Melissa Wang previously served as managing editor and executive news editor at the Tufts Daily and is currently a news editor. She is a senior majoring in psychology. Connect with her at [email protected] or @melonaaade.


Interview | Aziz Ansari discusses growing older, political correctness

Aziz Ansari, an actor and comedian most known for his starring role in NBC’s “Parks and Recreation” (2009-present), recently spoke with the Daily in a press conference call to promote his standup comedy special, “Buried Alive,” which premiered this morning on Netflix. In “Buried Alive,” which was filmed at the Merriam Theatre in Philadelphia this […]


Interview | Aziz Ansari discusses growing older, political correctness

Aziz Ansari, an actor and comedian most known for his starring role in NBC’s “Parks and Recreation” (2009-present), recently spoke with the Daily in a press conference call to promote his standup comedy special, “Buried Alive,” which premiered this morning on Netflix. In “Buried Alive,” which was filmed at the Merriam Theatre in Philadelphia this […]


Victory for Thibodeau in TCU presidential race

  In the first three-way Tufts Community Union (TCU) presidential race in recent memory, junior Joe Thibodeau won the presidency over junior senators Joe Donenfeld and Christie Maciejewski following a curtailed week of heavy campaigning. “I’m just really honored and humbled for this opportunity,” Thibodeau said. “I look forward to collaborating with many people over […]


TCU Presidential Election guidelines

  Voting for the Tufts Community Union (TCU) presidential election started at midnight today and will conclude tonight at 11:59 p.m. Students can vote through Tufts WebCenter by selecting the “Election Online” button from the drop down menu. Students can rank the order in which they prefer the candidates, including up to three candidates on […]


TCU Elections Update

  In elections for open Class of 2016 seats in the Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate yesterday, freshmen senators Ethan Finkelstein, Janna Karatas, Adam Kochman and Brian Tesser were re-elected, joined by classmates Sam Berzok, Elly Day, Caroline Higley and James Golden. Because one Class of 2015 senator, Gordon Silverman, dropped out of the race, […]


Tufts Community Union election results

 Several candidates in the Tufts Community Union (TCU) spring elections walked onto positions on the body last week after successfully petitioning without competition.  Class of 2015 Senate: Douglas Brewster, Bradley Friedman, Harish Gupta, Darien Headen, Mary Maloney, Dylan Saba, Gordon Silverman Class of 2014 Senate: Joe Donenfeld, Kara Lillehaug, Christie Maciejewski, Zoe Munoz, Shriya Nevatia, Stephen […]


‘Warm Bodies’ enlivens zombie genre

Who would have thought that a zombie could be the next fictional heartthrob? In that vein, who would have thought that a zombie’s heart could even have a throb? “Warm Bodies”, directed by Jonathan Levine who previously turned a potentially depressing cancer story into the comedic drama “50/50” (2011), is a surprisingly funny and romantic […]


Interview | Director Levine and actress Tipton discuss inspiration

  The Daily sat down with director Jonathan Levine and actress Analeigh Tipton at a college roundtable to discuss the inspiration behind their upcoming film “Warm Bodies,” comparisons to other zombie works and the best zombie-killing weapons. The Tufts Daily: What has been the most exciting part of working on this film? Jonathan Levine: I […]


Women’s Track | Jumbos dominate first meet of season

The women’s track and field team’s seven wins and numerous personal records set the tone for the indoor season at its first meet, the UMass Boston Indoor Invitational. Though there was no team scoring and only half the squad competed, those who ran, jumped and threw at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center on […]


Women’s Track and Field | Tufts moves forward after losing big talent

  The women’s indoor track and field team, led by a core group of veteran throwers and bolstered by a promising freshman class, will be looking to build on last season’s strong results and get off to a fast start, beginning with the Jay Carisella Invitational hosted by Northeastern University on Friday. Last indoor season, […]


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