Op-Ed: Why We Lost

Editor’s Note: Aneurin Canham-Clyne is a former News Editor at the Tufts Daily. Over the past two years, the Tufts left has frequently lost when we ought to have won. Abolition of Greek life? An abject failure. The “Students Advocating for Students” free speech incident? It got national media coverage. Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) resolutions? Passed, but […]

As Green Line Extension moves forward, locals hope for expansion into Medford

The Green Line Extension (GLX), a long-awaited plan to provide light rail service to previously unserved areas of Medford and Somerville, is on track for completion by December 2021, according to the project’s website. Progress on the GLX follows the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)’s selection of a new contractor and an infusion of federal funding. The project will extend Massachusetts […]

Current exhibitions at ICA impress with innovative works

Leaving a museum feeling utterly inspired is a true gift, as that feeling of inspiration resonates with and excites the soul. That gained feeling of passion is exactly how you will feel after parting from the Institute for Contemporary Art (ICA) in the Seaport District. Its current exhibitions are thought-provoking and innovative. Video installations like “Ashes” (2002–2015) by Steve McQueen and the ICA’s stellar collection “New Acquisitions” (2017) showcase how much the museum has developed in the past […]

Jumbos go 3–1 to start NESCAC play during successful winter break run

With winter recess in session, the Jumbos were able to put down the books for a few weeks and pick up some key wins as conference play in the NESCAC began. The team played six games during break, putting up a 5–1 record and most recently losing to Middlebury — a loss that snapped Tufts’ nine-game […]

Letter from the Editor

In a democratic society, citizens not only have the obligation to make daily decisions that influence their neighbors but also the power to make change. Every day, we see examples big and small of people using their voices to force those in power to listen. Recently, the collective voices of hundreds of women started a national conversation […]

UK dark comedy series ‘The End of the F***ing World’ impresses on Netflix

“Black Mirror” (2011-) fans across the globe could hardly wait for the year-end release of the show’s fourth season and were far from disappointed. (This reviewer binge-watched all six episodes over the course of a single weekend.) However, one of the darkest and most discussed episodes to date is Season 3’s “Shut Up and Dance,” featuring […]

How streaming, mixtapes have changed the music landscape

“I think this is now Spotify’s entire world,” Darren Hemmings, the head of the digital marketing agency Motive Unknown, said. Hemmings is talking specifically about playlists and how streaming platforms support the playlist format of different songs from different artists over albums from one artist, but his statement applies to the entire music industry. Since streaming giants like Spotify, Apple […]

Jumbos record four straight wins to end winter break

The Tufts women’s basketball team dropped two games over a winter break that saw them slip to No. 8 in the national rankings, but recovered strongly on both occasions to remain third overall in the NESCAC standings at 15–2.  Speaking about the winter break schedule, senior forward Melissa Baptista thought it was a good growing experience for […]

TCRC awards grants to community-centered research projects

The Tisch College Community Research Center (TCRC) recently awarded $18,000 in total to two projects that will conduct research in the Tufts community in 2018. Four different projects applied for funding, but the award was divided between two: “Achieving Whole Health through Gender Responsive and Culturally Relevant Curriculum” and “Exploring Uses of Portable Air Pollution Monitors for Environmental Health Education.” Both projects are based […]

Tufts turns season around over break

The Tufts ice hockey team entered January in the midst of a four-game losing streak with an overall record of 1–7–1. The team resumed its season at the W.B. Mason Winter Classic in Plattsburgh, N.Y. on Jan. 5–6, resulting in two more losses to Plattsburgh State (then 5–7) and No. 2 Endicott (then 13–1–1). The Jumbos redeemed themselves […]