Cut, it’s a wrap

I think we can all agree the grilled chicken here isn’t exactly the hallmark of Tufts Dining. Always more dry than moist, eating it by itself is about as fulfilling as a limp handshake. Yet, it’s weaseled its way in as the central ingredient of today’s alternative dining hall recipe. I’m gonna pull an Aladdin […]

Super Bowl Showdown

After squeaking by the Baltimore Ravens in the divisional playoffs and crushing the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC title game, the New England Patriots are going back to the Super Bowl, their sixth trip since the 2001 season. This one is different, however, accompanied by a real sense of urgency (and a stupid scandal involving […]

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 […]

Flashback Friday: Hotung patio opens amid controversy

The lower patio of the campus center has seen its share of events and protests over the years. In fact, its very opening was met with a protest back in 1998. According to an Oct. 6, 1998 article in the Daily, a group of students gathered at the Hotung patio’s opening ceremony to object to the […]

ALLIES conference panel speaks on disaster response

Tufts Alliance Linking Leaders in Education and the Services (ALLIES) hosted its first annual Civil-Military Relations Conference this past Friday and Saturday. The conference, titled “In Case of Emergency: Civil-Military Relations and Disaster Response,” featured a panel of disaster relief professionals. “We wanted this conference to be more of a ‘voices from the field’ type event, in […]

Advocates for Tufts ROTC host Veterans Day celebration

Tufts celebrated Veterans Day with a ceremony yesterday, beginning at 11 a.m. with Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) cadets and midshipmen passing the American flag up the Memorial Steps. The flag was then presented to Gregory Arabian (LA ’54) to recognize his service both in the United States Air Force and also for the Advocates for Tufts ROTC, who […]


“I am a philosophical nomad disguised in Western clothing, a wondering drifter, masquerading in a suit near a California beach. Sand forms the foundation of my being, and its porosity is at once my greatest strength and deepest wound.” Who said it? I’ll give you three guesses, and we’ll do it Dora the Explorer Style […]

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 […]

Risky business

“What’s wrong with the world, mama / People livin’ like they ain’t got no mamas / I think the whole world addicted to the drama / Only attracted to things that’ll bring you trauma.” So sang the great in the equally great Black Eyed Pea’s hit single “Where Is the Love?” (2003). More than a […]