Hot off the Press | March 6, 2014

Posted by thetuftsdaily on March 6, 2014 under Arts & Living, Campus News, Sports | Be the First to Comment

IN NEWS: Nine Tufts students were arrested alongside 389 others in Washington, D.C., on Sunday as they protested the Keystone XL pipeline.

IN FEATURES: Tufts University ranked ninth among top medium-sized schools that produce Peace Corps volunteers, up from 15th in 2013. Twenty-four of Tufts’ undergraduate alumni are currently serving abroad with the program.

IN ARTS: Pen, Paint & Pretzels’ spring major production, “How I Learned to Drive,” opens tonight in Balch Arena Theater.

TODAY’S EDITORIAL: Yesterday, the College Board, the non-profit organization that administers the SAT Reasoning Test to over one million college-bound high schoolers each year, announced a dramatic overhaul of the test’s content, scoring and format.

IN SPORTS: The men’s basketball team lost to Williams by 10 points in overtime, ending the season one free throw away from an upset.

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:

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Devyn Powell spoke to impassion the crowd

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Hot off the Presses

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

Sofia Adams / The Tufts Daily

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!