TCU Senators call on Tufts to remove Scaramucci from Fletcher Board of Advisors

UPDATE: On Tuesday morning, Anthony Scaramucci resigned from The Fletcher School Board of Advisors effective immediately, according to an email to the Fletcher community from Dean James Stavridis and Provost David Harris. Members of the Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate are introducing a resolution calling on the university to remove former White House Communications Director Anthony […]

Claiming defamation, lawyer for Anthony Scaramucci demands retractions from Daily op-eds

On Nov. 21, the Daily received a letter from the law firm Sadis & Goldberg LLP, which was retained by former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci. The letter demanded that the Daily retract parts of two op-eds pertaining to Scaramucci’s position on The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy Board of Advisors and issue a […]

Men’s swimming and diving: Hard work and new staff push Tufts past Coast Guard, Middlebury

The weekend of Nov. 18, the Jumbos made their debut in the pool with back-to-back wins against the Coast Guard Academy (170–126) at home on Saturday and away at Middlebury (175–100) on Sunday. Against the Coast Guard Academy, Tufts tapped the wall first in nine out of the 16 races and took down three Hamilton Pool […]

SMFA supports student and professional artists with annual art sale

Walking through the doors of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA) at Tufts, one felt a strong sense of community during the school’s annual art sale, which took place this year from Nov. 16 to 19. The SMFA Art Sale, which began 35 years ago, is the largest contemporary art sale in New England, featuring nearly 3,000 […]

Cross country closes out seasons with top finishes at regional and national championships

Both the men’s and women’s cross country teams ended their 2017 seasons on a high note, as the men finished eighth of 55 teams at regionals while the women finished seventh of 32 teams at nationals. The men’s final race of the season was the New England regional championships hosted by the University of Southern Maine on Nov. […]

Students and ExCollege describe motivations, benefits of peer-teaching

What brings a student to get up out of their seat and in front of the classroom to become a peer teacher is not a certain amount of expertise, but rather a desire to create a classroom around a topic of interest. As architects of their courses, students take the reins on what is taught […]

Medford reaches municipal energy reduction milestone

The city of Medford was recognized by the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) for reducing municipal energy use by 20 percent since 2009, according to a statement released on the city’s website on Nov. 2. Mayor Stephanie Burke accepted a certificate from DOER for this achievement at the beginning of the month. She described Medford’s commitment to […]

‘Three Billboards’ mixes revenge, grief and humor into one

Content warning: this article mentions sexual assault. A murderer is on the loose, racial tensions are climbing and the beloved police chief will die from pancreatic cancer within the month. But one thing’s for sure: Mildred Hayes has had enough. Mildred, played by Frances McDormand in her best performance since “Fargo” (1996), is the tough-talking […]

Tufts Marathon Team given 50 bibs for 2018 Boston Marathon

This year Tufts will have 50 community members running in the 2018 Boston Marathon, according to Don Megerle, coach of the Tufts Marathon Team (TMT). According to Megerle, who became the team’s coach in 2003 after former University President Lawrence Bacow started a running group the year prior, 50 participants is a large increase over the past two years. “Last year Tufts had 35 bibs and the […]