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 […]


Academy Awards race expected to be competitive

When 12 Years a Slave” premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in September, it was met with resounding praise. Critics hailed the film as one of the year’s best and confidently predicted that it would win Best Picture at the 86th Academy Awards in March. Director Steve McQueen and stars Chiwetel Ejiofor and Lupita […]


Evan Kenward presents new version of the American road trip in debut book

As the last few months of school approach, it is common for college seniors to feel anxious about their futures. About to finally exit the college bubble and enter the real world, many of these students will find themselves at a crossroads that is simultaneous liberating and terrifying. Some may be taking more conventional routes, […]


Music Review | Tokyo Police Club reemerges after four years with new album ‘Forcefield’

In their first musical statement since 2011, Canadian alt-rockers Tokyo Police Club have just released a studio album, Forcefield.” Having all but vanished from the zeitgeist of the indie music world, this – the band’s fourth studio album – is a highly anticipated release. For a group that has been absent for nearly four years, […]


TV Review | ‘American Horror Story’ continues to thrill

Ever since the first season of American Horror Story” debuted in 2011, creators Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk have offered audiences an amalgam of disturbing introductions, music, characters and storylines – all of which occur in equally alarming settings. “American Horror Story: Coven” – the FX show’s third installment – is no exception. What makes […]


Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, The other day I was walking by the ostrich statue and overheard a tour guide exclaim something along the lines of, It is very rare that you will find a Tufts student who is neither double majoring nor pursuing a minor.” When I was a prospective student, I actually paid attention to which […]


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