Pooja likes puppy chow

Last semester at Tisch, Pooja and I ran in to one of the editors of the Daily, Nick Golden. He asked us what our article was going to be about and we said it was called “Over*Cher*ing.” He replied, “Over sharing, isn’t that what you do every week?” Pooja and I realize that we share […]

For Israelis, a special St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day 2015 is a special day not only to the Irish, but also to Israelis. I say so because come March 17, Israelis will go to the polls to select their new government. Though I generally wish the Israeli right wing wielded less power, Israeli elections are pretty fun on the whole. The […]


Last week, I took my first economics exam, and in the true model of an exemplary student, I dropped all else to cram for it for the preceding 48 hours. (This is, of course, the best way to succeed in life — nothing like a time crunch to get those brain juices flowing!) While this […]

The one where the SWUGs go on spring break

Dear SWUG, I’m so pumped to get off of this snowy campus and leave on a jet plane to someplace warm. Can you give me some tips on how to have a v SWUGGY spring break? – Spring Break Foreverrrrr Dear Spring Break Foreverrrrr, It’s finally here! A break from the madness! If you’re anything […]

Mumford and Sons explore fresh musical territory with single ‘Believe’

While students everywhere in Boston rejoiced for the inkling of spring weather on March 9, fans of Mumford and Sons had something extra to be excited about: the release of the band’s single, “Believe.” The London band’s first new music since the release of its second studio album “Babel” (2012), “Believe” signifies a significant departure from the […]

What’s up this weekend

Looking to make your weekend artsy? Check out these events! Kaleidoscope: An Open-Genre Battle of the Bands featuring The Rare Occasions at Berklee Performance Center: Come see Tufts alumni band The Rare Occasions compete in a Battle of the Bands at Berklee Performance Center. The band is competing against Kyle Thornton & The Company, Arreanna Jaye, Full […]

Top 10 things to NOT do over spring break

Well, folks, spring break is upon us. One whole glorious week of relaxation and warm weather (unless you’re going somewhere cold. In which case, I’m so sorry). Assuming you’re going on vacation, or at least seeing the sun, there are lots of things I’m sure you’re looking forward to. You probably won’t be lacking in […]

Highland Kitchen serves American comfort food with a twist

Tucked away in the heart of Somerville, the entrance to Highland Kitchen is nondescript, denoted only by a sign that looks far older than the restaurant it marks. The doors to Highland Kitchen opened less than 10 years ago, but the joint’s American comfort food has become a staple and, indeed, a highlight in the Somerville restaurant […]

Market Basket delivers fan-favorite covers with infectious spirit

Market Basket is pure, unfiltered fun. The five-person Tufts band — made up of senior Leif Inouye on rhythm guitar, junior Anna Kaplan on bass, sophomore Tucker Sjoblad on drums, sophomore Josh Berl on lead guitar and junior Mike Manzi on vocals — formed at the beginning of this year, and it doesn’t show signs of slowing […]

TUTV to release new webseries ‘Wave Jacked’

Broadcast television has, for a long time, staunchly held out against the internet revolution, instead choosing to keep its wares off the web for technical and legal reasons. The Average Joe found workarounds to these two hurdles long ago, and thus, in an absurdly simplified manner, the age of internet television was born. Lately, however, the […]