Ella Kamm is an Assistant News Editor at The Tufts Daily. She is a sophomore who has not yet declared a major. Ella can be reached at [email protected]

Preliminary Boston mayoral election nears, involves students in city politics

The Boston mayoral race will be narrowed from five major candidates to two candidates in a preliminary election on Sept. 14. The election has provided Tufts students with opportunities to get involved in municipal politics and gain experience in grassroots organizing.  Of the five major candidates in the running for mayor, four are currently competitive […]

TEDxTufts adopts virtual format to host annual speakers conference

The theme, "REBOOT," was a nod to both the virtual aspect of the event as well as the potential for growth and change coming out of the pandemic. "All of our speakers are very different," executive organizer Saherish Surani said. "Everything is about the current moment that we're in, but also how to look at it again and decide where to go." 

Sororities adapt recruitment to fit university COVID-19 guidelines, local sororities emerge

Tufts panhellenic sororities Kappa Alpha Theta and Chi Omega and newly incorporated local sororities The Ivy and Thalia recruited new members at the beginning of the spring 2021 semester while staying in accordance with university COVID-19 guidelines.  The sorority landscape at Tufts has changed over the past year. Previously, there were three sororities at Tufts: […]

Shari Redstone talks law school, business ventures in lecture hosted by Women Entrepreneurs at Tufts

Shari Redstone (J'75), ViacomCBS chairwoman and president of National Amusements, was hosted by Women Entrepreneurs at Tufts to talk about her career as a woman in business and share advice on being successful and giving back. Redstone was named one of Time Magazine's 100 most influential people of 2020.

Tufts study highlights improvement in air quality during stay-at-home order

A research team from Tufts conducted a study during the initial stay-at-home order this spring and found that the decrease in traffic led to drastic improvements in air quality.

Coalition calls on Middlesex sheriff to protect votes of incarcerated people ahead of election

The Election Protection Behind Bars Coalition wrote a letter to Middlesex Sheriff Peter Koutoujian on Oct. 9, asking him to take further steps to protect the right of eligible incarcerated voters to cast their ballots in the upcoming election, and to provide guidelines for sheriffs statewide. The coalition is composed of various organizations, such as […]