Polykhromatic: On using your privilege

My childhood was filled with trips to museums. I remember seeing an Amedeo Modigliani exhibit at the Jewish Museum with my grandparents and going on field trips to The Metropolitan Museum of Art. It was natural for me to take art history in high school and continue my studies at Tufts. I look forward to […]

At Home in the South: Students discuss their Southern backgrounds

Over the past week, the Daily spoke with three students who grew up in the Southern states. The conversations revolved around their upbringing, their relationships with home and the effect of their background on their interactions with others on campus. Several themes resonated across all three students. They all discussed how their Southern identity has grown stronger in […]

Vinny’s Variety Pack: Five early round draft mistakes

The key to a successful fantasy football draft is getting the highest value player for each of your picks. For example, in a draft last year, I got Ezekiel Elliott in the third round of one of my drafts. In case you aren’t aware, this is a CRIME. The man was a top-three back and […]

E for Everyone: Mini Metro

Why should you play “Mini Metro” (2015)? Because it is one of the most beautiful examples of using minimalism to make an incredibly intuitive, relevant and rewarding game. Dreamed up in 2013 by the developers of New Zealand-based Dinosaur Polo Club at a game jam, this hypnotic wonder of a game is about creating an […]

Letter to the Editor: Dean Solomont ignores double standards for dialogue

Disclaimer: Noah Habeeb is a former executive copy editor at the Daily. Alan Solomont writes in his April 18 op-ed “Is this civic engagement?” that “Tufts University has a long and impressive history of students advocating for change.” I would add that Tufts also has a long and impressive history of chastising these very students […]

First-years flash potential at Newport Classic

On Tuesday, Tufts competed in the Bentley Newport Classic at Newport National Golf Club in Middletown, Rhode Island. In the second-to-last tournament of the spring season, the Jumbos had a successful outing led by a number of strong performances by first-year players. First-year Sanjay Mukherjee had the team’s best round. In just his second tournament for the Jumbos, […]

Former EPA administrator strongly criticizes Trump administration, calls for resolve

Gina McCarthy (G ’81), former head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under Barack Obama’s presidential administration, discussed the future of the environment in a talk attended by a full crowd of over 100 people last night in the Alumnae Lounge. The talk, titled “The Future of Environmental Protection,” was hosted by the Experimental College […]

Editorial: The dangers of promoting selectivity

We’ve all seen the memes: a photo of ivy peeling off of a building captioned, “When you’re convinced you’ll get into Brown but then have to settle for Tufts,” the “Tufts Class of Brown ED1 Rejects” Instagram bio and the complex math equation with a quote underneath, “Damn it Jim, I’m Quirky, not an Ivy […]

Students aim to open food truck on campus as additional dining option

A group of students is working to create a permanent on-campus food truck that will be fully student-operated. The truck will provide another on-campus dining option, give students tangible business experience and promote a conversation about sustainability on-campus, according to senior Julie Sanduski. If all goes according to plan, she said they hope to open the food […]