Emma Rosenthal is a features editor at the Daily. She is a senior majoring in Political Science. She can be reached at [email protected]

Work visas under Trump: Former, current Tufts employees discuss policy flux, application process

Editor’s note: This is the second part of a two-part series on how changes in H-1B work visa policy under the Trump administration are affecting Tufts. The first part was published on March 28, and is posted online. Of the many policies that change from one presidential administration to the other, immigration is one that especially […]

Work visas under Trump: Senior International Officer Diana Chigas discusses H-1B visas for faculty, staff

Editor’s note: This is the first part of a two-part series on how changes in H-1B work visa policy under the Trump administration are affecting Tufts. The second part was published on April 4, and is posted online. On April 18, 2017, President Trump signed an executive order called Buy American, Hire American. Part of this […]

Indigenous journalist Tristan Ahtone speaks about media representation of Native communities, issues

Indigenous People’s Day at Tufts, a campus group formed to recognize the holiday, held the final two talks in its four-part Indigenous Speaker Series during the last week of this semester. With the tagline of “After Standing Rock,” the series featured indigenous activists to show continued support of indigenous issues and scholarship. In one of those talks on […]

ASAP and BARCC discuss future plans, resources, #MeToo campaign

Content warning: this article mentions sexual assault High-profile cases and allegations have brought the issue of sexual assault to the forefront of the national media. But on college campuses, the issue of sexual assault is one that both on- and off-campus groups around Tufts have been tackling for decades. Action for Sexual Assault Prevention (ASAP) […]

After over 10 years, Moe’s BBQ Trollys offers late-night food, friendly conversation

Moe’s BBQ Trollys is an iconic part of Tufts’ nightlife on weekends, feeding students whether they are party-hopping or studying late at night. Dave Stuart, nicknamed “Moe,” operates the truck and is a native of the area, having grown up near Harvard and then moving to Somerville. He has been in the food industry for his whole career, a […]

Confucius Institute seeks to deepen connection between United States and China

The Confucius Institute at Tufts University (CITU), launched on June 24, 2015, provides programs in Chinese language and culture as a collaboration between Tufts and Beijing Normal University (BNU). Located at 112 Packard Ave., the institute seeks to deepen the connection between China and the United States through mutual understanding, according to Mingquan Wang, director of CITU. “The general goal […]

Tufts professors evaluate presidential candidates’ policies

While each election cycle has its unique side, many argue that the 2016 presidential race has been one-of-a-kind, in terms of its candidates and their proposed policies. From their expertise in political science and economics, three Tufts professors discussed the race and the differences and implications of the candidates’ policies.  James Glaser, professor of American politics and dean of the […]

Tufts employees give to local charities through Neighborhood Service Fund

Raising money from Tufts employees and choosing local charitable organizations to award grants of varying sums each year, the Tufts Neighborhood Service Fund (TNSF) provides supports for organizations where Tufts volunteers work at. This year, TNSF awarded $18,500 to 38 programs and projects in the four neighborhoods where Tufts has a major presence: Medford, Somerville, Grafton and Boston’s Chinatown. “About [20] […]

New Dietary Guidelines for Americans generate mixed opinions

As the the nation’s go-to source for nutrition advice, the U.S. Federal Government released the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans on Jan. 7. While acting as an outline for a healthy diet, this report includes a series of key recommendations for healthy eating patterns along with five main guidelines.  The Department of Health (HHS) began releasing such reports in 1980, […]

Biannual Cause Dinner supports Justice for Janitors Community Fund

The biannual Cause Dinner, hosted by Tufts Dining Services and Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate and sponsored by Tufts Freethought Society, raised $3,513 for the Justice for Janitors Community Fund on Nov. 17.  Students who attended the Carmichael and Dewick Dining Centers between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. that night had the option to donate money or a meal […]