Letter to the Editor: In defense of the language requirement

I am a language nerd. I have loved languages for as long as I can remember, and it has always been my goal to learn as many of them as I possibly can. When I first heard about the Tufts language requirement, I was drawn to the university even more, to this institution that puts […]

Conner Habib discusses consent, intersectionality in Sex Health Week event

Content warning: This article discusses sex and consent. Tufts Sex Health Reps welcomed Conner Habib to present about consent, intersectionality, sexuality and society at Cohen Auditorium yesterday evening. Habib is an author, lecturer, adult performer, activist and host of “Against Everyone with Conner Habib,” a podcast and web series, according to Han Lee and Elena Phethean, both […]

The early bird applicant: Trends in early admissions at Tufts

Early Decision (ED) is a binding method of admission by which students apply early to a single school — usually their first choice — and pledge to attend if accepted. In an email to the Daily, Karen Richardson, dean of undergraduate admissions and enrollment management, stated that she expects at least half of the Class of […]

DiMaiti, Duvivier improve national rankings at Last Chance Qualifier

On Sunday, the Tufts men’s track and field team competed at the Last Chance Qualifier, held at Boston University. The meet included athletes from Div. I, II and III schools, as well as high school and club track teams. Despite competing against athletes in higher divisions, the Jumbos performed well, with some improving their national standing. A dozen Jumbos competed […]

Drama ‘Every Day’ blends romance, social critique

We have all experienced the pain of being judged for our appearances. No matter how many times we hear the hackneyed phrase, “It’s what’s on the inside that counts,” we still find it impossible to leave the comforting privacy of our homes without first scrutinizing our reflections in the bathroom mirror. But what if our […]

International Club’s Parade of Nations stirs controversy

Promotional materials for the annual Parade of Nations event hosted by the International Club (I-Club) and International Center (I-Center) have sparked controversy among some in the Chinese community at Tufts, according to junior Shari Sun and  sophomore Cheng Li. Sun and Li said that promotional emails from I-Club stoked their concerns, including an email sent on Feb. 5 which featured a photograph of […]

TASA’s annual culture show builds community, celebrates for good cause

Tufts Association of South Asians (TASA) held “FilmFare: Desi Night Live,” their annual culture show in Cohen Auditorium this past Friday and Saturday nights, Feb. 23 and 24. Directed by TASA sophomores Tashwita Pruthi and Simran Lala, this year the show’s format was modeled after the annual Hindi language film awards show, the Filmfare Awards. […]

Tufts eyes NCAA Championships with three relays at Boston University

The Tufts women’s track and field team traveled to Boston University on Sunday for the first of its two Last Chance Qualifying Meets. The Jumbos ran three relays at the meet, but they were unable to record any times that would qualify them for the upcoming NCAA Championships, to be held March 9–10 in Birmingham, Ala. Tufts […]

On The Spot: Romelu finally shows up

On a day that might decide the order of those finishing behind Manchester City, Manchester United’s premier summer signing finally showed up against the big boys. If the earlier meeting at Stamford Bridge vindicated one’s preference for Alvaro Morata over Romelu Lukaku, Sunday’s matchup against Chelsea at Old Trafford showed how much the tables have turned. If anything, […]

Tufts Creatives: Think fast

Coming to Tufts with minimal improv experience under her belt, sophomore Isabel Schneider was terrified when she auditioned for Cheap Sox at the beginning of her first year. However, Isabel is now an integral member of the improv troupe and looks forward to its musical performance, “The Sound of Mucus,” which will be presented this Saturday, […]