Adriana Zavala discusses her curatorial project featuring Frida Kahlo’s works

An intimate crowd of students and faculty gathered in the Hirsch Reading Room yesterday for a Tisch Friends of the Library Author Talk with Adriana Zavala, associate professor of Art History, who discussed her curatorial exhibition project “Frida Kahlo: Life, Art, Garden.” The exhibit, which was displayed at the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx from May 16 to […]

Late Night Dining extension a reminder to respect workers, appreciate services

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate announced this week that after much deliberation between its members and university administrators, Late Night Dining at the Commons will be preserved, and the service will be extended further to Carmichael Dining Center. According to a Feb. 16 story in the Daily, the service at Carmichael will start on Feb. 26, when students […]

Flashes of Brilliance: A free play for Rodgers

Quarterbacks are shackled with the unsavory task of toeing the line between being too cautious and too reckless and aggressive with their attempted passes. A quarterback that checks down too often, such as Alex Smith of the Kansas City Chiefs, is derided as a “game manager” — someone who is capable of supervising an offense, but without […]

Screen Time: On your marks, get set, bake

The three great loves of my life — in no particular order — are competitions, British baking and my grandma. Incorporate any of these elements into your show, and you’ll probably win my ardent and undying favor. Incorporate all three, and you’ll ruin me. Enter: “The Great British Bake Off” (2010-present). I used to think […]

New York Style Delhi: YK16

Pooja: Rebecca has often compared herself to Cher, not only to the artist but also the fictional character from the 1995 film “Clueless.” There are many reasons to draw a comparison between the two, but the most important would be their shared love of matchmaking. Rebecca loves to matchmake, and I often seem to find […]

Spotlight: Jehan Madhani

Jehan Madhani, a dual-degree student studying animation at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA) and majoring in English with a minor in Communication and Media Studies, developed a passion for both comedy and animation at a young age. She grew up watching Saturday Night Live every week and was a big fan […]

Channeling Ina: Dorm recipes for freezing weather

When the temperature is lower than your age and the ice patches outside of your dorm seem just a little too slippery, going outside isn’t really in the cards. Besides, it’s warm and cozy indoors, and with a few tricks (and a micro-fridge) you can make a dinner so delicious you won’t even miss going […]

Tufts Drama and Dance’s production of ‘Next to Normal’ addresses stigma of mental illness

With book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey and music by Tom Kitt, “Next to Normal” (2008) is a celebrated rock musical that tells the story of suburban mother Diana Goodman’s struggle with bipolar disorder. The production emphasizes that mental illness is rarely a solitary experience and explores its impact on families. The outstanding execution and […]

Top 10 ways to prepare for the Oscars without watching the movies

It’s the end of February and you’re sitting quietly in Carmichael, scrolling through Facebook and looking back on the month you’ve wasted reading “Beyoncé think pieces” and regretting Winter Ball. Suddenly, a gif of Jennifer Lawrence shows up on your timeline and it hits you: the Oscars are next week, and you haven’t seen any […]