TCU Senate update

The Tufts Community Union Senate assembled in the Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room last night for its weekly meeting. TCU President Joe Thibodeau, a senior, announced that he and three other senate members would attend a New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) student government conference at Wesleyan University this coming weekend and consulted the Senate […]


Admissions accepts Universal College App

Due to technical issues with the Common Application (Common App), the Office of Undergraduate Admissions this year decided to extend its Early Decision I deadline and accept the Universal College Application (UCA) in addition to the Common App. The university made these changes in order to help high schools and applicants struggling with the Common […]


Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, The Daily published an article Friday, Oct. 18 entitled, “Sexual assault task force to change misconduct policies at Tufts.” Since the article did not adequately represent the Task Force and contained a number of inaccuracies, we are writing to provide accurate facts. The Sexual Misconduct Task Force was initiated by President Monaco in […]


‘Boston Strong’ unites resilient city

As the Boston Red Sox celebrated their World Series title among millions of fans at this Saturday’s duck boat parade in Boston, a phrase that didn’t really exist seven months ago echoed throughout the region. It’s a ubiquitous term that is plastered on T-shirts, coffee mugs, street signs, status updates, newspapers — you name it. […]


TV Review | ‘The Carrie Diaries’ lacks imagination, believability

Those who stayed away from “The Carrie Diaries” for fear that it would merely consist of runways, catwalks, makeup, shoes and accessories were right not to tune in. The second season premiere proved to be just that — only with a lot more parties. But for fans who adored the glamorous components of “Sex in […]


Romantic comedy ‘About Time’ delights, charms audiences

Since the February release of the zombie love story movie “Warm Bodies,” romantic comedies have been largely missing from theaters in 2013. With “The To Do List” struggling to strike a balance between funny and raunchy and “Austenland” failing to effectively translate Jane Austen’s wit and humor from the page to the screen, the release […]


Arcade Fire succeeds in taking musical risks on fourth studio album

Once a band reaches a certain level of fame, it is typically left with two options for its new music — it can either replicate the formula that brought it the initial success or it can try to reinvent itself. “Reflektor,” Arcade Fire’s most recent release, falls into the latter category. This riskier approach can […]


Lex Erath | Sugar and Spice

A few months ago, and for unknown reasons (because no one ever listens to me about anything), a certain male friend of mine – who shall remain nameless – approached me for advice. He first warned me of the intensely depressing nature of his story, and that it was likely to induce tears, fits of depression […]


Ryan Buell | This Week in Hip-Hop

Between the lazy and cliche lyrics, the skateboarding obsession, the cough syrup addiction and the ever-declining quality of his albums, it can be easy to forget that Lil Wayne was once on top of the rap game. For those who weren’t listening to Weezy from 2004 to 2008, it might be hard to imagine – […]


Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, The Daily published an article Friday, Oct. 18 entitled, “Sexual assault task force to change misconduct policies at Tufts.” Since the article did not adequately represent the Task Force and contained a number of inaccuracies, we are writing to provide accurate facts. The Sexual Misconduct Task Force was initiated by President Monaco in […]


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