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 […]

Concert Review | How To Dress Well delights with angelic set

Those familiar with musician How To Dress Well know that his music tends to be very intimate – the perfect soundtrack for a melancholy bedtime diary session or a solitary walk through city streets late at night. One might wonder how well this atmosphere would transfer over to a live show: will that intimacy be […]

‘Enough Said’ brings relatable warmth

Although many successful movies are characterized by heavy drama, sometimes showcasing life’s simple, everyday interactions can make a film even more emotionally effective. Enough Said,” written and directed by Nicole Holofcener, depicts the romantic and personal travails of a middle-aged woman in suburban California. While the plot initially may not appeal to the college-aged crowd, […]

Theatre Review | Multimedia theater production defies genre, medium

You may look, but do not touch,” says the dapper man at the door before taking a sip of his drink and ushering a group of audience members into the OBERON – a theater and nightclub within the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.). From this point onward in “AcousticaElectronica,” no matter how close one gets to […]

Weekender | ‘Our love is real’: an American icon in Europe

It was a bit before 8 p.m. on a warm weekday in Milan this past June, and the sun was still shining brightly as fans worked their way inside the city’s famed San Siro soccer stadium. As the stadium filled to near capacity, the atmosphere inside was simply electric: that night was not just a […]

Women’s Cross Country | Tufts runners finish third at ECACs

The women’s cross country team placed third out of 47 teams at the Eastern College Athletic Conference Championship (ECAC) meet on Saturday in Bristol, R.I. The team’s score of 111 points was bested only by NESCAC rivals Middlebury and Williams. With teams resting their top seven runners for the NCAA Regional Championship meet next week, […]