to questions of self-love in final album of ‘Love Yourself’ series

The international phenomenon that is Korean boy band BTS released the final album of its “Love Yourself” series, entitled “Love Yourself: Answer,” on Aug. 24 to critical acclaim. Marketed as a special repackaged album, “Answer” consists of two discs of music from the band’s previous two releases, “Love Yourself: Tear” (2018) and “Love Yourself: Her” (2017), as […]

Tufts reaches NCAA regional final to cap season

The Tufts women’s tennis team continued to demonstrate its strength as a NESCAC powerhouse this season, finishing the regular season with an overall record of 11–5. Its 6–3 mark in conference play equaled last season’s performance and earned the Jumbos the fourth seed going into the NESCAC tournament. “Our team had a great season as we beat teams we couldn’t […]

Baptista, Dillon reflect on storied careers

The ever-competitive Tufts women’s basketball team will be losing two of its decorated graduating seniors, guard Lauren Dillon and forward Melissa Baptista. Both players have factored greatly into the team’s dominance over the last few years, which included playing in back-to-back NCAA championship games in 2016 and 2017, and both earned First Team All-NESCAC honors this year. Dillon […]

On The Spot: Europe needs reforms, stat

I think my Dad might actually enjoy this, but I’ll grudgingly support Liverpool in this year’s Champions League final. Yes, those Reds fans will probably be obnoxious on Facebook should their team lift the trophy on May 26, but at least I can continue to hope their top division title drought continues. Because the fact […]

On The Spot: Who’s favored in Russia?

The short answer, despite the usual media hype in England, is: No, not the Three Lions. We’re slightly less than two months out from the opening game of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, when hosts Russia play Saudi Arabia on June 14 in Moscow. Ultimately, you’d expect most of the usual suspects to make it […]

Tufts posts wins over Colby, Babson to maintain strong NESCAC position

The Tufts softball team (19–6, 7–2 NESCAC) was victorious in all three of its games against Colby over the weekend, as well as in its lone completed match against Babson on Tuesday. The Jumbos hosted the Beavers (20–10) for a scheduled doubleheader on Tuesday. In the early game, the visitors took the lead on a two-run home run from senior designated player Erica Pavlo […]

On The Spot: Who’s joining Wolves?

Wolves will be playing Premier League soccer next season for the first time since 2012. They clinched their promotion this past weekend. At the end of the day, the league table doesn’t lie when we’re this far into the season. Wolves have a twelve-point lead over their nearest rivals, Cardiff, albeit having played a game more. […]