Joe Palandrani is a copy editor at the Tufts Daily. He can be reached at joseph.palandrani@tufts.edu.


David Bordwell visits campus to discuss 1940s Hollywood

On Monday, prolific film scholar David Bordwell of the University of Wisconsin-Madison delivered a lecture about experimentation in storytelling techniques in 1940s Hollywood films. The talk, titled “The Switcheroo Tradition: Narrative Innovations in 1940s Hollywood,” was held in Olin Hall and was preceded by a screening of “The Locket” (1946). It was the final installment of […]


‘Cannot Sleep with Snoring Husband’ invites new questions about internet privacy, intimacy

Just under seven years before Edward Snowden made internet privacy a topic of national conversation, AOL found itself embroiled in its own alarming — if less massive — personal data scandal. As part of a research initiative, the company collected search information from over 650,000 of its users for three months, yielding roughly 20 million queries. […]


Tufts students join nationwide protests against campus racism

BREAKING: Tufts students walk out of classes for #StudentBlackOut. Follow for live #thethreepercent coverage. #TuftsWithTheThree — The Tufts Daily (@TuftsDaily) November 18, 2015 Approximately 200 Tufts students, many of whom walked out of classes, marched to Porter Square yesterday afternoon to demonstrate in solidarity with student protesters across the country who have been demanding that colleges do more to […]


Letter from the Editor

On Oct. 13, a Jumbo Beat blog post called “The Perks of Dating a Foreign Student” was published. It has since been removed due to its offensive content. This piece exoticized whole portions of Tufts’ student body. It was blatantly exclusionary in the audience it sought to address — namely, domestic students with U.S. citizenship. It […]


Letter from the Editor

After another very fast summer, we’re all back on campus for another very fast year. For many of us, myself included, it’s the last year we’ll spend at Tufts, so there’s a fair amount of pressure to make it count. For me, making the first half of my last year count will mean doing a good job at the […]


Letter from the Editor to the Class of 2019

Every now and again, I’ll hear somebody say, “You learn something new every day!” In general, this exclamation follows the transmission of an interesting but ultimately useless kernel of information. The last time I used the expression, for example, was when I learned that snakes don’t have eyelids. It’s a saying that often seems to […]


Administration proposes 20 job cuts in line with DTZ recommendations, negotiations continue

Tufts Labor Coalition (TLC) met with members of the Tufts administration at 12:00 p.m. today — the fourth day of a five-student hunger strike — to further discuss the proposed restructuring of Tufts’ custodial staff. The meeting was the second in as many days and resulted in a proposal from the administration to decrease the number […]


Letter from the Editors-in-Chief

Dear members of the Tufts community,  It is a Daily tradition to write a letter from the editor — or in this case, editors — for the final issue of the semester. Writing to you are Drew Robertson and Joe Palandrani, the Spring and Fall 2015 Editors-in-Chief, respectively.  Yesterday, we held another one of the Daily’s traditions: […]


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