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Bridget Wall is a Staff Writer at the Tufts Daily. She is a freshman who has not yet declared a major and can be reached at [email protected]


Social event registration policy expanded to suites

Suite residents, including those in Haskell Hall, Wren Hall and Latin Way, were notified by their residence directors in mid-September that social gatherings of 15 students or more should be registered and approved by the Office of Residential Life and Learning (ORLL). This registration process is the same that residents in wood frame houses, including […]


Eco-Reps pilot new Tufts Meal Plan Takeout program

During the month of September, Tufts Dining piloted a new program called Tufts Meal Plan Takeout with the Tufts Eco-Representatives (Eco-Reps). This program allows students a limited amount of time to fill a reusable container with the food of their choice and then take it out of either Carmichael or Dewick-MacPhie Dining Centers to eat […]


Greg McGonigle departs from Tufts, Jennifer Peace named interim chaplain

Former University Chaplain Reverend Greg McGonigle left Tufts to serve as University Chaplain and Dean of Spiritual and Religious Life at Emory University in Atlanta, Ga., according to a July 2 email from McGonigle and University President Anthony Monaco. McGonigle served as the chaplain at Tufts since 2013.  In an emailed statement to the Daily, […]


At town hall meeting, students voice concerns about Group of Five centers

The Office of the Dean of Student Affairs (DOSA) held a town hall meeting yesterday evening to discuss the futures of the Group of Five (G5), which includes the Africana Center, Asian American Center, Latino Center, LGBT Center and Women’s Center. This meeting was prompted by an op-ed written by a group of students from the Asian American Center […]


New admissions programs give prospective students personal view of Tufts

The Tufts Admissions Office has been working with students in recent months to create new outreach programs to appeal to different groups of prospective students. All of these programs aim to reach specifically targeted groups of students, and encourage them to apply to and eventually attend Tufts University. One of these new programs is called “Podcasts […]


Bernard Fraga discusses race, turnout gap at Tisch College Civic Life Lunch

The Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life hosted its first Civic Life Lunch of the semester on Feb. 4 featuring Bernard Fraga, a political science professor at Indiana University and author of “The Turnout Gap: Race, Ethnicity, and Political Inequality in a Diversifying America.” Fraga said that he has been working on research connected […]


Tufts develops master’s degrees in diversity and inclusion leadership, data analytics

The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) has been developing two new master’s programs: the Master of Arts in Diversity and Inclusion Leadership and the Master of Science in Data Analytics. According to Dean of the GSAS Robert Cook, both degrees emphasize an interdisciplinary approach, with many university departments participating in the development of the two programs. Cook […]


Tufts community gathers for watch party on election night

Members of the Tufts community gathered in the Mayer Campus Center’s Hotung Café Tuesday night to watch, discuss and celebrate the results of the 2018 midterm elections. Energy levels were high throughout the night, and many students stayed until 11:00 p.m., the end of the event. The event, entitled “Election Night Watch Party,” was planned and organized by JumboVote […]


Liz Walker discusses healing, community trauma at Civic Life Lunch

Content warning: This article discusses gun violence. Reverend Liz Walker spoke about her work on trauma and the healing process in local communities on Oct. 9 in the Rabb Room as part of the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life’s Civic Life Lunch. The event, called “Finding Grace After Trauma: Empowering Communities to Heal Together,” was […]


SMFA expands full-time staff with five new hires

The School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts (SMFA) hired five new staff members this fall in a variety of different departments, according to Dean of the SMFA Nancy Bauer. The SMFA had job openings for an artist in any field as well as teaching positions for photography, metal working, drawing and painting. These four […]


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