Kimi Maeda’s ‘Bend’ explores relationship between memory and identity for Day of Remembrance

A black mat blanketed in a thin layer of sand covered the stage at Balch Arena Theatre this past Sunday as part of a performance by artist Kimi Maeda for Tufts’ Day of Remembrance. Wooden blocks, arranged carefully on the stage, formed the images of a house and a car. A wooden rack to the side of […]

The cold commute: How Tufts commuters handle extreme weather

While Tufts experienced a record-breaking 108.6 inches of snowfall and five snow days last winter, Feb. 8 was the closest Tufts came to a snow day this year. However, for a specific subset of the Tufts community, including the commuting faculty, staff and students at Tufts, a snow day can wreak havoc with their plans. According to commuter students and Tufts dining staff, they must […]

DJ Kid Koala’s ‘Nufonia Must Fall’ is a groundbreaking production

It is difficult to precisely categorize “Nufonia Must Fall” (2015), and its creator, Kid Koala, is well aware of the fact. Before the show started, the Canadian DJ thanked the fully packed room for “choosing the show over simpler entertainment.” Complex or not, “Nufonia Must Fall” clearly got enough attention from the public — initially scheduled to […]

Fencing team successful at NEIFC Championships

The women’s fencing team had a successful meet on Saturday, coming in fourth place out of 13 teams at the New England Intercollegiate Fencing Conference (NEIFC) Championships, behind winners Boston College, runner-up Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and third-place Brandeis University. The championships — a different kind of challenge from the head-to-head matchups the Jumbos have been used to this […]

University to consider changing printing services for next academic year

The university is considering making changes to its current printing services that would go into effect this fall, amid negotiations for a new student printing contract when the current contract expires on June 30. Part of these negotiations include a survey emailed out to the student body by the Print/Copy Contract Team on Feb. 16. […]

Men’s swimming and diving races to second at NESCAC Championships

Capping off arguably its best season in the last several years, Tufts finished second overall at last weekend’s NESCAC Championships at Williams College for the first time since 2010. As expected, perennial NESCAC champion Williams took the top spot, finishing with a 1,789.5 score, while Conn. College, Amherst and Bates rounded out the top five. The final event of the […]

Safety concerns emerge following local “catfishing” incidents

Various university offices have received multiple reports from Tufts students who were “approached by non-Tufts affiliates falsely representing themselves either in person and/or through social media dating sites as Tufts students,” according to a Feb. 9 email to Tufts students. This phenomenon of online misrepresentation is also known as “catfishing.” The email was co-authored by Dean of Student Affairs […]

Tufts Sports Weekend Preview

Though several teams have already wrapped up their seasons, the winter season — and more importantly, the championship season — isn’t over yet. Several teams are still battling their ways through the postseason, with their targets set on NESCAC crowns or even bigger prizes, and the Daily is here to give you a rundown of […]

Men’s Track Update

The men’s track and field team continued to make the case that they are one of the strongest teams the program has seen in recent years with a third-place finish at the New England Div. III Championships last weekend at the Massachusetts Institute of  Technology (MIT). Senior tri-captain Mitchell Black and senior Veer Bhalla led the […]