Pro-Trump extremists storm U.S. Capitol, spark shock, despair in Tufts community

A group of President Trump’s supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol building on Jan. 6 in an attempt to break in as Congress was voting to certify the results of the 2020 election. Some members of the mob were successful in breaching the inside of the Capitol and members of Congress were evacuated from the chamber […]

Young people shift national politics through activism, community organizing

The Center of Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) shows an increase of almost 10% in youth turnout across the country. Young people as defined by those between 18-29 years old, made up 14%, 15%, and 21% of the voting population in Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Georgia respectively, and their overwhelming support for Biden helped secure his victory by a razor-thin margin.

Op-ed: The real crises at Tufts and Fletcher: Lessons from a complex world
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When you walk up the stairs of the President’s Lawn on Tufts’ campus, past students walking to and from Tisch library or sitting underneath trees during the summer discussing issues from around the world, it is easy to recognize the strong bond the university has with the values of diversity and inclusion. Leadership in such […]

Holiday season must-watches
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While the holiday season is going to look a little different this year, your ability to watch classic holiday films from the safety of your residence prevails. Here's what the Arts & Pop Culture editors have to say about their favorite holiday movies.

Caring changes communities with Crossover Basketball

Based in Chennai, India, the organization offers a free two-week summer camp for Chennai-area kids. In this camp, the kids are not only given the opportunity to learn and play basketball, but they are also given valuable educational and social tools in an engaging and community-driven environment.