Austin Clementi (LA'21) was an Executive News Editor and Investigative Editor at The Tufts Daily. Austin can be reached at [email protected]

Signs bearing white supremacist message appear on campus for 2nd year

A sticker bearing the message “It’s okay to be white” appeared on campus, according to a post on the Facebook group Tufts Memes for Quirky Queens. The Daily found another sticker near Hillsides Apartments on N. Hill Road. Since the Facebook post was shared this morning, the posters have been taken down. This marks the […]

Events on the Hill — Week of Nov. 17

MONDAY “Bullied, Assaulted and Near Death: Surviving Trauma and Addiction” Details: The Office of the Provost will host Brandon Lee, an Emmy-award winning journalist who gained fame through his coverage of the opioid crisis, to speak on his own experiences with trauma, addiction and recovery. Where and when: Alumnae Lounge, Aidekman Arts Center; 6–7:30 p.m. […]

First-year student passes away unexpectedly

First-year student in the School of Arts and Sciences Matthew Gesell passed away, according to an email from 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 ad interim Nancy Thompson, Dean of Student Life and Engagement Chris […]

Events on the Hill — Week of Nov. 10

TUESDAY “Between the Pages: Ricco Siasoco and Grace Talusan in Conversation” Details: The Asian American Center and several departments will host a conversation between Ricco Siasoco, who will be promoting his new book “The Foley Artist” (2019), a collection of nine stories regarding the Filipino diaspora in America, and author Grace Talusan. Where and when: […]

ExCollege hosts ‘The ExCollege Experience’ to display courses, celebrate new space

  Leadership from the Experimental College (ExCollege) organized a showcase of next semester’s classes in an event called “The ExCollege Experience” Thursday. Students who will be teaching courses in the spring were able to present and pitch their classes to people who may take them. Howard Woolf, the director of the ExCollege, described the event […]

Lungo-Koehn ousts incumbent Burke, two new City Councilors elected

Longtime Medford City Councilor Breanna Lungo-Koehn won a close victory in Meford’s mayoral election yesterday, edging out incumbent Mayor Stephanie Burke by just 652 votes. Burke, who has been mayor since 2015, garnered 47.43% of the vote; Lungo-Koehn earned 52.37%. Lungo-Koehn, a local lawyer, has been on the Medford City Council since 2001. Her campaign has […]

Events on the Hill — Week of Nov. 3

MONDAY “Tufts Composers: Nova November” Details: Student composers will share their works as part of the music courses Contemporary Composition and Composition Practicum. Eight students will share their compositions. Where and when: Distler Performance Hall; 8–10 p.m. TUESDAY “Take Back the Night” Details: Action for Sexual Assault Prevention and Green Dot will host a speak-out […]

Tufts medical students confront Monaco regarding Sacklers, Stern report

Students with the Tufts University School of Medicine attended University President Anthony Monaco’s office hour on Monday to address what they called the university’s lack of action around its relationship to the Sackler family, Purdue Pharma and a seeming delay in the completion and release of former U.S. Attorney Donald Stern’s report on Tufts’ relationship […]

Events on the Hill — Week of Oct. 27

MONDAY “Lunch & Learn with Max Felker-Kantor” Details: Max Felker-Kantor (LA’06) will discuss his new book “Policing Los Angeles: Race, Resistance, and the Rise of the LAPD” (2018), which focuses on how the Los Angeles Police Department has consolidated power since the Watts riots in 1965. Where and when: CHAT Seminar Room, 48 Professors Row; […]

Scape North America CEO pledges affordable apartments in front of skeptical crowd

Somerville Ward 6 Councilor Lance Davis and Scape North America CEO Andrew Flynn, as well as officials from their architectural contractor Utile, held a community meeting Wednesday night at the Community Baptist Church in Davis Square regarding Scape’s plans for its recent purchase in Davis Square. Scape purchased the land, which stretches from The Burren down […]