Columns

Is This Thing On? While my computer gently weeps

Greetings again! It is my last column of the semester, and I wanted to bring things full circle. I opened by introducing this as a commentary on popular music in the context of college and beyond. This is the music I will look back on with both...

2/7/16 – Medford/Somerville, MA – Aren Torikian poses for a headshot on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016. (Evan Sayles / The Tufts Daily)

The Arena: Closing time

I remember sending in my first column for “The Arena” last September. When the Daily accepted my proposal, I think I let it get to my head. I figured I would drop knowledge bombs and be the campus Nate Silver crossed with Jon Stewart...

On Queer: On home (and Hogwarts)

As the saying goes, “Home is where the heart is.” But for many LGBTQ people, figuring out where that is can be more than a little bit complicated. As Harry Potter said when asked how he felt about returning to Privet Drive, “Hogwarts...

Out of Left Field: 12 Days of baseball

On the first day of Christmas, baseball gave to me: a Bartolo Colon home run. On the second day of Christmas, baseball gave to me: two David Ortiz stolen bases and a Bartolo Colon home run. On the third day of Christmas, baseball gave to me:...

Vinny’s Variety Pack Week 14 | The Big Finale

Well friends, another semester has come and gone — a little too quickly for my liking to be honest, but what can we do? Unfortunately, this is going to be the last column I write for the Tufts Daily. I hope you’ve all had as much fun reading...

All in Good Taste-Sportello

With the ever-present threat of finals looming ominously over our heads, my roommate Ana and I decide to counteract the negativity by treating ourselves to a night out in Boston. We began to scour the internet for fine-dining in the city and...

Maintaining Your Tuftsanity: Finals week hacks

Finals week is upon us, but never fear. I’ve got the recipe for success to help you take final exams like a pro. First off, make sure you’re as sleep deprived as possible. Don’t listen to what your drooping eyelids and foggy mind are telling...

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