Tufts students protest DACA elimination

More than 60 Tufts students protested yesterday against the current presidential administration’s cancellation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, gathering at the lower patio of the Mayer Campus Center. The program, according to a White House press release, will be phased out over six months, with no new applications accepted. The protest was organized by Tufts United […]

Women’s Tennis: After strong postseason, Jumbos look fresh for the fall

Women’s tennis is back and ready to hit the ground running during its fall campaign. The Jumbos are coming off of a strong spring season where they finished with a 15–7 overall record, and had a 6–3 log in conference play. Tufts made it to the NESCAC semifinals last season for the first time since […]

Letter to the Editor

To the editor, We write to respond to former Latino Center Director Ruben Salinas Stern’s letter published on Sept. 7 raising concerns with the transparency and requirements of the recent Latino Center Director Search process. We have attempted to contact the author to correct his misunderstanding of the process but have not received a response as […]

Editorial: Tufts’ inconsistent restroom policy

While the 2017–18 academic year marks an important and long-awaited step towards gender inclusivity with the institution of an all-gender housing policy, it can only successfully be accomplished in tandem with a gender-neutral bathroom policy. Tufts’ Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) provides a map of all-gender bathrooms on campus, and it is easy to spot the inconsistencies and […]

‘Viceroy’s House’ partitions the viewer’s interests

Before the credits roll on Gurinder Chadha’s historical drama “Viceroy’s House” (2017), released worldwide on Sept. 1, title cards underline the human cost of the 1947 partition of India into the newly independent, decolonized nations of India and Pakistan. Over 10 million people, including Hindus, Muslims and Sikhs, were displaced from their homes, leading to the death of over […]

Medford City Council Candidates Chosen in Preliminary Election

All candidates on the ballot of yesterday’s preliminary election for Medford City Council will advance to the general election, with the exception of last-place finisher Andrew P. Castagnetti, who missed the general election ballot by 164 votes, according to the City of Medford’s official results, provided by City Council and Community Relations Liaison Lauren Feltch. Last […]

Tufts Department of Computer Science hires four professors, loses three

In the wake of Assistant Professor Ben Hescott controversially leaving the Tufts Department of Computer Science this May after being denied tenure, the department has faced additional faculty changes in the past few months. The Department of Computer Science has hired four new professors and lost three. Megan Monroe specializes in visual analytics and will now be a full-time […]

Dana Schutz retrospective lives up to the artist’s recent success despite notable absence

After controversy surrounding her work “Open Casket” (2016) led to heated protests at the Whitney Biennial last March, Dana Schutz became one of the most conspicuous figures in the contemporary art world. The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) of Boston has also drawn support and protest from local artists and activists since unveiling a retrospective of […]

Letter to the Editor

I agree with much of the Daily’s editorial, “Greek Life transparency a vital change of pace.” It is necessary and important that the University is straightforward with its student body, that it explains what is happening and what actions it is taking to combat toxic and violent behaviors and histories. However, where I disagree with […]