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Tufts Dining introduces new platform free of top allergens

Last month, Tufts Dining Services launched ALL 9 FREE, a new allergen-free platform in Dewick-MacPhie Dining Center. The platform, which operates concurrently with Dewick’s hours of operation and offers meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner, includes items that are free of the top nine allergens: eggs, fish, gluten/wheat, milk, peanuts, shellfish, soy, tree nuts and […]

Budget transparency bill for private colleges passes state senate, awaits governor’s signature

Lawmakers in the Massachusetts State House unanimously approved the bill H. 4099, “An Act to Support Improved Financial Stability in Higher Education” on Oct. 2. The bill would require institutions of higher education to disclose financial reports to the public in an accessible manner, undergo financial screening and notify state officials of financial risks that […]