Former NATO commander now Fletcher dean

Admiral James Stavridis (F ’83, ’84), former commander of the United States European Command and supreme allied commander of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization , entered his new position as dean of The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy on July 1. Stavridis said he aims to pursue partnerships with other Tufts graduate schools and […]

Interview | Dan Winslow

    Dan Winslow (LA ’80) wears many hats as one of the Republican contenders in the April 30 primaries for the open United States Senate seat from Massachussetts, current representative in the state legislature, and Tufts alum. After graduating magna cum laude from Tufts with a degree in political science, Winslow attended Boston College […]

T-shirts make for Spring Fling tradition

  Every year, Spring Fling leaves students with great memories – of the great music, of the warm weather and of the way the day’s festivities bring members of the Tufts community together. Perhaps the most memorable part of this event is the attire, specifically the hundreds of personalized T-shirts made by students. Last year, […]

Book Review | ‘Violent Death’ is modern, emotive

Although it falls into Amazon’s Love Poems” category, Heiko Julien’s “I Am Ready To Die a Violent Death” seems to deserve a more general classification – something along the lines of “Books That Make You Feel Things.” The new work blends Internet poetry with short stories, both believable and ridiculous, in a poignant, moving way. […]

Interview: Diego Luna | Director of ‘Cesar Chavez’ talks newest project

While promoting his new film, Cesar Chavez,” director Diego Luna met with the Daily for a roundtable interview to discuss the new biopic, which premiered on March 28. The film tells the story of Cesar Chavez, a labor leader, advocate for agricultural workers and founder of the National Farm Workers Association in 1962.   The […]

The Artsy Jumbo | Sophie Maki puts culinary skills to test with vegan baking

Freshman Sophie Maki has a rather unique hobby: She runs a blog on Tumblr on vegan baking. When it comes to animal rights Maki isn’t particularly political; she instead prefers culinary expertise to activism. I’m not very confrontational,” Maki said. “I don’t have to comment on these other people who are like, ‘Bacon is the […]

TV Review | ‘Modern Family’ returns with heartfelt premiere

Wednesday nights are looking a little brighter with the return of ABC’s Modern Family.” Fresh off of the its fourth consecutive Emmy win for Outstanding Comedy Series, the sitcom returned on Sept. 25 with two back-to-back episodes for its fifth season premiere. The first of the two episodes, “Suddenly, Last Summer” brought the viewers through […]

Football | Notebook: Seniors prepare for one last shot

To say the odds will be stacked against the Jumbos when they step onto Zimman Field to face the Middlebury Panthers tomorrow (12:30 p.m.) would be an understatement. Tufts has lost 30 consecutive games and is coming off arguably its worst performance of the season, a 37-0 shellacking at Colby. Middlebury is 6-1 and could […]

Latino Center to celebrate 20th anniversary

The Latino Center will this Saturday commemorate its 20th anniversary in the Aidekman Art Gallery and the 51 Winthrop Street Function Hall. The anniversary will emphasize the importance of having a Latino presence on campus, according to Latino Center Director Rub?Salinas Stern. I think that it shows that the Latinos are here to stay,” he […]

Interview: Jeffrey Berry | Berry and Sobieraj examine conservative, liberal ‘outrage’ in new book

Professor of Political Science Jeff Berry and Associate Professor of Sociology Sarah Sobieraj released a new book called The Outrage Industry: Political Opinion Media and the New Incivility” in November 2013. The book, which explores how partisan cable and radio shows grab audience attention with emotional appeals, combines Tufts’ professors academic interests in politics and […]