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]

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 […]

Tufts reports 463 COVID-19 cases this semester

Tufts reported 463 cases of COVID-19 across campuses this semester, or approximately 33 per week, according to Patrick Collins, Tufts executive director of media relations. This represents a 12.6% decrease in the number of cases compared to last spring, when the university reported 530 cases. According to Collins, 321 of these cases came from the […]

Graduate student placed on leave from WMFO for violating COVID-19 policies

A Tufts University graduate student was placed on leave from WMFO, the university’s student-run radio station, by administration, for failing to wear a mask, allowing guests into the studio, covering up a security camera and tampering with studio equipment during a Nov. 8 radio show. During their show, the student shared misinformation about COVID-19 and […]