Mind the Gap: The self-care dichotomy

In the past few years, a mindset that acknowledges mental illness has become more prevalent in the mainstream: Self-Care Culture. In communities where many people suffered on a daily basis, dialogue arose reminding people to take breaks or do something to make themselves feel better in times of struggle. This kind of rhetoric quickly snowballed into […]

Nichols, Duvivier shatter records as postseason quickly approaches

Led by senior distance runner Tim Nichols’ second record-breaking time in as many weeks, the men’s track and field team won a number of events at the Tufts Cupid Challenge at Gantcher Center on Feb. 4. The North Lima, Ohio native was just one of many Jumbos to post nationally-ranked times at the meet. The Jumbos […]

Tufts brings together academic, government, private-sector leaders for energy conference

Tufts hosted the 12th annual Tufts Energy Conference on Saturday at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. The event, primarily organized by student volunteers, was attended by students, scientists and private-sector investors.  Tufts Institute of the Environment (TIE) Director Linda Abriola told the Daily that a primary goal of the conference was to hear from a broad range of […]

Red, White and True: Where have you gone, Paul Ryan?

“You cannot be a hero without being a coward.” –George Bernard Shaw In this election season, no duo has received more criticism than the ‘reasonable’ members of the Republican party, Marco Rubio and Paul Ryan. These two figureheads for a younger conservative movement have been publicly lambasted as “Trump lapdogs,” rolling over in the wake […]

Professor Kelly Greenhill awarded National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship

Associate Professor of Political Science Kelly Greenhill, who specializes in international relations, was awarded a fellowship by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) in December 2016 to finish research for her ongoing book, “Extra-Factual Sources of Threat Conception and Proliferation in International Politics.” Through this fellowship, Greenhill will continue her research on the ways in which governments and individuals perceive military and political threats. […]

Beyoncé snubbed at 59th Annual Grammy Awards

Though Beyoncé received only two Grammy awards on Sunday, she proved to the world that “Lemonade” (2016) is a cultural achievement with her performance of “Love Drought” and “Sandcastles.” The performance was an awe-inspiring combination of poetry, breathtaking footage, powerhouse vocals and striking backup dancing. Wearing a crown and a sheer, sparkling gown that accentuated her baby […]

Editorial: Student Life Review Committee lacks representation

The Tufts administration has been attempting to assess and reform social life on campus amid the recent controversy surrounding Greek life. University President Anthony Monaco recently called for the formation of the Student Life Review Committee to address social issues at Tufts. Although the creation of the group itself is a positive step in fostering dialogue and […]

On Location: Germany

If the current wave of right-wing populism sweeping over Europe continues, one casualty of the political situation could be the loss of films like “Toni Erdmann” (2016). The quirky dramedy, which has been nominated for an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film, is as much the product of the European Union and its globalization as it is […]

Green Line Extension prioritized for federal funding

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)’s Green Line Extension (GLX) is on a list of transportation and infrastructure projects prioritized by President Donald Trump’s administration, according to a document obtained by the McClatchy Washington Bureau. The GLX project would extend the MBTA’s Green Line into Somerville and Medford, including a stop adjacent to Tufts at Medford’s College […]