A Year of Superlatives

The Tufts undergraduate Class of 2016 arrives on the Medford/Somerville campus on the heels of the spectacular summer Olympics in London. In 1994, the year most students in the class were born, the Games were also played—in the winter, in Lillehammer, Norway.

Then, Americans were talking about speed skater Bonnie Blair, who became the first woman to win three consecutive titles in the 500-meter, and figure skater Nancy Kerrigan, who took home a silver medal despite the notorious attack on her knee just a month earlier by friends of rival Tonya Harding.