Men’s basketball drops to 1-2 with loss to MIT

On the night senior captain guard Vincent Pace scored his 1000th career point, the sixth-ranked Tufts Jumbos fell to the MIT Engineers, dropping their second straight game of the early season and bringing them to a modest 1-2 record. After giving up 98 points in a losing effort to Washington University, the injury-riddled Jumbos struggled defensively again in the 93-83 […]

University revokes Scaramucci’s invitation to speak on campus

UPDATE: On Tuesday morning, Anthony Scaramucci resigned from The Fletcher School Board of Advisors effective immediately, according to an email to the Fletcher community from Dean James Stavridis and Provost David Harris. Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci (LA ’86) has threatened to file a lawsuit against the Daily and against Camilo Caballero, a second-year Master of Arts […]

The Band CAMINO makes impressive Boston debut at the Red Room

The Band CAMINO joined Boston’s vibrant live music scene for the first time on Nov. 18, bringing their indie-pop music to life at the Berklee College of Music’s Red Room.  Having released their second EP “Heaven” (2017) last June, the band is in the midst of a fall tour around the country, though they are mostly […]

Women’s swimming and diving out-duel Coast Guard and Middlebury in opening weekend sweep

The Tufts women’s swimming and diving team dueled in back to back dual meets the weekend of Nov. 18–19, defeating both the Coast Guard Academy and Middlebury. Due to the tricky dual meet format, many swimmers were tasked with swimming multiple events each day, but thanks to the strength of the Jumbos, they persevered regardless. […]

In ‘Mudbound,’ intimacy is freedom’s next frontier

As the opening credits of “Mudbound” (2017) lead into the film’s opening scene, the sounds of labor cascade from some unseen source — a few grunts, a garden hoe striking coarsely against wet ground. These are the defining processes of Dee Rees’ adaptation of Hillary Jordan’s 2008 novel: unseen, unnamed and unheralded labor, the necessity of that labor as […]

Bored & Confused: What is net neutrality?

While we’ve been enjoying our Thanksgiving meals, we soon may not be able to enjoy another key pleasure in life: net neutrality. So, what exactly is net neutrality, and why does it matter? Net neutrality is “the principle that internet service providers (ISPs) must treat all sorts of digital traffic equally.” Columbia Law School Professor Tim […]

The Equalizer: What we can be thankful for

U.S. men’s soccer has been under considerable criticism lately. Ever since we didn’t qualify for the 2018 World Cup, soccer fans, pundits and writers like myself have explored every problem under the sun that our sport faces. But it’s Thanksgiving season, and it’s time we appreciate what we have. Soccer has come a long way […]

Is This Thing On?: The woman behind the curtain

What does it take to make a pop sensation today? It doesn’t hurt to coin an iconic hairstyle, date high profile celebrities, have an Ariana-octave range or score a hit song or two. See, a lot of people can sing — just ask our eight a cappella groups on campus. But the real magic of songwriting doesn’t come […]

Police Briefs – Nov. 27

Put it on my TAB On Nov. 17 at 6 p.m., the Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) received a report about property damage in the TAB parking lot. A person had parked their gray car in the lot and upon returning discovered that there was damage on the driver’s side of the car. TUPD officers […]