Video surveillance: who’s watching Tufts’ campus?

Editor’s note: This is the first article in a two-part series produced by the Daily’s Investigative Team about surveillance on the Tufts campus. The second part will be published on Friday. In May of 2017, Tufts administrators charged several seniors with various allegations including indecent exposure, sexual exploitation and sexual misconduct after they were found […]


Merrin Moral Voices hosts Reproductive Rights in Prisons event

Assistant Professor of Sociology Jill Weinberg discussed the reproductive rights and healthcare of incarcerated women at a Merrin Moral Voices-sponsored lecture at Hillel on Wednesday. Merrin Moral Voices is a Hillel initiative that aims to highlight the importance of speaking up on social justice issues through a distinguished lecture series, events and partnerships with student organizations, according to their […]


Somerville contends to host second Amazon headquarters

The City of Somerville sent in a bid last month to host Amazon’s planned second headquarters, proposing a transit-oriented campus running through areas of Somerville, Cambridge, Boston, Everett, Chelsea and Medford. Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone’s proposal to host the headquarters competes against bids offered by more than 200 cities across the country, including Boston’s proposal for a campus at Suffolk Downs. The proposed Somerville campus, named “Amazon on […]


Men’s club soccer suspended for 2017–2018 year

Disclaimer: Arlo Moore-Bloom and Henry Stevens are columnists for the Daily and members of the club soccer team. Moore-Bloom is also a staff writer. Neither was involved in the writing or editing of this article. This October, the Tufts men’s club soccer team was suspended for the entirety of its season. Over a month on, the […]


Postgame Press: Loyalty is no substitute for winning

Eli Manning, quarterback for the New York Giants for the last-210 consecutive starts, will begin the next game on the sideline. This will be his first time doing so since 2004. Many Giants fans, former players, and others have joined in an outcry about Manning’s benching. While it has since been revealed that it was not […]


Men’s track and field prepares to replace record-breaking graduates

Tufts men’s track and field team is gearing up for its indoor season as the cross country season has come to a close. The Jumbos are coming off a 16th place finish at last spring’s NCAA Div. III Outdoor Track Championships in Geneva, Ohio. Returning junior hurdler and jumper Josh Etkind had the best season of his […]


What will awards season be in the wake of Weinstein?

Content warning: This article mentions sexual assault. Monday night saw the unofficial-official kickoff of the 2017 film awards season with the Independent Film Project (IFP) Gotham Awards in New York City. Jordan Peele’s breakout horror story “Get Out” won big, taking home three awards, and the top prize for best feature film went to Luca […]


Howard Dean encourages young people to organize at Tisch College event

Democratic politician Howard Dean spoke about his career in politics and the promise of young people, at a Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life-sponsored event on Wednesday in the Rabb Room. Political Science Department Chair Deborah Schildkraut moderated the event, entitled “Donuts with (Howard) Dean!,” in front of a full audience. Dean began by discussing how he […]


In Defense of the Butterfly Effect: Vast, but not irreconcilable

Monarch butterflies have completed their journey south, and now rest among themselves in the warmth of south-central Mexico, reminding us of the amazing transformation migration brings. Remarkably, one can flip effortlessly between news articles detailing the journey of the butterflies and those showing the human migration movements happening presently. Obviously, most human migration has not been captured by recorded […]


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