Daniel Weinstein is a News Editor at The Tufts Daily. He is a senior and can be reached at [email protected]

Law Day on the Hill attracts alumni, students for discussion on contemporary issues

The Tufts Lawyers Association and Tufts Career Center partnered to invite alumni and interested students to attend the 18th Law Day on the Hill last Thursday evening in the Alumnae Lounge. The annual event allowed current students to explore career prospects in law and learn from alumni who work in the field. After hearing from […]

BU professor discusses migration, citizenship in Turkey

Ayse Parla, an assistant professor of anthropology at Boston University, discussed her personal accounts in and research on the influence of hope and privilege on migration patterns and trends in Turkey in a book talk at 48 Professors Row on Wednesday evening. Parla holds a Bachelor’s degree in Social Studies from Harvard University and a […]

TCU Senate amends bylaws to modify Treasury, Trustee representatives

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate considered proposed changes to its bylaws and heard 10 supplementary funding requests from student organizations at its meeting on Sunday night in the Sophia Gordon multipurpose room. TCU Parliamentarian Finn McGarghan led the body through the proposed amendments to its bylaws. McGarghan, senior, proposed an amendment regarding student organization […]

TCU Senate recap: A year in resolutions

During the 2017-2018 academic year, the Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate passed a number of resolutions addressing issues from senator compensation to gender-inclusive restrooms. Next year’s TCU President will be rising senior Jacqueline Chen. Following the presidential election on April 26th in which Chen defeated rising senior Adam Rapfogel, the TCU Senate held internal elections to select […]

TCU Senate to hold university-wide referendum with presidential election

According to Tufts Elections Commission (ECOM) chair Ethan Mandelbaum, a sophomore, all students will have the opportunity to vote on a university-wide referendum, Referendum #1, this upcoming Thursday, April 26. Referendum #1, upon receiving a majority vote, would amend the Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate constitution to allow the student body the ability to decide […]

Citing overspending, TCU Senate urges clubs to cut back on expenses

According to TCU Treasurer Emily Sim, a junior, concerns involving the possibility of the TCU Senate going over its budget into the next academic year have prompted certain TCU Allocations Board (ALBO) members, such as TCU Associate Treasurer Finn McGarghan, to ask clubs and organizations to cut back on spending. An email McGarghan sent on March 29 […]

TCU Senate hears committee updates, matches funding requests

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate met today in the Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room to hear committee updates, a presentation about a new template to help TCU Senators better complete faculty Tenure and Promotion (T&P) evaluations, discuss possible upcoming resolutions and hear funding requests. TCU President Benya Kraus, a senior, opened the meeting to share […]

TCU Senate discusses funding requests, referendum, policy proposal

Disclaimer: Samuel Weitzman is a sports editor at the Daily. He was not involved in the writing or editing of this article. The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate met last night in the Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room to hear funding requests, a proposed referendum and a policy proposal. TCU President Benya Kraus, a senior, opened the meeting by reminding the […]

Fletcher hosts former French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin for Issam Fares Lecture

The Fares Center for Eastern Mediterranean Studies at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy welcomed former French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin as the speaker of this year’s Issam M. Fares Lecture. Villepin spoke on the prompt, “Can we still save the two-state solution?” Addressing close to 200 people in Cohen Auditorium, Villepin advocated for increased global […]

TCU Senate shares updates from JumboVote, hears funding requests

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate met in the Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room to hear a presentation by JumboVote, table a supplementary funding appeal, approve supplementary funding requests and hear committee updates. After brief introductions from the newly elected Class of 2020 Senators Danny Cashman and Alexa Weinstein, and First Generation Community Senator Alejandro Baez, […]

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