Alexis Enderle is an Assistant Editor at The Tufts Daily. She is a Junior studying English and minoring in French. Alexis can be reached at [email protected]

‘Sins of Our Mother’ revisits shocking story of Lori Vallow

The blonde woman standing before a podium answering questions is contestant number 13 in the Mrs. Texas pageant, Lori Ryan. “Being a good mom is very important to me, and a good wife, and a good worker, and being all those things together is not easy, so I’m basically a ticking time bomb,” Ryan says […]

What to know before you watch Netflix’s ‘Partner Track’

In a new Netflix series, Ingrid Yun is on the “Partner Track” (2022-) at a top New York City law firm Parsons Valentine and Hunt, navigating drama in her work and love lives. Always the perfect student, Ingrid was high school valedictorian and later top of her class at Harvard Law and has grown used […]

CREATE pre-orientation leaders, participants find community through art

The CREATE pre-orientation program, formerly known as Arts @ Tufts, celebrated its fifth year this summer by introducing a new generation of Jumbos to the Tufts and Greater Boston arts scenes. CREATE stands for Cultivating Relationships by Engaging in the Arts at Tufts Experiences. Through this program, students from the School of the Museum of […]

Tufts must take action to increase gender diversity in leadership, report finds

Tufts ranked number 50 out of 130 universities in the Eos Foundation’s 2022 study, “The Women’s Power Gap at Elite Universities: Scaling the Ivory Tower,” which measured gender parity among elite university leadership. Universities were given a gender index and ranking that accounted for whether a woman is currently serving as, or has served as, […]

Why you should swipe right on Netflix’s ‘The Tinder Swindler’

According to Cecilie Fjellhøy, “Nowadays the best way you can meet someone is on a dating app.” Fjellhøy lived in London when she matched with a man named Simon Leviev, who called himself the “prince of diamonds.” “You always check the Insta,” and that was the first thing she did. What was supposed to be […]

Ginn Library sees an uptick in COVID-19 policy violations

Students studying at Edwin Ginn Library have been increasingly violating Tufts’ COVID-19 policies. Director of Ginn Library and Information Technology at the Fletcher School Cyndi Rubino said that eating and not wearing masks in the library puts the community at risk. “The libraries … are not designated eating areas,” Rubino wrote in an email to […]

‘Impeachment: American Crime Story’ offers a compelling rehash of Monica Lewinsky’s story

I didn’t know much about the circumstances surrounding Bill Clinton’s impeachment when my classmates snickered at the name “Monica Lewinsky.” In 1998, she was only 25 years old when her affair with Bill Clinton led to his impeachment. Twenty-three years later, she’s a producer on the newest installment of FX’s anthology series “American Crime Story” […]

Computer science department leads discussion on facial recognition software

Bert Huang, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science, hosted the first event in a series of seminars titled, “Making Real-World Data Science Responsible Data Science” for computer science students on Oct. 7. The series is run by the National Science Foundation-funded T-TRIPODS Institute, a multi-department, interdisciplinary effort across Tufts University that focuses on […]

Tufts Dining modifies procedures, reverts to mostly pre-pandemic model

As Tufts University shifts back to more of an in-person experience for students, faculty and staff, Tufts Dining has modified the ways in which it operates, allowing for greater dine-in occupancy while limiting meal swipe options at the university’s dining centers and cafes. During the 2020–21 academic year, many on-campus cafes accepted meal swipes in […]

TCU Senate Services Committee continues commitment to providing free menstrual products in campus bathrooms

"We are very passionate about women’s reproductive health, and it is important that Tufts provides these products for their students, especially those who are low-income since they impose a significant financial burden," Kabra, a sophomore, wrote in an email to the Daily. "These menstrual products in public bathrooms are for people to take as needed and will help those who need it the most.