The Artsy Jumbo | Weitzman experiments with electronic music

As both a member of the group Handsome Presidents Club and a solo artist under the name Truth Spherum, junior Ben Weitzman has found himself dabbling in the world of electronic music during his time at Tufts. According to Weitzman, it was only recently that he was introduced to electronic music. As Truth Spherum, Weitzman […]

Director Doremus and actress Jones chat at the Kendall

“Like Crazy,” which won the Grand Jury Prize for Best Picture at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, explores the poignant, honest realities of a whirlwind first love. After a pre-screening at the Kendall Square Cinema, director Drake Doremus and actress Felicity Jones held a candid Q&A with the audience that touched upon everything from the […]

Like Crazy’ delivers honest, passionate portrayal of first love

“Like Crazy” isn’t your typical small indie film. Unlike most art house films that fall under the radar, director Drake Doremus’ “Like Crazy” may actually have the rare potential to win over mainstream audiences with its honest, no−frills characters and poignant story of young true love. “Like Crazy” follows the whirlwind romance between British college […]

Mobile fashion truck trend brings innovation to retail

  Oddly enough, people love trucks: take Ashton Kutcher’s infamous — and grossly unfortunate — trucker hat phase in the early 2000s, for example. Recent years have seen an outpouring of trucks selling just about anything, popping up in cities throughout the country. What started off as a food truck trend has quickly expanded beyond […]

FOUND’: High-end fashion in Davis Square consignment store

Lost: Poor Little Rich Girl. FOUND: high-end fashion in Davis Square. FOUND, which opened in early September, caters to style-savvy Somerville locals with its unique collection of contemporary vintage and designer clothing and accessories. While it has taken the place of the popular store Poor Little Rich Girl — a former staple for trendy Tufts […]

Aguirre leaps and twirls across Tufts’ dance scene

Tufts senior Christina Aguirre is a classically trained dancer who literally does it all: She pirouettes as the president of Sarabande, gets low as a choreographer and dancer for Spirit of Color and was even a former member of Static Noyze last year, the Boston-based dance company that was in the running for MTV’s “America’s […]

Fashion’s Night Out Boston 2011 takes style to the streets

“Walk, walk, fashion browsing.” FNO Boston 2011 was a success for both shoppers and retailers alike, as the store discounts, cocktails and live music flowed easy. Copley Place feted FNO with a series of high−end fashion shows, giving everyday shoppers the chance to be in the front row as they watched the latest trends from […]

Seeking the perfect skyline beyond the library roof

There’s a reason every tour of Tufts’ campus ends on the Tisch Library roof. The view from the top of the library offers one of the best and most convenient panoramas of Boston. But for those ambitious Tufts students who are determined to renew — and fulfill! — their yearly resolutions to “get off campus […]

Soak up some sun with outdoor events in Boston

After what feels like an eternity of hibernating indoors in the winter cold, a few much-needed months of flip flops, sunshine and warm weather are finally here. So break out a pair of Lady Gaga shades, put on a sundress and make the most of summer by taking in a few of the fun outdoor […]

Activists, performers and poets: Youth slam poets are a triple threat

A slam poet, or spoken word artist, can be a social activist, a stage performer and, above all, a passionate poet at the core. Slam poetry is a fairly new, unique form of expression that began with older generations performing their pieces in dingy, Chicago lounges in the ’80s. Since then, spoken word has grown […]