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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 […]