Men’s soccer clinches No. 1 seed in NESCAC

Finishing the regular season on a double overtime draw with No. 2 seed Bowdoin and a 1–0 victory over Williams, Tufts enters the NESCAC tournament as the No. 1 seed. The team has not conceded a single goal in seven games, thanks to the team’s impenetrable defensive mentality  and the outstanding efforts of senior goalkeeper Bruce Johnson. […]


Mama Kiota, Nigerien Muslim women’s activist, recognized by university

Saïda Oumoulkhairy Ibrahim Niasse, the leader of a Sufi Muslim women’s movement in Niger, was honored by the university with the Global Humanitarian Citizen Award during a ceremony in Distler Hall on Wednesday afternoon. The ceremony was hosted by the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life and cosponsored by the Departments of Political Science and […]


Op-Ed: Why Rihanna is the celebrity brand name

Celebrities are the people we know and love, the leading examples of excellence and success in their fields. We all have favorite singers, performers, Olympic medalists, award-winning actors and dedicated philanthropists. These are the names we grew up with and read in the news. These names sell in the business world, whether they are of […]


Tufts volleyball sweeps rivals at New England Challenge

This past weekend, Tufts picked up a trio of wins, beating MIT, Babson and Springfield at the New England Challenge tournament at Williams College. With their wins over the weekend, the Jumbos improved to 18–5 overall and remain first in the NESCAC with an 8–0 conference record. They stand one game ahead of Bowdoin and […]


Students and faculty continue indigenous peoples initiatives, promote acknowledgment of indigenous history

Although the Indigenous Peoples Day celebration at Tufts took place on Oct. 9, the momentum for continued action and recognition of indigenous history continues among the indigenous students, professors and allies at Tufts. Tufts Community Union (TCU) President Benya Kraus, TCU Vice President Anna Del Castillo and junior Parker Breza are part of the Tufts Indigenous Peoples […]


The Front Bottoms debut new tunes at House of Blues

A lot went down between the time tickets for The Front Bottoms at the House of Blues went on sale and the time they took the stage Thursday night. It was a quick and eventful couple of months leading up to the set, so here’s the gist of what happened: the show sold out (fairly […]


Tufts Food Rescue Collaborative hosts ‘Ethics of Eating’ event

Tufts Food Rescue Collaborative (TFRC) launched their Tufts Food System Rescue series yesterday with the event The Ethics of Eating, featuring guest speakers from the Ethical Choices Program as well as Assistant Professor of Anthropology Alex Blanchette. The event series is a part of TFRC’s larger effort to facilitate more student involvement and conversation events. TFRC is an organization that partners […]


Netflix crime drama ‘Mindhunter’ capitalizes on our obsession with serial killers

Netflix’s latest thriller series “Mindhunter” (2017) follows two FBI agents in the late ’70s as they begin to conduct research on America’s living serial killers. The show is produced by the highly acclaimed David Fincher, who worked on movies such as “Fight Club” (1999), “Gone Girl” (2014) and “The Social Network” (2010). Fincher also directs some episodes. The […]


In Defense of the Butterfly Effect: The best way out

“Did you remember to bring your winter things?” My grandfather misses me, expresses his care over the phone. I laugh and glance down at my short sleeves: we are not in for a cold winter. Weather projections I’ve read online predict warmth ahead, and, plus, the leaves have only just begun to fall. I describe […]


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