Arin Kerstein (LA'18) was an Editor in Chief at The Tufts Daily.

Tufts Labor Coalition, Boston BTC stage action at administration’s town hall

University President Anthony Monaco hosted a Town Hall Meeting yesterday afternoon in the ASEAN Auditorium of the Cabot Intercultural Center to provide updates on the university and to offer students and members of the surrounding community an opportunity to directly ask him questions. Preceding and throughout the meeting, members of the Boston Building Trades Council (BTC) stood outside of the Cabot Intercultural Center in protest of Tufts’ […]

First-year student unexpectedly dies Saturday morning

First-year Alex Bhak passed away in downtown Boston early on the morning of Saturday, April 2, according to an email sent to the Tufts community by University President Anthony Monaco, Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences James Glaser, Dean of the School of Engineering Jianmin Qu, Dean of Student Affairs Mary Pat McMahon and University Chaplain The Reverend Greg McGonigle.  According to […]

Visiting on the Hill

MONDAY “From Punched Cards to Social Media: Observations on Entrepreneurship and Technology” Details: Entrepreneur and investor Jeff Rothschild will discuss his experiences in the field, focusing on the entrepreneurial habits that appeal to investors. Rothschild is a co-founder of the storage software company Veritas Software and the online gaming company Mpath Interactive and also served as vice president of infrastructure engineering at […]

President of Armenia speaks to Fletcher students during first working visit to Boston

President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan spoke to a group of 15 Tavitian Scholars from Tufts at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy yesterday morning as a part of his first working visit to Massachusetts. The president’s Boston tour began on Monday and will continue to Washington, D.C. for the Nuclear Security Summit. The students who met with Sargsyan are part of the Tavitian Scholarship Program, a six-month […]

Fifth mumps case reported on Medford/Somerville campus

One additional case of mumps was diagnosed on campus yesterday, bringing a total of five cases of the virus recorded by the Health Service. The five cases recorded include the latest diagnosis, along with two cases confirmed by test and another two cases clinically diagnosed before the Spring Break, according to Medical Director of Health Service Margaret Higham. […]

David Gregory to teach course on politics, media in fall semester

This coming fall, television journalist David Gregory will teach a seminar course focusing on the intersections between political campaigns and the media. Tisch College will bring Gregory, who served as NBC’s former chief White House correspondent during George W. Bush’s presidency and former “Meet the Press” moderator, to teach a course entitled “Race for the White House in a Modern Media Environment.” The seminar will be […]

Visiting on the Hill

MONDAY “Akan Festival 2016” Details: The week-long festival celebration opens on Monday with drum-making lessons from James Acheampong, chief drum-maker at the Center for National Culture in Ghana, along with Kiniwe classes. The celebration features workshops, guest lectures and discussions on Akan culture and history. There will also performances from New York City’s Ahenema Cultural Troupe and artists such as Osei Korankye, Seperewa instructor from the University […]

Two cases of mumps confirmed in regional virus outbreak

Two cases of mumps among Tufts students have been confirmed this week, along with one additional suspected case, according to Medical Director of Health Service Margaret Higham. The viral illness is characterized by a painful swelling of the jaw, according to a health announcement sent to the university community on March 14 by Higham, Stephen Larson, director of […]

Hank Azaria to speak at 2016 Commencement

Actor, voice actor, comedian and producer Hank Azaria (LA ’88) is set to deliver this year’s Commencement address on Sunday, May 22. Azaria, who has won five Emmys and a Screen Actors Guild Award, is currently featured in Showtime’s “Ray Donovan” and is scheduled to star in Thomas Kail’s off-Broadway play “Dry Powder” in the fall. He is also known for his many voice roles in “The […]

Visiting on the Hill

TUESDAY “Granting Amnesty to Drug Addicts Seeking Help: The Opioid Crisis in MA and beyond” Details: Gloucester’s Chief of Police Leonard Campanello will be speaking about his department’s policy not to charge drug addicts who request help from the department, which has received national attention. When and Where: 12:00 – 1:15 p.m., Crane Room, Paige Hall Sponsors: Department of Political Science, Department of Community […]