Charlotte Chen is an Assistant News Editor at The Tufts Daily. She is a first-year studying biochemistry. Charlotte can be reached at [email protected]


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Tufts updates campus parking system, expands use of parking cameras

An update to parking permit regulations and parking lot access was announced to the Tufts community in an Aug. 17 email. The email emphasized that all parking lots require a Tufts University permit to park and clarified which students — 3rd and 4th years — are able to purchase these permits. Additionally, cameras have been […]


Tisch College appoints Taina McField new associate dean for strategy

Taina McField was appointed the new associate dean for strategy at the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life this month, the university announced in a statement. McField was chosen by Dean Dayna Cunningham, who previously worked with McField at the MIT Community Innovators Lab. The lab helps facilitate “the interchange of knowledge and resources […]


Somerville awards $2.7 million in Community Preservation Act funding

The City of Somerville awarded $2.7 million in Community Preservation Act (CPA) funding to various organizations in the area. This funding is funneled annually to organizations that work to preserve historic sites, maintain open spaces, develop outdoor recreation facilities or create affordable housing. Funding recipients include the Elizabeth Peabody House, the Somerville Affordable Housing Trust […]


Spring 2022 athletic season to continue with more relaxed COVID-19 policies

Tufts University modified their COVID-19 policies for the winter of 2021 and now the spring of 2022 athletic season for all sports teams and clubs. Nowadays, athletes no longer need to take rapid COVID-19 tests on competition days, which was required during the spring 2021 athletic season. Additionally, spectators who are vaccinated and masked are […]


MBTA begins testing trains on GLX

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) has begun testing trains along the Green Line Extension (GLX), which was originally stated to open by the end of 2021 and is now scheduled to open in summer 2022. Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, along with Somerville Mayor Katjana Ballantyne and former Mayor Joe Curtatone, rode a part of […]


Newhouse Foundation donates $1.5 million to endow CIRCLE directorship

The Samuel I. Newhouse Foundation has gifted the Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) at Tufts with a $1.5 million endowment to fund the position of its director. The Newhouse Director of CIRCLE, Kei Kawashima-Ginsberg, expressed her gratitude to the Newhouses for their generosity in endowing her position, which she […]


Schuler Education Foundation awards Tufts $25 million challenge grant

Tufts was recently selected by the Schuler Education Foundation to participate in a multiyear, $25 million challenge grant as part of the foundation’s Schuler Access Initiative, which aims to increase the number of undocumented and Pell Grant-eligible students admitted to top universities. The Schuler Education Foundation will match Tufts community members’ donations up to $25 […]


TCU Senator Claire Bolash calls for mandatory in-person components in fall 2021 classes

After a November 2020 exit survey conducted by the Tufts Community Union Senate found a lack of academic engagement and social isolation among the student body, Claire Bolash, TCU Senator for the Class of 2024,  proposed a resolution that called for the implementation of a mandatory in-person component for every class in the Schools of […]


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