Hot off the Press | November 25, 2013

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IN NEWS: In a joint effort, the Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate and the Office for Campus Life (OCL) last Tuesday began sales for round-trip Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) passes. The tickets, valued at $5, are available for $4 at the Mayer Campus Center’s Information Booth. Well that will make trips to Boston easier!

IN FEATURES: Associate Professor of Anthropology Stephen Bailey’s Taste of Tufts focused on the physical adaptations of human beings to extreme environments in which they live. His research has focused on human beings’ ability to adjust to living in high altitudes.

IN ARTS: Dev Hynes — recording under his latest moniker, Blood Orange — has set out to capture the spirit of the streets of New York in his latest album, “Cupid Deluxe.” The album embodies the feel of the city — where anything and everything can happen after sundown — with style and poise.

IN SPORTS: One day after dropping their first game of the season at Emerson, 78-71, the Jumbos appeared destined for back-to-back losses Saturday as they took on the Wentworth Leopards at Cousens Gym. Tufts fell behind big in the first half and again in the second, but an explosive offense showed up eventually to score 57 second-half points and win 84-73.

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In its final meeting of the semester, the TCU Senate passed several resolutions, including one urging faculty and administration working to develop the Critical Studies in Disparities and Diasporas program to involve student members. The evening, which began with a 45 minute address by University Provost David Harris, was interrupted so the Senate could draft a response to discovery of white supremacist grafitti at Bello Field and surrounding Medford areas.

Women’s Studies Interim Director Sonia Hofkosh announced Saturday that the program would be renamed to Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies starting next fall, to reflect changes in the field and course offerings.

Assistant Professor of Religion Ken Garden spoke at Friday’s installment Taste of Tufts lecture series, presenting on modern Islam and the influence of Persian scholar Al-Ghazali.

Women’s track and field recorded four event wins and 13 top-five finishes during the George Davis Invitational at UMass Lowell, despite the poor weather conditions.

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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.