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Alexander Janoff is the Executive News Editor at The Tufts Daily. He is a junior studying political science and computer science. Alex can be reached at [email protected]


Tufts announces results of investigation into Jumbo statue mask incident

Tufts University announced the conclusion of a five-month-long investigation into an incident that occurred on Sept. 1. The Tufts University Police Department was dispatched to the Jumbo statue where a group of three women of color were hanging a mask on the statue as part of a Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life initiative […]


Tracking COVID-19 at Tufts

Last updated: 5/13/2021 at 5:34 p.m. (EDT) The Medford/Somerville campus reported no new cases on Tuesday, May 11, down from one the day before. The seven-day trailing average number of new cases on the Medford/Somerville campus was 0.29 on May 11, down from 0.43 the day before. Two new COVID-19 cases were reported from May […]


Explaining the Daily’s COVID-19 dashboard

The Daily is engaged in a comprehensive effort to track COVID-19 cases across Tufts’ Massachusetts campuses and in their host communities. We are currently gathering data from Tufts’ campuses and surrounding communities. As of now, we are only visualizing data from the Medford/Somerville campus.   Where do we get our data? Our data is pulled […]


Tufts will not take action in response to SJP, TREE referenda

The referenda, proposed by Tufts Students for Justice in Palestine and Tufts for a Racially Equitable Endowment, passed in an election open to the entire student body. According to TCU’s Elections Commission, the level of voter turnout was higher than in any other special election in Tufts history, with 42% of the student body voting.


BREAKING: TCU ECOM announces special election results, two referenda pass

Editor’s note: Since the publication of this article, information regarding the administration’s response to Tufts Students for Justice in Palestine’s referendum has been provided to the Daily, and is reflected below in a statement made on Dec. 21 by Patrick Collins, executive director of media relations at Tufts. Individuals appointed to positions on the TCU […]


TCU Senate unanimously passes EP/F resolution, senior members deliver end-of-semester addresses

Gebetsberger, a senior, acknowledged that the faculty is likely to pass EP/F for the spring semester regardless of the Senate’s input. However, he explained that it is still important for the Senate to vote on the matter.


What is the TCU? Student government FAQ

Confused by the recent events in student government? Our staff answers the common questions from students on campus.


TCU Senate discusses Dunkin’ incident, hears supplementary funding requests

In a conversation led by TCU Diversity Officer Mathew Peña, the body discussed a recent incident at the Dunkin’ location involving a Tufts student who alleged in a Facebook post that they were denied a position on account of their race.


TCU Senate discusses general election, Thanksgiving break

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate discussed the U.S. presidential election in an online meeting on Sunday night and heard updates from the TCU Senate Executive Board and the various committee chairs.


TCU Senate appoints new members to Allocations Board, discusses Tufts SJP’s resolution

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate elected two additional members to the TCU Senate Allocations Board (ALBO) and discussed an effort by Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) to present a resolution to End the Deadly Exchange at Tufts as a referendum to the entire student body. 


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