Somerville City Council passes ordinance protecting those seeking gender-affirming care

The Somerville City Council unanimously passed an ordinance protecting the rights of individuals seeking gender-affirming care on June 9. The ordinance prohibits City of Somerville law enforcement from helping to enforce laws enacted by other states that prevent individuals from accessing gender-affirming care. Somerville City Councilors At-Large Willie Burnley Jr. and Charlotte Kelly sponsored the […]


Senior Profile: TCU President Amma Agyei reflects on her student government leadership

On the night of the 2021 Tufts Community Union Senate presidential election, Amma Agyei waits at the phone, surrounded by her friends, anxiously anticipating the outcome of her campaign. The phone rings and Amma answers, listening to the call with a blank expression. With all eyes on her, she hangs up the phone and promptly […]


Former Editor-in-Chief and Executive Arts Editor Megan Szostak looks back on her influence, Class of 2022’s legacy

Editor’s note: The Daily’s editorial department acknowledges that this article is premised on a conflict of interest. This article is a special feature for Commencement 2022 that does not represent the Daily’s standard journalistic practices. A former executive arts editor and former editor in chief of the Daily, senior Megan Szostak, sat down with Maeve […]


Letter from the Editor in Chief: Congratulations, Class of 2022

Dear Class of 2022, family and friends, We now reach the pinnacle of achievement, the most sacred ceremony in the American education system: commencement. To get to this moment, we have endured quite the semester, and, for our graduating class, quite the collegiate experience. In your hands right now — or more likely on your […]


Senior Profile: Basketball captain Molly Ryan looks back on mentors, memories

It may be hard to believe that the Class of 2022 is enjoying its last weeks as Tufts students. Such a time is due for reminiscing on the memories made over these past four years in Medford. For senior basketball Captain Molly Ryan, her time at Tufts has forged long-lasting friendships and memories that will […]


Meet the new meat: Kaplan Lab cell agriculture research propelled by USDA funding

Faint bubbles twist their way to the top of an inconspicuous green container about the size of a hand. Among the miscellaneous bottles and boxes on the countertop, you wouldn’t give the box — called an SDS-PAGE — a second glance, and you certainly wouldn’t guess what it was up to. In reality, this device […]


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