The introspective braggadocio of Rich Brian’s ‘Amen’

At a time when artists are rewarded most by social media savvy and internet virality, there are fewer barriers than ever to mainstream music success. Indonesian rapper Rich Brian (real name Brian Imanuel), exemplifies this trend of internet phenomena being able to grow beyond their internet roots. Rich Brian continues steadily rising above expectations and surpassing limitations in a harrowing ascent to […]


Letter to the Editor

In regards to the article published on Feb. 1, “Asian American Center to become nonresidential, community-focused space,” I wanted to express my concern that the news of the Asian American Center expansion and the relocation of the Asian American House was published in a short story below the fold, over a week after the announcement. This was […]


Police Briefs – Week of Feb. 12

One ring to sprain them all On Feb. 6 at 8:30 p.m., Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) and Tufts Emergency Medical Services (TEMS) were called to the Steve Tisch Sports and Fitness Center where a student had injured their ring finger playing basketball. TUPD drove the student to the hospital where they sought medical attention and further evaluation. […]


Jumbos see off Bantams in final regular season game

In the final game of its regular season, the Tufts women’s basketball team crashed Trinity’s Senior Day celebrations, defeating its hosts 59–40. The Jumbos demonstrated their defensive resilience, holding the Bantams to more than 20 points below their season scoring average. Tufts first-year guard/forward Emily Briggs said the positive result reflects the team’s preparation. “Leading up to the game … […]


Tufts defeats Trinity in regular season finale

Wrapping up its regular season with a final home win before the NESCAC playoffs, Tufts (6–4 in the NESCAC) hosted Trinity (4–6) in a Sunday afternoon game. With the Jumbos sitting at sixth in the conference and the Bantams seventh, the game had the potential to flip the standings ahead of the NESCAC tournament, but the hosts pulled out […]


‘Your Name’ shows history reimagined

Partnering with UNIQLO USA, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston presents “The Boston Festival of Films from Japan” throughout February. The program screens Japanese films from different genres, including live action, documentary and animated. The last genre, a quintessential part of modern Japanese media, is represented by the highest-grossing anime film of all time, “Your […]


Professors submit proposal to replace PJS major with civic studies

Faculty and administrators are proposing to cancel the peace and justice studies (PJS) major, retaining the PJS minor but replacing the major with a new civic studies program. PJS has been under continued review since last semester, when the Office of the Dean of Arts and Sciences considered canceling the major on account of dwindling support from faculty. Associate Professor […]


Panelists address religious literacy, ethnic discrimination in discussion on Rohingya crisis

Panelists spoke about Myanmar’s Rohingya crisis, covering historical religious tensions and ethnic discrimination, during a panel last night entitled “Myanmar in Crisis: What Happens Next?”. The event, held in the ASEAN Auditorium at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, was hosted by the Fletcher Initiative on Religion, Law & Diplomacy (RLD) and co-hosted by the Fletcher […]


Combined degree students navigate degree requirements, study abroad opportunities

Students in the five-year BFA + BA/BS combined degree program between the School of Arts and Sciences (A&S) and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA) at Tufts are immersed in a rigorous program of study as they balance degrees in the liberal arts or the sciences and an extensive concentration in the […]


Op-Ed: Thank you, don’t come again

On Wednesday, Feb. 7, at 4 p.m., a crowd of excited students and faculty filed into the Cabot Intercultural Center’s ASEAN Auditorium. They had trekked through the snow and ice to hear Hank Azaria speak on a panel about substance abuse and substance abuse prevention. This piece isn’t about that panel. But his return does give […]


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