From Seattle to Somerville: KJ Garrett’s journey to brown and blue

After finishing high school in Los Angeles, Calif., junior KJ Garrett went to the University of Washington to play Div. I men’s basketball for the Huskies (9-21). After two years of frustration, however, he decided to transfer across the country. Garrett’s transfer was not just one from the University of Washington to Tufts, but one from the […]

The Arena: Closing time

I remember sending in my first column for “The Arena” last September. When the Daily accepted my proposal, I think I let it get to my head. I figured I would drop knowledge bombs and be the campus Nate Silver crossed with Jon Stewart crossed with Brad Pitt. But this election process made me feel more […]

Style Spotlight: Eliza Hamilton-Fairley

Eliza Hamilton-Fairley is a first-year from the U.K. who spoke with me about her passion for face painting, British fashion and her favorite London shops. Parker Selman (PS): How would you describe your personal style? Eliza Hamilton-Fairley (EHF): I don’t really know how to describe my style because I basically wear anything that I think is cool and […]

Tufts Global Reach to host alumni engagement event in London

Almost 200 members of the Tufts community abroad are congregating in London this weekend to connect with the university and each other for the Tufts Alumni International’s second Global Reach event. The events this weekend include a variety of presentations and networking opportunities for attendees that range from current and prospective students to alumni, parents and friends of the university. […]

British import ‘Catastrophe’ remains bitingly funny in second season

There are plenty of reasons to justify spending $99 a year on Amazon Prime (free two-day shipping, anyone?) and “Catastrophe” (2015 – present) certainly ranks high among them. The British import, which originally airs episodes on Channel 4 in the U.K., debuted its second season on Amazon’s streaming platform on April 8 and, despite a few weak […]