Op-Ed: Brown and Blueprint: Moving forward with a vision for Tufts social life

Content Warning: This op-ed discusses sexual violence. My response to the Student Life Review Committee report begins with a memory of a Sunday last spring, when Dean of Student Affairs Mary Pat McMahon invited all the students serving on the committee to her personal home for a homemade breakfast. The committee, charged with evaluating the […]

Tufts receives $8 million gift to study collegiate-level learning

Tufts will soon expand its footprint into the study of collegiate education with the launch of the Institute for Research on Learning and Instruction (IRLI), according to a Tufts Now article. The institute will focus on developing more effective methodologies and techniques that can improve learning outcomes of students at Tufts and beyond, especially in science, technology, engineering and […]

First-ever Language Fair presents multilingual students with employers, education

Tufts’ Department of International Literary and Culture Studies (ILCS) hosted its first Language Fair in Alumnae Lounge yesterday, attracting nearly 200 students to a career-oriented event that featured Tufts administrators, employers and educators from around the Boston area. The event was designed to show students that second languages can be valuable career tools by putting them in direct contact with employers […]

Women’s tennis wraps up fall season with 26 wins at Bowdoin Invitational

The Tufts women’s tennis team competed in its final match of the fall season this weekend, traveling up to Brunswick, Maine for the Bowdoin Invitational. The Jumbos fought hard in both individual and doubles matches against various regional opponents, winning a total of 26 matches. In the round-robin style tournament, no players were given seeds or rankings, and […]

Women’s soccer beats Bates, loses to Lesley

At home on Kraft Field, the Jumbos (7–3–3 overall, 5–1–2 NESCAC) fell 1–0 to the Lesley Lynx (11–2–2 overall) in a closely contested non conference matchup on Tuesday. The game was locked dead even until Lesley’s junior forward Samantha Bessey scored the lone goal in the eighth minute of overtime to earn her side the victory. Heading […]

Editorial: Harvey Weinstein is not the only one who’s guilty

Content Warning: This editorial discusses sexual violence. At least 45 women have come forward to accuse Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment. The accounts have triggered a firestorm of outrage, most prominently on social media. Many individuals have publicized their own stories of sexual harassment, even starting a movement, “#MeToo,” to show just how pervasive […]

Panel explores the history, implications of segregation

The Center for the Study of Race and Democracy (CSRD) hosted its first panel discussion of the year, which focused on the history of segregation and its implications in urban spaces on Wednesday night, featuring Justin Steil, an assistant professor of law and urban planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and Garnette Cadogan, an essayist […]

Do it this weekend: Oct. 20–22

It’s after Homecoming, before Halloween and in the thick of midterms — this weekend may not seem like much fun, but if you’re looking to unwind a little and take a break from the books, the Daily’s got you covered. Check out these events below, and enjoy the sunshine and the spooky season while they […]

Boston Lyric Opera’s ‘Tosca’ combines convention, experimentation

Content Warning: This article mentions sexual violence. “For myself the violent conquest has stronger relish than the soft surrender,” baritone Daniel Sutin croons in Italian, thirstily eyeing the striking, though currently distraught, auburn woman with whom he shares the stage. The audience audibly reacts, repelled by the villain’s lyrics, just one of many emotional responses […]