Top ten things that’ll get you before Ebola

Ebola can have devastating outcomes to those inflicted, and everyone seems to know something about it. We, at the Daily Arts department, are not disputing this fact. But guys, c’mon: the apocalypse courtesy of Ebola is a long way off. Don’t stock up on water bottles and baby Motrin just yet. Let’s talk about the […]

‘The Flash’ puts lighthearted spin on superhero theme

“The Flash,” which premiered Oct. 7 on the CW, is far from the only superhero show out there. On the contrary, it seems that the superhero theme is nearly ubiquitous on both the small and silver screens. Every summer seems to bring in another crop of comic book films featuring Marvel and DC characters battling […]

‘American Horror Story’ premieres bold new season

For those unfamiliar with “American Horror Story” (2011 – present), often simply referred to as “AHS,” each season features a new, unrelated story line that incorporates many of the same actors and actresses playing different characters.  This unique approach, along with “AHS’s” talented cast, sets the show apart. “Freak Show,” the fourth and newest season of […]

Volleyball splits weekend games

The volleyball team kicked off NESCAC play over the weekend by splitting two games, beating Colby on Friday and losing to Bowdoin on Saturday, leaving the Jumbos at .500 both overall (5-5) and in conference play (1-1). Coach Cora Thompson was impressed by her team’s tenacity in both games. “There were highlights in both matches,” […]

Senior Profile: Yessenia Rivas

Yessenia Rivas – a choreographer for Spirit of Color (SoC), Torn Ticket II and Sarabande, as well as an actress and dancer – is a star both on and off the stage. In addition to the many performances she has been involved in, Rivas has also worked behind the scenes, as both the vice president […]

ABC Family teen drama ‘Pretty Little Liars’ strains credulity

Pretty Little Liars” was never going to be a critical darling

Concert Review | Yo-Yo Ma leads BSO in brilliant program

The legendary Yo-Yo Ma paid a visit to Boston last week, performing as a soloist with the Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO). It’s hard to imagine another musician who that has so fluidly bridged the worlds of classical and popular music, and few empty seats were seen in Symphony Hall – proof of Ma’s superb reputation. […]

‘Machete Kills’ exhausts viewer amusement

Robert Rodriguez’s Machete Kills” begins with a mock preview of an even more ridiculous sequel, “Machete Kills Again … In Space.” That should tell you everything you need to know about this film. “Machete Kills,” starring Danny Trejo as Machete, is the second and latest installment in Rodriguez’s over-the-top “Mex-ploitation” series. Like its predecessor, “Machete,” […]

Tufts’ Indian dance groups bring diverse history, culture to campus

While many students burrow down in the first months of the spring semester, burying themselves in books and bowls of Carm stir-fry, members of Tufts’ Indian dance groups will head to the gym and the stage in the coming weeks. Though perhaps lesser known than organizations like Sarabande or Spirt of Color, members of these […]

‘Workaholics’ holds onto humor in fourth season

It is rare that a program juvenile enough to elicit headshaking and embarrassing enough to make viewers cringe – a program that is lazy to a blatantly noticeable degree – can continue to entertain over the many years it has been on the air. Straddling a dangerous zone between all of these categories, Workaholics” keeps […]