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]

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 […]

Controversial oncologist Dr. Vinay Prasad disavowed by dean, lectures to GSBS

Dr. Vinay Prasad delivered a virtual lecture to the Tufts Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences on Feb. 17 following GSBS Dean Daniel Jay’s disavowal of one of Prasad’s blog posts, which Jay characterized as antisemitic. Several GSBS students and faculty objected to Tufts offering Prasad a platform to speak in light of his blog posts […]

Aminé to headline Spring Fling 2022, Tufts student Ella Jane to open

Aminé, Bia, Dayglow and Ella Jane will perform at Spring Fling Weekend, which Tufts University Social Collective is hosting April 28 to May 1. Spring Fling Weekend is returning in person this year after a three-year hiatus. In addition to the Spring Fling Concert on April 30, the weekend will also include an outdoor movie […]

Tufts community rallies in support of Ukraine

A crowd of Tufts students, alumni and community members gathered at the Mayer Campus Center on Wednesday to show their support for the people of Ukraine. The rally at Tufts comes one week after Russia launched a full-scale military attack on Ukraine on Feb. 23. The war, now on its eighth day, has so far […]

Tufts Digital Collections and Archives unveils 124 years of student media at Tufts through new collection

Tufts Digital Collections and Archives launched Newspapers @ Tufts, a digital collection of thousands of issues of the Tufts Weekly, the Tufts Observer and the Tufts Daily, in January 2022. The collection documents 124 years of university history through the lens of student media. The digital collection currently contains 6,000 issues of the three student […]

Daily veteran Robert Kaplan discusses the role of journalism in a community

One of Robert Kaplan’s first assignments for The Tufts Daily was an article about an invasive beetle that was wreaking havoc upon Somerville’s ash trees in fall 2018. He remembers the story piquing his interest in journalism. “The thing that I was interested in, which wasn’t being addressed by the Somerville Tree Warden — yes, […]

BREAKING: Tony Monaco to step down as president in summer 2023

University President Anthony Monaco will step down as president of Tufts in summer 2023, concluding a 12-year tenure. “It’s always good practice for an institution to have a transition in leadership every 10 to 15 years so that it can benefit from fresh ideas and new perspectives,” Monaco told the Daily. “So I feel this […]

BREAKING: Spring semester will begin in person as planned, with additional restrictions

In an email to the Tufts community on Sunday, Jan. 2, Provost and interim Senior Vice President Caroline Attardo Genco, University Infection Control Health Director Michael Jordan and Executive Vice President Mike Howard confirmed an in-person start to the spring semester and announced new public health guidelines the university will implement in response to the […]

BREAKING: Tufts moves finals online, will require COVID-19 boosters for spring semester

In an email to the Tufts community on Thursday, the deans of the Schools of Arts and Sciences and Engineering, as well as Dean Nancy Bauer of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Dean of Student Affairs Camille Lizarríbar and University Infection Control Health Director Michael Jordan announced that all final exams will […]

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