Art-à-Porter: Issey Miyake, the engineer of fashion design

Few designers have incorporated technology in their work like Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake, especially famous for his “Pleats Please” line and his “BaoBao” geometric bags. He is a firm believer in the importance of art and museums as inexhaustible sources of inspiration for the fashion industry. Although he ‘retired’ from design in 1997, he still oversees […]

Out of Left Field: Bottom of the ninth

In Ted Williams’ final at-bat, he homered to center field in the eighth inning, capping the end of his 19-year career in Boston the only way he knew how. Williams, as he had done in every home run before this, refused to tip his cap to the fans and simply took his spot in the […]

On Queer: On space

Recently, we’ve come to realize that Rainbow House is quite small. Situated in Hillside Apartments, our apartment comes with eight bedrooms, two bathrooms, a kitchen and a common room. We are not wheelchair-accessible, and we have to sit on tables if we all want to meet in the common room. But we didn’t realize how […]

Jumbos take second at NESCACs, look ahead to New England Championships

On Saturday, Tufts competed in the NESCAC Championships at Bowdoin in Brunswick, Maine. The team claimed six NESCAC titles as well as a number of other high-ranking times to finish second at the meet. Senior tri-captain distance runner Luke O’Connor placed first in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 8:58.46. This earned him his […]

After over 10 years, Moe’s BBQ Trollys offers late-night food, friendly conversation

Moe’s BBQ Trollys is an iconic part of Tufts’ nightlife on weekends, feeding students whether they are party-hopping or studying late at night. Dave Stuart, nicknamed “Moe,” operates the truck and is a native of the area, having grown up near Harvard and then moving to Somerville. He has been in the food industry for his whole career, a […]

Vice President of Operations Linda Snyder to retire

Vice President of Operations Linda Snyder will retire from Tufts at the end of this semester, after about four and a half years at the university. Since beginning her term in 2012, Snyder has overseen facilities services, dining, public safety and campus planning, among other departments. Current Director of Capital Programs Barb Stein has been […]

A statement from The Tufts Daily on objectivity in journalism

The following is a letter from the Daily’s Intentionality & Inclusivity (I&I) Committee and its Managing Board. A spring 2015 Nieman Reports article describes one of journalism’s major problems: “In a 2014 study by the American Press Institute and the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, only 25 percent of African-Americans and 33 percent […]

Arts and Sciences graduate students to hold unionization vote

Graduate student employees of Tufts’ School of Arts and Sciences and School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA) will begin the process of voting to unionize with Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 509 today. Votes will be sent via mail today, and eligible voters will have until May 16 to send their mail-in ballot to the National […]

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ portrays a dystopian future all too similar to reality

“The Handmaid’s Tale” (2017-present), Hulu’s original series based on the 1985 Margaret Atwood novel of the same name, creates a terrifyingly resonant horror story in which women have absolutely no control over their lives or even their own bodies. The show takes place in a dystopian future where the human race is facing extremely low […]