Tufts Student Action holds rally to protest tuition hike

On the afternoon of Monday, April 2, about 20 students gathered on the lower patio of the Mayer Campus Center as part of a rally to protest the raise in tuition for the 2018-2019 academic year. The tuition increase was announced in a March 29 email from James Glaser, Dean of the School of Arts and […]

Events on the Hill — Week of April 1

MONDAY “Stephen Koltai: Global Entrepreneurship” Details: TAMID at Tufts is hosting Stephen Koltai, the managing director of Koltai & Co. LLC and a guest scholar at the Brookings Institution, to discuss the entrepreneurship initiatives he has spearheaded in the Obama administration and his experience leading startups. Where and when: Cabot Intercultural Center, 206; 8–9 p.m. […]

TCU Senate hears committee updates, matches funding requests

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate met today in the Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room to hear committee updates, a presentation about a new template to help TCU Senators better complete faculty Tenure and Promotion (T&P) evaluations, discuss possible upcoming resolutions and hear funding requests. TCU President Benya Kraus, a senior, opened the meeting to share […]

Fletcher’s Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) team advances to final round of regional challenge

The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy’s Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) team advanced to the final round at the Americas Regional Challenge after winning the local final of the CFA Institute Research Challenge, an annual research competition in global financial analysis, last month. While the team did not advance to the global round of the competition, they stand as the […]

Gun scare prompts TUPD investigation Thursday afternoon

Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) investigated a report of a person walking through campus carrying a handgun near Richardson House on Professors Row Thursday afternoon. According to an email TUPD sent to the Tufts community at 10 p.m. on Thursday, TUPD identified the person and determined they were not carrying a weapon of any sort. The incident was reported to TUPD […]

The hills are alive with the sound of Cheryl in ‘Riverdale’ Chapter 30

Well, we certainly weren’t kept in suspense for too long about Cheryl’s stint in Sisters of Holy Mercy, were we? But it only seems natural that Cheryl would have to return to Riverdale High with plenty of time to prep for her starring role in next episode’s “Carrie” (1988) musical. “Chapter 30: The Noose Tightens” definitely […]

The Lewkk showcases campus fashion, celebrates fashionistas

It isn’t often that people stop to notice others’ outfits amidst the daily grind, but Tufts’ own Instagram fashion blog The Lewkk (pronounced “the look”) is casting a spotlight on students’ personal styles and fashion choices. For The Lewkk’s creator Amari Diaw, fashion has always played an important role in her life. “Especially for me, […]

Tufts Ballroom’s ‘A Night at the Movies’ showcases theatrical glam

Tufts Ballroom put on their showcase “A Night at the Movies” this past Friday. Full of glitz, glam, emotion and fun, here’s a recap of the student-run, student-choreographed showcase. “Pink Panther (Guest Swing Solo)”: The show opened with a guest couple performing a sultry, fun swing dance to a remix of the iconic Pink Panther franchise […]

Editorial: TCU Senate should not vote on student compensation resolution

On April 8, the Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate will hear “A Resolution Calling on Tufts to Compensate Student Leaders.” The proposal aims to make student leadership roles more accessible to all students by expanding the scope of the current stipend system. While making leadership roles themselves more accessible is something to be celebrated, TCU senators should […]

The Tuftonian Dream: For the love of the brain

When you were young, you maybe had a dream. You were going to fly to the moon, pass EC 5, cure cancer. Then, you grew up. You cut your hair, chose your major, changed your outlook. You changed a lot, but did you change your dream? Junior Christine Barthelemy used to have free time. Back […]