Fencing team successful at NEIFC Championships

The women’s fencing team had a successful meet on Saturday, coming in fourth place out of 13 teams at the New England Intercollegiate Fencing Conference (NEIFC) Championships, behind winners Boston College, runner-up Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and third-place Brandeis University. The championships — a different kind of challenge from the head-to-head matchups the Jumbos have been used to this […]

Tufts Fencing Succeeds at Smith Fencing Conference

The women’s fencing team had a successful meet on Saturday, defeating five different teams at the third Northeast Fencing Conference meet of the season, hosted by Smith College. Tufts beat Wellesley University 18-9, Boston University (BU) 24-3, the University of New Hampshire (UNH) 23-4, the University of Massachusetts (UMass) 17-10 and Smith College 18-9. The only setback Tufts suffered on the […]

Campus groups push for more training for students volunteering abroad

Representatives from on-campus groups working to increase training and preparation for students who volunteer abroad held a panel discussion in the Alumnae Lounge on Nov. 22. The discussion, called “Global Impacts: Questioning How Tufts Engages Abroad,” included groups and programs through which students often travel and volunteer internationally, such as GlobeMed, BUILD: Latin America, BUILD: India, Engineers Without Borders (EWB), Tufts Hillel, […]