O’Connor puts up top time in 3,000-meter steeple as Jumbos look to NESCACs

Adding to what has already been an illustrious career at Tufts, senior tri-captain Luke O’Connor notched one of the best times in the nation in the 3,000 steeplechase at the first of two meets over the weekend. O’Connor put up the result on Friday in Princeton’s Larry Ellis Invitational. He competed against a diverse field, […]

Tufts to offer Hindi-Urdu classes in ExCollege

After student support and lobbying by Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate, Tufts will offer Hindi-Urdu classes next semester as part of the Experimental College. Both Hindi-Urdu 1 and 3 will be offered, and the 15-person Hindi-Urdu 1 section is currently full, according to the Student Information System (SIS). Dean of Academic Affairs for the School of Arts and […]

Former Foreign Minister of Spain proposes strategies for Middle East peace

Miguel Ángel Moratinos Cuyaubé, the former foreign minister of Spain, spoke about the complicated nature of the Middle East peace process and criticized past pitfalls and missed opportunities at an event in a mostly-full Alumnae Lounge last night. The event was sponsored by the Education for Public Inquiry and International Citizenship (EPIIC) program in collaboration with the Institute […]

Looking In: Macron

Emmanuel Macron, 39 year-old French presidential candidate and former minister of the economy, industry and digital affairs under President François Hollande finished Sunday’s first round election in first place with around 23 percent of the vote. Macron left the Socialist Party in 2009 and quit the Hollande government in 2016 to start his own party, En Marche. He has […]

Op-ed: Reactive Citizenship

Chairman of the Board of Trustees Peter R. Dolan’s email to students and faculty regarding the Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate’s recent resolution on divestment titled “Affirming Tufts University’s Policy on Divestment Proposals,” should remind us, again, of the laughable tokenization of student power in the form of our so-called student government. Rather than signify […]

Red, White and True: The two-party system: Where does it go from here?

“Neither political party is clean when it comes to tactics that divide our people.” – Roy Barnes In the wake of the 2016 election, when Democrats voted Republican, Republicans voted Democrat and some voted for no one at all, there has never before been such concern for the inevitable demise of the two-party system. According to […]

In Ginn Library, Wish Tree symbolizes hope, community

Fletcher students returned from spring break to find a blossoming tree in the entrance of the Edwin Ginn Library. With tassels of cloth hanging from its limbs, the tree rests in a corner across from the circulation desk bearing the inscribed wishes and dreams of students, faculty and passersby. The inspiration for what has become known as the “Wish […]

Voices of the Hill monologues to begin tonight

Editor’s Note: Khuyen Bui, a columnist at the Daily, is cited in this article. He was not involved in the production of the article. Voices of the Hill student group will host “The Gap,” its first monologue event, this evening at 8 p.m. in Breed Memorial Hall. At the event, Tufts students will perform a series of […]

MFA captivates crowds with ‘Botticelli and the Search for the Divine’

In a correspondence regarding a Sandro Botticelli about to come on the market in 1894, Isabella Stewart Gardner’s main collection advisor Bernard Berenson famously posed to her: “How badly do you want a Botticelli?” In response, Gardner secured “The Death of Lucretia” (1496-1504) before the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) could even get a bid on […]