Op-ed: Why I soar with Sarah

I first got to know Sarah when we were partners for an oral presentation in Spanish 21 our first year at Tufts. Sitting next to her at the high top tables in Tisch, I vividly remember thinking, “dang, this girl can get stuff DONE.” Since that day, Sarah has become one of my closest friends.  […]

Jumbos fall to Franklin & Marshall before Thanksgiving break

Men’s squash suffered a disappointing loss this weekend at the hands of higher-ranked Franklin & Marshall College, losing 0–9. Despite four of their matches going to four sets, Jumbos failed to convert a single match in their favor. As Franklin & Marshall is ranked higher than Tufts, this loss did not come as a surprise. […]

Football loses to Middlebury, ends season with 4–5 record

Taking the field at Ellis Oval versus Middlebury on Saturday, the football team was looking for a win in order to secure a winning season. The clash against Middlebury was also the last home game for 19 Tufts seniors, all of whom were honored before kickoff. Coach Jay Civetti reflected on this particular group of […]

No. 13 women’s soccer earns back-to-back NESCAC shutouts

Sophomore midfielder Callie Scala tallied her first three career points off a goal and an assist in the No. 13 women’s soccer NESCAC doubleheader this past weekend. Scala scored on Sunday in a 2–0 win over Wesleyan by heading the ball into the net off a cross from first-year midfielder Margaux Ameer. Against Wesleyan, Tufts […]

Football looks ahead to road battle against Bates

In what has been a wild season for NESCAC football thus far, no team has established itself as a clear favorite. Similarly, not a single school appears out of the running for the division crown, as even the winless teams still pose a threat to conference powerhouses.  The Tufts Jumbos (1–2) will look to get […]

Field hockey looks forward to opener against Williams

The ‘Bos are back this Saturday, kicking off their 2019 campaign on NESCAC rival Williams’ home turf. The 2018 NCAA runner-up Tufts field hockey team ended their last season on a 19–3 high, with No. 1 Middlebury claiming all three losses for Tufts as well as the national title. Despite having lost in the NCAA […]

Women’s lacrosse opens season with decisive conference win

The No. 10 Jumbos started their season off with a decisive 18–11 win against the Hamilton Continentals on Saturday. Seven different goal scorers combined for 18 goals and 10 assists in a game that highlighted the depth and strength of this year’s team. “The fact that we had seven scorers is great, because it means […]

Women’s basketball advances to Sweet 16

This weekend, the No. 4 Jumbos (27–2), fresh off of its NESCAC championship victory, competed in the first and second round of the NCAA Championship Tournament. In Tufts’ 11th successive trip to the NCAA tournament, the team defeated Western New England and Haverford to secure their ninth Sweet 16 appearance in program history. Junior guard/forward and […]

Women’s basketball prepares for semifinal against rival Amherst

It’s been 10,000 years since the legendary mammoth and the mighty elephant coexisted on Earth. But on Saturday, the two behemoths clash again as the juggernaut No. 6-ranked Tufts Jumbos Women’s Basketball team (23–2) travels to Brunswick, Maine to face off against their rivals, the No. 4-ranked Amherst College Mammoths (23–2). The stakes have not been higher […]

Women’s squash goes 2–2 over break, gears up for the rest of the season

The No. 19 Tufts women’s squash team played a slew of matches during the last full week of winter break, the Jumbos’ first time back on the court since their last official match on Dec. 8, 2018. During the break in competition, the team prepared diligently for upcoming matches against Yale, Amherst, Conn. College and Dickinson College. “We […]