Ty Dolla $ign, Quinn XCII, Princess Nokia, Dutch ReBelle to perform at Spring Fling

Tufts University Social Collective (TUSC) Concert Board announced that the headliner for this year’s Spring Fling will be Ty Dolla $ign, with opening acts by Quinn XCII, Princess Nokia and Dutch ReBelle. Concert Board made the announcement at noon today in Hotung Café through a video featuring University President Anthony Monaco reading out the acts. Approximately […]

Fletcher alumnus Kingsley Moghalu campaigns for Nigerian presidency

Kingsley Moghalu (F ’92), senior fellow in The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy’s Council on Emerging Market Enterprises, announced his campaign for the 2019 presidential election in Nigeria on Feb. 28. After 16 years of working for the United Nations and five years as the Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Moghalu was […]

‘A Wrinkle in Time’ promises adventure, fails to deliver

“A movie is an adventure, if one is willing to have faith in imagination.” These were the compelling and thought-provoking words spoken by Ava DuVernay, the director of “A Wrinkle in Time” (2018), in an introductory video message welcoming viewers to the film. However, for a movie to truly be an adventure, there is one […]

Construction on Cummings building postponed until summer 2019

Construction on a new academic building to be built on College Avenue is being postponed until further notice, according to Barbara Stein, vice president of operations at Tufts. The newly approved Cummings building, so named because it is being funded through a grant from the Cummings Foundation, was set for a June 2018 construction start […]

Faced with influx of patients, Health Service treats, prevents flu this season

Tufts Health Service has seen an influx of student patients suffering from the flu, with 209 patients having visited Health Service this school year with flu-like symptoms, according to data provided by Jennifer Berrios, associate director of Administration for Health and Wellness. According to Medical Director of Health Service Margaret Higham, this was a particularly bad flu season […]

Jack Derby appointed ELS program director, Cummings Family professor

On Feb. 12, Jack Derby was appointed director of the entrepreneurial leadership studies (ELS) program and the Cummings Family professor of the practice in entrepreneurship. Before joining the Tufts Gordon Institute as professor of the practice in entrepreneurial marketing and sales in 2006, Derby headed several companies and startups. The Cummings Family Professorship in Entrepreneurship, originally named the […]

Tufts earns 16–7 victory over Stevens on Saturday

The No. 7 Tufts men’s lacrosse team cruised to its third win of the season on Saturday with a decisive 16–7 victory over the Stevens Institute of Technology. The Jumbos were only winning by two goals at halftime, but with a stifling defensive effort in the second half, they were able to shut out the Ducks in […]

Tufts takes down MIT in first match of spring season

The No. 17 Tufts men’s tennis team traveled to MIT on Saturday to compete in its first match of the 2018 season. The Jumbos won all three doubles matches and three out of the six singles matches, winning with a final score of 6–3. Having lost to MIT in 2016, the Jumbos were thrilled to exact […]

‘Klimt and Schiele: Drawn’ mesmerizes visitors at the MFA

“Klimt and Schiele: Drawn” at the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA), which runs through May 28, fascinatingly presents rarely seen sketches from two famous Viennese artists Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele to commemorate the centennial of their deaths. These two artists influenced each other heavily during their careers, even though they were nearly 30 years apart in age. […]

R.E.A.L. Talk: All stress is real stress

Sitting in a room with eight first-semester R.E.A.L. students on a Monday afternoon, I see myself reflected in them. A series of younger, shinier versions of myself sit around the table waiting for a seminar to begin. Today’s topic: how to manage stress — something that I still struggle with in my fourth semester at […]