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Massachusetts attorney general discusses state, national politics at Tisch College event

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey spoke to members of the Tufts, Medford and Somerville communities Monday about state and national politics and critical issues facing Massachusetts and the United States at Distler Performance Hall in the Perry and Marty Granoff Music Center. Healey spoke as part of the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life’s […]

Speakers talk migration, tech, policy at Fletcher Ideas Exchange

The future of migration was front and center at ASEAN Auditorium Monday as nine speakers gave TED-style talks at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy’s Fletcher Ideas Exchange (FIE). Professor of the Practice at The Fletcher School Mihir Mankad was the master of ceremonies, and Eileen Babbitt, director of the Henry J. Leir Institute, presented the closing […]

Confucius Institute Review Committee hosts final open meeting

Disclaimer: Tys Sweeney is a columnist for the Daily. He was not involved in the writing or editing of this article. Tufts’ Confucius Institute Review Committee held its final open meeting in Eaton Hall on Oct. 31 to discuss the university’s relationship with the Confucius Institute (CI), which promotes Chinese language and culture and has financial ties to […]

CIVIC hosts debate on climate, cybersecurity, healthcare policies

Disclaimer: Aneurin Canham-Clyne is a columnist for the Daily. He was not involved in the writing or editing of this article. Tufts Cooperation and Innovation in Citizenship (CIVIC) hosted a debate between campus political groups on Oct. 25 at ASEAN Auditorium. With more than 70 people in attendance, representatives from the Tufts Democrats, Tufts Republicans and […]

Medford hosts its ninth annual Harvest Your Energy Festival

Nearly 80 people attended the ninth annual Harvest Your Energy Festival at the McGlynn Elementary and Middle School in Medford on Oct. 13. The festival focused on informing citizens about green products and practices by hosting several environmentally friendly companies. There was also document shredding, opportunities to recycle electronics and textiles and tours of a wind turbine. Hosted by […]

Students rally in support of sexual assault survivors

Content warning: This article discusses sexual assault. About 50 students and university staff and faculty gathered for a “Survivor Speak Out” rally yesterday in front of the Goddard Chapel. The event was sponsored by Action for Sexual Assault Prevention (ASAP) and Tufts Student Action (TSA). Students congregated around the cannon, painted with “We Believe Survivors,” to bring […]

University reviews its contract with Confucius Institute

Tufts announced in a Sept. 21 email the formation of a review committee to evaluate the renewal of the university’s contract with the Confucius Institute (CI), an embattled nonprofit promoting Chinese language and culture that has come under national scrutiny in recent months for its ties to the Chinese government. The email outlined that the “Confucius Institute Review Committee” will evaluate […]