Theatrical yet realistic, ‘Brooklyn’ portrays compelling immigrant story

Six years ago, a charming little period film penned by Nick Hornby received critical acclaim and earned itself a spot on many best-movies-of-the-year lists. Titled “An Education” (2009), the movie was praised particularly for its lead actress’ breakthrough performance. That actress — Carey Mulligan — ended up becoming one of Hollywood’s iconic stars. Six years later, Hornby […]

Tufts finishes fifth at ECAC Championships

Tufts continued its successful season, finishing fifth place out of 40 teams at the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Div. III Cross Country Championship at Mount Greylock High School on Saturday. First-year Dylan Jones led the team, finishing in seventh place. He ran the eight-kilometer race in 26:59.94. The second Jumbo to finish in the race was first-year Matthew McDermott, who […]

Tufts looks for elusive sixth win against Middlebury

With just one week remaining in the regular season, the 5-2 Jumbos will look to achieve their best record since 2001 with a win over the 5-2 Middlebury Panthers at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday. Middlebury features one of the strongest offenses in the league led by senior quarterback Matt Milano, who has racked up 2,177 […]

Jumbos fall to Panthers in NESCAC quarterfinal

Tufts saw its season end with a loss at the hands of Middlebury on Friday, Nov. 6. In their NESCAC quarterfinal rematch, the Jumbos fell three sets to one, knocking the team out of the conference tournament. After the loss, the only way for Tufts’ season to continue would have been through an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament. […]

Sally Tilton sketches artistic pursuits

Sally Tilton, a junior, discovered their passion for digital art during high school. “I started off with a tablet and tried to do digital painting,” they said to the Daily via Facebook message. “Then I went digging around for open source drawing software and found Inkscape, so then [I] moved into vectors a bit more. […]

In pursuit of soft power

When I went to Beijing this past summer, I made a vow to myself that I would immerse myself in China’s media. I would read only Chinese magazines and books, listen to purely Chinese music and watch Chinese television exclusively. By the last weeks, though, I found myself binge-watching “Game of Thrones” (2011 – present) — at […]

Top 10 Vincent Adultman responses to difficult questions

Vincent Adultman, a character from “BoJack Horseman” (2014 – present), a Netflix original animated series, always gives the best advice. He is deceptively mature despite the fact that he is just three small children stacked on top of one another under a trench coat. No one except for BoJack seems to notice this, because Vincent Adultman is able […]

Student Affairs Pluralism Initiatives engage students in exploring identity

The Student Affairs Pluralism Initiatives, which works with Tufts students in identity and social justice leadership development, held a panel event about faith and colonialism on Monday evening. Director of Student Affairs Pluralism Initiatives Steph Gauchel, who works with the Group of Six and Social Justice Leadership Initiative (SJLI) in her role, said the event was one of several semester projects meant to engage students […]

Gordon Institute creates master’s program in innovation and management

The Tufts School of Engineering will be providing a new Master of Science degree in Innovation and Management from its Gordon Institute — a branch of the School of Engineering specializing in engineering leadership — beginning next September. According to Gordon Institute Executive Director and Associate Dean Mark Ranalli, the one-year masters program will aim to help engineering students who have mostly technical experience to […]

Streaming is king

Something changed over the summer. The change was probably imperceptible to most people, but it is meant to fundamentally affect the music industry. For years — since 1989 in fact — new music in the United States had gone on sale on Tuesdays; in Canada and the U.K., Mondays; and in Australia and Germany, Fridays. According […]