Chloe Courtney Bohl is the Editor in Chief of The Tufts Daily. She is a junior studying international relations. Chloe can be reached at [email protected]

Q&A: Monaco talks expansion, mental health, anti-racism initiatives, Gifford House bunnies

University President Anthony Monaco sat down with the Daily to discuss Tufts’ ongoing expansion, pandemic response, mental health and diversity, among other topics. Monaco also offered updates on the university’s finances and outlined his goals for the remaining year of his presidency. Editor’s note: This interview has been edited for length and clarity. The Tufts […]

Students, community members protest Raytheon career event at School of Engineering

Students and community members protested a Raytheon BBN career event hosted by the School of Engineering in Halligan Hall on May 2. The protest was the second demonstration against a defense contractor on Tufts’ campus in less than a week.  Raytheon BBN is the technology research and development subsidiary of Raytheon, a multinational defense conglomerate […]

BREAKING: Tufts will require masking through May 31, testing through May 6

Tufts will continue to require indoor masking through May 31, according to a May 3 email from University Infection Control Health Director Michael Jordan. The university will also transition from required COVID-19 surveillance testing to voluntary testing on May 6. “Our COVID-19 policies [are] designed to support a healthy community as we end the spring […]

Protesters shut down recruiting event for top defense contractor General Dynamics

A General Dynamics Mission Systems recruiting event in the Science and Engineering Complex was cut short on Monday evening when student and community protestors disrupted the event with chanting and civil disobedience. General Dynamics, an aerospace and defense company, is the sixth-largest defense contractor in the world with billions of dollars in annual revenue. It […]

Tufts mourns UEP Professor Sheldon Krimsky

Sheldon Krimsky, the Lenore Stern professor of humanities and social sciences in the Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning, passed away unexpectedly over the weekend. James Glaser, dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, informed the Tufts community of Krimsky’s passing in an April 25 email. “​​Dr. Krimsky, or ‘Shelly’ to his […]

BREAKING: Tufts will not ease mask requirement as planned

Tufts will not ease its indoor mask mandate or end its required surveillance testing protocol by April 15 as previously planned, University Infection Health Control Director Michael Jordan informed the community in an April 7 email. “We are doing this to keep everyone as healthy and safe as possible through the end of the final […]

Senator Tim Scott talks criminal justice reform, education, Ukraine, Supreme Court at Tisch College event

United States Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) sat down with Dayna Cunningham, dean of the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life, for a wide-ranging conversation about criminal justice reform, education, internal and external threats to democracy and partisan divides in the latest installment of the Solomont Speaker Series on April 1. The event was co-sponsored […]

Incoming SMFA dean Vendryes passes away unexpectedly

Margaret Rose Vendryes, the incoming dean of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts, has passed away unexpectedly, Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences James Glaser shared in a March 31 email to the Tufts community.  “​​Our community was anticipating her arrival with great excitement, and I was personally looking […]

Tufts community mourns the passing of sophomore Cher Xiong

Cher Xiong, a sophomore in the School of Arts and Sciences, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday evening, according to an email from university administrators. The email highlighted Xiong’s kind, outgoing nature and the impact their passing will have on the community. “Cher was known as a fearless and adventurous person who was playful, had a […]

BREAKING: Fletcher School severs relationship with two Russian universities in response to war against Ukraine

The Fletcher School at Tufts University announced it will break off its academic relationship with the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), an elite research university under the umbrella of the Russian Federation Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in the wake of Russia’s war against Ukraine. Fletcher also cut ties with the National Research University […]