Strezo proposes Somerville City Council resolution in support of WHPA

In the midst of the national conversation about reproductive rights, the Somerville City Council sponsored a resolution on Sept. 23 calling on Congress to pass the Women’s Health Protection Act. The current legal battle revolves around Senate Bill 8, also known as the Texas Heartbeat Act, which bans most abortions after six weeks of pregnancy […]

New assistant professor Muoki Mbunga explains importance of oral history in his East African research

Universities get new faculty members all the time, but it is not every day that a university gets a faculty member bringing what Muoki Mbunga brings to the table. Mbunga, who recently finished his Ph.D. in modern African History at West Virginia University and joined the Tufts community this fall, is a historian of modern […]

Short story ‘Dumba Chora’ brings Boston readers together

The short story “Dumba Chora”(2021) by author Chandreyee Lahiri was chosen by the Boston Book Festival as the 2021 One City One Story Project. The purpose of the Boston Book Festival is to celebrate the power of storytelling with events that showcase the impact of strong words. One City One Story is an excellent example […]

The digital era’s new toxic relationship

Five hours. Two hours, 48 minutes. Thirteen hours, 7 minutes. However long or short our screen time for different social media applications may be, many of us are users of social media. These are platforms through which we can share ideas, express ourselves, spread awareness about certain topics, connect with other people and more.  But […]

Volleyball gets back on track, completes 3–0 weekend

Coming off a tough loss to NESCAC rival Williams, Tufts volleyball bounced back in strong fashion, winning three consecutive games over the weekend to improve its record to 13–4 overall and 4–2 in NESCAC competition. The wins included victories over the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, a non-conference opponent, Trinity University (Texas), the nation’s No. 3-ranked […]