David Gregory moderates journalist panel on election cycle

Tisch College Professor of the Practice David Gregory moderated a panel entitled “A Year Like No Other: Politics & the Press in 2016,” featuring New York Times Political Correspondent Patrick Healy (LA ’93), NPR Political Reporter Asma Khalid and Mic! Co-founder Jake Horowitz. The event took place last night in Granoff Music Center‘s Distler Auditorium as part of Tisch […]

Police Briefs – Oct. 18

The Great Divider Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) received a report from a university staff member about a stolen room partition on Oct. 3 at 5 p.m. The staff member had brought the room partition to Cabot Intercultural Center but found it missing when he later returned. It has not yet been found. A follow-up has […]

State Senator Pat Jehlen discusses Question 2

Massachusetts State Senator Pat Jehlen met with a group of about 25 students in Paige Hall Terrace Room yesterday at 6 p.m. for a discussion about the long term-effects of charter schools and why she believes voters should vote against the Massachusetts Authorization of Additional Charter Schools and Charter School Expansion Initiative, also known as Question 2, on the Massachusetts State ballot […]

TCU Senate discusses Career Center, funding requests and project proposals

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate assembled on Oct. 16 in the Sophia Gordon Hall Multipurpose Room to discuss project proposals and decide upon supplementary funding requests. After beginning the meeting with roll call, Executive Director of the Career Center Gregory Victory introduced himself to the TCU Senate and asked members for their advice on how to […]

Don’t dismiss ‘Paladins: Champions of the Realm’ as a mere ‘Overwatch’ clone

Tanky man with a giant deployable shield? Small woman who freezes people and protects herself in a block of ice?  When news of Hi-Rez Studios’ “Paladins: Champions of the Realm” heroes was first publicized, the internet swiftly came to the defense of Blizzard’s “Overwatch”(2016)  Hi-Rez Studios’ game, “Paladins,” which has been in open beta since […]

The Reel World: Slow-ass zombies

I empathize with the girl in the zombie movie. You can all conjure up the visual: She’s running down the street, a horde of undead chasing her. In the film that defined zombies for a generation, “Dawn of the Dead” (1978), we were introduced to a funny yet infuriating trope: No matter how fast the […]

Jumbos clinch NESCAC regular season title, improve to 18-1

With two more conference wins over the weekend against Colby and Bates, Tufts improved to 18-1 on the season and 9-0 in conference play, clinching first place in the NESCAC. Tufts’ only remaining conference matchup this season is against Connecticut College on Oct. 29, the last match of its regular season. Connecticut College currently sits at fifth place […]

Under the Lights: Curse of the Curse

For 52 years, two generations of Cleveland sports fans all identified with one word: losing. It’s a word that became so entrenched in Cleveland’s culture that, coupled with an economic downswing that hit Northeast Ohio especially hard, it extended into the ethos of the city as a whole, spawning nicknames for the city like “The Mistake by the […]

Jumbos take first at Connecticut College Invitational

Women’s cross country took first place at the Connecticut College Invitational at Harkness Memorial State Park in Waterford, Conn. on Saturday. The Jumbos, who are currently ranked No. 13 nationally, topped the field of 21 teams in the 6,000-meter race, beating national rivals No. 9 Middlebury and No. 6 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps in the process. The race for the […]

‘The Accountant’ calculates, but with some error

It’s been an interesting year for Ben Affleck, who — after donning the cape and cowl earlier this year in the blockbuster “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” (2016)– now plays a radically different character in “The Accountant” (2016). After Christian “Chris” Wolff (Affleck) and fellow accountant Dana Cummings (Anna Kendrick) uncover a potential money laundering scheme in a robotics company, they are […]