Trump feels terrorism in his gut; turns out to be gas

Four days after the Paris attacks, Donald Trump explained to a crowd in Tennessee that he has an uncanny ability to see terrorism coming. He pointed to the fact that in his 2000 book, he described Osama Bin Laden as a “shadowy figure.” His unique ability to identify villains is the reason no one likes to go to […]


Tufts Recycles! to bring composting to all on-campus apartments

Tufts Recycles! will launch a new initiative to bring composting to all on-campus apartments at a composting education event this Friday at the Mayer Campus Center. The event, which will be held in collaboration with the Tufts Sustainability Collective, will take place from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Room 112 of the center, according to Savannah Christiansen, […]


My encounters with ‘face’

While I was in Beijing this summer, I reached out to a friend of a friend who I was hoping would give me some insight into her industry. When my friend sent an email introducing the two of us, she responded immediately with an invitation to her office. When I arrived in Beijing, I sent […]


Top 10 dos and don’ts for surviving finals

As much as we’d all like to pretend they aren’t happening, finals are coming. Finals start in less than two weeks, right after the incredibly generous single reading day that Tufts has given us. Some of us will not come out of finals week the same, but here are some tips for surviving the week […]


Panic! At the Disco releases spirited new single ‘LA Devotee’ from forthcoming album

Earlier this year, Panic! At The Disco drummer Spencer Smith wrote a long, heartfelt letter announcing his departure from the band, leaving frontman Brendon Urie as the band’s sole remaining original member. While a lesser musician may have struggled to keep the band’s aura and music intact, Urie has had no such trouble. The multi-instrumentalist […]


Week 12

With the playoffs fast approaching, there is no shortage of teams looking to make big plays and earn a spot in the postseason, and with that push comes plenty of opportunities for complete and utter failure. This week demonstrated exactly how desperate some teams on the bubble are to salvage their seasons. Browns fans: I’m usually […]


First-year hockey players make college transition on, off ice

A cursory glance at any of the first-year hockey players reveals a physical and mental maturity that surpasses that of most other first-years — undoubtedly a benefit of their being one to three years older than their peers. This maturity is a plus when playing a competitive contact sport such as hockey. This trend of recruiting older […]


Tufts suffers close loss at WPI to go 3-2

The Jumbos lost a tight game 85-70 to the No. 13 WPI Engineers Tuesday night on the road, falling to 3-2 on the season, while the Engineers improved to 6-0. Led by senior forward Clyde Niba, WPI built up a lead that Tufts was not able to recover from. Niba scored 30 points — the most of either team […]


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