Unconventional ‘Deadpool’ breathes new life into superhero genre

For those who have not paid attention, Hollywood is in the midst of a superhero boom, as seven major superhero films are scheduled for release in 2016 alone. With titles ranging from the cinematic “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” to the tumultuous “Captain America: Civil War” to the quite literally apocalyptic “X-Men Apocalypse,” the superhero genre […]

David Gregory discusses politics, journalism and faith as part of Distinguished Speaker Series

Television journalist David Gregory spoke about the intersections of media and politics as part of the Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series last night in the Coolidge Room. Gregory also talked about his new book “How’s Your Faith?: An Unlikely Spiritual Journey,” an exploration of his personal relationship with Judaism. At the event, sponsored by the Film and Media Studies program […]

State legislators discuss Massachusetts’ role in combating climate change

Local politicians, environmental advocates and students discussed climate change at a panel event last night in the Cabot Intercultural Center. The talk, titled “Climate Change: How Massachusetts Can Lead The Way,” was hosted by the Tufts Sustainability Collective and Environment Massachusetts. The event featured panelists including State Senator James B. Eldridge, State Senator Marc Pacheco, State Representative Christine Barber […]

Professors examine outrageous political speech in current election cycle

The road to the White House has been filled with angry rhetoric on both sides of the aisle. Amid the mudslinging and escalations are media personalities such as Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck, Bill O’Reilly and Rachel Maddow providing strongly ideological election commentary, a media scene called “the outrage industry” by Tufts professors. Professor of Political Science Jeffrey […]

Stylish Cambridge eatery Bambara offers satisfactory, unexceptional brunch experience

Occasionally, to be a Tufts student is to feel that the only restaurants serving brunch are Sound Bites or Ball Square Cafe, and it is not at all uncommon to participate in a conversation about how delicious — or overrated — these establishments are. We shouldn’t let the Tufts bubble fool us, however; there are […]

Style Spotlight: Conrad Young

Conrad Young is a freshman in the SMFA/Tufts dual-degree program who sat down to talk with me about basic pieces, genderless fashion and Kanye West’s new line. PS: How would you describe your personal style? CY: I like to start with the basics: black jeans, white button downs, white t-shirts, mostly values of black and […]