Follow the Money

MOST Americans who lose their jobs these days are able to find new ones quickly. But those who do not are likely to remain unemployed for a long time. In some other industrialized countries, long-term unemployment has risen to record levels, even as overall unemployment has begun to decline.


Fall Fashion Trends

Given the ubiquity of street photography, it can now be easier to trend-spot outside fashion shows than inside. Case in point: the big and bold retro skirts so many women were wearing at the shows last month. You almost expected Carmel Snow to pull up in a Cadillac Brougham. Zanita Morgan, a model turned blogger […]


TCU Senate update

The Tufts Community Union Senate last night hosted its weekly meeting in the Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room. The meeting began with senators detailing their individual projects, including campus beautification projects, establishing a student-run bar and funding community service trips for international students. Senators also discussed projects such as granting students parking passes near the gym, […]


Mural artist speaks about graffiti culture

Graffiti artist Abby Andrews, known as ABBY TC5, spoke Friday about graffiti culture and the inspiration behind her work in a public talk at the Aidekman Arts Center Alumnae Lounge. According to Assistant Professor of Dance and Drama Noe Montez, the department invited ABBY in affiliation with their production of “Welcome to Arroyo’s,” which ran […]


Women’s Soccer | Tufts ekes past Hamilton with late goal

The Jumbos are back to a winning conference record after a 1-0 victory on the road against the Continentals on Saturday. Freshman Brooke Fortin netted the goal for the Jumbos in the second half to give the team their fifth NESCAC win of the season. According to senior tri-captain Blair Brady, Hamilton came out with […]


Football | Jumbos win turnover battle, lose game

Sometimes in football, numbers tell the story. Saturday’s game between Tufts and Amherst was a case in point. The Jumbos forced six turnovers and the Lord Jeffs forced none. But the Jumbos had just 116 yards of total offense, while the Lord Jeffs had 515. In the end, the numbers added up to a 17-7 […]


Primary Source’s return to campus welcome

The Primary Source is returning to Tufts, and Tufts should be thankful for that. Students can certainly pride themselves on promoting a culture accepting of diversity. Dozens of campus groups exist primarily to serve as vehicles for students to celebrate and explore their personal identities, whether with regards to race, gender, class, sexual orientation, religion, […]


TV Review | ‘Masters of Sex’ delivers complex female characters

Amid the flashy dramas and much-hyped comedies that premiered this fall, a quieter, more adult show also debuted on the small screen — and though it hasn’t received the same attention as other notable series like “Scandal” (2012-present) have, it is still very much worth watching. Showtime’s “Masters of Sex” is based on the true […]


‘12 Years a Slave’ is a powerful must-see

Every so often there is a film that critics rush to proclaim as not only an outstanding piece of work but a landmark in cinema. The buzz has been deafening for director Steve McQueen’s “12 Years a Slave” since its screening at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival in September. Having drawn numerous comparisons to […]


English producer Kwes delights with solo album ‘ilp.’

Every now and then, a musician emerges who has the ability to create a fusion of diverse sounds with a fresh and original twist. Such is the case with producer turned solo-artist Kwes in his debut album “ilp.” The British Kwes first hit the scene producing tracks for bands like the xx and British rapper […]


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