Somerville ordinance requires students to report addresses to university

Tufts students living off-campus must provide their local addresses to the university on Student Information Services (SIS) in compliance with a City of Somerville ordinance that went into effect on Sept. 1. The Ordinance Regulating University Accountability, passed by the Somerville Board of Aldermen in January, requires Tufts to report various details about students — including students’ status, expected graduation date and […]

Medford residents listen to city’s candidates speak at Tufts

Over 300 community members from Medford gathered in Cohen Auditorium to hear from the city’s candidates for mayor, City Council and the School Committee on Wednesday evening. The “Meet Your Candidates” event was organized by Jay Campbell, a Medford resident and the broker of Jay Campbell Realty, and Tufts Votes. Tufts Votes, according to Ben Kaplan, […]

Tufts Climate Action students penalized amid changes to judicial process

Returning members of Tufts Climate Action (TCA) who participated in last semester’s sit-in protest in Ballou Hall from April 22 to April 24 were placed on probation over the summer recess. Students were notified individually of the disciplinary action on May 15, a week after final exams ended. They were told that they had received varying levels of probation […]

Tufts claims victory against Roger Williams before NESCAC opener

Tufts moved to a 3-2 record after its road win at Roger Williams on Wednesday. The victory saw strong performances from several Tufts players. Senior Maddie Kuppe recorded 13 kills, while first-year Angela Yu led the Jumbos in both assists (20) and digs (13). Other impressive performers included sophomore McKenzie Humann, who notched five kills with just one error in nine attempts, and first-year MacKenzie […]

Alum’s tournament goes from unique idea to mainstream audiences

On Feb. 28, 2014, Zach Lowe’s NBA column in Grantland, the destination of the best analysis and insight for the sport of basketball, introduced the casual fan to the newest sporting event: The Basketball Tournament (or TBT for short) — an open basketball tournament in which anyone can gather their buddies, acquire enough fans through social media and compete […]

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FIDLAR takes serious step back with sophomore release ‘Too’

Things looked pretty good for Los Angeles band FIDLAR when its first album hit No. 5 on Billboard Magazine’s Top Heatseekers chart. Unfortunately, FIDLAR’s second album, released Sept. 4, likely won’t be as successful. FIDLAR is a skate punk band led by Elvis Keuhn on guitar and vocals, Max Keuhn on drums, Zac Carper on guitar and vocals and Brandon Schwartzel […]

‘The Bastard Executioner’ boasts unique premise, fumbles on execution

To describe FX’s new show, “The Bastard Executioner,” as “gory” would be an understatement. Kurt Sutter, known for creating “Sons of Anarchy” (2008 – 2014), doesn’t hold back in his new television series. The various bloody medieval-era torture mechanisms featured in the title sequence is unsettling enough, but the first episode of the two-part season premiere continually provides similarly horrific sequences of images. […]