Charles Bunnell is an assistant news editor for the Tufts Daily. He is a senior studying biology and history. He can be reached at charles.bunnell@tufts.edu.


US Senator Ed Markey speaks at Tufts

The Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life hosted U.S. Senator Ed Markey (D-Mass.) yesterday in Cohen Auditorium for a conversation with professor of economics Gilbert Metcalf, who had previously served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Environment and Energy at the Department of Treasury. Markey’s visit to the campus focused on climate change, environmental […]


Tisch College Community Research Center announces seed funding for community organizations

The Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life’s Community Research Center (TCRC) has awarded $25,000 in seed grant funding to two organizations this year: Medford Conversations, a series of community dialogues regarding community issues, and Shape Up Somerville, a group focused on community health and food security. Tufts announced the grants in a Feb. 2 press release. TCRC focuses […]


Green Line Extension prioritized for federal funding

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)’s Green Line Extension (GLX) is on a list of transportation and infrastructure projects prioritized by President Donald Trump’s administration, according to a document obtained by the McClatchy Washington Bureau. The GLX project would extend the MBTA’s Green Line into Somerville and Medford, including a stop adjacent to Tufts at Medford’s College […]


Professors from across fields discuss future of country, world under Trump presidency

Approximately 40 students gathered last night in the Terrace Room to attend a panel event entitled “What to Expect from a Trump Presidency,” sponsored by the Department of Political Science, Experimental College and the International Relations Program.  The panel was led by Chair of the Political Science Department Deborah Schildkraut and included Professor of Sociology Keith Maddox, Professor […]


Tufts students in Madrid host rally against Trump, intolerance

Tufts students studying abroad in Madrid, Spain, organized a rally entitled “Love Trumps Hate Madrid” yesterday afternoon in Plaza Puerta Del Sol. While the event was orchestrated by approximately 40 students in the Tufts-Skidmore Spain study abroad program, about 1,000 people in total, including students from La Universidad Autónoma, American tourists and members of the group […]


Somerville initiatives advance carbon-neutral goals

The City of Somerville has been making progress on several of its initiatives to achieve its goal of becoming carbon-neutral by the year 2050 and has assessed which sectors and technologies could be used in the future to create policies that would reduce further environmental damage. Somerville Director of Sustainability and Environment Oliver Sellers-Garcia described a number of […]


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