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 [email protected]


Tufts SJP wins student organization award, rouses administration disapproval

Tufts Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) won the 2020 Collaboration Award as part of the Office for Campus Life’s (OCL) annual student organization awards ceremony on April 22, prompting swift disapproval by University President Anthony Monaco and other members of the Tufts administration. SJP received the award in recognition of the coalition the student […]


Tufts SJP pushing referendum calling for end to TUPD training trips

Tufts Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) announced last week a proposed ballot referendum calling on the university to stop sending campus police officers on military training trips abroad. The referendum, which the Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate discussed at its March 2 meeting, is part of SJP’s broader campaign to “#EndTheDeadlyExchange,” which seeks to […]


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

Editor’s note: The original version of this article was published on Feb. 28. This version has been updated to reflect ongoing developments. 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 […]


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 […]


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