Spaceship Earth: Earth Day, nearly 50 years later

Although every day should be treated like it is Earth Day, the day we have officially designated to celebrate this space rock we all live on is now upon us. As we all take an extra bit of time to make sure we are doing the best we can for our planet and thinking about […]

Making my (Den)mark: April Break

I just spent the past several days exploring Greece, both Athens and Santorini. Luckily, my program gives us an additional mini-break in April for the Easter holiday, so I was able to squeeze one more trip into my abroad time without feeling like I missed too much of Copenhagen’s spring weather. And like Tufts’ spring […]

Weidner’s Words: Tiger back on top

This past week Tiger Woods completed the comeback that so many had been awaiting for so long. His win at the 2019 Masters Tournament marks his 15th major win and his first one since 2008. He became the oldest player to win the Masters since Jack Nicklaus’ last Masters win in 1986. After having been […]

Review Rewind: ‘Long Shot’

The Movie: “Long Shot” The Year: 2017 (technically 2003) The People: Juan Catalan as himself, a man accused of murder; Alma Oseguera as herself, Juan’s girlfriend; Melissa Catalan as herself, Juan’s young daughter; Todd Melnik as himself, Juan’s criminal defense attorney; Larry David as himself, the star of the show that was being filmed at […]

Repeal and Replace: Tufts’ tuition hikes

In a recent email to the student body, Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences James Glaser and Dean of the School of Engineering Jianmin Qu attempted to justify a mystifying tuition increase of 3.8% for the upcoming academic year. Beyond exceeding this year’s consumer price index increase by a factor of two, the […]

Lisztomania: Globalization

As an aggressively Eurocentric American, I am aware that I have neglected a great part of the world in my musical analyses over these past several weeks. Of course, I do try to focus on classical music, which has historically been produced by the Western world, but there has recently been an increasing output of […]

Love it or haute it: Long jorts

As spring rolls around and we head into summer, everyone’s jorts are coming out. Today, we are discussing the specific category of long jorts. From Gigi Hadid to Cara Delevingne, celebrities have been wearing these to music festivals and on the streets alike. While these celebrities have done a great job rocking this outfit, some […]

Stat Talk: Are the Celtics peaking at the right time?

An unfortunate storyline has surrounded this season’s Celtics, defined by uncertain leadership and frustratingly inconsistent play. It was a year of stark highs and lows: a heroic 33-point drubbing of the defending-champion Warriors was followed six days later by an embarrassing 25-point rout at the hands of the Clippers. However, Celtics fans continued to cling […]

Hidden Panels: The Dark Knight Returns Issue 3

“It ends tonight, Joker.” These are grim words that herald the beginning of the last battle between Batman and his greatest nemesis. This week, we’re taking a look at a classic, an issue of the legendary series, “The Dark Knight Returns” — specifically, issue 3, “Hunt The Dark Knight,” written and drawn by Frank Miller with Klaus […]

Off the Crossbar: The Old-School Striker

Liverpool hosted Chelsea in the headline clash of the English Premier League (EPL) this weekend. The Reds looked to avoid another literal slip-up, exorcising the demons of their failed title run in 2014. With Chelsea embroiled in a ferocious battle for the top four and Liverpool in the midst of a grueling title charge, the […]