Seohyun Shim for Tufts Energy Conference
Fletcher hosts climate change strategists, innovators for annual Energy Conference

Tufts hosted the 2018 Tufts Energy Conference (TEC) on Friday, Feb. 2 and Saturday, Feb. 3 at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. A team of graduate and undergraduate students organized the conference with support from the Tufts Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning (UEP) and the Tufts Institute of the Environment (TIE). The conference […]

Tufts falls to Amherst in national championship rematch, defeats Hamilton

In a rematch of last year’s Div. III championship game, No. 9 Tufts (20–3) traveled to No. 1 Amherst (22–0) on Friday with hopes of avenging that loss and overthrowing the hosts as the top team in the NESCAC standings just weeks before the conference tournament. Despite a second half rally, the Jumbos fell to their Mammoth rivals, 50–43. […]

MFA’s ‘Monuments to Us’ exhibit raises crucial questions, but falls short

In recent years, followers of the art world have seen increasing initiative to include artists and subjects of marginalized communities. Yet, we are still more inclined to see inclusive art as fringe or intentionally diverse. By labeling these pieces as “monuments,” the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston (MFA) is attempting to change that perception. “Monuments to […]

John Barker, dean of International Education and Extended Programming, leaves Tufts

John Barker, dean of International Education and Extended Programming (IEEP), left Tufts at the end of the fall semester, according to Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, James Glaser. Baker plans to relocate to Rochester, NY where he will pursue a career in the private sector focused on educational consulting. Prior to joining […]

Khruangbin delivers contemplative surf-rock with ‘Con Todo El Mundo’

Texas surf-funk-soul indie rock three-piece Khruangbin doesn’t need a lead singer to make music that breathes. After captivating listeners with 2015’s “The Universe Smiles Upon You,” the Thai-funk-inspired trio whose name in Thai translates as “airplane,” soars to new heights, delivering 2018’s most dynamic and accessible instrumental album yet. The band’s new sophomore album, “Con Todo El Mundo,” […]

Jumbos battle Conn. College to overtime on successive nights

The Tufts ice hockey team competed in a home-and-home doubleheader against Conn. College over the weekend, with both games advancing into overtime. Friday night’s community awareness home game celebrated the Jumbos’ continued partnership with the East Coast Jumbos, a hockey team for children with developmental disabilities. On the ice, the matchup finished scoreless — a first for the Tufts hockey program […]

Police Briefs – Week of Feb. 5

Urine for it On Jan. 30 at 9:30 p.m., Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) received a report of an incident that had taken place early on the morning of Jan. 28 in Haskell Hall where two males were observed urinating on a TV in a student’s suite common area. The two males involved were later […]

Op-Ed: Being the bigger person: Bias in the media

There is a set of procedural political issues that most people are guilty of being hypocritical about. Boring stuff: states rights, government shutdowns, executive authority … Etcetera. We mold our opinions to the week’s issue or scandal. The 2013 shutdown was treasonous, but last week it was principled. Obama just had to deal with an […]

Letter from the Managing Board: Support fund

For a fourth semester, the Daily is once again proud to offer its support fund, a stipend program aimed at supporting members of the Daily with an interest in journalism and demonstrated financial need. Often, involvement in an on-campus organization can be difficult for those facing financial barriers, and the support fund is one of our initiatives […]

Weidner’s Words: Subconscious racial biases in sports journalism

In January 2015, the Comedy Central sketch comedy series “Key and Peele” (2012-2015) ran a segment titled “Predicting the Biggest on the Field Battles.” The segment poked fun at the trope of the blindly racist sports commentator. Fake commentator “Harry Peters” describes white and black athletes from the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks, characterizing the […]