Red, White and True: Two wrongs don’t make a right

“Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that cannot be limited without being lost.” – Thomas Jefferson New presidencies often bring tension between the administration and select media outlets. President Obama had a rocky relationship with Fox News, and his administration went so far as to limit its access to the press pool […]

Bantams overpower Jumbos in NESCAC Quarterfinals

With 2:03 on the clock, Tufts pulled junior goaltender Nik Nugnes in hopes of climbing out of a 3-1 deficit against Trinity on Saturday. But after Trinity senior Ethan Holdaway scored an empty net goal at 19:35 into the third, the Bantams sealed the 4-1 victory at the NESCAC championship quarterfinal, knocking Tufts out of the playoffs and […]

Tufts falls short against Amherst again, looks forward to NCAA tournament

A 21-point blitz by No. 1 Amherst in the third quarter was the key factor that drove the team to its second consecutive NESCAC championship title on Sunday as it defeated No. 3 Tufts 41-37, finishing the season undefeated. The championship game was played at a frenetic pace, with 21 turnovers in the first half. […]

Teeing Off: Fowler wins, Bryan shines

Another week goes by on the PGA Tour and another superstar wins, continuing the trend of 2017. This week it was Rickie Fowler, the 28-year-old So-Cal native taking home the hardware. Rickie began the day with a lot of pressure on him, as he had never before won while holding the 54-hole lead. Rickie entered the […]

On Location: Iran

In the opening scene of “The Salesman” (2017), actors Emad (Shahab Hosseini) and Rana (Taraneh Alidoosti) are forced to flee their apartment. The building shakes, cracks appear in the walls, and they are in danger of collapsing several stories to the ground. Initially, the residents believe it’s an earthquake, a common fear in Tehran. However, […]

TASA Culture Show prompts moment of reflection

The TASA Culture Show, presented by Tufts Association of South Asians (TASA) on Saturday in Cohen Auditorium, was a high-energy blend of bright colors, dance, song and video. The theme of the show was “My Big Fat Bollywood Wedding” and was directed by sophomores Sanya Pradhan, Kanav Jhunjhunwala and Sidhant Chadha. Amidst the festivities, however, senior Avneet Soin […]

Celebrities light up the Academy Awards red carpet

As highly anticipated as the Oscar winners are, the fashion and red carpet trends at the Academy Awards are iconic, fascinating and divisive in their own right. Here are the highlights from this year’s celebrity looks on the Oscars’ red carpet. Several trends emerged at this year’s Oscars, but the trend of the night was, […]

Activist Marian Wright Edelman speaks about child poverty

Marian Wright Edelman, the founder and president of the Children’s Defense Fund, spoke about American citizens’ obligation to combat the overwhelming presence of child poverty in a mostly full Cohen Auditorium on Monday evening. The talk was this year’s Merrin Moral Voices Lecture, in partnership with the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life’s Distinguished Speaker Series. […]