Op-Ed: Tufts history

During tours and first-year orientations, we all get the standard introduction to Tufts history and lore, mostly regarding the legend of Jumbo and his tail. If the guide is feeling particularly deep, they will recite Charles Tufts’ famous line when asked what he would do with “that bleak hill over in Medford.” “I will put […]

No. 1 Tufts remains unbeaten

Tufts continued its dominance as the No. 1 team in the nation, racking up seven victories so far in 2017 to maintain its 16-game unbeaten start to the season. “[Our winning streak] is something that we take pride in,” junior tri-captain point guard Lauren Dillon said. “It’s obviously awesome to say that we’re 16-0, but it’s really […]

Tufts falls to Middlebury in NESCAC Championship game, receives NCAA bid

Despite an unblemished regular season in conference play, Tufts faltered against Middlebury in the NESCAC championship game on Sunday. The umboumbos must again wait to capture the NESCAC volleyball conference championship, which they have not won since 1996. Tufts was as focused a team as it had been all season heading into the tournament this past weekend, […]

Jumbos stand perfect in NESCAC, prepare for quarterfinals

With yet another convincing win, the Tufts women’s volleyball team finished off its first perfect season in the NESCAC since 2008, going 10-0 in all conference play. Improving to 22-2 overall on the season, the Jumbos have wrapped up all regular season play and are poised for the next step, their postseason run. Winning in […]

Police Briefs — April 27

Life’s No Picnic The Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) received a report of a stolen picnic table behind the Eliot-Pearson Children’s School at 9:30 a.m. on April 20. The table went missing at some point during the previous week. This case is currently under investigation. Foul Play TUPD received a report about a damaged motor […]

Police Briefs — April 20

Vandalism Incident The Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) responded to a report of vandalism inside the Granoff Music Center at 11:20 a.m. on April 11. Red and black paint was found inside the elevator and the women’s bathroom. Facilities Services was informed of the incident and told to remove the vandalism. Fire Alarm TUPD and the […]

Women’s basketball advances to Sweet 16 for fifth straight year

The women’s basketball team won their NCAA Regional Championship, notching a pair of relatively easy victories to move on to the Sweet 16 for the fifth straight year and the sixth time in program history. Though the women’s team was ranked No. 7 in the nation heading into the weekend, they could not host their […]

Men’s basketball wins first ever NCAA Regional at Cousens

Men’s basketball survived a thrilling weekend of games to win the first NCAA Div. III Regional they’ve ever hosted at Cousens Gym and made it to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2006. Tufts staved off a late Southern Vermont rally on Friday night to win 78-76 before coming back against Skidmore in the […]

Tufts sports teams look ahead to weekend games

The winter sports season is nearing the end for most teams, and that means NESCAC Championships and the postseason is coming up. The Daily is here to give you a rundown of how your favorite teams are doing and where they are playing this weekend. The men’s basketball team enters the most important weekend of its season thus […]

Jumbos start winning streak before match-ups against NESCAC leaders

Coming off of a close win at Connecticut College, the team secured three consecutive double-digit wins ahead of this weekend, when they will face the only two teams ahead of them in the NESCAC standings. Tufts beat Newbury (2-18) away last Thursday to give Coach Bob Sheldon his 400th victory, only the 10th active coach in New England history […]