TCU Allocations Board begins budgeting process for student organizations

As the spring semester kicks into gear, so begins the process of creating next year’s activities budget, a task handled by the Allocations Board (ALBO) of Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate, which includes nine members. Each year, ALBO distributes the proceeds from the Student Activities fee — $328 per student for the 2015-16 academic year —to the 180 student organizations recognized by the TCU Judiciary. […]

TCU Senate gives updates on student projects, processes funding requests

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate discussed project updates and supplementary funding requests from multiple student groups at its meeting this Sunday evening. TCU Senate President Brian Tesser began the proceedings by discussing a meeting last Friday where students spoke to university trustees about student issues that might otherwise be off the trustees’ radars, such as finding off-campus housing. […]

Video: Tufts for Hillary canvasses in N.H.

This weekend, Daily photographer and videographer Hailey Gavin traveled with Tufts for Hillary as they went door to door in anticipation of tomorrow’s N.H. primary. Click here to read more about students’ involvement in the N.H. primary over this past weekend. Click here to see high-resolution photographs from N.H. on the Daily’s photo blog, Picture […]

Visiting on the Hill

MONDAY  “Master Class and Q&A with Tufts Alum Joel Perez” Details: Broadway actor Joel Perez (LA ’08) will lead a Question & Answer session with students, along with teaching a Master Class. Perez currently stars in the Tony Award-winning Broadway production of “Fun Home.” When and Where: Q&A: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m., Balch Arena Theater, Aidekman Arts Center Master Class: 8:00 […]

Tufts students head to New Hampshire to canvass, attend candidates’ rallies

Students from Tufts for Bernie, Tufts for Hillary and Tufts CIVIC traveled to New Hampshire this past weekend to canvass for and attend rallies of presidential candidates ahead of Tuesday’s primary in the state, the nation’s first primary election. Tufts for Bernie: Talking to voters personally Approximately 13 members of Tufts for Bernie canvassed for Senator Bernie […]

Sia’s ‘This Is Acting’ deconstructs the art of hitmaking to varying degrees of success

By now, most people know 40-year-old Sia Furler as the crazy-haired Australian pop star who refuses to show her face on television by wearing ridiculously big, blonde wigs. What most people do not know, however, is that she has written songs for some of the biggest pop stars of the modern era, including—just to name […]

Tufts Institute for Innovation hosts second annual Human Health Hack

The Tufts Institute for Innovation (TII) hosted a three-day Human Health Hack, the second annual event of its kind, this past weekend at 574 Boston Ave. The event, which focused on nutritional food access for low-income households and communities, attracted a variety of participants, including undergraduate students and graduate students from the School of Medicine and the Friedman School of Nutrition […]

Key Change

For a school with a thriving a cappella presence, home to some of the most well-known collegiate groups in the nation, there is surprisingly scant information to be found at Tufts about what being in such a group entails. We hear about upcoming performances, albums, tours and community service collaborations, but that’s just the tip of […]

Harvard sees standard Mexican fare at El Jefe’s Taqueria

Studded with specialty eateries, high-end lounges and quick service joints to accommodate even the most frugal of passing students, Harvard Square is a diverse but likely difficult market to break into for restaurant owners. That fact hasn’t stopped Fire + Ice Founder John Schall from introducing his latest venture, El Jefe’s Taqueria, to Mt. Auburn Street […]

‘Ubu Sings Ubu’ can’t get any weirder

In some situations, it is best to have no expectations. In others, the situation requires one to abandon any and all expectations completely. Both of these statements were true for the “Ubu Sings Ubu” (2016) performance at Club Oberon on Thursday night. “Ubu Sings Ubu” is an adaptation of Alfred Jarry’s 110-year-old French play “Ubu Roi”. The show […]