Emma Rosenthal is a features editor at the Daily. She is a senior majoring in Political Science. She can be reached at [email protected]

Johnny D’s, music club for both local, Tufts musicians, to close in early 2016

Johnny D’s, a local restaurant and music club, announced over the summer that it will be ending its 46-year-long history of celebrating and hosting musical performances in Davis Square in late January or early February. The local joint, which has hosted famous artists like Alison Krauss, Ben Harper, the Avett Brothers and the Dixie Chicks, has also provided a stage […]

Let’s make transportation great again

The state of our nation’s infrastructure is worsening, and it’s happening quickly. However, the subject is nowhere to be found on the largest stage for public education and awareness: the presidential race. While topics like immigration and tax reform are extensively covered by the presidential candidates, many equally or even more critical issues, like infrastructure […]

Long-time Fletcher professor John Curtis Perry makes meaningful impact on students’ lives

“Professor [John Curtis] Perry is like a father figure to me,” Sung-Yoon Lee, a Kim Koo-Korea Foundation professor of Korean Studies at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, said about his long-time East Asia studies professor.  John Curtis Perry, who was a messenger boy, a student, a soldier and a teacher before he began his 35-year career as a […]

DNA evidence helps police indict suspect in 1992 Lena Bruce cold case

A Suffolk County grand jury on Oct. 1 indicted James Witkowski, 42, for the 1992 murder of Lena Bruce (E ’92). Twenty-one-year-old Bruce was found dead in her South End apartment just a couple months after graduating from the university. The case went unsolved for more than two decades until DNA evidence linked Witkowski to the homicide in January.  According […]

Second annual Fall Fest puts Commuter House in spotlight

There are not many places you can go if you want to taste traditional German food at one table and New England cider doughnuts at the next, but this is what the Off-Hill Council’s Fall Fest provided this past Saturday, Sept. 26. Enclosed in a fence on the Residential Quad, the Fall Fest represented 10 […]