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 […]


ArtsEmerson play seems important but scrambled

Few things are harder than trying to piece together Stacey Gregg’s Hold Your Tongue, Hold Your Dead” (“HYT, HYD”), but it is easy to see by the end that something important has taken place on stage. But what is it exactly that happens? The “HYT, HYD” work-in-progress collaborative began when the cast of actors hailing […]


Fashion | Paris Fashion Week wows with Renaissance, Fauvist inspiration

Meryl Streep’s Miranda Priestly character in The Devil Wears Prada” (2006) has, since the movie’s release, become an iconic representation of the fashion world. Priestly coolly says in response to an editor’s suggestion of a spring editorial focusing on florals: “Florals? For spring? Groundbreaking.” Every designer struggles to find the balance between brightening up post-winter […]


Other exhibits overshadow ‘Holland on Paper’

With its exemplary but small collection of Art Nouveau pieces, the exhibit Holland on Paper: The Age of Art Nouveau” has the challenge of living up to other impressive and similar showcases at the Museum of Fine Arts . The exhibition, which opened on Aug. 10, is currently on view in the Frances Vrachos Gallery, […]


TV Review | Meyers is commanding as ‘Dracula’ lead

NBC’s new series, Dracula” – filled with plenty of intrigue, gorgeous mansions and beautiful people – would be a middling success were it not for its star. The handsome and charming Jonathan Rhys Meyers plays the eponymous character, and he brings enough mystery — and more than a hint of danger – to keep both […]


Football | Homecoming loss leaves more questions than answers

The Jumbos have held a lead in all four of their games. They have scored first three times. They are 0-4. Tufts’ opponents have made the plays that count. Saturday’s homecoming contest against Trinity, the top-ranked team in New England, was a case in point: The Bantams, after a sluggish start, made one big play […]


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