Hot off the Press | November 19, 2013

IN NEWS: The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate last Monday passed a resolution calling for a shuttle that would run from the Tufts campus to Boston on Friday and Saturday nights.

IN FEATURES: Halfway through November, many male students have put their razors to rest to participate in the first “No Shave November” contest held by Tufts Relay for Life (Tufts RFL). The contest is a play on the larger movement during the month of November, sometimes called “Movember,” that aims to raise awareness for men’s health.

IN ARTS: Dirty Water Dough Company — a new, innovative pizza joint — has opened its doors at 222 Newbury Street. At its grand opening on Saturday, the restaurant debuted a menu of unexpected, locally inspired pies, handing out free slices to Bostonians and tourists alike. Dirty Water Dough Co. also offers a small selection of Italian deli fare — think meaty sandwiches and fresh, mozzarella-laden salads.

TODAY’S EDITORIAL: Jeremy Ben-Ami, the president and founder of J Street, the pro-Israel, pro-peace national organization, spoke last week to a group of students about America’s role in the recent peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians. J Street aims to change the political dynamic surrounding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, specifically by mobilizing broad support for a two-state solution.

IN SPORTS: The men’s basketball team came away as tournament champions from its season-opening Chuck Resler Tournament, but more importantly, substantiated the towering expectations for a team fighting to solidify its core.