Student journalists hold conference on race and social justice in the media

Editor’s note: The Daily’s editorial board acknowledges that this article presents a conflict of interest, since the event being covered was hosted by members of the Daily. Members of the paper’s managing board did not discuss the reporting of this story with the writer, and this piece does not represent the Daily’s usual journalistic practices. Student journalists […]

The ABC’s of Literature: Kate Atkinson

Last week, I wrote about an author who switches effortlessly between genres, and this week, I am focusing on an author with a similarly unique talent. Kate Atkinson’s works cover a wide variety of genres, whether it be a coming-of-age story, a crime novel or a work of historical fiction set during the Second World […]

Men’s tennis wins three, drops one over past week

In a busy past week, the men’s tennis team defeated Brandeis, Babson and NESCAC foe Trinity in a series of hard-fought wins before losing to Williams on Sunday. The results improve the team’s record to 11-5 overall and 4-3 in NESCAC play, with just three matches, including two conference matches, left in the regular season. Tufts is tied for […]

On The Spot: The other “other” dark horse

When the full-time whistle was blown at the King Power Stadium, West Ham must have been wondering if it was one point gained or two points dropped. And when they lost their FA Cup quarterfinal replay against Manchester United, and when they let Arsenal score an equalizer last weekend, you could feel the disappointment around the grounds. […]

Jumbo Steps: Drawing attention

The hallway walls leading into my and my roommate’s room has been recently adorned with two new masterpieces. We can’t really tell if the portraits we drew of each other look Picasso-esque, or if they seem like the product of a three-year-old’s after-school art project. But that’s precisely we drew each other in the first […]

Marathon profile: Shoshana Weiner

Shoshana Weiner, a senior majoring in geological sciences, ran the Boston Marathon yesterday with the Tufts Marathon Team. She said she first got involved with the team during her sophomore year, when she volunteered at the marathon race. “I heard about [the team] freshman year, but I was a little scared,” she said. “But I ran […]

Op-ed: Why I’m going for Gauri

I want to start this op-ed by talking about why it is important for you to read this and why I am writing. As I was reading through Gauri’s platform, it hit me how much my life at Tufts is affected by decisions that the TCU president makes, along with the rest of TCU Senate. […]

Marathon profile: Mauri Honickman

Mauri Honickman, a senior sociology major, ran in the Boston Marathon yesterday as a member of the Tufts Marathon Team. She began training in the fall of her junior year, although she originally planned to train for a half-marathon in the beginning. “I was kind of looking for a challenge, something outside of my academics, something outside […]