Megan Szostak

Megan Szostak is an Arts Editor at The Tufts Daily, having previously served as Executive Arts Editor and Editor in Chief. Megan is a senior studying sociology and can be reached at [email protected]

Tufts to hear the people sing (and play winds and brass) once more

For the first time in over a year, all musical ensembles at Tufts University will return to in-person modalities with full participation this semester. Vocalists, winds and brass players, whose participation in ensembles was restricted during the 2020–21 academic year, will be required to wear instrument-specific personal protection equipment; all such PPE will be provided […]

Letter from the Editor in Chief: Congratulations, Class of 2021

Dear Class of 2021 and the Tufts community, Since last August, there have been innumerable major events occurring at national and global levels that have had a profound impact on our community. COVID-19 certainly threw a wrench in many plans for the academic year. Tufts responded with an in-depth plan to invite students back to […]

Q&A: President Monaco addresses antiracism initiatives, COVID-19 response, retirement from position

The Tufts Daily sat down with University President Anthony Monaco to discuss the events of the past year. The Tufts Daily (TD): What have been the greatest challenges and accomplishments of this school year amid the pandemic? Anthony Monaco (AM): It’s been an unprecedented year full of challenges, some which we never could have anticipated. […]

Letter from the Managing Board: Celebrating 41 years

Today marks the 41st anniversary of The Tufts Daily. While we don’t often talk about ourselves, we’d like to use these pages on our anniversary to celebrate our accomplishments and acknowledge the work that lies ahead. 

Letter from the Editor in Chief: Looking back and looking forward

Through efforts being made across all of our Editorial, Production and Business departments, we remain committed to producing quality, daily content despite any obstacles that might come our way.

Holiday season must-watches

While the holiday season is going to look a little different this year, your ability to watch classic holiday films from the safety of your residence prevails. Here's what the Arts & Pop Culture editors have to say about their favorite holiday movies.

‘Among Us’: Case for game of the year

As we wrap up this semester, we want to give a shout-out to one of the biggest games of this year: “Among Us.”

Sunrise Movement advocates, empowers through protest music

Music occupies a significant role in the young movement, which was founded only three years ago, and acts as a unifying force for its members.

Weekender: Hallowed tunes for All Hallow’s month

Studies have shown that listening to classical music spurs the brain to release dopamine, putting the listener into a heightened emotional state, and thus able to better absorb information. So, why sacrifice getting into the spirit of October when you can “feed two birds with one scone” and do so while you study? Here’s a playlist of some of the spookiest classical tunes to help you get started.

Genre-busting andPlay duo transcends contemporary music norms

On October 5, the Tufts Department of Music invited the genre-busting violin-viola duo “andPlay” to perform a live-streamed concert of contemporary string works by four female composers.