Weekender | Timeflies: From Tufts to the Today Show

  Electro hip hop dub-something” reads the tag on the homepage of Timeflies’ website. The duo, comprised of Cal Shapiro and Rob Resnick, met at Tufts. In a serendipitous moment, they joined musical forces to form what is now a chart-topping unit. In the music video for their most recent release, “i choose u,” Cal […]


Boston’s food truck scene expands

   The Tufts student body is no stranger to meals on wheels: between Moe’s BBQ Trolley and the Sweet Idea “Cookie Man,” several types of late-night cravings can be satisfied by walking down Packard and Pro Row. However, the notion of a portable restaurant, highly popular for years in New York City where storefront space […]


Weekender | Timeflies: From Tufts to the Today Show

  Electro hip hop dub-something” reads the tag on the homepage of Timeflies’ website. The duo, comprised of Cal Shapiro and Rob Resnick, met at Tufts. In a serendipitous moment, they joined musical forces to form what is now a chart-topping unit. In the music video for their most recent release, “i choose u,” Cal […]


Alumna talks breaking into fashion business

  Ellen Van Dusen (LA ’08) received the call of her career earlier this year when a friend pointed out to her that Malia Obama, one of the most fashionably-tracked 14-year-olds in the world, wore one of her Dusen Dusen dresses. The 26-year-old Brooklyn-based clothing designer knew from the get-go that fashion was her passion, […]


Weekender | Get unjunked: Boston locals remix the world of candy

Startups are a dime a dozen in Boston, which has a selfperpetuated reputation as the Silicon Valley of the East Coast. A graphic map that recently floated around the Boston tech circles geographically orients many of the startups in the area. Online shopping sensation Rue La La hangs out in Southie, along with Abine and […]


Elizabeth Landers | The Clothes Make the Woman

Since fashion blogger Man Repeller coined and copywrote the term arm party a few years ago, it seems that stacks of bracelets, beads, rings, rhinestones and even bones are de rigueur for craftier ways to make a statement in an outfit. As someone who prefers to focus on the cut and color of clothes instead […]


Book Review | ‘Soundbitten’ examines darker side of biased media

“I never thought this book was going to be about the media. I thought that I was just going to go study activists at a large national convening,” said Tufts Sociology professor Sarah Sobieraj on her most recent research and book,


Elizabeth Landers | The Clothes Make the Woman

With the Dow reaching a five?year high last Wednesday and the recent sequester hoopla, the state of the economy is of global importance. The fashion industry was hard?hit by the recession, with designers like Adam Lippes quietly shuttering their doors a couple of seasons ago and editors’ perks evaporating. It felt suddenly inappropriate to wear […]


Restaurant Review | Sycamore delights patrons with thoughtful preparation

    Buzz phrases calling Somerville the “Brooklyn of Boston” have been circulating for some time throughout artistic and foodie circles in the city. Is a sleepy suburb of Newton poised to be next on the list? A mostly residential corner of the city, Newton Centre stands as the quaint hub of the town, replete with […]


Elizabeth Landers | The Clothes Make the Woman

  As the slush continues to rain down from the sky and the icy snow banks around campus turn a dingier shade of brown, the Florida girl in me yearns more and more for milder temperatures that promise light cotton and leather sandals. National retailers, as well as local boutiques like The Tannery and Louis, […]


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