Andres Borjas is a staff writer at The Tufts Daily. Andres is a senior studying international relations and can be reached at [email protected]

We have ignored the nuances of government, and people at the border are suffering as a result

Before being elected into office, President Joe Biden promised to bring urgent change to America’s broken immigration and asylum system. In short, our current president pledged to the public that within his first 100 days, he could undo the cruel and senseless policymaking of the prior four years. Very high on his laundry list of […]

US Vaccine Policy Viewpoint
In response to crises, the US has chosen to weaponize its vaccine policy as a diplomatic tool

At the core of this weaponized model of vaccine diplomacy lies the national anxieties that made up the core of "America first" and that now pervade vaccine policy, shaping the issue into a matter of national security and foreign policy. For an America scarred internally and scorned internationally, the vaccine was a path toward renewed security and power.

Maguire to step down as executive director of public safety, chief of TUPD

Kevin Maguire has announced that he is stepping down as executive director of public safety and chief of the Tufts University Police Department (TUPD), effective Dec. 1. Tufts has begun a national search in order to fill the role Maguire has served for the past eight years. Maguire’s decision to step down is guided by […]

In preparation for Head of the Charles, crew teams victorious at Head of the Riverfront

The Tufts men’s and women’s crew teams headed down to Hartford, Conn., on Oct. 6 for the Head of the Riverfront Regatta. Kicking off a year in which both teams are comprised of mostly underclassmen, as well as new coaches for both teams, the Jumbos found success in their season opener while testing the waters and dusting off […]

Joseph Duck named new dean of admissions

Joseph “JT” Duck has been appointed the new dean of admissions for the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Engineering, replacing outgoing Dean Karen Richardson, who has been named dean of admission at her alma mater, Princeton University. Duck comes to Tufts following a five-year tenure at Swarthmore College as director of admissions. […]

Hidden camera in Harleston Hall bathroom sparks TUPD, student responses

The Tufts University Office of Residential Life and Learning (ORLL) sent out an email on May 8 informing residents of Harleston Hall of the reported discovery of hidden cameras in one of the dorm’s all-gender, single-use bathrooms. ORLL immediately reported the incident to the Tufts University Police Department (TUPD), which resulted in an investigation. On […]

TCU Senate partially funds first-year Hall Council initiative, which will begin next academic year

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate opted to partially fund the first-year Hall Council and Residence Hall Association initiative, which calls for the implementation of committees of elected first-year residents to develop programming for each first-year residence hall both at the Medford and School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA) campuses. The first-year Hall Councils will be set in […]