Elie Levine

Elie Levine is a former editor-in-chief at the Tufts Daily. She is a senior studying international literary and visual studies and can be reached at elie.levine@tufts.edu.

Intersex activist Tatenda Ngwaru shares her story at Civic Life Lunch

Tatenda Ngwaru, a Zimbabwean intersex activist and asylum seeker, spoke about her life and work yesterday at a Civic Life Lunch hosted by the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life. In 2013, Ngwaru founded True Identity, Zimbabwe’s first organization for intersex people. At the lunch, Ngwaru was accompanied by journalist Robert Tokanel, one of […]

Construction continues on Tufts’ new squash center, set to open in February

Tufts’ construction of eight new squash courts — a 13,500-square foot addition to the Gantcher Center — is about a third of the way complete, according to Gretchen Von Grossmann, director of capital programs. ARC/Architectural Resources Cambridge, a Boston-based architecture firm, designed the courts. At a community meeting held in the Alumnae Lounge on Sept. […]

Following Somerville, Medford City Council files home rule petition, requesting Tufts’ master plans

The Medford City Council passed a home rule charter petition Sept. 5 that, if passed by the Massachusetts state legislature, would ensure that Tufts and other nonprofits provide the city with institutional master plans. The home rule petition was filed in the Massachusetts state legislature the same day by State Rep. Christine Barber. Under a […]

Tufts ups PILOT to Medford, Somerville as Boston sees cuts

Tufts increased its payment in lieu of taxes (PILOT) to the cities of Medford and Somerville to $450,000 each for fiscal year 2019 up from $275,000 in 2018, or a 64% increase. The City of Boston also received $450,000 for fiscal year 2019, but this was down from a contribution of $584,147 last year, a […]

News roundup: Top headlines of last year

Bookended by the national midterm elections in November 2018 and the end of the Tufts Dining workers’ contract campaign in April, the past academic year was rife with Tufts-specific controversies as well as large-scale events. The following is a rundown of the biggest stories on the Hill last year.  August and September In late August, […]

Q&A: President Monaco addresses housing, Sackler controversy, university budget

The Tufts Daily sat down with University President Anthony Monaco to discuss this year’s events at Tufts. The Tufts Daily (TD): What are some of the major triumphs and challenges that Tufts has faced this year? Anthony Monaco (AM): Overall, it’s been a very good year for Tufts University. On the undergraduate level, accomplishments are […]

Letter from the editor

To the Class of 2019 and all members of the Tufts community, Today marks the graduation of the Class of 2019. As you look back on your four years at Tufts, you may be thinking about the moments you spent within various communities on campus — your first-year dorm room floor, your sports team, your […]

Letter from the editors: Our op-ed guidelines

To our readers and contributors in the Tufts community, As a student-run newspaper reporting on issues pertinent to Tufts, your input is crucial to us. We regularly publish op-eds from students, faculty, staff, alumni, residents of areas surrounding the university and other stakeholders in the well-being of our community. We want to give a platform […]

Nicholas Kristof discusses immigration, journalism at Hillel-sponsored lecture

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nicholas Kristof presented a lecture on immigration largely focusing on individual narratives yesterday night for the annual Tufts Hillel Merrin Moral Voices Lecture. The event, titled “Covering Immigration In The Trump Era: An Evening With Award Winning New York Times Journalist Nicholas Kristof,” filled Cohen Auditorium to over half its capacity. Kristof, who […]

Letter from the Managing Board: Looking back on Daily Week

To our readers, In case you didn’t notice, the Tufts Daily has been talking a lot about itself this week. While keeping up with our usual content, we have added Tufts Daily-focused content to our paper and social media feeds in order to share more about the work we do and give our readers an […]