Catherine Perloff

Catherine Perloff is Editor-in-Chief of the Tufts Daily. She is a junior majoring in political science and psychology and can be reached at [email protected]

Events on the Hill: Week of Oct. 30

MONDAY “Senate Town Hall: Discussion on Capen Village & Spatial Inequity” Details: Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate will hold a town hall to discuss two large upcoming projects: the construction plans for Capen Village, which will consist of 15 wood-framed houses for upperclassmen, and the Brown and Blueprint Initiative, which is a series of listening […]

Events on the Hill: Week of Oct. 23

MONDAY “Startup Nation Tech Fair and Pitch Competition” Details: TAMID Group at Tufts is hosting an innovation trade show and student pitch competition. For the first hour and a half of the event, students will network with eight startup companies, and during the second half of the event, student entrepreneurs will pitch their ideas, with the […]

Events on the Hill: Week of 10/16

Monday “From Love Canal to Flint: Fighting for Clean Water” Details: Environmental activist Lois Gibbs and toxicologist Stephen Lester will speak about environmental activism as part of the Civic Life Lunch series at Tisch College of Civic Life. The two are famous for fighting for the community of Love Canal, NY, a town built on a toxic waste […]

Events on the Hill: Week of 10/10/17

TUESDAY “Is an Inclusive Economy Possible?” Details: A panel will discuss the future of building an inclusive economy as the workplace becomes increasingly automated and income inequality worsens. The panel includes leaders from governmental agencies, non-profit organizations and private-sector companies. When and Where: 5:30 p.m–8 p.m., Sackler 114, 145 Harrison Ave., Boston “Common Reading Book […]

Events on the Hill: Week of Oct. 2

MONDAY Lieutenant General Charles D. Luckey Details: Lieutenant General Charles D. Luckey, the chief of Army Reserve and Commanding General of the United States Army Reserve Command, will speak on current events and the military as part of the Tufts International Relations Program Speaker Series. When and Where: 6–7:30 p.m.; Alumnae Lounge Sponsors: Tufts International […]

Events on the Hill: Week of Sept. 25

TUESDAY “Civics Fest” Details: In celebration of national voter registration day, the Tisch College of Civic Life is holding Civics Fest, where attendees can register to vote, eat ice cream and learn about different political organizations on campus. When and Where: 12–3 p.m., Upper Campus Center patio Sponsors: Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life, […]

Events on the Hill: Week of 9/18

MONDAY “CIERP Research Seminar: Vehicle Electrification in China: Preferences, Policy and Technology Trajectories.” Details: John Paul Helveston, a postdoctoral fellow at the Institute for Sustainable Energy at Boston University, will be speaking on what influences the transition to environmentally sustainable technologies. Where and When: Cabot 205, The Fletcher School for Law & Diplomacy; 12:30–2 p.m. […]

Medford City Council Candidates Chosen in Preliminary Election

All candidates on the ballot of yesterday’s preliminary election for Medford City Council will advance to the general election, with the exception of last-place finisher Andrew P. Castagnetti, who missed the general election ballot by 164 votes, according to the City of Medford’s official results, provided by City Council and Community Relations Liaison Lauren Feltch. Last […]

Greek life investigations conclude, disciplinary statuses made public

Tufts has completed its months-long investigations into the nine fraternities and sororities with misconduct allegations. One fraternity — Pi Delta — dissolved last semester, two fraternities are on disciplinary probation and five fraternities and sororities remain under cease-and-desist orders while awaiting resolutions for their cases. Tufts will re-open sophomore recruitment for seven Greek life organizations, […]

Peace and Justice Studies Program avoids cancellation, prepares for reorganization

The Peace and Justice Studies (PJS) Program will continue for the upcoming academic year under the new leadership of Associate Professor of Philosophy Erin Kelly. The Office of the Dean of Arts and Sciences raised the possibility of ending the program at the beginning of the semester but has decided to continue the program as […]