Daniel Gottfried is a News Editor of the Tufts Daily. He studies International Relations and Russian and Eastern European Studies. He is involved in the Russian and Slavic Students Association. He is works for the Academic Resources Center and Hodgdon.


IGL awarded $200,000 Carnegie grant

The Institute for Global Leadership won a $200,000 grant from the Carnegie Corporation last September to be spent over the course of two years. The Carnegie Corporation is an education foundation that honors its founder Andrew Carnegie’s goal for international peace, according to the foundation’s website. The IGL is grateful for the funds provided by […]


Campus takes sides on ASA boycott

Over 250 students have signed a statement, currently circulating with the help of several student and alumni organizers, in solidarity with a resolution by the American Studies Association (ASA) to boycott Israeli academic institutions. The ASA is an academic association committed to the interdisciplinary study of American culture and history with over 5,000 member institutions […]


Students to celebrate Coming Out Day with rally

Tufts Queer Straight Alliance (QSA) will host a rally in celebration of National Coming Out Day this Wednesday at noon on the lower patio of the Mayer Campus Center. The rally will provide a chance for students and faculty to share their stories and experiences about coming out in a public setting, according to QSA […]


Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel film ‘Basic Math’ on campus

Seventy Tufts students joined the Columbia Pictures film team as extras in the movie “Basic Math,” filmed on the Medford/Somerville campus this Monday. Stars Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel traveled to six different locations on campus throughout the day to shoot scenes for the movie. The film’s plot follows the story of a married couple […]


Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel film ‘Basic Math’ on campus

Seventy Tufts students joined the Columbia Pictures film team as extras in the movie “Basic Math,” filmed on the Medford/Somerville campus this Monday. Stars Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel traveled to six different locations on campus throughout the day to shoot scenes for the movie. The film’s plot follows the story of a married couple […]


Campaign launches to educate students about molly

The Department of Alcohol and Health Education this semester launched a campus-wide poster campaign aimed at educating students about the effects of the drug “molly.” The campaign began due to increased coverage of the drug in the media following several molly-related deaths at electronic dance music festivals this year, according to Health Educator and Prevention […]


Asbestos removed from Houston Hall

Workers contracted by the university abated asbestos in Houston Hall this summer during a routine renovation project. Asbestos is a mineral that was widely used in construction until 1973, when the Environmental Protection Agency began to regulate its use due to its ability to cause lung and other organic diseases. Director of Facilities Services Bob […]


Boloco closes Boston Ave. location

  A new restaurant will replace Boloco after the student-frequented burrito chain opted to shut down its Boston Avenue location in May. After years of contemplating an exit from Medford, founder and CEO of Boloco John Pepper decided to close Boloco due to difficulties in branding the restaurant as unique from its local competitors. “A […]


Dean Bosworth retires after 12 years at Fletcher

  Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy dean Stephen Bosworth, a former U.S. Ambassador to South Korea, at the end of the academic school year retired from his position at the Fletcher School after 12 years of service. Admiral James Stavridis, former commander of the United States European Command and supreme allied commander of the […]


Tufts to honor university staff with reception

  The university will next Tuesday host a staff appreciation event in the Alumnae Lounge of the Aidekman Arts Center to thank its employees for coming in to work during incidents that otherwise shut down the school this year, such as Hurricane Sandy, winter blizzards and the recent Boston Marathon bombing. The reception is the […]


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