Editorial: Tufts should not raise tuition without transparency

Although Tufts has not yet published its finalized tuition costs for the 2017-2018 academic year on its website, many students opened their Student Information System (SIS) accounts last week to the shocking news that Tufts’ official sticker price has crossed the threshold of $70,000 per year (including room, board, books and personal expenses). This comes in the […]

The Elephant in the Room: Musings on being a trash person

On Saturday, I went to the gym (a feat for a Saturday before noon, let me tell you) and intended to shower and then go to the library to get some work done. I sat down in the sad fluorescent light and probably spent about half of the time that I was there looking out […]

New Fletcher publication Econofact aims to reintroduce facts in economic analysis

This past election cycle has put the integrity and veracity of journalism in the spotlight, with rhetoric about “alternative facts” abounding. In response, the Edward R. Murrow Center for a Digital World at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy announced the advent of Econofact in January. The website, directed by William L. Clayton Professor of International Economic Affairs Michael Klein […]

Tufts wins fifth Div. III New England title

Tufts hosted the New England Div. III Championships at Gantcher Center on Friday and Saturday. Tufts won the event with a total of 127 points and boasted a 35-point gap from second-place Williams. Tufts even beat out MIT, ranked No. 2 in the nation. This was also the Jumbos’ fifth Division III New England Indoor Championship, their […]

Jumbos cap successful season with third-place finish at NESCACs

A hectic weekend saw plenty of action from the 11 participating teams at the men’s swimming and diving NESCAC Championships at Wesleyan. In their last meet before the NCAA Championships, the Jumbos placed third in the conference with 1,391 points. Just 11 points ahead of Tufts was Amherst, which came in second with 1,402 points. The perennial […]

Tufts alumnus and best-selling author Christopher Golden talks writing with the Daily

Author Christopher Golden is nothing short of prolific. Since graduating from Tufts in 1989 and releasing his first novel “Of Saints and Shadows” in 1994, he has published dozens of novels and graphic novels. He also leads River City Writers, which according to its website is “a company offering book-and-writing-related events, workshops in all areas of […]

‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’ is grimly charming

Netflix frequently demonstrates an ability to produce watchable and largely enjoyable content, and it has moved to the forefront of original content in recent years. So when it announced that it would be adapting “A Series of Unfortunate Events” (1999–2006), the novel series published by Daniel Handler under the pseudonym Lemony Snicket, there was reason to celebrate — but […]

E for Everyone: Ori and the Blind Forest

“Ori and the Blind Forest” (2015) is designed by Moon Studios, a collection of ex-AAA developers gone indie. The game functions as a “love-letter to 2D” by combining the simple pleasures of an explorative platformer seamlessly with unobtrusive cinematic elements and the most gorgeous and enchanting artwork, sound design and soundtrack. You are Ori, a protective spirit who […]

Graduate students consider unionization following NLRB decision

A group of Tufts graduate students in the School of Arts and Sciences, the School of Engineering and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts has been working toward forming a union for graduate students, following the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) ruling last August that graduate students at private universities, as paid teaching and research assistants, […]

Tufts’ religious groups celebrate interfaith month this February

The Interfaith Student Council (ISC) and the University Chaplaincy are sponsoring Tufts’ second annual Interfaith Awareness Month this month, which focuses on the theme of “Strength in Unity.” ISC has organized and promoted diverse faith-based events on campus to encourage collaboration among religious groups, according to ISC member Maretta Morovitz. “We really wanted to focus this month on … recognizing that all of […]