‘Capen Village’ housing development renamed ‘CoHo’

The housing development formerly named Capen Village has officially been renamed CoHo, according to Tufts Community Union (TCU) President Benya Kraus. CoHo is intended to serve as themed housing for juniors and seniors, Kraus said.  The name change comes about because of Medford zoning rules, which include specific requirements for the use of the term “village,” Jamie Neikrie, a […]


Campus events, TUPD counterterrorism training spark dialogue about immigration, undocumented persons

Editor’s note: This is the second part of a two-part series about how the Tufts and Medford/Somerville communities have rallied in support of undocumented immigrants and students. The first part has been posted online. Numerous events have been hosted on campus this past year to raise awareness regarding the experiences of immigrants with undocumented experiences. Tufts United […]


Inaugural ‘Two States Week’ continues campus discussion on Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Tufts Students for Two States (TS4TS) hosted the inaugural Two States Week: A Series to Promote Peace last week, which provided an open space to learn and discuss the two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, according to the Tufts Hillel website. TS4TS is a coalition between Friends of Israel (FOI), J Street U and Tufts Hillel, […]


Affordability and the Budget, Part 4: The future of affordability at Tufts

This is part four in a four-part series from the Daily’s Investigative Team. As explored in part three of this reporting series, Tufts’ need-aware policy, necessitated by budget limitations and ambitious expenditures, has likely decreased the accessibility of the university for low-income students. However, Nick Ducoff, the founder of Edmit — a company that helps students evaluate college […]


Tufts finishes strong in championship tune-up

The Tufts golf team competed in its penultimate tournament of the season over the weekend. The Jumbos traveled to Cranston, R.I. to compete in the Wildcat Spring Invitational, where they finished in sixth place out of 19 competing teams. Husson University won the tournament, coming in with a total of 602 strokes (34-over-par), while Tufts finished with 637. Tufts […]


Op-Ed: Tufts should commit to 100 percent renewable energy

Climate change is sometimes called a “public policy problem from hell.” The science proving that greenhouse gases produced by human activity are warming our climate is undeniable, yet here in the U.S., these dire warnings haven’t translated into policies that will protect us. In fact, at the federal level, the current administration is determined to […]


Before Spring Fling performance, Quinn XCII talks discovering his sound, future of his career

Tufts is welcoming Quinn XCII to the President’s Lawn stage this Saturday to perform as part of the annual Spring Fling concert. Putting out music that blends pop, hip-hop, electronic and soul, Quinn XCII has been gaining an audience through the release of several EPs over the last few years. Most recently, his debut album, “The Story of Us” (2017), […]


Weekender: Curator Martina Tanga demystifies ‘Sculpting with Air’

From April 20 to Sept. 30, “Sculpting with Air,” an exhibition featuring two site-specific sculptures by Ian McMahon and Jong Oh, is on view at the deCordova Sculpture Park in Lincoln, Mass. The exhibition is a collaboration by McMahon, Oh and the curator, Martina Tanga. McMahon’s sculpture, “Tether,” embodies the dynamic tension between industry and […]


Jumbos drop three consecutive non-conference games

Following its three-game sweep of Colby on April 20–21, Tufts baseball suffered a setback, falling at home to UMass Dartmouth, Suffolk and Endicott. After Endicott (20–11) opened a 3–0 lead in the first inning on Thursday, Tufts responded with three runs of its own in the bottom of the third. Senior third baseman and co-captain Tommy O’Hara provided the […]


Jacqueline Chen wins TCU presidency, referendum passes

Last night, junior Jacqueline Chen was elected Tufts Community Union (TCU) President for the next academic year, according to the Tufts Elections Commission (ECOM) chair Ethan Mandelbaum, a sophomore. Chen ran against junior Adam Rapfogel, who is currently the TCU Parliamentarian. The referendum question on the TCU constitution amendment also passed overwhelmingly, allowing all students to call […]


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