Josh Morris is a Contributing Writer for the Tufts Daily.

Spirit of Color really does mean business

“S-O-CEEEEEEEEEEE!” A familiar call you might hear on campus year-round is sure to be heard even more often this week as Spirit of Color (SOC) puts on their semester show entitled “We Mean Business.” The show — scheduled for Thursday, April 23, and Friday, April 24 — always garners attention from a wide variety of students on campus, perhaps […]

Rihanna pushes her boundaries on new single

Forget about Yeezy season, its RiRi season. And it’s about time. After releasing new albums almost annually from 2004-2012, Rihanna took a hiatus. Now, Robyn Rihanna Fenty, known by her stage name Rihanna, is doling out singles to prep for the release of her next album, set to drop this year. Unnamed until recently, the highly anticipated […]

Bagelsaurus impresses, leaves room for improvement

It’s no secret that despite its proximity to New York, Boston is host to a “bagel drought” of sorts. Sure, there’s Einstein Bros. Bagels, or whatever your local diner decides to take out of the freezer that morning, but real, delicious bagels are few and far between. Mary Ting Hyatt set out to change that […]

Reed Krakoff offers predictions for future of fashion

This past Monday evening, March 30, esteemed alumni Reed Krakoff (LA ’86) visited Tufts and spoke to an audience of alumni and students. As part of the Lyon & Bendheim Alumni Lecture Series, Krakoff came to Tufts to discuss his experiences in the fashion industry and to provide insights into the directions in which he believes […]

The Daily Arts department goes on spring break

While there’s nothing that the Daily Arts section loves more than a tale about teenage vagabonds causing mischief in Miami over that precious and precocious nine days in almost-spring (à la Harmony Korine’s 2012 masterpiece “Spring Breakers,” because who doesn’t love machine guns, a blonde Vanessa Hudgens and a hawaiian-shirt clad James Franco?), we know […]

Kelly Clarkson shines with powerful vocals on new studio album

After a two-year hiatus, Kelly Clarkson is putting it all together with her seventh studio album, entitled “Piece by Piece (Deluxe Version)” (Feb. 27). Although it’s been 13 years since Clarkson claimed the title of being the original “American Idol” (2002-present), this latest album from Clarkson is reassurance that her lasting influence isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. […]

Ne-Yo’s ‘Non-Fiction’ tells lackluster story

Ne-Yo’s sixth studio album, “Non-Fiction (Deluxe)” (2015) hit the shelves recently, making it the artist’s first new album in three years. Listeners were expecting to it to be a hit, especially after such a long period of silence from Ne-Yo. Unfortunately, the artist did not live up to expectations. As the album’s title might suggest, “Non-Fiction” aims to tell a story […]

Jennifer Hudson’s new album entertains, but lacks consistency

While she has managed to stay out of the spotlight over the past few years, Jennifer Hudson has returned to the front of the music scene with the release of her third studio album, “JHUD,”on Sept. 23. Returning from a three-year break since her last album’s drop, many expected Hudson to come back on a high note. Unfortunately, […]

Lavigne explores different styles on new album

On her eponymous fifth studio album, Avril Lavigne is not leaving anyone disappointed. As soon as fans began to wonder about the singer’s absence, she popped back onto the scene, and her most recent release is a pleasant surprise. While Lavigne channels her old style on this endeavor — potentially leaving some listeners nostalgic for […]

Miley Cyrus showcases vocal talent on ‘Bangerz’

It’s the moment everyone has been waiting for: the release of Miley Cyrus’ new album, “Bangerz.” Regardless of her crazy antics, fans and critics alike have been anxiously anticipating the arrival of Cyrus’ new album – especially because her recent single, “Wrecking Ball,” surprised listeners with its catchiness and deeper meaning (despite the nonsensical music […]