Tufflepuffs seek to reassert themselves amidst changing Quidditch landscape

Disclaimer: Ana Sophia Acosta is an executive video editor at the Daily and a member of the Quidditch team. She was not involved in the writing or editing of this article. Bored of their dorm’s bocce league, Xander Manshel and Alex Benepe of Middlebury College looked only to indulge their Harry Potter cravings when they […]


Football struggles with defense in defeat at Trinity

The Jumbos traveled to Hartford, Conn. on Saturday to take on the Trinity Bantams, the defending NESCAC champions. The Jumbos went into the game undefeated but came out on the losing end of this matchup, 38–24, dropping their overall record for the season to 4–1. Tufts is now tied with Trinity and Williams for second place in the NESCAC. Senior […]


Weidner’s Words: Mental health in the NBA

The past year in the NBA was highlighted by a variety of compelling stories, from Kawhi Leonard’s sudden rift with the Spurs to Bryan Colangelo’s burner Twitter accounts. Yet one story that didn’t gain the most news coverage but may end up leaving the most important legacy for the league is the emergence of a conversation […]


Undefeated football looks to reverse history against Trinity

The last time the Jumbos beat the Trinity Bantams, “Crank That (Soulja Boy)” was the No. 1 song on the Billboard Top 100. It’s been almost exactly 11 years since then, and the undefeated Jumbos (4–0) will travel to Hartford, Conn. on Saturday in an attempt to finally take down the reigning NESCAC champion Bantams. Saturday’s […]


Men’s soccer slips to No. 5 after Middlebury draw, remains undefeated

Tufts ceded its first non-win of the season against Middlebury on Saturday with a frustrating 1–1 draw in double overtime. Tufts gave away a penalty less than two minutes into the game, briefly forcing the team on its back foot for the first time this season. The Jumbos managed to equalize to keep their unbeaten streak alive, […]


Field hockey remains hot despite overtime loss to No. 1 Middlebury

It was an up-and-down week for No. 3 Tufts after it dropped an important matchup against No. 1 Middlebury in overtime before defeating out-of-conference Wellesley on Wednesday night. Overall, the Jumbos are now 9–1 on the season, with a 5–1 conference record that puts them in second place in the NESCAC. On Wednesday, Tufts scored eight goals for the second time this […]


Bettez becomes first Jumbo to win All-New England Championship in 38 years

At Franklin Park on Saturday, Tufts senior co-captain Natalie Bettez had a performance for the record books. She clocked in a 17:57.85 time to win the All-New England Championship, a feat that no Tufts runner has accomplished since Kathy Whitcomb in 1975. Bettez was also recently named U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association […]


Women’s soccer keeps clean sheets against Middlebury, Salem State

This past week, the Jumbos picked up a 0–0 draw away against Middlebury on Saturday and a 3–0 win at home against Salem State on Tuesday. With the draw and win, the Jumbos brought their record to 7–2–2, recovering from their slight dip in form over Homecoming weekend. On Tuesday afternoon, the Jumbos faced off against the Salem […]


The Coin Toss: NFL Week 6

Welcome to The Coin Toss, where I make bold predictions about your favorite professional sports. Last week’s predictions went one-for-three, thanks to the Vikings beating the Eagles in Philadelphia. Josh Rosen didn’t break out with three-plus touchdowns (only one), and the Titans lost to the Bills after I predicted a 20-point blowout. These are bold […]


Moldenhauer shines at penultimate fall tournament for men’s tennis

Tufts competed at the Wallach Invitational hosted by Bates over the weekend. Facing tough opponents from strong tennis programs in the NESCAC, the team performed well in both singles and doubles events. Leading the way for the Jumbos was first-year Jack Moldenhauer, who showed his flair in singles. After cruising on Saturday with a couple […]


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