As humanities majors continue to drop, students, faculty, administrators grapple with the value of a liberal arts degree

Tufts University has long been recognized for its robust liberal arts curriculum and nationally ranked international relations program, while also providing research opportunities and facilities for its undergraduates. Historically, Tufts began as a small liberal arts college chartered by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in 1852, joining the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) in […]


Top 10 moments of 2018–19 year

It has been a stellar year for sports at Tufts. Through the fall and winter of the 2018–19 season, Tufts stands at No. 8 in the Learfield IMG College Director’s Cup competition, which ranks all Div. III schools by their sporting success across all varsity programs. With numerous spring sports still in contention for national […]


Letter from the editor

To the Class of 2019 and all members of the Tufts community, Today marks the graduation of the Class of 2019. As you look back on your four years at Tufts, you may be thinking about the moments you spent within various communities on campus — your first-year dorm room floor, your sports team, your […]


Lacrosse teams headline this weekend’s NESCAC tournament pushes

Lacrosse The Tufts women’s lacrosse team (14–1, 9–1 NESCAC) opens its NESCAC tournament play against the Trinity Bantams (8–7, 3–7 NESCAC) on Bello Field on Saturday at 12 p.m. as one of the many Tufts sports teams that begin its postseason play this weekend. The team’s No. 2 seed is coach Courtney Shute’s squad’s best […]


Jumbos cruise comfortably over Conn. College, Colby

The No. 18 Tufts men’s tennis team (7–7, 3–4 NESCAC) rallied back for a two-match win streak this weekend after cruising to a comfortable victory over Conn. College at home 9–0 on Saturday and a 8–1 win against Colby on Sunday. Against Conn. College, Tufts held its own on Senior Day, where the team honored […]


Softball beats Colby, clinches NESCAC East pennant on Senior Day

The Tufts softball team continued its regional domination with three wins over the Colby White Mules to secure the NESCAC East pennant for the regular season. In the doubleheader on Friday, the Jumbos honored their seniors for Senior Day in the team’s final home action of the year against NESCAC opposition. The Jumbos eviscerated the […]


Editorial: Reading period is too short

It’s the end of the semester — classes and extracurriculars are winding down and finals are rapidly approaching. Before we know it, the libraries, Mayer Campus Center, dining halls and dorms will be full of students cramming for their final exams. Reading period begins on Tuesday, April 30 and ends on Thursday, May 2, giving […]


Men’s tennis falls in season opener to Brandeis

The No. 22 Tufts Jumbos fell short in their season-opening match to the No. 10 Brandeis Judges 7–2 on Saturday. After working hard in the off-season since October, the Jumbo’s were disappointed by their performance in singles, but first-year Isaac Gorelik found a silver lining in the team’s strong play in doubles. “Brandeis has some of the […]


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 tennis set to start spring season at Trinity

The No. 7 Jumbos begins their spring season at Hartford, Conn. on Saturday against the No. 38 Trinity Bantams, an in-conference opponent, on March 9. The team looks to start off play in March in the same dominant fashion with which it finished its fall season earlier this academic year. The Jumbos last took to the courts in October […]


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