Ethan Steinberg is the investigative editor at The Tufts Daily. He previously served as Managing Editor, Associate Editor and Executive Copy Editor. Ethan is a senior studying international relations and can be reached at [email protected]

Protestors slam vaccine mandate, delay vote at Somerville Board of Health meeting

The Somerville Board of Health suspended a virtual public meeting Friday after dozens of protestors stormed the call, interrupted deliberations and prevented a vote on an order that would require individuals 12 and older to show proof of vaccination before entering select indoor spaces in the city starting Monday.  The session, which was attended by […]

For undergraduate teaching assistants, compensation varies among departments

Widespread disparities in compensation and workload exist among undergraduate teaching assistants in the Schools of Arts and Sciences and Engineering. Some undergraduate TAs are compensated through semester-hour units, while others are compensated through pay stipends and still others through hourly pay.  Miranda Feinberg, an undergraduate teaching assistant for the film and media studies program, said […]

Economics, CS faculty moving into $90 million Cummings Center this month

Faculty from the Departments of Economics and Computer Science this month are moving into the university’s newest academic facility at the intersection of Boston and College Avenues. Construction of the $90 million building is set to wrap up in the coming weeks after weathering an on-site worker injury and a pandemic-induced delay since crews first […]

Senior profile: Eliopoulos reflects on musical journey at Tufts

Eliopoulos, a Medford native, joined the Tufts music community in middle school when he participated in the Department of Music's Community Music Program and attended weekly Saturday morning classes in the Granoff Music Center. He continued in high school playing cello with the Tufts Youth Philharmonic, and he even squeezed his way into the back of the undergraduate orchestra for a performance during his senior year. Today, Eliopoulos is the principal cellist of the Tufts Symphony Orchestra and a household name around much of the Granoff Music Center.

Letter from the Managing Board: Celebrating 41 years

Today marks the 41st anniversary of The Tufts Daily. While we don’t often talk about ourselves, we’d like to use these pages on our anniversary to celebrate our accomplishments and acknowledge the work that lies ahead. 

Eventful offseason sets the tone for baseball in 2021

With pitchers and catchers reporting to camp for all 30 MLB teams last week, spring training is officially underway. For some fans, the new season comes with added excitement, given the busy offseason that’s played out since the Los Angeles Dodgers won the World Series in late October. 

Students report noncompliance with university guidelines amid COVID-19 surge

Although Tufts has mostly done well with controlling the virus through frequent testing, social distancing guidelines and a hybrid learning model, the past several weeks have shown a spike in cases on the Medford/Somerville campus, as well as an increased number of students in quarantine as a result of contact.

In new program, CELT pairs students, faculty to address inequity in classrooms

This semester, the Center for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT) launched the Pedagogical Partnership Program, an initiative that pairs faculty and students to foster conversation about pedagogy and equity in Tufts’ classrooms.

Students from coast to coast protest police brutality, seek justice for George Floyd

Manhattan, New York City “You’re one of the good ones,” an officer told one of Cara Hernandez’s friends in high school after checking their school ID. Hernandez, who is African American and Puerto Rican American, and her friend, who is African American, attended a private school in the Bronx. To Hernandez, the implication was clear.  […]

From New York to California, COVID-19 disrupts Tufts students, their lifestyles

Over the past several weeks, COVID-19 has affected the entire university. Campus closed abruptly, classes went virtual and the Tufts community now lies scattered across the world. As the virus has spread, some locations have been hit harder than others.  According to data collected by The New York Times, over 370,000 cases have been reported […]