New Dietary Guidelines for Americans generate mixed opinions

As the the nation’s go-to source for nutrition advice, the U.S. Federal Government released the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans on Jan. 7. While acting as an outline for a healthy diet, this report includes a series of key recommendations for healthy eating patterns along with five main guidelines.  The Department of Health (HHS) began releasing such reports in 1980, […]

Panic! at the Disco keeps on innovating

Keeping up with Panic! at the Disco requires fans to exercise a great deal of flexibility in both their musical tastes and in their expectations of the band. Since their debut in 2005 with the vaudevillian alternative rock album “A Fever You Can’t Sweat Out” and the hit “I Write Sins Not Tragedies,” the band […]

What’s up this weekend

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Check out these events: All About Chocolate: Tufts Culinary Society presents a talk with Dr. Carla Martin on why people love chocolate and the delicious treat’s history. Samples will be available at the event. (Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in Pearson 106) Battle of the DJs: Part of […]

The Race is On: Iowa 2016

Disclaimer: Daily photographer and social media executive editor Evan Sayles caucused for Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) in the process of photographing candidates for the Daily. The Daily Editorial Board’s choice of photos to publish did not receive any input from Sayles. After a year of campaigning, Americans gathered to watch as first-in-nation Iowans gathered in high […]

Visiting on the Hill

WEDNESDAY “Thrills, Spills and Chills of Post-Disaster Planning in New Orleans’ Lower 9th Ward” Details: Ken Reardon, director of the graduate program in Urban Planning and Community Development at the University of Massachusetts in Boston, will be speaking about post-disaster planning in New Orleans’ lower ninth ward in the years following Hurricane Katrina. When and Where: 12 […]

‘Anomalisa’ is a puppet movie for adults

“Anomalisa” (2015), a tender, searching new film from the mind of writer-director Charlie Kaufman and his collaborator Duke Johnson, might feature stop-motion animation and puppets, but it’s primarily preoccupied with what it means to be human, in the most expansive sense of the word. To be more exact, it deals with what it is to be human in […]

International Center hires new international student advisor

The International Center welcomed Neriliz Soto González as its third International Student and Scholar Advisor on Jan. 21. In this role, González focuses on programming events and immigration advising. González explained that her goals as a new advisor include running different cultural programs, such as those introducing incoming students to Greater Boston, sharing the history of the state of Massachusetts and […]

Tisch Scholars program makes revisions based on feedback from internal task force, community

The Tisch Scholars Program at the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service will alter its curriculum by extending its current required course to a full-year foundational class and by offering academic credit for community work in a diversified group of community placements beginning in fall 2016. The multi-year program emphasizes developing organization […]