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City Life

A Conservative Thought Experiment on a Liberal College Campus

On the first day of class in September, Tufts University undergrads scurry into Room 104, Barnum Hall, to grab a spot in one of the […]

Arts & Entertainment

Five Must-See Summer Art Exhibitions in and Around Boston

A Fascinating and Dangerous Pursuit: Isabella’s Book Collection The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum will host an event that sheds light on its founder’s vast collection […]

City Life

The Two Best Universities in the World Are Still in Boston, the Latest Rankings Say

Want your college experience to include license to shout from the Ivy draped rooftops We’re the best in the whole wide world! (or even We’re […]


Where Massachusetts Colleges Placed in the 2021 U.S. News & World Report Rankings

Picking a college is tough in a good year, when going off to college at the very least means fully enjoying the undergrad experience in […]

City Life

Tufts Has Purged the Sackler Name. Who Will Do It Next?

A collection of Asian, Middle Eastern, and Mediterranean art at Havard. A Yale life sciences institute. A gallery at the Smithsonian.  A “Music Composition Prize” […]

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Tufts Students, Alumni Call for Anthony Scaramucci’s Removal from Advisory Board

Anthony Scaramucci has been an advisor at Tufts University’s Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy roughly 50 times longer than he served as President Trump’s […]

City Life

Which Boston Colleges Are the Most Economically Diverse?

A study by the Equality of Opportunity Project released earlier this year showed that in Boston, the college-going 1 percent aren’t all where you might […]

City Life

Marty Baron to Speak in Boston About Journalism’s Role in a Healthy Democracy

Marty Baron is returning to the city that he helped turn on its head 15 years ago. The former editor of the Boston Globe, now at the […]


This Is How Food Pricing Affects What You Eat

Consumers would be more likely to buy healthy food if it cost less. That’s stating the obvious. But to what extent do food prices influence […]

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Eating Whole Grains May Help You Burn Calories, Study Says

Two sister studies from Tufts University say carbs—specifically whole grains—should be on your plate. The first study, published Wednesday in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, […]

City Life

Which Boston Colleges Have the Most Students from the 1 Percent?

In Boston, the college-going 1 percent aren’t all where you might expect them to be. Thirty-eight colleges in America, including five Ivy League schools, count […]

City Life

American Apparel to Close All 110 Stores

Bastion of normcore American Apparel announced it will close all 110 of its stores following its sale to Canada’s Gildan Activewear as part of a bankruptcy auction. […]

City Life

Where Did Boston Schools Rank in U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 Best Colleges?

Gather ’round everyone, for U.S. News & World Report has released its 2017 Best Colleges ranking, and there is much trash-talking to be had with the […]

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Another Study Says Fat Is Good for You

New Tufts research adds to a collection of studies that suggest fat does the body good. According to the study, published Tuesday in PLOS Medicine, eating […]

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Eating Less May Help You Age Better, Study Says

You may want to rethink that afternoon snack, according to a study from Tufts. Researchers at Tufts’ Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on […]