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Aisha Catena is a sophomore studying English and Civic Studies. Aisha can be reached at [email protected]


Seeing double: Twins reflect on shared experience at Tufts and their journeys here

Twinhood can be a complicated relationship — it can be like having an ingrained best friend, or it can encourage constant competition. Many children who are not twins might romanticize the idea. "The Parent Trap" (1998) made the relationship seem appealing with its depiction of mischievous pranks and adventures. However, according to three sets of twins at Tufts, having a person with whom you share almost everything, including your college, is a more nuanced experience.


‘Distance junkies’: Tufts Running Club attends virtual track meet

The Tufts Running Club participated in a virtual track meet against Harvard University last month. At the virtual meet there were no computer-generated people running on virtual tracks nor did participants run with one arm up in the air filming themselves in selfie mode. nstead, the meet was held late last month and participants could individually compete in specific events at any point over a number of days and record their own times.


Student entrepreneurs launch ‘it’s mac’ streetwear brand

The roommates started their brand out of their dorm room, currently littered with sweatshirts, prints and ironing materials. “If you walk into our room right now, you'll have a little difficulty getting around because there's boxes all over the floor, just packages full of sweatshirts,” Laws-MacDonald said. 


Thanksgiving 101: A few recipes to get you started

Enjoy some Thanksgiving recipes from sophomore Hana Tzou and junior Alex Walter! It’s possible to cook most of these dishes in a dorm kitchen with minimal ingredients, so they’re optimal for your Friendsgiving plans if you won’t be traveling home to celebrate with family this year.


Immigrant writers discuss the meaning of ‘crisis’ during COVID-19

On Nov. 11, Brookline Booksmith hosted “Immigrant Writing in a Time of Crisis,” a conversation with Mona Kareem, Grace Talusan, Deepak Unnikrishnan and Ilan Stavans.


Roy’s Pastelitos

Sophomore Roy Hidalgo was first inspired to start his pastelito business due to a combination of factors: He has a limited meal plan, lives in a suite with a kitchen and needed some extra money.


Poems & Pints provides intimacy, empowerment in the midst of uncertainty

The annual literary social gathering, “Poems & Pints,” has become emblematic of the Boston Book Festival. The purpose of “Poems & Pints” is for Boston-Area poets to share and advertise their current work while further connecting the metropolitan poetry scene through an interactive social gathering.


Dorm recipes: How to make overnight oats

There are many things one could cook in the dorms — this is the first installment of a series on dorm recipes.


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