Tufts in China to become Tufts in Beijing

The Tufts-in-China Program will move from Zhejiang University to Beijing Normal University (BNU) next fall. According to Sheila Bayne, the director of Tufts Programs Abroad, the Tufts-in-China Program began in 2002 at Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, a city in eastern China on the Yangtze River Delta. “At the time, the director of the Chinese program investigated a number […]

How do Tufts Democrats, Republicans, Left Unity Project fit into CIVIC’s two-party debate?

Tufts CIVIC held a debate between Tufts Republicans and Tufts Democrats in ASEAN Auditorium at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy on Oct. 26. The debate covered U.S. foreign and domestic policy, which included everything from legislation regarding reproductive health to how to best deal with the potential threat in North Korea. When asked about the goal […]

Postgame Press: Saudi Arabia and female fans

Some big news broke in the sports world recently. With one of the craziest World Series in recent history, the NFL deadline fast approaching and Americentrism in terms of sports, this news got passed over on most American channels. In spite of this, the news was, for me, one of the biggest sports news stories […]

Op-Ed: Why is Milo Yiannopoulos the exception to the alt-right rule?

Jessica Rowe, of Australian talk show “Studio 10,” was not prepared for her live TV discussion with Milo Yiannopoulos earlier this month. When Rowe, a co-host of the studio, told Yiannopoulos she was a “proud feminist,” Yiannopoulos shot back. “That’s okay, I’m sure they’ll cure you soon, there’s chemotherapy for that,” Yiannopoulos said, likening feminism to […]

Somerville partners with ACLU to enact surveillance transparency policy

The city of Somerville, in cooperation with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), enacted the Executive Policy on Surveillance Technology on Oct. 4. The new policy is intended to enforce heightened transparency and public control over government surveillance technology. According to the city’s accompanying press release, the policy includes “new approval, operational, and public notification and meeting […]

With ‘New At Noon,’ Tufts Composers Concert Series takes an intentional approach to experimentation

The melodies of viola, organ and piano filled Goddard Chapel on Oct. 27. Entitled “New At Noon: Fingerboard, Pedalboard,” the free show debuted seven student compositions centered around viola and organ, one faculty composition by Professor John McDonald and featured a sonata by guest composer Howard Frazin. Students of McDonald’s contemporary composition seminar and composition practicum worked intensely through […]

New Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) allows students to use software outside of Eaton Lab

This fall, Tufts Technology Services (TTS) has launched the Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), a program that allows students to remotely access software that was previously only available in Eaton Lab.  Christine Fitzgerald, manager of service marketing and communication for TTS, said that the VDI can be accessed by going to https://vdi.it.tufts.edu. From there, students can choose to […]

Volleyball: Jumbos enter postseason undefeated in the NESCAC for second straight year

The Tufts volleyball team secured its second consecutive year as the No. 1 seed in the NESCAC tournament over the weekend. With wins over Wesleyan and Conn. College, Tufts improved to 10–0 in its conference this season. As the Jumbos prepare to host the NESCAC tournament yet again, sophomore middle hitter Heather Holz reflected on the position that the team is […]

King Krule, the cherub with a demon voice, rocks Paradise

British singer and songwriter Archy Ivan Marshall, better known by his stage name of King Krule, performed at Paradise Rock Club in Allston on Oct. 26. King Krule is currently on a tour promoting his new album, “The Ooz” (2017), which is only the artist’s second studio album in his relatively young career. “The Ooz” […]