Quirky No More: A Look at the Future of Tufts Admissions

On January 18, the New York Times published an article titled “Some Colleges Have More Students From the Top 1 Percent Than the Bottom 60. Find Yours.” As it happens, Tufts ranked 10 out of 38 selective colleges with more students (18.6 percent) from the top 1 percent than the bottom 60 percent (11.8 percent),

A New American Conservatism

In 2013, Stephen Bannon, former Executive Chairman of Breitbart, a conservative news website, spoke against the Republican establishment in Washington D.C., calling for a populist insurrection “to continue to hammer this city, both the progressive left and institutional Republican party.” Three years later, in August 2016, Bannon became Chief Executive Officer of the Trump Campaign.

Horror’s Bloody Union

A sorority terrorized by a masked red devil. Foursomes with vampires and humans. A demon with a drill bit dildo. The horror genre in American television isn’t holding back. Representations of sexuality and sexual violence are fundamental elements of the most popular and frightening shows on networks today, and these shows are amassing attention. Over

The Late-Night Effect

Jon Stewart, perhaps unknowingly, started a revolution with his takeover of “The Daily Show” in 1999. Fifteen years later, Stewart’s popularity, and that of his protégés like Stephen Colbert and John Oliver, outshines that of mainstream cable news networks among millennials. By combining political satire, news coverage, comedy, and the occasional serious monologue in the

Fueled by Somerville

Diesel Café, understated yet vibrant, sits in the heart of Davis Square. A random passerby may never know that Diesel is more than a coffee shop: it’s a lifestyle. It is a café tailor-made for the Somerville community. The combination of its physical layout—high ceilings, vast spaces, and communal tables—along with its quirky and warm