Events Box 11.5.2015

“Rain Man” (1988) Screening: The Coalition for Autism Support at Tufts (CAST) will host a screening and discussion of this seminal film. (Thursday at 8 p.m. in Granoff 155. Admission is free. No tickets required.) “V For Vendetta” (2006) Screening: “Remember, remember, the fifth of November, the gunpowder treason and plot.” If this ditty sends a shiver […]

You break it, you can’t have it

Sometimes people express affection in funny ways, and sometimes those “funny” ways aren’t actually funny. Case in point: the relationship between college students and campus art. From the mural on the lower campus center patio to the hidden graffiti of the Lorax on Eaton to the myriad statues that pepper Tufts’ campus, the Hill is […]

Sophia Grogan returns to Tufts after year of travel

Guitarist and singer Sophia Grogan, a sophomore who matriculated with the class of 2017, returned to the Hill this semester after taking a year off to complete a whirlwind tour of Europe and South America.  “I took the year off because I wanted to understand more what I wanted to do here at Tufts,” Grogan said during […]

Top 10 iPhone apps to keep your life from falling apart

It’s officially November. Midterm season feels like it will never end, you’ve lost your binder, or, if you still have it, it’s a complete mess. You probably feel like you will be perpetually behind until finals. Lucky for you, these little things called phone apps are here to help. There are so many organizational tools available for […]

Jumbos finish runners-up at NESCACs

The women’s cross country team traveled to Wesleyan on Saturday for the annual NESCAC Championships, hoping they could shake off the demons of last year’s disappointing fifth place finish. They did. The No. 4 Tufts scored 66 points to take second overall for their best finish at the meet since 2006, defeating other nationally ranked teams […]

CIRCLE works to increase civic engagement among young people through Tisch College

American political pundits often focus on racial, socioeconomic and gender demographics. But if you want to talk instead about age demographics — and the teenage to college-age demographic in particular — you go to CIRCLE. CIRCLE, which stands for Center for Information and Research on Civil Learning and Engagement, operates both as a research center and […]

Halloween and me

Halloween sort of haunts me as a concept. It is fraught with outfit questions: When does sexy become too much? When does poking fun become offensive? When do we get to go home and take off these dumb ears? This year, I thought about how I could include my leg hair in my costume. Dirty […]

Protection for transgender community in public spaces

College students have played a unique role in catalyzing social change in our country. In the 1960s, thousands of students participated in Freedom Rides, boarding buses across the country to travel to Southern states and register to vote African-American adults who faced institutionalized disenfranchisement. Student-driven protests against the Vietnam War shaped the 1968 presidential election. […]