TCU appoints new trustee representatives, passes 12 bylaw changes

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate elected three new trustee representatives in its meeting last night: sophomores Angela Sun and Kristen Moran and senior Nathan Foster. The three representatives will serve on the academic affairs, administration and finance, and university advancement committees of the Board of Trustees, according to Senate Historian Jacqueline Chen. Trustee representatives serve as liaisons between the […]

Top trend takeaways from NYFW

The second New York Fashion Week (NYFW) of 2017 drew to a close this past Wednesday with Marc Jacobs’ Spring 2018 show, where the brand’s tropical yet textile-heavy collection made an impact. While it was by no means the most adventurous collection of NYFW, Marc Jacobs S/S highlighted and played with some central trends that were […]

Letter from the editor: Introducing our columnists

Today marks a milestone in every semester for The Tufts Daily — the start of daily production. From now on, you’ll be able to start every weekday by picking up a copy of the Daily. And with the first week of daily production now underway, so comes the first week of Daily columns. It is […]

Search for new Latino Center director sparks controversy

Tufts hired Julián Cancino in August 2017 as the new director of the Latino Center at Tufts University. The decision drew controversy, with outgoing Latino Center Director Rubén Stern criticizing the hiring process in a letter to the Daily. The hiring concluded a nationwide search to replace Stern, according to Dean of Student Affairs Mary Pat McMahon. Stern retired from the […]

Tufts Labor Lab works to improve countries’ working conditions, serves as place for female empowerment

Disclaimer: Ana Antolin was previously a columnist at the Daily. She was not involved in the writing of this article. While the Tufts Labor Lab conducts research on working conditions in developing countries around the world, the lab’s physical space is confined to one office in Braker Hall. The lab’s founder and one of the current principal investigators Professor Drusilla Brown states that […]

Tufts continues mentoring program for non-pre-orientation participants and first-gen students

This past summer, 248 first-year and new students signed up to participate in Tufts’ Mentor Collective, according to Associate Dean for Student Success and Advising Robert Mack. The Mentor Collective is a program run by the university that connects students who, for the most part, do not participate in a pre-orientation program and/or who identify […]

Events on the Hill: Week of 9/18

MONDAY “CIERP Research Seminar: Vehicle Electrification in China: Preferences, Policy and Technology Trajectories.” Details: John Paul Helveston, a postdoctoral fellow at the Institute for Sustainable Energy at Boston University, will be speaking on what influences the transition to environmentally sustainable technologies. Where and When: Cabot 205, The Fletcher School for Law & Diplomacy; 12:30–2 p.m. […]

‘Broad City’ season 4 premiere takes us back to the beginning

Comedy Central’s “Broad City” (2014–) debuted its fourth season on Sept. 13. Diverging from the third season’s two-part finale, which was set on a satirical Birthright trip, the fourth season brings the show back to its usual setting, New York City, to show how the lead characters met in 2011. The show follows the lives of […]

Looking Out: The future we can’t ignore

There are currently multiple companies that have created computer programs capable of replacing a team of lawyers and paralegals with a computer program and a few lawyers. There are firms that are testing programs capable of doing project management jobs in many contexts. You have probably unwittingly read a newspaper article written by a bot. Self-driving […]