Ty Blitstein is an associate editor and former executive video editor at The Tufts Daily. He is a junior studying political science and economics. Ty can be reached at [email protected].
Hundreds of people gathered at the new Medford/Tufts MBTA station at 4:30 a.m. on Dec. 12 to celebrate the grand opening of the decades-delayed Medford branch of the Green Line Extension. The Daily was on the scene for the packed first ride. Video by Ty Blitstein / The Tufts Daily
How does singer/songwriter meira describe her personal sound? “It’s like a sonic diary entry.” On Nov. 18, meira (also known as junior Jo Strogatz) performed a hypnotic and heartfelt concert in the Tufts Daily newsroom. Accompanied by violinist Jonah Kreitner, meira shared three originals before sitting down for an interview, where she discussed her songwriting […]
On Oct. 14, the Tufts Beelzebubs performed some of their greatest hits at an energetic a cappella concert live in the Tufts Daily newsroom. Members of the group then sat down with the Daily to discuss grappling with national recognition, building an inclusive culture and how they approach live performances — plus, where the Bubs […]
To our readers, Welcome or welcome back to the Hill! We at the Daily have been hard at work all summer preparing to deliver intriguing, engrossing, revelatory journalism to you this fall. Since a newspaper’s first responsibility is to the community it serves, we wanted to take this opportunity to let you know what you […]
Tufts senior Veronica Stewart-Frommer leads a double life of sorts. She’s the lead singer of Melt — a nationally touring, Billboard-charting indie-soul band — and a full-time college student. The Daily recently sat down with Stewart-Frommer for an extended conversation on activism, finding balance and building community through music.
On March 12, Tufts student band Emperor Jones performed a Tiny Desk Concert live in the Daily newsroom, delivering a dynamic, jazz-infused set. Though the members of the band come from diverse backgrounds, they are united through a common love of making music — and the Grateful Dead. Emperor Jones features Henry Scherb and Emmett […]
Tufts University offered admission to 9% of applicants to the undergraduate Class of 2026, marking the lowest acceptance rate in university history. Here’s how some of the newest Jumbos reacted to their acceptances. Video by Ty Blitstein / The Tufts Daily
On March 2, a crowd of Tufts students, alumni and community members gathered at the Mayer Campus Center to show their support for the people of Ukraine. The rally at Tufts was organized to pressure university administration to make a show of support to Ukrainian students. It came nearly one week after Russia launched a […]
On Jan. 29, Winter Storm Kenan battered New England with blizzard conditions, prompting Tufts University to close all campuses. Video editor Ty Blitstein shares scenes from the snow.
On Nov. 14, the Tufts Concert Choir and Chamber Singers presented their fall concert, “Halcyon Days.” It was their first performance, live or virtual, in nearly two years. The Daily was there as the choirs returned to the stage.