Abigail Feldman (LA'16) is a former Managing Editor of The Tufts Daily.

Mark Brimhall-Vargas discusses career of fostering campus activism in open interview

About 50 people, mostly faculty and staff, gathered to hear Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) and Associate Provost Mark Brimhall-Vargas speak about his career and his experience at the university in the Coolidge Room last Friday afternoon. Brimhall-Vargas, who joined the administration last April, was informally interviewed by Provost and Senior Vice President David Harris. Harris began the discussion event by asking Brimhall-Vargas about […]

Dr. Carla Martin discusses politics of chocolate

Tufts Culinary Society hosted Dr. Carla Martin who offered a presentation titled “Chocolate, Culture and the Politics of Food” and chocolate samples in Pearson Hall last night. Martin is the founder and executive director of the Fine Cacao and Chocolate Institute and a lecturer in the department of African and African American studies at Harvard University. President […]

González Iñárritu’s ‘The Revenant’ is beautiful yet exhausting

If there’s one thing Alejandro González Iñárritu’s recent films do not lack, it’s vitality. Whereas “Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)”’s (2014) relentless pulse propelled the film to success at last year’s Academy Awards, González Iñárritu’s latest release, “The Revenant,”(2015) instead draws energy from the sound and rhythm of breath. It’s the first noise […]

#thethreepercent Update

Leaders of Wednesday’s march to Porter Square, organized under the name of #thethreepercent, released a more detailed version of their demands of the Tufts administration yesterday. The demands, which were first announced in the Mayer Campus Center during the demonstration, include increasing the number of Black-identifying students and faculty at Tufts, improving the quality of mental health services provided […]

Arts & Living: A semester in review

Finals period is quickly approaching, and we’ve reached the part of the semester when students realize just how much they didn’t get done in the past three months. Even studying all year, those final projects are bound to sneak up on you, and chances are, amidst all the assignments, staying updated in the arts and […]

‘Imitation Game’ cracks code of good filmmaking

Only about six months after the first computer supposedly passed the Turing test — Alan Turing’s test for determining whether a machine can be said to “think” — “The Imitation Game” (2014) is here to shed light on the unsung champion of World War II and the man who laid much of the groundwork for […]

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