Delaney Clarke is an Assistant Features Editor at the Tufts Daily. She is a junior studying engineering psychology. Delaney can be reached at [email protected]

NARAL and Health Service to install emergency contraceptive vending machine

Since the spring 2021 semester, Tufts Students for National Abortion Rights Action League (NARAL), a student organization that fights for reproductive health and freedom, has been advocating for Tufts University to provide students with a vending machine that would offer emergency contraceptives at a reduced cost. As of now, the vending machine is said to […]

Tufts resumes in-person tours, revamps program

Over the summer, Tufts University reinstated its in-person touring program, which had been conducted virtually since summer 2020. The program is now offering in-person, virtual and self-guided tour options throughout the fall semester. In-person tours started in July through an internship offered by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. There was a cohort of 17 guides […]

Tufts Mock Trial finishes 2nd at nationals in most successful season yet

Tufts Mock Trial’s A team placed second in its division at the American Mock Trial Association (AMTA) National Championship Tournament. The tournament took place over Zoom from April 16 to April 18.  This second-place win finished off a season that Tufts Mock Trial co-president and A team co-captain Bennett Demksy described as one of the strongest seasons in Tufts Mock Trial history. According to Demsky, the team placed better in tournaments than it had in previous seasons and achieved a higher number of individual awards than ever before.

First-ever Tufts Undergraduate Spanish Language Conference offers a space for students to present original research

Last Saturday’s conference presented a unique opportunity for students and professors to come together to reflect on and rejoice in the topics that students have been learning in their Spanish classes throughout the year. The conference was organized by senior Alex Martin, fall 2020 graduate Emilia Charno and junior Hannah San Sebastian, with the help of Spanish department Lecturer Patricia Smith and Senior Lecturer Kathleen Pollakowski.

To increase sustainability, Carmichael Dining Center implements Meatless Mondays

Tufts Meatless Mondays, an initiative implemented by Carmichael Dining Center this semester in which each Monday the dining hall serves solely meatless options for dinner, started on Feb. 22. Although the decision was implemented by Carmichael Meatless Mondays involves a collaboration between the dining center and the Eco-Reps. 

TUSC gets creative with virtual programming, ukulele lessons

Winter Weekend events included a virtual embroidery night, in which students were given their own embroidery kit and followed along with a student-teacher over Zoom. TUSC’s Film Series is no longer showing films in person, but students are allowed to access free movies through either the campus WiFi network or a virtual private network application.