Elli Sol Strich is an assistant news editor at the Tufts Daily. She is a first-year who has not yet declared a major and can be reached at [email protected]

Women’s Center symposium focuses on intersectionality in sexual education, healthcare

The Women’s Center held its ninth annual Gender and Culture symposium titled “Sex and Accessibility” on Friday, at which student and guest speakers explored issues surrounding sexual education, comprehensive healthcare and more. The event, held in Dowling Hall, began with a panel titled “Queering Sex Ed, Explaining Abstinence, and Intersectional Healthcare.” The panel highlighted the […]

Student affairs administrators promoted, Ferguson hired in administrative reshuffling

As part of a deliberate reorganization, Student Affairs administrators Kevin Kraft, Lindsay Ferguson and Laura DaRos assumed new positions within that division last month, according to Dean of Student Life and Engagement Chris Rossi. Rossi stated that planning the reshuffling of administrators in Student Affairs began at the end of the 2019 spring semester, following […]

Research presents need to transition to ecological agriculture

The Tufts Environmental Studies Program held its first Hoch Cunningham Environmental Lecture of the semester on Jan. 16, featuring Tim Wise and the findings of his new book titled “Eating Tomorrow: The Battle for the Future of Food in the Climate Crisis” (2019). Hosted in Curtis Hall, the event was open to community members, students […]

Tufts professor discusses opioid harm reduction at Project SHARE, Hillel event

Margie Skeer, associate professor of public health and community medicine at the Tufts School of Public Health, led an event titled “Confronting the Opioid Crisis” last night, discussing harm reduction and research surrounding opioid substance use disorder.  The event, held at the Granoff Family Hillel Center, included a presentation and question and answer period. The […]

IGL hosts alumni panel on peacebuilding in Colombia

The Institute for Global Leadership and Latin American Committee (LAC) held a panel titled “Reflections from Peacebuilding in Colombia and on Security in Latin America” yesterday. The event drew on thoughts, experiences and regional perspectives to discuss Colombian conflict and the peacebuilding process.  The event, hosted in Cabot 205 in the Fletcher School, featured Mauricio […]

Administration responds to TCU resolution 19-7 calling for a carbon-neutral endowment

Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate published an Oct. 7 letter from Executive Vice President Michael W. Howard regarding his plans to establish an advisory group to the Investment Committee of the Board of Trustees for the purposes of reviewing issues with the university’s investments in fossil fuels.  The letter was in response to TCU Senate Resolution 19-7, “A Resolution Calling on […]

TUPIT hosts 2nd annual symposium

The Tufts University Prison Initiative of Tisch College (TUPIT) held its second symposium on Oct. 3 and 4, titled “Engaging Justice: Inside/Outside Prison.” Hosted in the Aidekman Arts Center on Thursday and in the Curtis Hall Multipurpose Room on Friday, the symposium presented panels, workshops and a film screening.  Tufts students, faculty, local organizers, professionals […]