Alumni Q&A: Amy Spitalnick, Part I

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 clarity and length. Since graduating from Tufts, Amy Spitalnick (LA ’08) has worked as press secretary for lobbying group J Street and communications director for the Office of the New […]

Two new arts spaces in Barnum Hall set to open spring 2020

Barnum Hall, which is currently undergoing renovations, will serve as shared space for new classes between the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA) spring 2020, according Dean of the SMFA Nancy Bauer. Bauer said that both the School of Arts and Sciences and the SMFA made the decision to renovate […]

Expanded cinema installation to break down traditional film

The Tisch Library roof will be lit up with film projection tomorrow from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Natalie Minik, a technical specialist and part-time lecturer in the Film and Media Studies department, has organized an experimental film event, entitled “Mixed-Use: A Night of Expanded Cinema with the AgX Film Collective,” to showcase the potential for film as an […]

The Tuftonian Dream: Motorcycle guy

When you were young, you maybe had a dream. You were going to fly to the moon, pass EC 5, cure cancer. Then, you grew up. You cut your hair, chose your major, changed your outlook. You changed a lot, but did you change your dream? Junior Dylan Sivori was six years old when he […]

Katy Tur to headline 2018 Edward R. Murrow Forum on Issues in Journalism

The Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life will host NBC News journalist Katy Tur as its main speaker for the thirteenth annual Edward R. Murrow Forum on Issues in Journalism on Wednesday, April 11, at noon. The forum, held in conjunction with the Film and Media Studies Program and the Edward R. Murrow Center for a Digital World, is part […]

History on the Hill: The ExCollege transforms from experiment to Tufts institution

There’s only one place on campus where students can participate in such wide-ranging and timely classes such as “Human Development in the Digital Age,” “Rethinking Disability,” and even “The Bachelor & Society:” The Tufts Experimental College (ExCollege). During the ExCollege’s 53 years on campus, it has become a right of passage for Tufts students to join in on at least […]

Tufts senior produces show bringing forgotten Asian-American actress to life

Written and directed by graduating senior Cinthia Chen, “Anna May Wong: The Actress Who Died a Thousand Deaths” comments on racial issues in Hollywood and tells the story of Asian-American actress Anna May Wong. The show was produced as an International Literary and Visual Studies senior thesis, in collaboration with Film and Media Studies and the Department […]

5 artsy classes the arts section recommends

To celebrate Majors Week, the arts section of the Daily has compiled you a list of inspiring classes related to arts, offered by various departments: 1) Cassidy Olsen, arts editor: FMS 0078 – Japanese Film “Whether you’re a seasoned film student or a newbie looking for a double whammy art and world civilization credit, FMS 78 […]

Lester Holt to speak at 12th annual Murrow Forum

Lester Holt, the anchor of NBC Nightly News, will speak at Tufts on April 12 at noon as part of the annual Edward R. Murrow Forum on Issues in Journalism. Admission to the forum will be free. Further details on ticketing and location for Holt’s talk will be announced in March, according to Jen McAndrew, the director of […]

News roundup: top headlines of last year

The Tufts community experienced an eventful year, full of logistical, administrative and social changes. The following is a wrap-up of some of the biggest stories of 2015-2016, leading up to the start of the fall semester. September Jumbos arrived back on the Hill to find that the affectionately-termed ‘Joey’ shuttle traveling between campus and Davis Square was to be replaced […]