Emily Nadler is an opinion editor at The Tufts Daily. Emily is a junior studying Cognitive and Brain Science and can be reached at [email protected].

The deadly 2021 Astroworld Festival: Travis Scott should not be allowed to perform again

Content warning: This article discusses violence, death and the disturbing details of the 2021 Astroworld Festival.  On Nov. 5, the Astroworld Festival, an annual music festival held by rapper Travis Scott in his hometown of Houston, Texas, quickly turned into an incident of mass fatality. Ten individuals were killed and hundreds were injured as a […]

Hurricane Ida’s devastation exposes greater climate issue at hand

By the numbers themselves, it goes without saying that Hurricane Ida has brought immense destruction and desperation to the neighborhoods and areas it passed through. Nearly a hundred people have died from Ida’s tornadoes, extreme flooding and heavy winds. Ida has affected 22 states, plus Washington, D.C., and torn through 1,500 miles of the United […]

Mandating the Vaccine Viewpoint
Tufts should mandate the COVID-19 vaccine for students returning to campus this fall

A fully vaccinated student body would provide a cushion of protection that would entirely change the student experience at Tufts. The spread of new, more contagious COVID-19 variants may complicate future projections, but the prospect of widespread vaccination nevertheless paves a promising path forward, delivering an end to the pandemic.

Andrew Cuomo Viewpoint
A call for Andrew Cuomo’s resignation amid sexual harassment allegations and misreporting on deaths in nursing homes

In response to multiple sexual harassment allegations, an impending impeachment trial and the loss of support from close political allies, Cuomo continues to deny all allegations and claims he does not intend to resign anytime soon. Cuomo isn’t fooling anyone; denying the accusations and dismissing calls to step down will not be enough to sweep these problems under the rug.

Tufts administration, faculty must continue to support students during the spring semester

While the continuation of EP/F into the spring is an important step forward, it is also vital that professors respond to feedback from the fall semester and adjust their schedules and syllabi for this semester.