Aaron Gruen is a Deputy News Editor at The Tufts Daily. He is a sophomore studying political science. Aaron can be reached at [email protected]

Somerville residents are fighting for a new Davis Square, disagreement persists on what it should look like

For at least three years, concerned Somerville residents have urged city hall to repair and restore damaged walkways in Davis Square. The walkways, which are primarily made of brick, are rife with missing bricks, potholes and uneven ground. The main advocate for brick restoration is DavisNow, a group of Somerville residents lobbying city officials to […]

Tufts imposes no Thanksgiving travel restrictions this year

In a change from last year’s policy, Tufts allowed students who traveled during Thanksgiving to return to campus in the time between Thanksgiving and winter break. The policy was announced to the Tufts community on Nov. 9 in an email from Dean of Student Affairs Camille Lizarríbar. Tufts’ travel policy eased this year as COVID-19 […]

Students petition Tufts to save Portuguese program

The Tufts School of Arts and Sciences decided to terminate the Portuguese minor this fall due to lower than optimal enrollments. The unexpected news was recently announced to Portuguese language students and lecturers, who previously believed that the school would preserve the program. Following Portuguese Department Head Cristiane Soares’ resignation last spring, the university asked […]