Music engineering minor brings together technology, art

Since the launch of the Musical Instrument Engineering program in 1998, Tufts has been bridging two constantly evolving fields: music and technology. According to its website, the program, now called the Music Engineering program, expanded in 2011 to include music recording and production and electronic instrument design as a part of its curriculum. However, the minor in […]

Ripple Effect: Free trade for whom?

Free trade certainly has its skeptics in the world’s wealthiest economies, especially in our own. Lost in the narrative of shuttered Detroit auto shops and a booming China, though, is the fact that trade liberalization doesn’t always shift production from rich countries to poor. In fact, the opposite can happen. The story of our globalizing […]

Somerville with Townie Tim: Civic engagement

Like any good Somerville citizen, I see civic engagement as a necessary part of my residency. Before the word ‘politics’ was something to avoid in most conversations, it was a word people used to generalize their relationships and involvement with the community. Somerville has a culture of getting fired up, demanding change and voting to […]

Alumni Q&A: Geoff Edgers

The Alumni Series aims to create a diverse collection of experiences at Tufts through highlighting notable alumni. Editor’s note: This interview has been edited for length and clarity. Geoff Edgers graduated from Tufts in 1992 with a bachelor’s degree in English. He is currently the national Arts reporter for The Washington Post and host of […]

Making my (Den)mark: Spring Break in Spain

I just returned to Copenhagen after spending the last week traveling in Spain. This week was my free break and at the end of March, I’ll be going to Finland with my core class. My friend and I decided to go to Barcelona as the first stop of our spring break trip, followed by four […]

History department remembers, celebrates Professor Christopher Schmidt-Nowara’s legacy

On June 27, 2015, Professor Christopher Schmidt-Nowara suddenly passed away at the age of 48. With the news of his death, many in the Tufts community — administrators, students and fellow professors alike — grieved. “It was a terrible loss,” said James Glaser, the dean of the School of Arts and Sciences and a friend of Schmidt-Nowara. According […]

Lisztomania: The Future is Female

There is no doubt that the modern feminist movement has been championed by women of all backgrounds. Within the last two centuries, women have provided novel ideas and thought processes to many different fields. Many women who have led movements of suffrage or who have made breakthrough contributions to science are widely recognized — and rightfully […]

Cannaclub looking to explore a new frontier in cannabis industry

Disclaimer: Arlo Moore-Bloom is the head of the student advisory board for Cannaclub. He is also the executive sports editor at The Tufts Daily. Moore-Bloom was not involved in the writing or editing of this article. One of the fastest-growing enterprises in the United States, the cannabis industry has been encouraging dialogue surrounding the recreational and medical […]

Alumni Q&A: Dan Kass

The Alumni Series aims to create a diverse collection of experiences at Tufts through highlighting notable alumni. Editor’s note: This interview has been edited for length and clarity. Dan Kass received his bachelor’s degree in computer science from Tufts in 2013 and is currently the co-founder and executive director of The Daily spoke with […]

Somerville with Townie Tim: Powderhouse Square

Powderhouse Square was probably one of the first landmarks you saw when arriving at Tufts. Sitting at the southernmost point of campus, the convergence of six streets makes for an intimidating spot. The story around Powderhouse Square is pretty interesting, but you can find that information anywhere. What you cannot find is a helpful and […]