TUPIT examines education in prison at first-ever symposium

The Tufts University Prison Initiative at the Tisch College of Civic Life (TUPIT) hosted its first symposium on Feb. 1 and 2, focusing on providing perspectives on education in prison and solitary confinement through presentations by experts and formerly incarcerated people. The two-day event, entitled “Prison and Education Symposium: The Responsibility of Engagement,” featured panels, presentations and film screenings […]

TCU Senate shares election updates, hears funding appeals

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate met in Remis Sculpture Court on Sunday at 3 p.m. to hear funding requests and share committee updates. The meeting was rescheduled to 3 p.m. from its regular meeting time of 7 p.m. due to the Super Bowl, according to Parliamentarian Adam Rapfogel, a junior. TCU President Benya Kraus […]

‘A Futile and Stupid Gesture’ revamps the comic biopic

A child of negligent and unloving parents can travel one of two diverging roads. He can either wallow in misery his entire life, each day more crushing and cruel than the last. Or he can become the man who will change comedy forever. Fortunately, this is the path Douglas Kenney chose to follow, and the world of satire and […]

Tufts splits weekend results against Amherst and Hamilton

With its regular season and NESCAC schedule coming to a close, the Tufts men’s basketball team squared off against Amherst and Hamilton on Friday and Saturday, finishing the weekend with a win and a loss. On Saturday, the Jumbos hosted the No. 21 Hamilton Continentals (19–2) in what was likely their biggest remaining test on the regular season […]

Q&A: Professor Jeffrey Berry talks about partisan politics and government shutdowns

Jeffrey Berry is the John Richard Skuse Professor of political science at Tufts. He focuses on urban government, American politics, media and nonprofits. Berry spoke to the Daily on the recent government shutdown, as well as on how the current trend of partisanship and gridlock in Congress has been growing since the 1960s. The Tufts […]

The Art of Games: ‘What Remains of Edith Finch’ is a joy of tragedies

Welcome to the newest addition to the Tufts Daily Arts section: The Art of Games. In this new weekly column, I will be reviewing games, giving my thoughts on the state of the industry and just taking a look into the world of games. Without any further introduction, here is my review of the video […]

Anita’s Angle: The singularity is near

As graduation looms nearer for many of my friends, I can’t stop thinking about the realities of the job market and having daily existential crises. Even if I have the next step figured out, what about the one after that? Is my liberal arts degree marketable? Should I have bought Bitcoin? Am I saving enough […]

Events on the Hill: Week of Feb. 5

MONDAY “IR Career Workshop Series: A Lunch and Learn Event” Details: Tufts’ International Relations (IR) department is hosting Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary at AMAG Pharmaceuticals Joseph Vittiglio, who will speak about corporate and employment law. Where and when: Cabot Intercultural Center; 12–1 p.m. “Televisioning MakerWorld: A Poetics of Administrative Production” Details: Filmmaker […]

The Equalizer: Who’s who in the USSF presidential election?

The Equalizer is back for another semester of U.S. Soccer coverage, where I’ll be giving airtime to stories and issues plaguing both the men’s and women’s game on and off the field. Without further ado, here is a look at a presidential race that could shape U.S. Soccer’s destiny for years. Fans and pundits alike […]