Breanna Lungo-Koehn, Will Mbah lead in Medford and Somerville mayoral preliminary elections

Somerville Two Somerville city councilors look set to face off in the November’s general election for mayor to replace longtime Mayor Joe Curtatone after an extremely close preliminary election that saw first and third place separated by only 415 votes. At-Large City Councilor Will Mbah led the field with 4,498 votes, 30.07%, followed by Ward […]

Seniors share college wisdom with first-years

Your new white sneakers are demolished from orientation week floors, the pre-orientation group chat is no longer active and you now have a take on the Carm vs. Dewick debate. Now what? Classes are starting and the daunting feeling of four years at Tufts might be creeping up on you. No need to fret; every […]

The Met Gala’s ‘American Independence’ theme gave celebrity outfits too much freedom

  Huh? Everyone has been anxiously waiting for the 2021 Met Gala after COVID-19 postponed last year’s event. With 2019 bringing popularity to camp fashion, many were surprised to see this year’s Gala diverge from eccentric, exaggerated style and adopt the rather unimaginative “American Independence” theme. Even so, there is hardly anything independent about American […]

Hurricane Ida’s devastation exposes greater climate issue at hand

By the numbers themselves, it goes without saying that Hurricane Ida has brought immense destruction and desperation to the neighborhoods and areas it passed through. Nearly a hundred people have died from Ida’s tornadoes, extreme flooding and heavy winds. Ida has affected 22 states, plus Washington, D.C., and torn through 1,500 miles of the United […]

Men’s soccer moves to 3–0 after wins over Williams, Wesleyan

Tufts men’s soccer was victorious over both Williams on Saturday and Wesleyan on Tuesday of this past week. The wins push the Jumbos’ record to 3–0 after an opening-night win over MIT last week. Tufts kept its forward momentum rolling against Wesleyan on Tuesday night, winning 2–1 and surviving late second-half drama. After a scoreless […]