Aditya Acharya is a News Editor at The Tufts Daily. He is a junior studying quantitative economics and environmental studies. Aditya can be reached at [email protected].

Tufts health officials urge personal accountability amid increased social events

Amid a general trend of increased in-person activities on campus and Greek life events as well as Halloween, one of the most party-filled weekends of the year for college students, Tufts officials emphasized the continued vigilance of COVID-19 policies in October. University Infection Control Health Director Michael Jordan and Medical Director of Health Service Marie […]

Medford, Somerville, Boston reinstate indoor mask mandates

Local mask mandates for public indoor areas were reinstated on Aug. 20 in Somerville, Aug. 27 in Boston and Sept. 10 in Medford. The reinstatement of these mandates follows a resurgence of COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts counties, largely due to the Delta variant. For these indoor mask mandates, the definition of “public locations” is similar […]

Michèle Flournoy discusses US defense policy, differences between Trump and Biden administrations

Flournoy, former under secretary of defense for policy of the Obama administration, spoke at an event hosted by Tisch College and The Fletcher School. In discussing the transition from the Trump administration to the Biden administration, Flournoy discussed how the use of waivers to instate retired generals as the secretaries of defense has been a consistent decision that may have negative implications in government.

TCU Senate releases Fall Exit Survey report, administration reviews recommendations

The report outlines survey results on academics, physical and mental health services, COVID-19 protocols, financial aid and employment, housing, dining halls and food services, the Tufts University Police Department and safety, transportation, campus life, campus spaces and commencement.

Faculty votes to extend exceptional pass/fail policy amid student support

Stephan and Lowe also said that faculty noticed a drop in the quality of student work and effort compared to semesters during which the policy was not implemented.