Writer Amy Wilentz discusses Haiti in ‘Free Thinkers’ lecture series

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (LLI) hosted the second installment of its “Free Thinkers” lecture series Thursday night in Barnum Hall featuring author and journalist Amy Wilentz. Wilentz’s lecture, entitled “Dependence and Liberty: What’s at Stake for Haiti” was centered around Wilentz’s experiences in Haiti, ranging from the large topic of humanitarian missteps to detailed descriptions of […]

TTS creates intiatives supporting Cyber Security Awareness Month

Tufts Technology Services (TTS) is aiming to raise awareness among students to help them stay safe online and inform them of services available to keep cyber accounts secure as a part of National Cyber-Security Awareness Month this October, TTS Manager of Service Marketing and Communications Christine Fitzgerald said. National Cyber-Security Awareness Month was first created in 2004 to give people the […]

Fletcher School hosts conference to discuss Greece and the future of Europe

Fletcher students are gathering this weekend for a conference with foreign leaders, historians and CEOs to discuss the economic, political and social issues affecting Greece, as well as Greece’s role in the Eurozone. Attendees are gathering at Breed Memorial Hall for the conference, titled “Greece’s Turn? Litmus Test for Europe.” Organized by the Institute for Business in the Global Context (IBGC) at Fletcher, the two-day […]

Board games and coffee – Knight Moves Café comes to Somerville

“Board games are pricey,” Rachel Esteban, general manager of Knight Moves Café Somerville, and according to her business card, also a Halfling Rogue, explained. “They’re like buying a whole season of a favorite show on Blu-ray, which no one our age does anymore.” The original Knight Moves Café opened almost three years ago in Brookline to […]

Do it this weekend: Oct. 14-16

With midterms fully in swing, be sure to check out one of these events this weekend when you are looking for a study break! FRIDAY Polyhack Details: The Tufts Computer Science Exchange and Tufts.io are presenting a community-wide hackathon for students of all disciplines. The event will continue through Saturday evening. Register for free online at the PolyHack website. […]

5 things happening in the world of celebrities

1. Kim Kardashian West robbed in Paris: While in the city for Paris Fashion Week, Kardashian West was robbed at gunpoint by five men dressed as police officers, who bound and gagged Kardashian West and took off with over $10 million worth of jewelry, including her $4 million engagement ring. This week, her sister Khloe Kardashian […]