Abby Stern is a Staff Writer at The Tufts Daily. She is a sophomore who has not yet declared a major. Abby can be reached at [email protected]


Senior Profile: TCU President Amma Agyei reflects on her student government leadership

On the night of the 2021 Tufts Community Union Senate presidential election, Amma Agyei waits at the phone, surrounded by her friends, anxiously anticipating the outcome of her campaign. The phone rings and Amma answers, listening to the call with a blank expression. With all eyes on her, she hangs up the phone and promptly […]


Former Editor-in-Chief Alex Viveros reflects on hardship, joy, community at the Daily

Though many know the saying “jack-of-all-trades, master of none,” when it comes to the Tufts Daily, a ‘jack-of-all-trades’ can be exactly what is needed. When the right kind of hardworking person finds their passion at the right time, mastery comes naturally. Former Editor-in-Chief Alex Viveros has taken on eight different roles over the course of […]


Food, family and community bring Tufts students together to celebrate the Lunar New Year

Many Tufts students celebrated the start of the Lunar New Year on Feb. 1, alongside many other Asian countries and cultures around the world. Though not everyone in these countries celebrates the Lunar New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, many communities have adopted their own traditions. At Tufts, many students observe this holiday […]


New think tank ‘The Lantern’ explores the intersection of science, technology and society

Many Tufts students have taken their unique passions and used innovation to create new organizations, and The Lantern is no exception. The think tank, which developed out of a discussion group started by two like-minded students, aims to provide the Tufts community with greater knowledge and awareness of how science and technology intersect with society. […]


Long-running ExCollege course explores meaning of privacy in American law

The right to privacy has been a topic of legal significance since the founding of the United States, and in 2008, Steven Sharobem and Douglas Martland thought a class on the topic would be perfect for the Experimental College at Tufts. Martland said the constantly changing legal status of the right to privacy makes the […]


Student organizations build community for female-identifying students in STEM

Though being a woman in challenging and often male-dominated STEM fields can be difficult, Lazar, Melcher, Scott and Banerjee have found that Tufts is generally a supportive environment that has encouraged their love of STEM. The prevalence of female students in STEM subjects, as well as female professors, increases the students' sense of community and belonging.


Louisa Terrell: From Tufts to the Biden administration

Louisa Terrell, Biden's White House director of legislative affairs, began her career trajectory at Tufts as an American studies major in 1987. “My dearest friends in the world are still the people I met at Tufts,” Terrell said. After graduating and attending law school, Terrell moved to Washington and landed a job in the Obama administration.


A cappella groups reflect on virtual auditions, bonding with new members

Digital auditions also took away some of the tradition and excitement that come with holding auditions live, something that was particularly difficult for Albanesi to come to terms with.


Police reform: How is it achieved? 

Americans are demanding systemic change in the policing system, and protests for police reform have become national news. How exactly is police reform achieved? Here are four approaches.


Halloween 2020 to look different than years past

There’s a full moon in the sky, a crisp fall chill, the excitement of a Saturday night, and because of daylight saving time, the promise of an extra hour of sleep the next day hangs in the air. It’s Halloween 2020, and students stream out of their dorms in elaborate costumes adorned with capes and […]


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