New literary magazine Future Histories launches

The university’s newest literary magazine, Future Histories, held its first meeting this month. Founders Sarah Walsh and Hunter Silvestri, both juniors, organized the magazine, which hopes to fill a void at Tufts. There has not been a consistent literary magazine at the university since September 2016, when the Cannon Literary Journal posted on its Facebook page: “This journal no longer exists. Thank you to […]

Editorial: Students’ stories highlight accessibility service issues

When a senior is crying after meeting with the Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) because of the stress of not being able to obtain a specialized parking pass for her ACL injury after weeks of bureaucratic miscommunication, one can’t help but re-examine the role of Student Accessibility Services (SAS). For the past decade, the university and SAS […]

General Joseph Dunford discusses international relations with Fletcher community

General Joseph Dunford (F ’92), the 19th chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the nation’s highest-ranking military officer, engaged in a question-and-answer session with students of The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in an overflowing ASEAN Auditorium on Tuesday evening. As chairman, Dunford is tasked with providing military advice to the president, the […]

Inaugural cohort of Tisch dialogue fellows promotes critical discussion, lived experience, activism

In response to the need for students to discuss important, difficult and divisive topics that grip Tufts campus, the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life has implemented a new Tisch Dialogue Fellows Program. According to Jonathan Garlick, a senior fellow at Tisch College and creator of the program, he hopes that the program will serve as a way to […]

Jumbos are in it to swim it ahead of first dual meet of the season

The Jumbos are looking to dive head first into a busy season starting this weekend. Returning is the triumvirate of senior captains Alli Dorneo, Anna Kimura and Jess Lee, all eager to continue upon last season’s progress. The 2016–17 season featured the standout senior season of Amanda Gottschalk (LA ’17), who placed 13th overall at NCAA Div. […]

Evan Osnos discusses North Korea at The Fletcher School

Evan Osnos, a staff writer at the New Yorker, gave an Institute for Global Leadership-sponsored lecture at the ASEAN Auditorium on Nov. 13 regarding U.S. relations with North Korea. Osnos has visited North Korea twice, most recently this past August. On his more recent trip, he was able to interview several North Korean government officials. He […]

Ilana Glazer and Phoebe Robinson get personal on their YQY tour

Comedians Ilana Glazer and Phoebe Robinson took on the Boston leg of their YQY tour on Nov. 11 and 12. YQY, an acronym for “Yaaas Queen Yaaas,” originated from an episode of Robinson’s podcast with Jessica Williams, “2 Dope Queens.” Glazer is also part of a well-known female comedian duo, starring alongside Abbi Jacobson in Comedy Central’s “Broad […]

With ‘Lady Bird,’ Greta Gerwig soars as a storyteller

Greta Gerwig knows there are no new stories. The actress, writer and now director has made roughly the same movie many times over in her decade-young career, about an educated and white 20-something feeling lost in the world and trying their best to find a way forward. But from starring in 2000s mumblecore films like […]

Women’s basketball returns, well-prepared for the season

The Tufts women’s basketball team is back and ready to build game by game. The Jumbos finished their tremendous season last March with an overall record of 30–3. Tufts fell in the national championship game to Amherst, the team that handed them their only three losses of the season. While coming just short of a national title […]