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The Tufts Daily
Where you read it first | Friday, April 19, 2024



Editorial: Lessons from a year of crisis

With every day that goes by, it seems less likely that we will ever “return to normal” — any post-pandemic world will be radically different than the one we left behind a year ago. So as we reflect on all that we’ve lost in the past year, we should also take a moment to think about what kind of new “normal” we want to create for the years ahead.


Boston stadiums expected to allow fans beginning March 22

Massachusetts is expected to move into Phase 4 of its COVID-19 reopening plan on March 22, meaning that arenas, stadiums and ballparks will be allowed to operate at 12% capacity. In the near future, both TD Garden and Fenway Park may see fans in the stands for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.


COVID-19 wreaks havoc in NFL Week 12  

With 2020 being the crazy year it has been, it is no surprise that the NFL would deal with its own uncertainties caused by the pandemic. Teams knew from the beginning that if they wanted to have a season, they would have to adapt and roll with the challenges that were thrown their way.


NESCAC cancels fall sports season

The NESCAC announced last Friday that all sports events for the upcoming 2020 fall academic semester will be suspended. The statement did not outline how the conference will approach the winter and spring seasons, but stressed that the conference will continue to monitor public health and NCAA guidance and update the NESCAC rules accordingly.


The Turf Monster: Favorite 2020 moments

I’m gonna be blunt. 2020 has been awful for sports. Approximately two and a half months into the pandemic, every single league without exception closed its doors for the foreseeable future. When they will resume is anyone’s guess.