‘Split’ has moments of genius overshadowed by ambiguous ending

M. Night Shyamalan, once touted as “the next Steven Spielberg,” has not lived up to this title for many years. After the commercial and cult success of his early movies, such as “The Sixth Sense” (1999) and “Signs” (2002), his career took a nosedive, and after the total failure of movies such as “The Last […]

Tufts keeps winning streak rolling

The 2016-17 team’s attempt to match the 2013-14 season record of winning 21 games in a row has to wait a little longer since the team’s match on Tuesday against Rhode Island College was postponed due to inclement weather. Tufts, however, extended its winning streak to 20 with a 73-44 win against Bates on Saturday, as the team […]

Jumbos look to get back on track after road losses

Poor shooting from behind the three-point line has condemned the Jumbos (16-4) to two consecutive road defeats. According to sophomore guard Ethan Feldman, the team is now struggling through the most serious slump of the season. “This is the first time we’ve had two games in a row where we’re not shooting well, [and] where we’re […]

Super Bowl Preview

Your friendly neighborhood sports editor, Eddie “Pulled-Pork” Samuels here with your Super Bowl breakdown. After a lackluster set of playoff games this season, expectations are that the Patriots-Falcons game is going to be explosive enough to make up for the blowouts and blowups. All indications are those expectations will hold true, as Atlanta’s No. 1 offense […]

Tufts caps off regular season at Middlebury Invitational

Tufts wrapped up its regular season over the weekend at the Middlebury Invitational. Despite resting some of their top swimmers, the Jumbos — led by first-year Tommy Gillespie and sophomore Kingsley Bowen — earned 10 first-place finishes. While the team prepared with one eye on next month’s NESCAC Championships, coach Adam Hoyt highlighted the importance of the two-day […]

Sisters drop Chi Omega sorority in protest of Greek system

Over the course of the fall semester, Chi Omega’s Chi Alpha chapter at Tufts saw the departure of a number of members, amidst criticism that Greek life is exclusionary. Nine of these sisters — Gabriela Bonfiglio, Claudia Mihm, Chelsea Hayashi, Meg Weck, Emily Sim, Lily Blumkin, Benya Kraus, Supriya Sanjay and Zoe Miller — then wrote an evocative […]

Tufts Professor Jonathan Davis leads research on neonatal medication

Jonathan Davis, chief of the Newborn Medicine Division at Tufts Medical Center and professor of pediatrics at the Tufts University School of Medicine, is conducting research and clinical trials to make newborn medication safer. According to Davis, the body of research on the safety of neonatal drugs is currently limited. He explained that most organizations do not want to conduct […]