Hot off the Press | February 25, 2014

Posted by thetuftsdaily on February 25, 2014 under Arts & Living, Campus News, Sports | Be the First to Comment

IN NEWS: University President Anthony Monaco in a Feb. 12 announcement stated that the university will adapt three recommendations from the Tufts Divestment Working Group.

IN FEATURES: Last fall, when Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia delivered the Snyder President’s Lecture Series, a number of Tufts students mobilized in protest against Scalia’s politics and the university’s decision to host him. Although this event sparked some dialogue about race and gender politics, with roughly 20 students involved, it remained relatively small, calling into question the activeness of the protest culture at Tufts.

IN ARTS: As the first episode of the “House of Cards” second season ends, Frank Underwood (Kevin Spacey) looks directly into camera and says, “Did you think I’d forgotten you? Perhaps you hoped I had … Welcome back.” If the hype surrounding this season’s release is any indication, audiences certainly have not forgotten about Frank. The second iteration of this political thriller is a leap forward — albeit with some boring moments — as the show explores power hungry characters willing to do the unthinkable.

TODAY’S EDITORIAL: Why you should teach a freshman seminar.

IN SPORTS: Jumbos come in as runner-ups at Div. III New England Championship.

Captured: Fossil Fuel Divestment Rally

Posted by Justin McCallum on March 5, 2013 under Campus News, Photos | Comments are off for this article

Yesterday students and faculty members turned out in droves to protest the University’s current endowment investment in fossil fuels. Check out these shots from the rally and march:




Devyn Powell spoke to impassion the crowd



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Justin McCallum / The Tufts Daily

After a trip to Washington, D.C., University President Anthony Monaco discusses his opposition to the sequester, what it’ll mean for Tufts University.

In an effort to get Tufts to divest from fossil fuel investments, students protested in the Campus Center yesterday.

Can you see the future? Well, Tufts Futurism Society tasks itself with discussing that unknown.

Tufts Distance Medley Relay team joins fellow Jumbos to head to Nationals.