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TCU Senate adjusts allocations board structure, prepares to fills vacancies

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate heard updates from its executive board, discussed filling the vacancies left by senators spending the semester abroad as well as basic budgeting and parliamentary procedures in their first meeting of the semester on Sunday. TCU Senate heard no resolutions or supplementary funding requests at its meeting. Instead, the TCU […]

TCU Senate calls for divestment from ICE, supports DACA

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate called on Tufts to divest from companies affiliated with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and articulated support for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients and students with undocumented status in two resolutions. TCU also filled vacant committee chair positions and heard State of the TCU addresses from executive […]

TCU Senate reduces Turkey Shuttle fare to $3

The Turkey Shuttle, a Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate-funded transportation option from the Mayer Campus Center to South Station and Boston Logan Airport, is once again running this year. This year, the price of a ticket for the Turkey Shuttle is $3, a departure from the previous ticket price of $5. The shuttle will run […]

Israeli journalist discusses economic transformation of Israel at FOI event

Amotz Asa-El, an award-winning Israeli journalist, best-selling author and former executive editor at The Jerusalem Post, spoke to students at the Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room in an event hosted by Tufts Friends of Israel. According to Tufts Friends of Israel Political Director Max Price, who introduced him, Asa-El currently is a senior commentator at the […]

Office of Residential Life hosts off-campus housing resource fair, discusses options for students

Residential Life (ResLife) hosted an off-campus housing resource fair on Oct. 21. While first-years and sophomores are required to have on-campus housing, juniors and seniors are not guaranteed university housing and must either acquire on-campus housing with a high lottery number or search for off-campus options in the neighborhoods surrounding Tufts. Angy Sosa, the assistant […]

Eliot-Pearson implements mentorship program for first-year graduate students

This year, in an attempt to make the transition to graduate school more seamless, a pair of master’s students at Tufts’ Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development are implementing a new mentorship program that pairs first-year master’s and Ph.D. students with a more experienced student mentor. According to Nick Woolf, co-president of Eliot-Pearson’s […]