Students embark on microfinance trip through ExCollege course

A group of students spent their spring break on an Experimental College-led trip in Bucerias, Mexico. The goal of the trip was to give students a better understanding of microfinance. The trip’s attendees included sophomores Lara LoBrutto and Sara Pearce-Probst and senior Gabriella Zoia, who is also an assistant news editor at the Daily. The students were accompanied by […]

Literary magazine Parade provides space for marginalized voices

Hoping to provide a creative outlet for people of marginalized identities, first-years Sandy Yin and Jennifer Lee recently founded Parade, Tufts’ newest and currently unrecognized literary magazine, this semester. While open to all identities and perspectives, the magazine intends to prioritize submissions from students of marginalized backgrounds and perspectives, including students of color, students with disabilities and […]


Sometimes the universe likes to play cruel tricks on you, and I was its most recent victim. A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a column called “Odyssey,” comparing venturing across campus in a Boston winter to Homer’s epic poem about a 20-year return home. Little did I know I would soon be experiencing a […]

Mock trial’s ‘best’ team yet heading to nationals

Tufts Mock Trial (TMT) continued its streak of recent successes this spring as it earned a bid to Nationals for the sixth consecutive year, according to TMT President and senior Nick Teleky. TMT’s road to Nationals began with the Regional competition, where over 600 different schools competed for 192 bids to the Opening Round Championship Series (ORCS), the nationals-qualifying tournament for […]

Top 10 ways to cure your apathy

Whether you went on vacation, went back home or stayed on campus over break, you probably are not ready to get back into the swing of things. In fact, if you’re anything like the people I’ve been talking to, you’re not doing your homework at all. That’s okay — you’re not alone, and with the […]

SWUG-et list

My dearest Tufts students (and Nana), I am SWUGging out over here!!! Apparently there are only five weeks left of school, meaning that for one-quarter of the Tufts population, there are only five weeks left of college. BRB while I go curl up with my body pillow and cry to the sweet sound of Joni Mitchell […]

What’s up this weekend

Looking to make your weekend artsy? Check out these events! Not Your Mother’s Monologues: Tufts students perform a show comprised of pieces written and performed by female-identifying Tufts students. Inspired by Eve Ensler’s “Vagina Monologues,” the Tufts production “Not Your Mother’s Monologues” seeks to expand the narrative and increase the multiplicity of voices presented in this […]

‘Game of Thrones’ season 5 to diverge from plot of books

Fans of Westeros rejoice: Popular HBO television show “Game of Thrones” (2011-present) is returning in just a few short weeks. The fifth season of the series, which is based on the fantasy novels of the same name by George R.R. Martin, will premiere on April 12. Devotees of the books should take note, however, because […]

Granoff All Night Music Festival to include a range of Tufts musicians, performance groups this weekend

The second annual Granoff All Night Music Festival will be held this Friday, March 27. The event, which features over 30 student groups performing back-to-back, will run from 9:30 p.m. Friday night to 3:30 a.m. Saturday morning in various spaces within the Granoff Music Center. The festival will be free and open to the general […]

Cha brah

Pooja: The week back after spring break is not a pretty one. People are either coughed up on infection, homesick or making snarly faces at the minority few that came back with beautiful tans. While most people are preoccupied with such issues, I seem to have a slightly more pressing problem. Over my spring break […]