Running Left of Liberal

In 2014, Democrat Marty Walsh was sworn in as the 54th mayor of Boston, declaring his vision for a city with equal opportunity and “creative solutions to the challenges of the 21st century,” according to his website. Three years later, Walsh’s incumbency is being challenged by another Democrat passionate about progress and equality: Boston City

The Enduring Appeal of Modern Love

The past few years have seen the development of a new social imperative in narrative media. TV shows, books, and articles all seem to be trying to capture a more modern notion of love—what love looks like in the 21st century, the age of technology, social media, sprawling cities, where gay families and transgender parents,

Reimagining the Symposium

The basement of 32 Adams Street, Medford, where the student art show “Nasty Women x Tufts” is on display, is dim, but functional. White light fixtures are placed about the labyrinthine room; some hang from the low ceiling, nearly brushing atop heads. On the right-hand side, near the laundry machines, a projector is displaying School

Rage Against the Regime

With a 36 percent approval rating, President Donald Trump will not commence his presidency with the optimism that most recent presidents have enjoyed. Rather, his administration has faced resistance from the start, with #DisruptJ20 protestors blockading entryways on Inauguration day. On the day after his Inauguration, protesters took to the streets against his administration and

Scrupulously Avoiding Coherence: Memes and the Alt-Right

Richard Spencer could be described as “moderately infamous.” In the past year, he became fairly well-known among followers of politics as an intellectual leader of the alt-right movement; however, I doubt that many of my older relatives would be able to say with any certainty who he is. He and the movement he leads were

From A to Zine: Moving Beyond Mainstream Media

“The problem isn’t that like Africa or…the global south isn’t seen, it’s just that it’s not seen accurately, and it’s not seen through the gaze of people who identify with it personally, it’s often through the Western gaze,” said Tufts sophomore Yaa Kankam-Nantwi, one of the creators of the zine Clapback. “And so that’s why

Where Did All The Parties Go?

“I honestly was quite surprised by Ben Kesslen’s article because I thought frats at Tufts were different from frats at state schools,” stated first-year student Keya Viswanathan. No first- year students are currently involved in Tufts Greek life and, due to the cancellation of Spring 2017 recruitment, they will not have the opportunity to rush