Despite price hikes, meal plans enroll high numbers

Even as rates increased slightly this year, student enrollment in Dining Services meal plans remained strong. Five out of the six meal plans offered by Dining Services increased in price from last year. The 40 Plan, which offers 40 meals per semester, is $22 more this semester than last spring, a price hike of nearly […]


Police Briefs

View Police Blotter – September 28, 2010 in a larger map Money hungry A resident assistant in Houston Hall reported to Tufts University Policy Department (TUPD) at 6 p.m. on Sept. 21 that two people were taking money from a vending machine. Officers arrived at Houston and searched surrounding buildings after hearing similar reports from […]


Hiring freeze continues but with limited effects

Even as the university continues to operate under the “flexible” hiring freeze it mandated two years ago, administrators in the Schools of Arts and Sciences and Engineering are loosening their hiring practices and welcoming 30 new faculty members to the Hill this year. In response to the economic crisis, administrators announced in the fall of […]


Police Briefs

View Police Blotter – September 15, 2010 in a larger map     Drunken parking A Tufts University Policy Department (TUPD) officer found a student passed out next to the rear wheel of a parked car on Professors Row at 12:16 a.m. on Aug. 31. When TUPD officers woke the student, he admitted that he […]


Tamer Fall Ball garners praise despite ticketing complaints

Fewer alcohol-related incidents and a tamer atmosphere in the Gantcher Center led organizers and attendees to call Friday’s Fall Ball event a success, even as students vented their frustration with the ticket distribution process. The event marked the second Fall Ball that capped capacity at 2,500 and the first since the dance became a ticket […]


Trayless initiative makes its way to dining halls this fall

Dining Services is on track to “go trayless” in both dining halls this fall and while some students have complained about the resulting inconvenience, most have reacted positively or with indifference, according to the initiative’s proponents. Dining Services announced in May that it would remove the trays from both Carmichael and Dewick-MacPhie Dining Halls, following […]


Diversity director Coleman plans to leave for Harvard

Executive Director of the Office of Institutional Diversity (OID) Lisa Coleman yesterday announced her resignation effective at the end of December. Coleman plans to take a position at Harvard University next semester. Coleman’s announcement caps off nearly ten years working in a variety of capacities within the university. She served for almost eight years as […]


Diversity director Coleman leaves for Harvard

Executive Director of the Office of Institutional Diversity (OID) Lisa Coleman yesterday announced her resignation effective at the end of December. Coleman plans to take a position at Harvard University next semester. Coleman’s announcement caps off nearly ten years working in a variety of capacities within the university. She served for almost eight years as […]


Woman assaulted outside of Cousens Gym

The Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) yesterday reported an assault on Colby Street outside of the Cousens Gym parking lot. The incident occurred shortly before 6 p.m. last night when a woman who is not a Tufts student was jogging in the area. An individual approached her, called her a “dyke” and punched her under […]


Pub nights survive; two spring events planned

Senior Pub Nights are back — for the most part. Senior Class Council announced yesterday that it will not hold any pub nights this semester, but will organize two during the spring. The council planned the events for next semester after receiving a go-ahead from the administration, which had been deciding whether to authorize any […]


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