Elie Levine

Elie Levine is the Editor-in-Chief at The Tufts Daily. She is a junior majoring in international literary and visual studies and can be reached at elie.levine@tufts.edu.


Holocaust survivor Anna Ornstein stresses importance of hope in trying political times

Anna Ornstein, a Holocaust survivor who pursued a career in psychiatry, addressed 200 people in a packed ASEAN Auditorium in Cabot Intercultural Center yesterday. Ornstein, who survived Auschwitz and several work camps, detailed her experiences in the book “My Mother’s Eyes,” copies of which were available at the event. Her lecture was the 2018 keynote […]


Events on the Hill: Week of April 9

MONDAY “Mental Health Monologues: Strength in Stories” Details: Active Minds at Tufts is highlighting Tufts students’ mental health experiences in its third annual monologue night. Where and when: Goddard Chapel; 8:30–10 p.m. “Reception to Honor Provost David Harris” Details: University President Anthony Monaco will thank Provost David Harris for his leadership and contributions to the community before he […]


Events on the Hill — Week of April 1

MONDAY “Stephen Koltai: Global Entrepreneurship” Details: TAMID at Tufts is hosting Stephen Koltai, the managing director of Koltai & Co. LLC and a guest scholar at the Brookings Institution, to discuss the entrepreneurship initiatives he has spearheaded in the Obama administration and his experience leading startups. Where and when: Cabot Intercultural Center, 206; 8–9 p.m. […]


Faculty urge Tufts to divest from assault weapon manufacturers

Tufts Arts, Sciences and Engineering (AS&E) faculty voted 50–0–4 yesterday to urge the Board of Trustees and Tufts administration to divest the school’s endowment from companies that produce, distribute or sell military-style assault weapons to the public. This vote comes in response to a petition presented to the Board of Trustees with 62 faculty members’ signatures. The […]


Events on the Hill — Week of March 26

MONDAY “Civic Life Lunch — Against Invisibility: Chinese America, History, and the Family Album” Details: Associate Professor of American Studies at Brown University Robert Lee will discuss Against Invisibility, a digital project that explores Chinese Americans’ use of photography to investigate narratives of belonging and nationality in this event hosted by the Jonathan M. Tisch […]


Events on the Hill — Week of March 12

MONDAY “Public Lecture: Acting Regional Administrator of the U.S. General Services Admin” Details: The Department of Urban and Environmental Planning (UEP) is hosting Glenn Rotondo, acting regional administrator for the U.S. General Services Administration, as part of their colloquium series. Lunch will be provided. Where and when: Crane Room, Paige Hall; 12–1 p.m. “The Swiss […]


Events on the Hill — Week of March 5

MONDAY “University Open Forum: Alumnae Lounge Murals” Details: In conjunction with Tufts University Art Galleries, the Consortium of Studies in Race, Colonialism and Diaspora will be hosting a panel addressing representation in the murals in the Alumnae Lounge. Panelists will include Director of the Consortium of Studies in Race, Colonialism and Diaspora and Associate Professor of […]


Events on the Hill: Week of Feb. 26

MONDAY “Aesthetics, Academics, & Activism at Standing Rock” Details: Osage, Creek and Cherokee artist Yatika Fields and American Studies scholar Nick Estes of the Lower Brulé Sioux tribe will be having a conversation about indigenous activism, specifically scholars’ and artists’ efforts at Standing Rock. The Consortium of Studies in Race, Colonialism and Diaspora, the School […]


Events on the Hill – Week of Feb. 20

TUESDAY “Tufts University Phone Bank for Transgender Equality” Details: As part of a partnership with Freedom for All Massachusetts, students are calling Massachusetts state officials to defend transgender equality. Where and when: Tufts University LGBT Center, 226 College Ave; 6–9 p.m. “A Conversation with Jay Gonzalez” Details: For the third segment in their Gubernatorial Series this […]


Events on the Hill: Week of Feb. 12

MONDAY “Myanmar in Crisis: What Happens Next?” Details: A panel of activists and politicians will discuss the recent systemic attacks against Myanmar’s Muslim Rohingya community. Speakers will include May Sabe Phyu, director of the Gender Equality Network and human rights activist from Myanmar, Ambassador Derek Mitchell (F ’91), former ambassador to Myanmar and senior advisor […]


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