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Where you read it first | Sunday, May 26, 2024

Sruthi Kocherlakota


Tufts suspends athletic practices through the calendar year to combat rising COVID-19 cases

The update disclosed that effective immediately, athletic practices will be discontinued for the remainder of the year. As indicated in the email, there is no evidence that the rise in COVID-19 cases is linked to athletics practices, but the cancellation of practices will be a precaution that the university will take in effort to reduce contact among students.


Fitness, recreation to be restricted on campus

In the midst of the Tufts COVID-19 reopening plan, the university has placed restrictions and regulations on many facilities on campus. Included among these restrictions are the athletic facilities and fields, where social distancing protocols will be placed in order to curb the traffic flow and limit the number of students and faculty that seek to use these mutual spaces. The gym will be open only to students and faculty that have opted for “in-person” or engaged in the COVID-19 testing protocol, but the process for using the gym will be different during the fall. There will be a limit on the number of students allowed to use the gym at the same time along with other physical distancing arrangements.


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.


Salamone 'engineers' with intensity on the field

As one of Tufts field hockey’s most prolific offensive and defensive players, graduating senior midfielder Marguerite Salamone has left an impressive impact. Salamone’s intensity and grit is unmatched, and her consistent efforts have earned her a spot on the All-American first team, the All-Region team and the All-Conference team in her final season.


No. 2 women's lacrosse starts season 3–0

The No. 2 women's lacrosse team dominated in its season opener against Colby and followed with a pair of victories over Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and No. 9 Amherst this past week. In just these three games, the team has scored a total of 47 goals. The Jumbos are now 3‒0 on the ...


Tufts Club Cricket kicks off 1st season as club sport

Most people in the U.S. typically associate the term cricket to an insect. But, cricket — the sport — is the second most watched sport in the world and is popular across countries such as India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and England, where it is deeply rooted in the culture. While cricket remains unfamiliar ...

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