Connor Dale

Connor Dale is a news editor and a former executive layout editor at the Tufts Daily. He is a senior studying political science and can be reached at connor.dale@tufts.edu.


Tufts appoints members to investment review committee, considering fossil fuel divestment

Last week, the university identified the members, including two undergraduate students, who will comprise the Responsible Investment Advisory Group (RIAG), which is tasked with reviewing Tufts’ investments in the fossil fuel industry. The RIAG members will consist of the following: Charming Dube, a senior and non-voting student representative on the Board of Trustees’ Administration and […]


TCA rallies, petitions for divestment from fossil fuel industry

Members of Tufts Climate Action (TCA) rallied yesterday ahead of today’s day of action by activists from over 50 colleges across the U.S. to demand that their universities divest their endowments from the fossil fuel industry. TCA activists gathered outside of the Mayer Campus Center during open block. As members of Bangin’ Everything At Tufts […]


Professors sue Tufts over new compensation, lab space policies

Eight faculty members at the Tufts University School of Medicine sued Tufts over the medical school’s revised compensation plan and research space allocation guidelines, which they allege violate their lifetime work contracts and threaten to force them out from the school. According to the official complaint filed in Middlesex County Superior Court on Dec. 5, […]


Tufts begins review of fossil fuel investment following student activists’ proposal

Tufts University decided last week to convene an investment advisory committee, which will review Tufts’ investments in the fossil fuel industry and advise the Board of Trustees’ Investment Committee on its findings. The decision to activate the Responsible Investment Advisory Group (RIAG), which the Board of Trustees voted to establish in November 2019, follows nearly […]


BREAKING: Tufts begins review of investments in fossil fuel industry

Tufts University decided this week to convene an investment advisory committee which will review Tufts’ investments in the fossil fuel industry and advise the Board of Trustees’ Investment Committee on its findings. The decision to activate the Responsible Investment Advisory Group (RIAG), which the Board of Trustees voted to establish in November 2019, follows nearly […]


Tufts Students for Justice in Palestine launch 7-day action highlighting elements of ‘Deadly Exchange’

Tufts Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) launched a seven-day action calling attention to various disturbing elements of police exchange programs between the United States and Israel, according to a press release from the group. The action, which started on Nov. 13 and will continue through Nov. 19, is part of SJP’s broader campaign to […]


Tufts signs amicus brief to oppose DACA repeal

Tufts announced that it has joined 164 other public and private universities and colleges in signing an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court supporting the roughly 700,000 young immigrants who came to the United States as children and who hold Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status on Oct. 8. “Tufts stands firmly with […]


Baker bans all vaping products in Massachusetts, drawing praise, criticism

Responding to the recent spike in vaping-related lung diseases, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker declared a public health emergency on Sept. 24, banning the sale of electronic cigarettes and vaping products. The ban will last through Jan. 25, 2020. The declaration comes on the heels of a spate of mysterious vaping-related illnesses popping up across the […]


Tufts students participate in global climate strike in Boston

In a crowd outside the Mayer Campus Center that overflowed onto Talbot Ave., university students attended a strike last Friday to demand action on the climate crisis before joining a crowd of more than 7,000 protestors at City Hall Plaza in Boston. The Tufts contingent, organized by Sunrise Movement Tufts, Tufts Climate Action and a […]


Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy amidst fierce opposition, questions about Stern report whereabouts

Purdue Pharma, the company whose signature opioid, OxyContin, is widely seen as driving the nation’s opioid crisis, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Sept. 15. The move is part of an ongoing effort by the company’s owners, the Sackler family, to settle more than 2,600 lawsuits brought by municipal and state governments. Yet the company’s […]


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