Op-ed: The problem with armchair activism

As liberal America braces for an unapologetically right-wing Trump administration, the trope of the outraged liberal college student is almost cliché. Since the election, the majority of Tufts students has been lamenting the fact that our country chose a populist demagogue. Minutes after the election was decided, students made countless lengthy Facebook posts describing feeling sad, ashamed, […]

Editorial: Cancelling Senior Pub Night could hurt local residents too

Last week, the Office for Campus Life (OCL) confirmed that it will be discontinuing the tradition of “Senior Pub Night” due to students’ disruptive behavior at past events. For many current and future Tufts seniors, the announcement was nothing short of a major disappointment. For years, Pub Night was considered a staple of the senior year […]

TrapFest Festival highlights local artists and community

Anyone walking down Professors Row on Friday afternoon would have heard the flying verses of Dutch Rebelle, seen students gathered on the grass of the Africana Center yard, felt the energy and come to the same conclusion about TrapFest that was being shouted by the crowd: it’s lit. Tufts’ first annual TrapFest outdoor music festival featured Brooklyn […]