Local residents bring new perspectives to WMFO

Since its inception, WMFO has featured a number of community member-hosted radio programs run by residents from all across New England. The station hosts shows like “On the Town with Mikey Dee,” this year’s nominee for the Boston Music Awards’ Radio Show of the Year, and “Something About The Women,” one of the longest running […]

Somerville with Townie Tim: Getting around

Sometimes this column is just a local townie going on a curmudgeonly rant, and that is totally going to be the case this week. Just make sure you remember the following column is my mostly sarcastic way of getting some catharsis from frustrating situations. In this case, it’s not you, it’s not me, it’s the […]

National PERIOD movement comes to Tufts

The movement to end menstrual inequity and stigma has arrived at Tufts. A new student group called PERIOD at Tufts held its first general interest meeting (GIM) on Oct. 28, joining multiple pre-existing chapters from Boston and hundreds from across the country of the global nonprofit organization PERIOD. In 2014, then-high school students Nadya Okamoto […]

Oops We Did it Again: Too big to fail

What happens when a company commands a country? Tech giants such as Facebook, Amazon and Google increase their markets and product offerings like empires expanding their spheres of influence. Yet in a society where the government is increasing attempts to reign in and battle against the whims of such omnipresent firms, when can we decree […]

New Tisch College course explores communication in the Trump era

In a course sponsored by the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life and the Department of Political Science, students sit around in a circle, some with President Donald Trump’s latest tweet cued up, others with South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s Instagram feed on their computer screens, preparing to contribute to the class discussion about […]

JumboCash: How to invest like Warren Buffett

When you think about the top figures in investing, one of the first to come to mind is Warren Buffett. Known for his authenticity, investing aphorisms and immense wealth, Buffett subscribe to a school of investing called value investing. In the long-run, Buffett has capitalized on a premium for value stocks, a methodology that you […]

New Professor Q&A: McGuirk talks teaching plans, development economics

Originally from Ireland, Eoin McGuirk is an assistant professor of economics who joined Tufts this semester. He is teaching Basic Econometrics (EC-0015). The Tufts Daily spoke to him to learn about his background, research projects and plans at Tufts. Tufts Daily (TD): Could you tell us about your background? Eoin McGuirk (EM): I’m from Galway […]

Somerville with Townie Tim: Halloween Costumes

Halloween is one of those holidays that is fun at any age. As a kid, you get to walk around demanding candy, and as an adult, you get to buy candy and dress up as your favorite television character. Depending on where you live, it is the last non-family-centric party of the year. After this, […]

Lantagne Lab researches tropical diseases, seeks global solutions

On the third floor of the Science and Engineering Complex, researchers work with water, and sometimes strains of deadly diseases, in pursuit of global humanitarian solutions. The Lantagne Lab, housed in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, investigates infectious disease control by studying the effectiveness of water and sanitation. According to Daniele Lantagne, the […]

Bite-Sized Stories: Andrew’s matcha cheesecake

Andrew Wang hasn’t made a traditionally “easy” pastry in the last five years, except for one classic Costco-boxed brownie mix. He is usually up for a challenge when it comes to baking, making everything from nutty Mont Blancs to a variety of decadent mousse. His classic, go-to recipes, which would be an adventure for most, […]