Do it this weekend: April 20–22

Looking to kick back and relax this 4/20 weekend? Stop by any of these shows to be entertained and enchanted by student performers! FRIDAY “S-Factor Presents: ‘Can’t Hide Love'” Details: S-Factor, Tufts’ all-male a cappella group devoted to the music of the African diaspora, will be performing their semester show “Can’t Hide Love” featuring The Ladies […]

TUPIT examines education in prison at first-ever symposium

The Tufts University Prison Initiative at the Tisch College of Civic Life (TUPIT) hosted its first symposium on Feb. 1 and 2, focusing on providing perspectives on education in prison and solitary confinement through presentations by experts and formerly incarcerated people. The two-day event, entitled “Prison and Education Symposium: The Responsibility of Engagement,” featured panels, presentations and film screenings […]

Student performers of color share their hopes, concerns for a cappella at Tufts

Known for elaborate showcases of vocal talent, Tufts’ numerous a cappella groups have established themselves as vibrant fixtures on campus. In recent years, these groups have also become sites of intentional dialogue to address issues of race and identity within their respective groups and in the broader Tufts community. These student efforts to create both […]

New a cappella group Full Sound brings Chinese-language pop to the stage

Does Tufts need another a capella group? For the members of the newly-created a cappella group Full Sound, the answer is a resounding and harmonious “yes.” Full Sound singers specialize in covers of Chinese-language pop songs like “Under a Vast Sky” by Beyond, a rock band based in Hong Kong, and Taiwanese boy band F4’s “Meteor […]

After comeback semester, the Ladies of Essence prepare for their Fall show

At Sharewood Projects’ annual Spookapella show, more than half a dozen Tufts groups took the stage, but one arguably stood out the most: the all-female a cappella group the Ladies of Essence. Performing Estelle’s 2008 single “Come Over” and Stevie Wonder’s 1976 soul masterpiece “Isn’t She Lovely,” the Ladies of Essence’s mini-show ended with loud applause […]

Do it this weekend: Oct. 14-16

With midterms fully in swing, be sure to check out one of these events this weekend when you are looking for a study break! FRIDAY Polyhack Details: The Tufts Computer Science Exchange and are presenting a community-wide hackathon for students of all disciplines. The event will continue through Saturday evening. Register for free online at the PolyHack website. […]

TCU Senate unanimously passes resolution calling for Hindi-Urdu program

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate met on Sunday night in the Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room to discuss supplementary funding, a resolution and a project approval request. TCU Senate President Brian Tesser opened the meeting by noting that a housing survey, which is a part of the Senate’s housing revision project, should be distributed this week, and that there […]

Tufts community celebrates legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Students and faculty remembered the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. in an event entitled “Moving the Movement Forward” held yesterday at Goddard Chapel. This year’s celebration surrounded five themes: faith and hope, equality, unity and collective action, justice as well as action. The event began with a spoken-word performance by senior Cameron Flowers, who urged for […]