Daniel Meakem is a contributing writer. Danial is a first-year who has not yet declared a major. Daniel can be reached at daniel.meakem@tufts.edu.

Romance studies department responds to criticism of new French, Spanish minors

Tufts’ Department of Romance Studies recently announced the creation of new French and Spanish minors. This decision, which had been called for by the student body for many years, has led to significant praise and celebration by students who have the opportunity to pursue these minors, while also drawing criticism on the minors’ restrictive eligibility requirement. Interim […]

Tufts community members discuss role of distribution requirements in modern liberal arts university

Students and professors come and go on the Hill, but debate on the merits and flaws of distribution requirements for undergraduates in the School of Arts and Sciences has remained a constant over the years at Tufts. In total, graduation requirements — including distribution, writing, language and world civilization requirements — take students with no […]