Out of Left Field: Cleveland against the world

Tomorrow the Cleveland Indians will take on the Chicago Cubs in Game 1 of the World Series. This marks the first World Series for Cleveland since 1997 and gives the team a chance to win its first title since 1948. The Cubs’ last World Series appearance was in 1945 and I don’t know if you’ve heard, but the […]

All in Good Taste: Rosa Mexicano

Somewhere between the Institute of Contemporary Art and the Boston Harbor, we find Rosa Mexicano, a high-end yet fairly reasonably-priced Mexican restaurant in the Seaport District. The eatery has a location in almost every major American city and even has a few sites in Dubai and Puerto Rico. The chain was started in 1984 and is […]

Feminist Fiber Art comes to Boston with ‘Feminist Halloween Art = Crafts Fair’

Upon entering a deserted warehouse for the traveling Feminist Fiber Art’s latest exhibit, one would have thought that the showcase could have been a carbon copy of any Red Hook art show. However, unlike the shows held in Brooklyn, which feature standard art bros, this show’s crowd was comprised of femme-presenting people. Feminist Fiber Art’s Halloween arts and crafts fair, held […]

History on the Hill: International House

When home is overseas, the International House (I-House) can be a necessary home away from home for some students at Tufts. Situated at 13 Sawyer Ave., the I-House is considered a place for the international community at Tufts to gather for conversations, community and fun. But when its existence was first proposed, it faced resistance. The house itself was constructed in […]

Maintaining Your Tuftsanity: Just add color

It all started with window markers. I tossed them into my suitcase for school along with some other random items such as animal ear headbands and rollerblades, because you never know exactly what you’ll need here at Tufts. Forget lined paper, extra batteries or tissues; logical necessities like those can just as easily be “borrowed” […]

Tufts alum receives Nobel Peace Prize

The Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded President of Colombia and Former Fletcher Fulbright Scholar Juan Manuel Santos the Nobel Peace Prize for 2016 on Oct. 7. Santos was awarded the prize for his efforts to end the country’s civil war. “The president himself has made it clear that he will continue to work for peace right […]

Students, faculty gather to discuss, watch final presidential debate

Tufts community members gathered in spaces across campus last night to view the third and final presidential debate featuring Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. Before the debate, the Office of the Provost, Tisch College of Civic Life and JumboVote hosted a panel moderated by Provost David Harris and featuring School […]

CEO of Gap Inc. speaks at Fletcher about retail, apparel industries

The Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy’s Institute for Business in the Global Context (IBGC) Speaker Series hosted CEO of Gap Inc. Art Peck in ASEAN Auditorium on Oct. 19 for an event titled “Minding the Gap: The Art of Sustainable Leadership.” The discussion, attended by about 50 people, kicked off with an introduction from IBGC […]

Jumbos suffer setback but come out on top of NESCAC shake-up

This past weekend brought a cascade of unusual results and surprising upsets to the NESCAC, and Tufts wasn’t immune as the team suffered an unexpected 1-0 loss to second-to-last place in the NESCAC Conn. College on Saturday. The Jumbos bounced back quickly to take down a tougher Trinity Bantam team 4-2 on Sunday and came […]

Ali advances to third round in MIT Invitational

The fatigue of the fall season caught up with the men’s tennis team last weekend at the MIT Invitational, which featured a 64-player singles bracket that brought together some of the best players in the NESCAC and from around the Northeast. The only Jumbo who managed to advance past the second round was junior Zain Ali, […]