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Daniel Weinstein is an Assistant News Editor at the Tufts Daily.


Mentorship program for low-income children grows, adds 2nd chapter

The Tufts Directing through Recreation, Education, Adventure, and Mentoring (DREAM) program is adding an additional chapter at the Somerville Housing Authority’s apartments at Clarendon Hill, which will begin meeting this semester. Tufts DREAM Chapter Chair Zoe Leaf explained that DREAM is a mentoring program in the Northeastern United States which pairs college students with low-income […]


Academics discuss Kurdish political situation at MERG event

Tufts’ Middle East Research Group (MERG) hosted a discussion and panel in Cabot 205 last night on the implications of the U.S. withdrawal from Syria for the Kurdish ethnic group and politics in the Middle East.   When President Donald Trump ordered the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria in October, the Turkish government quickly attacked […]


TCU Senate discusses funding for political groups

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate convened yesterday in the Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room to discuss updates, funding requests and upcoming initiatives. TCU President Shannon Lee opened the meeting with a moment of silence in recognition of the recent passing of a member of the Class of 2023. The meeting continued with further updates, including […]


Bullock speaks at Tisch town hall, discusses environment, impeachment, student debt

The Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life welcomed presidential candidate and Montana Governor Steve Bullock for a town hall on Friday. The town hall was moderated by Dean of Tisch College Alan Solomont, who opened the discussion by making note of Bullock’s decorated political career. He mentioned that Bullock was the only Democratic governor to […]


Nandi Bynoe fills new role as associate dean of diversity and inclusion

Former Assistant Dean of Student Affairs Nandi Bynoe (LA’09, AG’16) was named the new associate dean of diversity and inclusion at the beginning of this school year. The Diversity and Inclusion division, of which Bynoe is a part, encompasses the Group of Six, which includes the Africana Center, the Asian American Center, the FIRST Resource […]


Rove comes to Tufts amid controversy, met by protestors

The Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life brought former Senior Advisor and Deputy Chief of Staff for former President George W. Bush Karl Rove to campus yesterday as the first speaker in its Distinguished Speakers Series. The discussion took place in the ASEAN Auditorium in Cabot Hall, with a packed audience. Tisch College Dean […]


TCU Senate working to test on-campus pub at the Rez

Tufts Community Union (TCU) President Benya Kraus and first-year TCU Senator Janey Litvin have begun an initiative to establish an on-campus pub. The pub would serve alcoholic beverages to those over 21, but would be an environment where undergraduates of all classes, graduate students and professors can come together. According to Kraus and Litvin, the overarching goal of the pub […]


TCU Senate proposes Korean classes

A new Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate initiative hopes to introduce Korean language classes at Tufts, a proposal led by First Generation Community Senator and Korean Students Association (KSA) member Isaac Kim. Kim, a sophomore, was inspired to pursue a Korean language class pilot program so students would be able to take a language not currently offered at […]


UEP partners with Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative to help students, community

The Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning (UEP) is launching the Co-Research/Co-Education Partnerships (CoRE), which will allow Tufts master’s students and staff from the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative (DSNI) to partner in researching and developing strategies for community-controlled economic development, according to Senior Lecturer and Director of the Master of Public Policy Program and Community Practice Penn Loh, who […]


Department of Community Health launches Alumni Mentorship Program

The Department of Community Health is launching the Community Health Alumni Mentorship Program (CHAMP) this semester, a new initiative that will match current undergraduate juniors and seniors with community health alumni, according to Department of Community Health Chair Jennifer Allen and Department Administrator Yolanta Kovalko. Students will be matched with alumni mentors in their respective fields for two to six hours per […]


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