Vibrant swatches: Rothko’s Harvard murals

Harvard. Our illustrious neighboring academic institution proves more than an academic rival. Pushing aside the cliché of Harvard exclusivity, the university houses a newly remodeled collection of its three art museums, the Arthur M. Sackler, Fogg and Busch-Reisinger, that are open to the public. The impressive collections are displayed beneath a natural skylight, which infuses the structure […]

Kaju Tofu House’s authentic Korean food melts the winter blues

If ever there was a time for comfort food, that time is now. As Boston’s mood is collectively (and literally) dampened by the snow piles that surround us, cabin fever squirms into the back of our minds like an itch, reviving that longing for a comforting, home-cooked meal. For most of us college students, relief […]

‘Heroes’ spin-off ‘Heroes Reborn’ set to premiere this summer

“They can’t just cancel a show like ‘Alphas’ (2011-2012), you know?” complains Sheldon Cooper of CBS’s “The Big Bang Theory” (2007-present). “They have to help the viewers let go. ‘Firefly’ (2002-2003)  did a movie to wrap things up. ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ (1997-2003) continued on as a comic book. ‘Heroes’ (2006-2010) gradually lowered the quality […]

Kiev: a case against arms

It is time for the United States to evaluate our current foreign policy options in the embattled borders of Ukraine. Our millennial generation has sat back and watched the spottiness of President Obama’s foreign policy in the Middle East, Europe and elsewhere abroad. Every geopolitical crisis has been addressed on a case-by-case basis often lacking […]

Black blazes BU on Valentine

At Boston University’s David Hemery Invitational this past Saturday, junior Mitch Black reset the Tufts 800-meter record with an impressive time of 1:49.16. It replaced the standing school record (1:51.14) set by Black last season. “It wasn’t something I was looking to break,” Black said, “I was just trying to put down a faster time. […]

Electrifying start to second half earns Jumbos top seed in NESCAC for third consecutive year

With the right to host a NESCAC quarterfinal matchup and an undefeated home record on the line, the No. 4 women’s basketball team was in a must-win situation against No. 18 Bowdoin — the only other unbeaten team in the conference — on Saturday. An electrifying start to the second half, in which the Jumbos turned […]

Tufts clinches No. 4 seed in NESCAC tournament

Sitting at 5-3 in the NESCAC with two conference games to play, the men’s basketball team went north to Maine over the long weekend to conclude its regular season. On Friday, Tufts beat Colby 72-64 before dropping a nail-biter at Bowdoin on Saturday, 57-5. The Jumbos finished their season at 13-11 overall and with a 6-4 […]

City of champions

As the New England Patriots make their latest victory tour, I can’t help but feel incredibly blessed. In my 22 years on this planet — every one of them spent living in Massachusetts — I have witnessed Boston sports teams win nine titles. The Hub of the Universe has become the Hub of Sports Championships. We’ve […]