‘No Shave November’ furthers awareness of cancer, Relay for Life

Halfway through November, many male students have put their razors to rest to participate in the first “No Shave November” contest held by Tufts Relay for Life (Tufts RFL). The contest is a play on the larger movement during the month of November, sometimes called “Movember,” that aims to raise awareness for men’s health. Sophomore […]

Senate passes resolution to introduce Boston shuttle

The Tufts Community Union Senate last Monday passed a resolution calling for a shuttle that would run from the Tufts campus to Boston on Friday and Saturday nights. According to senator Christie Maciejewski, who helped lead the resolution, the shuttle would run once every hour between 7 p.m. and 3 a.m., with stops planned near […]

Minkler awarded Tisch College Research Prize

The Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service this month awarded its annual Tisch Research Prize to Meredith Minkler, professor of health and social behavior at the University of California, Berkeley, for her leadership in community-involved research. Minkler received the award and delivered a lecture on Nov. 7 on the Boston campus, according […]

Women’s Cross Country | Jumbos earn bid for NCAA Championship with fourth-place finish at Regionals

The women’s cross country team placed fourth at the NCAA Regional Championship meet on Saturday in Goreham, Maine, earning a bid for the National Championship for the first time since 2011. Falling short of NESCAC rivals Williams and Middlebury, as well as MIT, the Jumbos’ 134-point total placed the team fourth in the 53-team field. […]

Men’s Basketball | Tufts starts season with victory at Chuck Resler Tournament

The men’s basketball team came away as tournament champions from its season-opening Chuck Resler Tournament, but more importantly, substantiated the towering expectations for a team fighting to solidify its core. Both sophomore center Tom Palleschi, whose college basketball career recently ended due to a heart condition, and junior guard Ben Ferris, last year’s leading scorer […]

Continued support for Tufts football

It’s not hard to find someone at Tufts who has never been to a football game. Given that this year marks the third consecutive winless season for the team, this shouldn’t necessarily come as a surprise. The student body as a whole — especially freshmen, sophomores and juniors who have never had a win to […]

Restaurant Review | Dirty Water Dough Co. a proven hit

Dirty Water Dough Company — a new, innovative pizza joint — has opened its doors at 222 Newbury Street. At its grand opening on Saturday, the restaurant debuted a menu of unexpected, locally inspired pies, handing out free slices to Bostonians and tourists alike. Dirty Water Dough Co. also offers a small selection of Italian […]

Book Review | ‘Violent Death’ is modern, emotive

Although it falls into Amazon’s “Love Poems” category, Heiko Julien’s “I Am Ready To Die a Violent Death” seems to deserve a more general classification — something along the lines of “Books That Make You Feel Things.” The new work blends Internet poetry with short stories, both believable and ridiculous, in a poignant, moving way. […]

Mat Zo experiments on innovative ‘Damage Control’

Originally a drum and bass artist, English producer Mat Zo has been a significant presence in trance and progressive house music for the past few years. First discovered in 2007, he was soon taken under the wing of Anjunabeats, the record label of famous U.K. trance trio Above & Beyond. After several years of producing […]

Megan Clark | Where’s the Craic?

Circle of Friends” (1995) follows three young women living in 1950s Ireland as they leave their small town and enter college, navigating the spheres of sex and love and adulthood for the first time. Bernadette “Benny” Hogan (Minnie Driver), the film’s protagonist, and her best friends, Nan (Saffron Burrows) and Eve (Geraldine O’Rawe), grew up […]