Hot off the Press | March 10, 2014

In News: Tom Bourdon, director of the Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Center, will leave Tufts on March 14 to become the president of Greater Boston Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays.

In Features: Much of the recent dialogue surrounding the higher education system has focused on encouraging students to fulfill the demand for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) workers in the United States; some even claim that college students who study the humanities will face significant barriers when entering the workforce.

In Arts:  Every designer struggles to find the balance between brightening up post-winter lines with floral accents and actually bringing revolutionary elements to their pieces without being overly avant-garde.

Today’s Editorial: Many have discounted the educational value of majoring in fields that lie outside of the science, technology, engineering and math arenas, yet an education in humanities is not the professional death sentence that it so often gets branded as.

In Sports: Senior tri-captain Liz Moynihan finished Saturday’s NCAA Round-of-32 contest against the University of New England shooting 1 for 9 from the field. The one shot she converted was the game’s most important: a 25-foot 3-point buzzer beater that gave her team a 57-54 overtime victory and catapulted the Jumbos into the tournament’s Sweet 16 round next weekend.

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