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Alejandra Carrillo is the Executive News Editor and former Deputy News Editor at the Daily. She is a junior majoring in International Relations and can be reached at [email protected]


TCU Judiciary rescinds suspension, apologizes to Senate Executive Board, ECOM

Members of both the Senate Executive Board and ECOM clarified that there was never any attempt by a body of student government to undemocratically place students into the vacant Senate seats.


BREAKING: Tufts tightens COVID-19 restrictions on students studying in person

Under the new guidelines, students can only leave their residence halls or off-campus apartments to attend class, seek medical care, go to or from their jobs, pick up food, get a COVID-19 test or exercise outdoors.


BREAKING: TCU Judiciary temporarily suspends Senate Executive Board, ECOM

Editor’s note: Since the publication of this article, it has been clarified to the Daily that the reasoning behind the TCU Judiciary’s initial suspension was the result of a miscommunication with other members of student government surrounding the use of the term “appointment,” according to a statement published by the Judiciary on Oct. 12. In […]


Alpha Phi, most of Chi Omega to disaffiliate from national organizations

Facing outcry over the high price of dues and criticism on social media, Alpha Phi and the vast majority of Chi Omega members will disaffiliate from their national organizations and plot a new course. These announcements mean that by next year, Tufts will only have two remaining sororities.


University officials hold forum on campus policing, safety

Senior university officials held a virtual forum yesterday to discuss the work of the campus safety and policing workstream, one of five workstreams created in July to address the dynamics of policing on campus.


BREAKING: Spring semester to begin Feb. 1, spring break to be shortened

The decision was approved during a faculty senate meeting on Friday. Faculty also voted to extend the transfer of credit policies they enacted for 2020, according to Dean of Undergraduate Studies Carmen Lowe. 


Streamlined support services for students after ARC, Student Accessibility Services merge

The new center, called the StAAR Center, provides writing support, academic coaching and is responsible for approving student accommodations and ensuring that barriers to student learning are reduced.


Congressman Joe Kennedy III speaks about MA primary, presidential election

U.S. Representative Joe Kennedy III spoke to the Tufts community in a webinar on Tuesday, Oct. 6, as part of the Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series.


Career Center launches Career Communities program to support students in specific career paths

Donna Esposito, interim executive director of the center, explained that the office has worked for several years to develop a new model to support students in defining their career paths. 


Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, city officials join Tisch College to discuss COVID-19, racial inequities

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and city leaders Dr. Karilyn Crockett, chief of equity, and Marty Martinez, chief of health and human services, spoke about current issues in Boston as part of the Civic Life Lunch series.


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