Under the Lights: Brady’s ballad

“Tom Brady’s revenge tour underway as Patriots spank winless Browns,” read USA Today’s headline hours after the New England Patriots’ 33-13 victory over the hapless Cleveland Browns. Narratives like this are already being tossed around after Brady scorched the Browns on Sunday with a 406-yard, three-touchdown performance. If it was a “normal” game, the 4-1 Patriots dismantling […]


Jumbos best Polar Bears 41-21 to remain undefeated

On the road for the first time this season, the Jumbos dominated the Bowdoin Polar Bears 41-21 to improve to 3-0 on the season. Tufts benefited from its unique quarterback situation in this game, as sophomore quarterback Ryan McDonald’s dual threat capabilities and senior quarterback Alex Snyder’s precision through the air helped the Jumbos’ offense capitalize on nearly every opportunity. Tufts […]


Events on the Hill

WEDNESDAY “Ellen Harvey Artist Talk” Details: Ellen Harvey, Brooklyn-based artist specializing in video, painting, performance and installation, will be giving a lecture on her work as part of the Visiting Artist Series. Where and When: School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Anderson Auditorium, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Sponsor: SMFA at Tufts THURSDAY “Sharing the Rough: Documentary Screening […]


Jumbos demonstrate depth at James Earley Invitational

Women’s cross country finished strong last weekend at the James Earley Invitational, placing second out of 41 total teams at the five-kilometer race. The Jumbos finished high despite resting many of their best runners, those who ran in last week’s Paul Short Invitational. Because of the nature of collegiate cross country competitions, runners — especially top performers — […]


‘Westworld’ offers gunfights, excitement and dash of existential crisis

HBO fantasy drama “Game of Thrones” (2011-present) captivated viewers with its portrayal of flawed men and women pursuing power through pithy dialogue, sexual manipulation and epic clashes of blades and wit. Show creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss skillfully brought brutality and grit to a world of magic and dragons, reinvigorating high fantasy portrayal in […]


Community celebrates Indigenous People’s Day on Monday

Community members gathered on the Academic Quad on Monday evening to celebrate Indigenous People’s Day for the first time at Tufts. The celebration included indigenous food and musical performances from different indigenous groups native to both the New England region and Latin America, as well as tables supporting the campaign to have the City of Boston recognize Indigenous People’s Day and […]


Indigenous People’s Day: A step toward greater inclusivity and awareness

Yesterday, Tufts celebrated its first Indigenous People’s Day just several months after faculty voted in favor of renaming the university holiday formerly recognized as Columbus Day. In addition to a break from classes, the day was commemorated with a celebration on the Academic Quad on Monday evening,with indigenous music, art and food. Most of the country also enjoyed the day off […]


James Blake performs new hits, old favorites at House of Blues

British singer, songwriter, musician and producer James Blake — arguably one of the most versatile performers today — performed at the House of Blues on Oct. 4. His show would be appropriate for both music halls and nightclubs, as his music is a fusion of soul and electronic genres. Likewise, his music is alternative yet also accessible, […]


The Reel World: On the road

If you’ve seen “Planes, Trains and Automobiles” (1987), then you have a good picture of my experience trying to get to Providence this past Friday afternoon to see my best friend. That is, if you substitute Steve Martin’s exasperated businessman with me, a hungry college student, and replace John Candy with my extremely heavy backpack […]


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