Ruijingya Tang

Ruijingya Tang is an arts editor at the Tufts Daily. She is a sophomore majoring in Biology. She can be reached at

Art therapy relieves stress, provides creative outlet for expressing emotions

Content warning: This article discusses mental health. Art, commonly known for its poignancy and sentimentality, is often said to be healing when used to reflect trauma or melancholy. However, art in this traditional sense should not be confused with its related derivative: art therapy. The term “art therapy” was first introduced in 1942 by Adrian […]

Do it before finals: Nov. 30–Dec. 9

Ready to cross off some items on your holiday shopping list? Desperately need to storm out of Tisch Library to take a break from battling finals? Wish that you got more of a chance to dress up after Halloween? Check out these opportunities to destress and enjoy the holiday vibe both on campus and in the […]

Q&A: Visiting Artist and director Bridget Kathleen O’Leary discusses upcoming university production, ‘Violet’

The Department of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies will stage the musical “Violet” (1997) in the Balch Arena Theater over the next two weekends, from Oct. 25–27 and Nov. 1–3. Adapted from the short story “The Ugliest Pilgrim” by Doris Betts, the musical is composed by Jeanine Tesori with libretto from Brian Crawley. “Violet” premiered off-Broadway […]

Boston Asian American Film Festival celebrates 10 years, opens with ‘The Joy Luck Club’

Content warning: This article mentions rape and abuse. 2018 marks the tenth anniversary of the Boston Asian American Film Festival (BAAFF). As New England’s largest Asian-American film festival, the BAAFF is dedicated to celebrating the brilliance behind the making of Asian-American films in diverse genres and themes, including feature films, short films, queer films and […]