Administration must plan for new dorms in light of growing political pressure

The new, massive Science and Engineering Complex (SEC) being erected near Bromfield-Pearson and Anderson Halls, which is slated for completion in 2017, as well as the recently completed 574 Boston Ave. building and the complex at 200 Boston Ave. that was completed in 2012, all display the university’s admirable commitment to developing its STEM programs. The question should […]

Top 10 ways to get in the Halloween spirit

Whether you like it or not, Halloween, which, in college, is more like a weekend affair than a single-day event, is approaching rapidly. There will be countless events happening on campus and in Boston, and there’s no real way to avoid it all unless you lock yourself away in Tisch for the weekend — but even […]

Jumbos finish regular season with tough consecutive losses

After a windy Saturday away game against an undefeated Williams that ended in a 2-0 loss, Tufts looked to its final game of the regular season to secure a higher seed in the NESCAC tournament, but fell to Bowdoin 3-2. Defeats against the top two NESCAC teams in the final two games of the regular season leave […]

Tufts fights for home win against undefeated Amherst

With just three weeks left in the regular season, the 4-1 Jumbos are looking to continue their strong run this Saturday at home against the undefeated Lord Jeffs, who are tied with the Trinity Bantams for first place in the NESCAC. Coming off a massive win at Williams last weekend, Tufts is looking to carry […]

Tufts heads into NESCAC Championships as favorites

On Oct. 31, both the Tufts men’s and women’s cross-country teams will compete in the NESCAC Championship hosted at Wesleyan University. The NESCAC Championships mark the start of the postseason and also serve as a preview for the all-important Eastern College Athletic Conference Championships and the NCAA Regional Championships, which will take place on Nov. 7 and Nov. […]

International Center, Career Center host first career conference for international students

Seventy undergraduate and graduate students attended the International Center and the Career Center’s first career conference for international students — the Career, Culture, and Communication Conference: Helping International Students Navigate the Global Workplace — in Cabot Hall last Saturday. According to International Student and Scholar Advisor Whitney Sullivan, an International Center organizer for the event, students who attended the conference, which ran from 8:30 a.m. […]

Events Box 10.29.2015

Looking to have fun this Halloweekend? Try some of these events: MFA College Night – Throwback Thursday: In this case, “throwback” means throwing way, way back. Explore the MFA’s exhibits during extended hours on the eve of Halloweekend. There will be free snacks and discounted museum goods all night. Thursday, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. at […]

Tufts Drama Department explores Armenian Genocide with production of ‘Daybreak’

Today, Tufts Department of Drama and Dance debuts its production of “Daybreak,” a play by Boston playwright Joyce Van Dyke. Titled “Deported/a dream play” when it was first put on at Boston’s Modern Theater in 2012, “Daybreak” tells the stories of refugees from the Armenian Genocide. Structurally, the play is split into three scenes depicting the different stages of […]

Somerville Theatre to host Halloween Horror Marathon

Somerville Theatre, the cute local cinema down in Davis Square, is about to get its spook on for Halloween. For 12 hours straight on Oct. 31, the theater will run a horror movie marathon featuring six classic flicks spanning nearly 60 years of (artificial) blood, guts and gore. Film nerds and hipsters can look forward to viewing all the […]

Neon Indian glossy new release, “VEGA INTL. Night School,” refreshing addition to chillwave genre

Electronic music group Neon Indian — led by Mexican-born singer, producer and composer Alan Palomo — released their third album “VEGA INTL. Night School” on Oct. 16. This newest project expands on Neon Indian’s previous works, which can be categorized under the “chillwave” genre — a newer form of electronic music defined by a heavy use of synthesizers, looping […]