Tufts finishes fourth at New England Div. III Championships

On Friday and Saturday, the Tufts women’s track and field team turned in numerous impressive results to place fourth at the New England Div. III Championships, yet ultimately fell short of its goal to finish in the top three. Williams was crowned New England Div. III champion with a score of 149 points, while runner-up MIT scored 127 […]

Fletcher’s Center for Strategic Studies concludes successful first year

 The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy has added to its academic and research prowess in the field of international security with the creation of the Center for Strategic Studies (CSS) last May. The CSS is led by its mastermind, Professor of International Politics Monica Duffy Toft. According to Toft, her vision for the center was […]

Tisch College hosts panel on public amnesias

The Program for Public Humanities at Jonathan M. Tisch College for Civic Life sponsored a panel on “Public Amnesias” yesterday afternoon to discuss dynamic omissions in the narratives of experiences. The event, moderated by Diana O’Donoghue, director of the Program for Public Humanities, featured four panelists: Kendra Field, assistant professor of history and Africana studies; Kerri Greenidge, professor and […]

‘Everything Sucks!’ lacks depth, proves 1990s are better forgotten

Ah, the ’90s. A decade of fantastic music, outrageous fashion trends and blatant homophobia. With “Everything Sucks!” (2018), Netflix attempts to prove once again that any television show centered around teenage drama can be significantly improved with just a pinch of nostalgia. This time around, unfortunately, with the 1990s-set “Everything Sucks!” the result is far from pleasing. It is […]

ECOM releases special election results

Alexa Weinstein and Daniel Cashman were elected to fill the two Class of 2020 Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate openings, according to Tufts Community Union Elections Commission (ECOM) Treasurer Woody Nimoityn, a junior. Alejandro Baez, a first-year, will be the new First-Generation (first-gen) community senator, according to Nimoityn. The position, first introduced in the 2017-2018 academic year, has […]

2018 Oscar-nominated animated short films exhibit diversity in technique, theme

Throughout late February and early March, the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) in Boston screens all 2018 Oscar-nominated short films. On Feb. 17 and 18, The ICA presented this year’s five nominated animated short films, and will show them again on March 4 and March 11. As is the case every year, these Oscar-nominated shorts […]

U.S. Senator Susan Collins addresses bipartisanship at Tisch College event

U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-Me) spoke to students and members of the Tufts community about the state of the U.S. government and the future of bipartisanship on Wednesday in the ASEAN Auditorium. Collins’ presentation, which was moderated by Associate Professor of political science Eitan Hersh, was the second installment of this semester’s Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series hosted by […]

JCC*, UIJ co-host Day of Remembrance event to memorialize Japanese-American incarceration

Tufts Japanese Culture Club (JCC*) hosted its annual Day of Remembrance event on Wednesday evening in collaboration with Tufts United for Immigrant Justice (UIJ), the Asian American Center and the Consortium of Studies in Race, Colonialism, and Diaspora. Day of Remembrance: Incarceration and Resistance commemorated the signing of Executive Order 9066 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on […]

On The Spot: The case for VAR

On Saturday, criticisms for the new video assistant referee (VAR) system reached a new high in the FA Cup match between Huddersfield Town and Manchester United, as Juan Mata’s goal was ruled out for being marginally offside. While Hawk-Eye, the company that provides VAR technology, has since apologized for providing misleading images to television viewers at home, […]

How Tufts Works: Books rock

Five minutes after meeting, Kristin Lee and I are standing on a former glacial field examining six hundred million-year-old rocks. Shockingly, we are not on an archeological research trip in Siberia. We are five feet from Tisch Library learning about the geology of Tufts from Grant Garven, professor in the Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences, who […]