Emily Cheng is a first-year student and can be reached at emily.cheng@tufts.edu.


Senior Profile: Xander Landen

Graduating senior Xander Landen knew he wanted to pursue journalist at age 17 when, as a writer for his hometown newspaper in Weston, Mass., he was given the agency to cover the events that captivated him. “That kind of got me going; it just felt right,” he said. “I loved journalism because it’s something that society needs, and it’s something that involves a […]


Tufts Craniofacial Pain Center explores holistic approaches to pain treatment

Every year, about 1,500 new patients with head, face or neck pain go to the Tufts Craniofacial Pain Center at the School of Dental Medicine, according to Shuchi Dhadwal, the center’s interim director. One of the largest centers of its kind in the country, the Craniofacial Pain Center is dedicated to a holistic approach to pain management, […]


Black Freedom Trail marks important locations, retells stories of black history

The Tufts/Medford Black Freedom Trail, connecting on-campus sites including the Capen House, the Lena D. Bruce (E ’92) and Anita Y. Griffey (LA ’89) Bench and Goddard Chapel Plaque, signifies the stories and moments in the African American history at Tufts. According to Professor of Political Science Pearl Robinson, who has taught at Tufts since 1975, the Tufts/Medford […]


TCU Allocations Board begins budgeting process for student organizations

As the spring semester kicks into gear, so begins the process of creating next year’s activities budget, a task handled by the Allocations Board (ALBO) of Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate, which includes nine members. Each year, ALBO distributes the proceeds from the Student Activities fee — $328 per student for the 2015-16 academic year —to the 180 student organizations recognized by the TCU Judiciary. […]


In solidarity with Syrian refugees, Boston protested against Governor Baker’s stance

“Say no to racist fear, refugees are welcome here!” To protest Governor Charlie Baker’s rejection of Syrian refugees in a statement on Monday, Nov. 16, following the Paris terrorist attacks that killed nearly 130 people, over 1,000 people gathered outside the Massachusetts State House this past Friday, Nov. 20 at 6:30 p.m., chanting this slogan. The rally was organized by the International Socialist […]


Tisch Distinguished Speaker Series brings prominent public figures to Tufts

The Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service aims to serve as a “catalyst for active citizenship at Tufts.” In pursuit of that mission, Tisch College launched its Tisch Distinguished Speaker Series last year as a feature program to bring a variety of keynote speakers to interact with the Tufts community. The Distinguished Speaker Series has brought public […]


Tisch College features Lawrence Summers for Distinguished Speaker Series

Lawrence H. Summers, the Charles W. Eliot University professor and president emeritus of Harvard University, spoke as a part of the Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series to a full crowd at Alumnae Lounge yesterday evening. It was co-sponsored by the Department of Economics and the International Relations program. Summers previously served as the 71st secretary of the treasury for […]


Tufts Human Factors and Ergonomics Society revamps for this semester

The study of human factors explores how to optimize user experience and contribute to market success, focusing on the design of products through the lens of user functionality. A pre-professional society at Tufts, Tufts Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (THFES) is dedicated to providing resources for Tufts undergraduates studying human factors through various workshops and a […]


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