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Posted by thetuftsdaily on March 4, 2013 under Arts & Living, Campus News, Sports | Comments are off for this article

Oliver Porter / The Tufts Daily

Oliver Porter / The Tufts Daily

For second year in a row, Women’s Basketball advances to Division III Sweet 16. Let’s go Jumbos!

Grammy-award winner Nelly to headline Spring Fling, with EDM and indie rock openers to start off the show. The Daily may think it’s a little “uninspired,” but check out a video of the announcement here and decide for yourself!

Former Governor of New Mexico Bill Richardson returns to the Hill to deliver keynote address underscoring innovation at Tufts Energy Conference.

After an author talk at Tisch last week, Sociology Professor Sarah Sobieraj’s book “Soundbitten” looks into the media side of social justice and the flaws of the current social movement strategies.

E-Week Day crams many events into 24 hours, ending with live gameshow ‘Date an Engineer.’

Mary Davis, Associate Professor of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning, merges economics and environmental health to assess work hazards in her Taste of Tufts presentation last Friday.

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Posted by thetuftsdaily on February 21, 2013 under Arts & Living, Campus News, Cities, Sports | Comments are off for this article

Nick Pfosi / The Tufts Daily

Nick Pfosi / The Tufts Daily

“Uncooperative” hotel security and problems with hotel management are cited among the license violations for the Westin Copley Place Boston Hotel after the Tufts Winter Bash event saw underage drinking, outside liquor brought into the hotel and intoxicated patients requiring medical attention.

Former Jumbo and AIDS Activist Gregg Gonsalves speaks to the Daily about his journey from his start on the hill to being featured in the Academy-Award nominated documentary “How to Survive a Plague.”

Speaking of Oscars, the Daily provides a run down of all our picks for Sunday night’s big awards show. Don’t agree with our predictions? Comment on the article your guesses for Best Actor/Actress, Director, Picture and the like!

Jumbo who are environmentally conscious and still looking for housing next year can now apply to the Sustainability House, the latest specialty housing option featuring a 10 person suite where “members of the house will be promoting knowledge and awareness around sustainable living,” according to Director of the Office of Residential Life and Learning Yolanda King.

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The men’s swimming and diving team begin their Championship hopes this weekend at Wesleyan, hoping for a top three finish in the NESCAC’s competition like last year.

The new online forum Tufts Confessions’s creator talks to the Daily about her Facebook Page that has garnered over 900 likes in under a week.

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Posted by thetuftsdaily on February 20, 2013 under Uncategorized | Comments are off for this article

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30 Tufts students attended the Forward on Climate Rally in Washington D.C. to oppose the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline, an oil conveyor that will stretch from Canada to Texas.

Tufts Friends of Israel (FOI) raised over $1,000 for Save a Child’s Heart, a charity that funds children’s surgeries, over $200 more than last year.

Need an escape? “The Glass Menagerie” written by the famous Tennessee Williams and starring Zachary Quinto (“Heroes,” “24″) is playing now at the American Repertory Theater.

Today’s editorial discussed the Occupy movement, one that started in the fall of 2011. Although it has since fallen out of the public eye, “the passion, energy, and spirit of grassroots protest and collective action is alive and evolving at Tufts.”

And in sports, the Jumbo reigns supreme! Women’s track and field won the New England Div. III indoor championship for the second time in its 24 years history. Go Jumbos!