Op-Ed: Can friendship help resolve America’s fractured political climate?

On the morning of Feb. 13, the United States was shocked with the news of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s death. Immediately following the news, a barrage of reactions concerning President Obama’s potential appointment of Justice Scalia’s successor began pouring from both political parties. Perhaps greater than this initial politicizing of Scalia’s death, however, was […]

New committee created for orientation following departure of associate dean for orientation

As the admissions process for the Class of 2020 continues, the Office of Undergraduate Education is gearing up for the next group of Jumbos with the creation of a new committee this spring tasked with handling the management of the Undergraduate Orientation program. The committee first met to discuss orientation programming in January, and will continue to meet every […]

Faculty passes resolution instituting Indigenous People’s Day

The Arts and Sciences and Engineering (AS&E) faculty voted yesterday afternoon in favor of replacing Columbus Day with Indigenous People’s Day in the university’s academic calendars. The vote, which passed with one objection and two abstentions among approximately 60 faculty members, took place during yesterday’s AS&E faculty meeting from 12:00 p.m. to 1:20 p.m. in the Coolidge Room of Ballou Hall. This faculty vote, based on the Dec. […]

Annual ‘It Happens Here’ event discusses student experiences with sexual assault

Students packed Cohen Auditorium for the third annual “It Happens Here” event last night, where students gathered to listen to the personal stories of their peers with sexual violence on campus. The program, which was organized by the Consent Culture Network (CCN) at Tufts, began at Middlebury College in 2011, and was first presented at Tufts in April 2014. The event focused on […]