Matt Callahan named new assistant director of recreation and club sports

Tufts’ Athletics Department hired Matt Callahan in October to assume the role of assistant director of recreation and club sports, a position that is new to the university. Although the position just recently came into being, the idea of adding a full-time employee to focus on club sports and student recreation to the payroll has been percolating across […]

TCU Senate hears five resolutions, passes four this semester

Over the past semester, the Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate has discussed multiple contentious resolutions and implemented several senator-initiated projects, in addition to Senate’s ongoing budgetary responsibilities. Next year’s TCU president will be Benya Kraus, a rising senior who won an uncontested election on April 26. Following that election, internal elections were held to select next year’s […]

Women’s club water polo team forms at Tufts

After several years of waiting, the women’s club water polo team was established at Tufts earlier this semester, when Assistant Athletic Director Branwen Smith-King approved a request to create the team. Junior Captain Taegan Williams had officially proposed the idea to Smith-King last year. Since then, the newly formed team won its four games during a 14-contest tournament at Bowdoin College […]

Tufts attends club nationals as only Div. III team

Tufts University Football Club — the men’s club soccer team — capped off one of the best seasons in its history with a berth to the National Intramural and Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA) Championships, held in Foley, Ala. on Nov. 17-19. Despite a strong showing, the team was unable to overcome any of the Div. I opponents it […]

Equestrian team trots to top spot

After posting a strong record for the fall semester, the equestrian team is looking ahead to its first competition of 2016 as the team hopes to ride its way back to nationals in May. The team, currently sitting in the top spot in its region with a comfortable 19-point margin over the second place Stonehill College, is set to compete […]

Unofficial boxing club thrives despite lack of university recognition

“I wanna see you shift your weight. Point your back foot, try to roll your shoulder up to your chin,” senior Merek Johnson said. First-year Haley Pogachefsky adjusted her motions to follow Johnson’s advice. “There you go, perfect.” These are Tufts students, and this is boxing practice. Technically, however, the Tufts Boxing Team does not exist. […]