Football seniors sent off with 22 wins, most since 1982

Though Tufts dropped its last game of the season, the 2017 season marked Tufts’ third winning season in a row — a feat the program has not accomplished since 1989–91 under former coach Duane Ford. The Tufts Jumbos (5–4) hosted the Middlebury Panthers (7–2) on Saturday at the Ellis Oval. Middlebury emerged victorious 35–24, claiming second place in the NESCAC, while […]


Turning to TV to fight the winter blues? The CW has some advice

Content warning: This article mentions suicide. As winter quickly approaches and the cold threatens to chill us to the bone, the constant battle we fight against the darkness becomes overwhelming. Indeed, severe drops in temperature cause great pain to people all across the globe, with approximately five percent of the U.S. population being affected by […]


‘Riverdale’ wows with intense, emotional ‘Chapter 18’

Content warning: This article mentions sexual assault. “Riverdale,” this is not what anyone had in mind when we asked for more Cheryl. Finally, we get a delightfully Cheryl-filled episode, but it ends with her getting drugged and almost (though ultimately not) sexually assaulted by a guy from Veronica’s more sordid past in New York. As […]


Bird’s Eye View: General Electric, not jeans

Famous athletes boast immense followings. Almost 64 million people follow Cristiano Ronaldo’s Twitter account. That is just about a fifth of the U.S. population and 20 million more followers than Donald Trump’s Twitter. When Ronaldo plays soccer, the whole world watches. With access to so many consumers, superstar athletes become doubly valuable. This has resulted in franchises […]


The Weekly Chirp: Wondrous waterfowl

With temperatures finally dropping down to the low 30s last week, it appears the transition from autumn to winter is upon us (but shout out to climate change for those extra couple of warm weeks). Cold winds and gloomy, gray skies provoke several behavioral responses in humans, but mainly a marked shift from light fleeces […]


Op-Ed: In support for relocation of Asian American housing

The Asian American House (Start House) has been the site of many of my happy memories at Tufts. During the three semesters I lived in the house, my housemates became some of my closest friends. I met new people in the Asian/Asian American community just by hanging out in the House. I learned new things […]


Editorial: SMFA-Tufts coordination issues persist to detriment of students

While the decision to merge the School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA) and Tufts was made with good intentions, glaring problems have developed that have not been addressed by the administration. Students enrolled in the SMFA are currently facing serious logistical issues. Fundamental problems such as maldistribution of resources, difficulty in navigating transit […]


Tufts students, professors discuss North Korea nuclear situation

This summer, the North Korean regime claimed to have launched a successful intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) test, leading intelligence officials to project for a North Korean ICBMs with nuclear capability by 2018, according to a July 27 CBS article. This information has been circulating for the past couple of months, escalating both regional and global fears. Countries and individuals vary in their […]


Looking in: Making it explicit

Bias and discrimination against immigrants exist in the United States. This is not a controversial statement. The same situation exists in the United Kingdom. When I arrived in the United Kingdom on a student visa, just as I had to the United States, I expected no difference. “Random searches” if I had not shaved my […]


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