Charter schools ballot question forum reveals controversies, divisions

Four leading supporters and opponents of Question 2 on the Massachusetts Ballot regarding charter schools met in a public forum in the Cabot Intercultural Center on Oct. 27 to debate and discuss increasing the cap on the annual addition of new charter schools to 12. Approximately 50 people attended the forum, which was moderated by Senior Lecturer of Education Steve […]

Medford early voting kicks off with Mayor Burke, polling place shuttles

Early voting in Massachusetts began on Oct. 24, and a kick off event at Medford City Hall on Oct. 26 allowed student voters to cast their ballots for the 2016 Presidential Election in advance. Early voting is new in Massachusetts and will continue until Nov. 4. This year, for the first time, the Jonathan M. Tisch College for Civic Life […]

NYU professor speaks about ‘Aesthetic Practices of Queer Diaspora’ in Queer Theory Lecture Series event

Gayatri Gopinath, associate professor from the Department of Social and Cultural Analysis at New York University, gave a talk titled “Unruly Visions: The Aesthetic Practices of Queer Diaspora,” as part of the annual Queer Theory Lecture Series on Oct. 27 at the Alumnae Lounge. The event was co-sponsored by the LGBT Center and the Consortium of […]

Do it this weekend: Oct. 28-30

The gods of time are cruel, for they have seen it fit to allow Halloween 2016 to fall on a Monday. While we lament this tragedy, there is still much to see and do on campus this Halloweekend (and even after). Behold! The Daily’s picks: FRIDAY Spookapella 2016 Details: Join Spirit of Color, BlackOut and […]

Tufts hopes to beat Amherst for first time away since 2004

The rain came, the rain went and the rain came again, but the Tufts Jumbos (4-1) kept their NESCAC championship dreams afloat in a 35-16 Parents Weekend victory over the visiting Williams Ephs (0-5). This Saturday, the Jumbos will travel to face the Amherst Purple and White (3-2). Amherst has not lost to Tufts since 2007, […]