Annabelle Roberts

Annabelle Roberts is a senior majoring in psychology. She is a News Editor at the Tufts Daily and can be reached at annabelle.roberts@tufts.edu.


Department of Computer Science struggles with course over-enrollment

Over the past five years, enrollment in the Computer Science Department has doubled. However, the number of faculty, graduate TAs, lab space and funding in the Computer Science Department has not increased proportionally. The discrepancy between student interest and resources is particularly noticeable in classes such as Lecturer Ming Chow’s Web Programming class, where increased […]


Saakashvili to become Fletcher’s first senior statesman

Former president of the Republic of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili, will serve as the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy’s first Senior Statesman starting this January. The position of Senior Statesman is a new idea, intended to provide students with access to internationally known leaders and practitioners in a variety of fields, Admiral James Stavridis, dean […]


Saakashvili to become Fletcher’s first senior statesman

Former president of the Republic of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili, will serve as the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy’s first Senior Statesman starting this January. The position of Senior Statesman is a new idea, intended to provide students with access to internationally known leaders and practitioners in a variety of fields, Admiral James Stavridis, dean […]


Eaton Computer Lab temporarily inaccessible to public

Eaton Computer Lab, which in the past has been a public resource, is now temporarily restricted to individuals within Tufts, according to Director of Communication and Organizational Effectiveness for Tufts Technology Services Dawn Irish. “Access to the Eaton lab has been temporarily restricted to Tufts students, faculty and staff in order for the university to […]


Men’s lacrosse drafts seven-year-old cancer patient

Jacob Beranger, a seven-year-old Woburn resident in remission from neuroblastoma cancer, was drafted into the Tufts men’s lacrosse team last Friday.  The draft was organized by Team IMPACT, an organization founded by Tufts alumni that aims to connect children with life-threatening and chronic illnesses to college athletic teams. According to Team IMPACT, the mission of […]


Panelists discuss rise of China

The fall kickoff event for the sixth annual China-U.S. Symposium was held yesterday in the Terrace Room of Paige Hall. Panelists and audience members discussed the rise of China as an international power. Although the symposium has previously been hosted in the spring, this year two events will be held — one in the spring […]


New Jumbo exhibition to open at Art Gallery

Professor of Art and Art History Andrew McClellan will open an exhibit on Jumbo the elephant at the Tufts University Art Gallery next fall, celebrating the 125th anniversary of the mascot’s arrival on campus.  The exhibit, titled “Jumbo: Marvel, Myth and Mascot,” will explore Jumbo’s history and legacy, and will represent the culmination of McClellan’s […]


Zero Waste week to promote eco-awareness

The Office of Sustainability (OOS) will this week hold the second school-wide Zero Waste Challenge, inviting students to collect, carry and display all non-recyclable or non-compostable trash they generate in a clear Ziploc bag.  The challenge, which will last from Oct. 9 to Oct. 16, is meant to encourage participants to be mindful of the […]


Tufts ranked among top selective universities

Tufts was ranked the 28th overall best national university and 15th in admission selectivity in this year’s U.S. News & World Report’s rankings. According to Dean of Undergraduate Admissions Lee Coffin, the selectivity scores, which are based off of statistics from the class of 2016, accurately reflect the success of the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.  […]


Sharewood improves prenatal care with new grant

The Sharewood Project has made important strides in providing free prenatal care after recently receiving its second $10,000 payment of a three-year $30,000 grant. Sharewood is a free volunteer-run clinic affiliated with Tufts that provides unscheduled health care to the medically underserved. According to Allyson Westling, the women’s health administrator at the Sharewood Project, the […]


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