Delaney Clarke is a Managing Editor at the Tufts Daily. She is a senior studying engineering psychology. Delaney can be reached at [email protected].

‘A lot of challenges’: Tufts’ failures as an accessible campus

One evening last semester, former Tufts sophomore Morgane Hanley was on their way to their 6–9 p.m. lab, only to find that the accessible entrance that they typically used to enter Pearson Hall was locked. The entrance that Hanley, who is physically disabled, was taking was the accessible entrance into Pearson. It is a side […]

Letter from the Managing Board: What you can expect from the Daily this fall

To our readers, Welcome or welcome back to the Hill! We at the Daily have been hard at work all summer preparing to deliver intriguing, engrossing, revelatory journalism to you this fall. Since a newspaper’s first responsibility is to the community it serves, we wanted to take this opportunity to let you know what you […]

Tufts students from Medford and Somerville reflect on their hometown communities

For many Tufts students, the cities of Medford and Somerville are new and unfamiliar. They get to know the cities slowly, through weekend ventures to Davis Square or late night stops at Medford pizzerias. Other students, however, have called these communities home long before their time at Tufts. The cities that surround Tufts are not […]

Students revitalize Tufts Gaming Hub

From casual play to competitive teams, the Tufts Gaming Hub offers a space for students of all gaming skill levels to play, compete, share common interests and make new friends. Composed of a Discord server of over 700 members, the club hosts an expansive community centered around all things gaming.  Up until this academic year, […]

Lema Abuoqab’s children’s book aims to educate kids about science, health

For many young children, visits to the doctor can inspire feelings of fear and confusion. These feelings are coupled with the fact that many conversations at the pediatrician’s office leave out children, as they are between doctor and parent, rather than doctor and patient. This problem — frequently present within pediatric patient care — is […]

First-years return from Tufts Civic Semester in US Southwest

​​In the fall of 2021, Tufts conducted its second Civic Semester, where incoming students can participate in their first semester abroad or in the Southwestern United States rather than starting their college experience on Tufts’ Medford/Somerville campus.  Civic Semester was first launched in the fall of 2019. Jessye Crowe-Rothstein, Tufts’ first-year global programs manager, outlined […]

‘Unsettling the Archive’ exhibit examines Tufts’ impact on the surrounding landscape

How do institutions like Tufts come to be?  Tufts University Art Galleries’ exhibit “Unsettling the Archive: Exploring Tufts’ Relationship with Land” conveys how Tufts’ creation and ongoing expansion have impacted the environments and communities within and around its campuses.  Prior to the exhibit’s conception, Tufts University Art Galleries had been working on formulating a land […]

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.