Broadband access for a Tufts student has become an assumed service of the university—akin to heated classrooms, running water, and Spring Fling. The “Tufts Memes for Quirky Queens” page had a bashful laugh when a slight alteration to Pavlov’s Hierarchy of Needs added the new foundation of Wi-Fi. Understandably, web access has become a critical
Duke Dumont’s 2014 music video for “I Got You” has gotten me through many wintery nights in Tisch. The video depicts a protagonist waiting for a package while sipping a cup of tea by a window on a rainy afternoon. When the package finally arrives, he runs downstairs, returns to his starkly furnished living room,
College campuses have long been host to social movements, multi-disciplinary thinking, and innovation. Facebook, the seatbelt, beer pong, and the Reach Toothbrush (1976, designed by Tufts Professor Percy Hill) give but a small sense of the kind of collegiate-born innovations that have significantly impacted and improved human life well beyond the iron gates of academia.
One of my fondest Tufts memories was Halloween my sophomore year when I dressed up as a “Tufts Dad.” I wore my pants high-waited, a brown Tufts Dad T-shirt, sported a Tufts Alumni mug, and carried a copy of the Wall Street Journal tucked into my Lee jeans. My character reminisced on the trials and