Emily Burke is a News Editor at the Tufts Daily. She can be reached at Emily.Burke@tufts.edu.


TCU Senate discusses space accessibility, university budget, bylaw changes at final meeting

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate held its final meeting of the semester in the Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room last night. TCU President Benya Kraus opened the meeting, announcing addresses from senate executives and a vote on bylaw changes. TCU Vice President Anna Del Castillo then opened the floor for committee updates. In one update, Grant Gebetsberger, a […]


Recent Zamboni issue upsets members of Catholic community

Content warning: This article mentions sexual assault. The Zamboni, a student-run satirical magazine, published an issue on Nov. 29 titled, “No One Expects The Spanish Inquisissue” that contained several articles focusing on themes related to Catholicism. Members of the Catholic community at Tufts have expressed concern over the inclusion of these articles.  Catholic Chaplain Lynn Cooper explained her concerns […]


TCU Senate passes resolution to make Asian American Center more accessible

Last night, the Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate unanimously passed a resolution urging Tufts to relocate Asian-American identity-based housing from the Asian American Center to make the center more accessible to the community as a whole. The resolution was authored by Ana Sofia Amieva-Wang, TCU Historian Jacqueline Chen, Diversity and Community Affairs Officer Shannon Lee and Asian American Community […]


Former Dean of Tufts School of Medicine John T. Harrington dies

John T. Harrington, dean emeritus of the Tufts University School of Medicine, passed away on Oct. 31. According to a Tufts Now article, Harrington completed his residency at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill before receiving training in nephrology at the Tufts-New England Medical Center (NEMC), and eventually joining the nephrology division. From 1981 […]


School of Arts & Sciences addresses budget deficit

The budget for the School of Arts & Sciences (A&S) is currently in a deficit, according to the Sept. 27 A&S faculty meeting minutes, which discussed the school’s budget and financial situation. In the minutes, Executive Administrative Dean for Arts & Sciences Scott Sahagian emphasized that the deficit exists for good reason; the university is investing in […]


TCU Senate discusses supplementary funding requests, upcoming resolutions

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate met last night in the Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room to hear supplementary funding requests and discuss two resolutions. After the roll call, TCU President Benya Kraus opened the meeting by discussing the upcoming Senate elections on Nov. 14. According to Kraus, a senior, there is one person running for the […]


TCU Senate discusses upcoming town hall, potential projects

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate met in the Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room last night to discuss the upcoming town hall on social spaces along with general updates. The body also heard a presentation from Career Center Executive Director Greg Victory. After a presentation on networking strategies, Victory discussed the success of Career Center initiatives, […]


SMFA students cite concerns about lack of resources, cohesion between communities post merger

This year’s first-year class at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA) is the first admitted through Tufts’ admissions policies, the first to pay full Tufts tuition and the second class to be fully designated as Tufts students after Tufts acquired the SMFA in June 2016. Some Bachelors of Fine Arts (BFA) students, however, feel that their […]


Students respond to proposed solution for NEC transportation issues

The shuttle stop connecting Tufts to the New England Conservatory of Music (NEC) and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA) will be reinstated after area construction is completed, according to a Oct. 10 email sent to students in the Tufts-NEC combined-degree program. When the NEC stop is reinstated, buses will only stop when there […]


TCU Senate approves funding requests, discusses potential projects

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate met Monday night in the Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room to discuss funding requests and some ideas for new projects. TCU President Benya Kraus opened the meeting, mentioning that the Indigenous People’s Day Celebration held prior to the meeting was the result of Senate efforts. Kraus also announced that Associate Director of […]


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