LGBT Center restarts Queer Men’s discussion group

 The LGBT Center restarted the Queer Men’s Group, now the center’s seventh discussion group on campus, last week, according to LGBT Center Director Nino Testa. The open group will meet weekly for sessions facilitated by Nick Whitney (LA ’16), graduate coordinator at the LGBT Center. “Hopefully, [the Queer Men’s Group] is going to be a space where people can talk about things that they […]

Police Briefs – Oct. 3

Tea Time Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) and the Somerville Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at Richardson House on Sept. 28 at 5:22 p.m. The cause of the alarm was an electric teapot with a plastic base that was left on the stove for too long. The base melted and the teapot began to […]

Jumbo Steps: Cosmic

I recently had dinner with a first-year whom I first met last semester while volunteering for the Jumbo Days overnight hosting program. I wanted to check up on him, firstly because I wanted to see how he was enjoying Tufts thus far, but more importantly because I know freshman year can get a little dicey around this […]

TUSC Seniors announces first Senior Night replacing ‘Senior Pub Night’

The first Senior Night of the year will be held on Oct. 20, according to Tufts University Social Collective (TUSC) Seniors, also known as the Senior Class Council, which is the group responsible for organizing Senior Nights. The event, titled “Senior Oktoberfest,” will take place on the President’s Lawn, and tickets go on sale Monday, Oct. […]

Op-Ed: Syria’s healthcare crisis

Last Friday, Sept. 30, marked one year since Russia began to deploy airstrikes against Syria. The Russian government claims that the strikes are necessary to keep Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in power. The United States, which supports rebel troops and is against Russia’s and Assad’s regimes, has also enacted airstrikes against the country. The U.S. has conducted […]

Editorial: Reassessing unpaid internships

As the job market becomes more competitive, students must find new ways to differentiate themselves from their peers. Unpaid internships have long been a way for college students to gain exposure to the types of work they would like to do in the future without a financial commitment on the part of the company hiring […]

Under the Lights: Going, going…

If a baseball cracks against a bat in the middle of a cold October night and nobody in the 18-to-34-year-old demographic hears it, did it really happen? That’s the question that Major League Baseball (MLB) commissioner Rob Manfred and executives of “America’s pastime” across the nation have to be asking themselves this week as MLB postseason […]

Karachi vs. Kansas: Diversifying the modern Muslim

Faryal (F): When I was younger, I couldn’t grasp how large and diverse the Muslim population was around the world. We’re the second largest religion in the world and the fastest growing, yet I only knew the handful of Muslims who lived near Kansas City. Natasha (N): Growing up in Karachi, faith was always through my […]

Nichols and O’Connor shatter Tufts record at Paul Short Invitational

With nine out of the 10 competing runners breaking personal records at the Paul Short Invitational at Lehigh University, men’s cross country displayed vast improvement in placing 25th out of 38 competing teams. Tufts finished with a total score of 748. Both senior co-captains Luke O’Connor and Tim Nichols broke not only personal record times but also program records. Nichols […]