Women’s tennis serves up strong debut at MIT Invitational

The Tufts women’s tennis team traveled just a few stops down the T this weekend to take their shot at the MIT Invitational, their first match of the season. Because this was an invitational, Tufts played as individuals in a tournament-style draw, facing off against Amherst, Wesleyan and MIT on Sept. 15 through 17. Although the […]

Postgame Press: Suspended and saintly NFL stars

Welcome to Postgame Press, the column about current, hot-button sports events … that take place off the field. The week’s best plays may have been fun to watch, but there is plenty more happening after the final buzzer. Without further ado, here is a look into a serious issue in the NFL, and a brighter […]

OEO to monitor DeVos’ public notice process on sexual misconduct policy

Content warning: This article discusses policy surrounding sexual misconduct. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced an overhaul of the federal approach toward addressing sexual misconduct accusations on college campuses earlier this month. While the policy implications have yet to be determined, any changes in the federal outline for adjudication will have direct consequences for processes at […]

Majors and Minors: Thai music

Through Majors and Minors, I hope to bring music from various cultures to light. By interviewing international students and others with multicultural backgrounds, I want to learn and share both traditional and contemporary music from around the world — especially music that Tufts students listen to back home: in cafés doing work, at parties with […]

Tufts University Gamedev Guild aims to provide community for student developers

On Saturday, Sept. 16, the Tufts University Gamedev Guild held its first general interest meeting in Eaton 206. At the meeting, attendees discussed their favorite games and game development, while some demoed their projects for the group. The Gamedev Guild was founded this semester by senior computer science and Japanese major Fury Sheron, whose work […]

Eat your heart out: Chocolate cream cheese cupcakes

I remember coming home from elementary school and every so often finding baked goods waiting for me in the refrigerator. This phenomenon always took place on Fridays, when my folks were able to leave work early. It made for a great start to the weekend, especially in the days before homework and job apps. One […]

Murphy’s Law: The death of the liberal

I came to Tufts a proud Democrat and confident progressive. As a result of liberal identity politics, I will leave in May without a clear political identity. This is why the Democratic Party cannot win elections and someone like Stephen Miller can end up a senior White House official. Progressive icons like Roosevelt, Johnson and […]

Mayoral candidates Curtatone and Corbett set to face off after Somerville preliminary election

Current Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone and challenger Payton Corbett will head into the city’s mayoral election after a preliminary election held on Tuesday, Sept. 19. Meanwhile, the third candidate, Kenneth Van Buskirk III, will end his candidacy after taking the smallest share of votes. Curtatone, who has served as mayor for 13 years, won 58.16 percent of […]

Praise be the Emmys for their big little prize

Trump, look what you made Sean Spicer do. After an interview on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” last week, former White House Press Secretary Spicer made the second stop on his ‘reputation redemption’ tour at the 69th Emmy awards Sunday night. His controversial appearance was early in the show, just at the end of host Stephen Colbert’s monologue, where […]