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Charlie Driver is a news editor at the Tufts Daily. He is a senior studying history and political science. He can be reached at Charles.Driver@tufts.edu.


University overhauls student code of conduct

Content warning: This article discusses sexual misconduct. The Dean of Student Affairs Office announced a series of changes to the student code of conduct in an Aug. 31 email sent to the Tufts community. The updates — which impact drug and alcohol amnesty, campus demonstration procedures and hazing, among other policies — are the most significant […]


Massachusetts 2018 primary election results

Massachusetts state primaries on Tuesday saw both parties build on the rejection of centrism that defined the previous election cycle and has defined the current one elsewhere in the nation. On the Democratic side, the upset victory of Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley in the Seventh Congressional District, which covers much of Boston, Cambridge and Somerville, over incumbent […]


News roundup: Last year in headlines

Last year, Tufts saw a continuation of established debates and drama, as well as the emergence of new issues that stand to affect the campus in the coming months. Here is a review of the key issues as they emerged. September Led by campus group United for Immigrant Justice, more than 60 students protested outside […]


Tufts student Jolie Dion-Gottfried passes away unexpectedly

Jolie H. Dion-Gottfried, an undergraduate student in the School of Arts and Sciences, passed away unexpectedly this week, according to an email sent to the community Friday afternoon by University President Anthony Monaco and other members of the Tufts administration. Dion-Gottfried, who came to Tufts as a Questbridge scholar, was an esteemed member of the university in […]


Lesley Sachs discusses the battle for women’s rights at the Western Wall

Lesley Sachs, executive director of Women of the Wall, an organization that advocates and organizes for the rights of women to pray freely at Jerusalem’s Western Wall, spoke about her organization and its movement at the Interfaith Center Wednesday night. The event was hosted by the Tufts Students for Two States coalition. The coalition is led by Tufts Hillel, also […]


University resolution sanctions Greek life organizations

A message released this morning has announced the results of the investigation into the Theta Delta Chi, Zeta Psi and Delta Upsilon fraternities, as well as the Chi Omega sorority, signaling the completion of the more-than-one-year-long investigation of nine Greek organizations at Tufts. Theta Delta Chi, also known as 123, will have its charter revoked […]


Interfaith discussion group moves toward social action

Conversation Action Faith and Education (CAFE) is undergoing reorganization this semester, in the hope of increasing its membership and activism. The most immediately noticeable move planned by the group is a change of their name, swapping CAFE for COFFEE, Community OF Faith Exploration and Engagement, according to CAFE co-president Ann-Marie Lee. She said the name change […]


Mac Maharaj discusses peace, justice in post-apartheid South Africa

Mac Maharaj, a central figure in the journey to end of apartheid in South Africa in the 1980s and 1990s, spoke about his observations from the struggle to bring peace to his country at an event on Thursday night. Maharaj also received the Robert and JoAnn Bendetson Public Diplomacy Award, an honor given through the Institute for Global Leadership […]


The Left Unity Project seeks to connect leftist students

Disclaimer: Liam Knox is the executive investigative team editor at the Daily and a founding member of the Left Unity Project. He was not involved with the writing of this article. A new leftist coalition, the Left Unity Project (LUP) has united on campus and seeks to increase communication, unity and solidarity among left-leaning political groups […]


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