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 […]


Campus sexual assault prevention group holds discussion on masculinity before Homecoming

Content warning: This article discusses sexual assault. Action for Sexual Assault Prevention by Tufts Men (ASAPtm), a male-identifying group within ASAP, hosted a discussion in Eaton Hall on the night of Sept. 27. The talk, titled “Re-Examining Jumbo Pride: a discussion about masculinity during Homecoming Weekend,” sought to raise awareness for the concept of toxic masculinity to […]


Football prepares for Homecoming showdown against Bates

Anticipation on campus is high this week, as the undefeated Jumbos (2–0) prepare to take on the winless Bates Bobcats (0–2) in their annual Homecoming game, set to kick off Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at Ellis Oval. The game will be Tufts’ second in a row at home, as the team defeated Wesleyan, 16–13, thanks to […]


Middlebury spoils field hockey Homecoming

On a picturesque Homecoming day in Medford, No. 3 Middlebury defeated No. 5 Tufts, 3–2, thanks to a pair of second-half goals. The result snapped the host’s four-game winning streak, which included key wins over No. 6 Amherst and No. 11 Hamilton. On the flip side, the Panthers’ victory avenged their two losses to the Jumbos […]


Tufts football dominates Bowdoin in Homecoming game

The Tufts football team (3–1) bulldozed the Bowdoin Polar Bears (0–4) in Saturday’s Homecoming game, winning by a score of 31–3. Under a clear October sky, the Jumbos’ offense began the game unsteadily. After winning the toss and electing to receive the opening kickoff, Tufts gained two first downs before junior quarterback Ryan McDonald suffered […]


Football to host Bowdoin for Homecoming game

Following a decisive 37–17 road victory over the Bates Bobcats (0–3), the Tufts Jumbos (2–1) return to Medford, Mass. for a Homecoming matchup against the Bowdoin Polar Bears (0–3). For Tufts coach Jay Civetti, the battering of Bates spoke to the positive adjustments instituted after the previous week’s defeat to the Wesleyan Cardinals (2–1). “I think […]


Field hockey suffers first loss on Homecoming, bounces back against Hamilton

Field hockey suffered its first loss of the season in a double-overtime battle against Amherst, losing 3-2 on Homecoming, before bouncing back the next day to shut out Hamilton 2-0. The Jumbos, now 8-1 overall and 4-1 in NESCAC play, drop into a four-way tie atop the conference, with six regular season games left to play. The […]


Is this thing on? Waka Flocka 101

Looks like it’s Monday again. As you may be aware, on Saturday, Secretary of State John Kerry hosted several of his European counterparts at Tufts for a discussion only open to delegations and the press. Only slightly less exclusive, Waka Flocka Flame will also deliver a speech of sorts to the Tufts community this coming […]


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