Veronica Little is a Senior Arts Editor at the Tufts Daily.

Top ten things you will try to conceal from your parents for the long, long, long, long, long break that is Winter Break

Finals are happening and they’re clearly horrible. While you struggle through those papers and those pesky in-class exams, think forward to the beauty that will be winter break. It’s super long though, so the Daily Arts department has come up with a list of things you need to hide from your parents. Good luck. The […]

Pitbull continues bizarre, polarizing quest for radio domination

Hailing from the bizarre and distinct Floridian metropolis that is Miami, Pitbull — also known as Mr. Worldwide, a self-selected nickname — has, in recent years, made himself into a staple of pop music. The origins of this inexplicably popular mainstream rapper are important: Pitbull is known to frequently cite and intone all things Miami in […]

One Direction plateaus on fourth studio album ‘FOUR’

The fourth studio album from the overnight boy-band wonder One Direction, “FOUR,” will undoubtedly be met with laughter in “sophisticated” musical circles. Released on Nov. 17, the band’s most recent attempt will just as certainly be met with adulation and excitement among its slew of adolescent and pre-pubescent fans. This polarization can leave the people in […]

Junior Dorian Pistilli pursues music and computer science

Junior Dorian Pistilli is quite the interlocutor. With a quick wit coupled with a surprisingly sweet demeanor, Pistilli proves himself enigmatic — and not just in conversation. As a computer science major and music minor, Pistilli is straddling two profoundly different worlds with skill. Though music was his first love, he maintains that both offer […]

Top ten things you didn’t know about hurdling

We at the Tufts Daily Arts department are always shocked to find out that people read our content! Last week, our Top Ten included a delicate slight against hurdling as a sport. A few Tufts hurdlers had many things to say about this. Turns out that hurdling is a real thing — who knew?! So, in […]

Azealia Banks showcases tremendous talent on debut album ‘Broke With Expensive Taste’

Known for her brash social media presence and devil-may-care attitude, Azealia Banks has spent the past three years fostering a bizarre persona in the hip-hop scene, all the while garnering a serious cult following. Amid nasty record deal feuds and fearsome Twitter battles, Banks has finally managed to release her debut album, “Broke With Expensive […]

Top ten Buzzfeed posts that prove that we should all just give up

We at the Daily Arts department understand how important good online distractions are. Buzzfeed, the online “publication” known for its simple and oftentimes bizarre quizzes, pseudo-articles and news lists, has been drawing critics for years. Buzzfeed manages to produce insane amounts of content every day, content that grows progressively more and more irrelevant. So, as we […]

Die Antwoord revives the lost art of the music video with ‘Ugly Boy’

In this day and age, pop culture is distributed to the masses through an overwhelming digital network. Through YouTube videos, Instagram posts, Twitter updates and even Tumblr interactions (see Taylor Swift’s foray into that insular world), artists, companies and celebrities are able to communicate with the public instantaneously. In keeping with this trend, music videos […]

Top ten reasons why J.K. Rowling needs to stop writing about ‘Harry Potter’ immediately

This past Halloween, J.K. Rowling — the author of the beloved “Harry Potter” series — released six short stories about the “Harry Potter” universe, adding more detail to her titular character’s fantasy world. Released through the Pottermore website, Rowling added yet another batch of irrelevant and trite facts to the seemingly ever growing “Harry Potter” universe. We […]

Top ten halloween mistakes everyone has made

It’s that time of year again. Time to pretend to still like dressing up in costumes and sneaking hand fulls of “bite-size” candies while you drink yourself into a healthy stupor: the best way to spend a weekend. And while Halloween is actually pretty fun, it’s easy to find yourself in some pretty unflattering and/or […]