‘Game of Thrones’ Recap: ‘The Wars to Come’ sets stage for dramatic new season

“Game of Thrones” (2011-present) fans, the wait is finally over. Season 5 returned on April 12 with the episode “The Wars to Come.” It was a dark hour, but the show covered a lot of ground. To recap, the Daily Arts section is bringing you the best and the worst of the premiere. Warning: For viewers […]

Senate holds tribute to Reitman, debates funding appeals

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate began its last meeting of the 2014-2015 session by honoring Dean of Campus Life and Leadership Bruce Reitman, who is retiring at the end of this school year. TCU President Robert Joseph delivered a speech celebrating the over three decades that Reitman has spent at Tufts, working through four presidencies. Reitman delivered his own remarks, reflecting on his […]

Relay For Life features performances, ceremonies

Tufts Relay For Life (RFL) hosted its all-night cancer fundraising event in the Gantcher Center. The event began at 6 p.m. Friday and lasted until 6 a.m. Saturday. The event featured food donated from local restaurants, performances by Tufts entertainment groups, a raffle and four ceremonies throughout the night, according to co-chairs Elana Shapiro and […]

Visiting the Hill this week

MONDAY “BME Seminar: Darren Roblyer” Details: Darren Roblyer, of Boston University, will speak as part of the Biomedical Engineering Seminar Series. When and Where: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., SciTech Center Room 136 Sponsor: School of Engineering WEDNESDAY “Advancing the frontiers of citizenship, finance and enterprise” Details: A panel of experts will discuss the role […]

Institute for Innovation holds first Annual Student Symposium

Tufts Institute for Innovation (TII) hosted its first Annual Student Symposium, titled “Research, Innovation and Community Engagement,” on Friday, April 10. The event featured welcoming remarks, keynote address speakers, panel discussions and poster sessions. TII Deputy Director Lauren Linton said that the major speakers — Faith Wallace-Gadsden, founder of the Archimedes Project, and Peter Levine, professor of citizenship and public […]

Part of this complete breakfast

Swiping into a dining hall for breakfast costs me $6.82. Eating breakfast at home costs me about 90¢, depending on how good a deal I get on my cereal and whether there’s a banana in it or not. But eating at home is way less fun. If you’ve ever paid attention to a cereal advertisement, you […]

Tufts Film Series preserves lost art of film projection

Today, most believe film projectors are relics of a bygone era. The pace of technology and the difficulty of acquiring film means that, over the years, theaters have dropped the analog format one by one. At Tufts, however, a group of students still works to preserve the “lost art” of projection. Instead of a DVD […]

Equestrian team heads to Nationals

The Tufts equestrian team has been quietly excelling its past few semesters, and has had an eventful, if not historic, season this year. The team’s incredibly successful stretch has led to a number of important wins, including a qualification for Nationals this year. The team’s bid for nationals is exciting, but not unexpected. Equestrian is […]

Allen leads Jumbos to team victory at Conn. College

This past Friday and Saturday, the women’s track and field team traveled to New London, Conn. for Conn. College’s Silfen Invitational. On Friday evening, many Jumbos participated in a competition that was branded as an “elite distance night.” The rest of the team competed on Saturday, and they did not disappoint: they took the team title […]