Elizabeth Zacks is a Staff Writer at the Tufts Daily. She is a freshman and is undecided on her major. Elizabeth can be reached at [email protected]

4 years of friendship: Class of 2022 roommates since 2018

The Class of 2022 was the first class at Tufts to have randomly assigned first-year roommates, and, despite whatever discomfort that might have caused at first, some seniors decided to live with their first-year roommate all four years.  Tejus Govani and Robby Nooney first lived together in a forced triple in Hodgdon Hall.  In an […]

Psychology department hosts second annual anti-racism colloquium

The psychology department hosted its second annual Psychology of Anti-Racism Series talk titled, “What We Learn From Where We Live,” on April 15. The Zoom webinar featured Dr. Neil Lewis Jr., an assistant professor of communication and social behavior at Cornell University, who spoke about how to foster an anti-racist society by understanding the connection between […]

Alumni Association honors 12 seniors

Disclaimer: Alex Viveros is the current investigative editor and science editor of The Tufts Daily. He also has served on the Daily’s Managing Board, ultimately as editor in chief. Viveros was not involved in the reporting, writing or editing of this article. The Tufts University Alumni Association held its annual Senior Awards Ceremony on April […]

Caitlin Casey joins advising team as undergraduate advising dean

Caitlin Casey joined the Tufts undergraduate advising team of the School of Arts and Sciences as associate dean of undergraduate advising in February. Casey advises upward of 1,000 undergraduate students with last names beginning with the letters S through Z. Before coming to Tufts, Casey worked at Harvard as the assistant dean of Harvard College […]

TUSC Fitness Program offers free fitness classes to undergraduate students

Want to workout but don’t want to pay for expensive classes or trek to the gym? Numerous different weekly fitness classes are available for Tufts undergraduate students in the Hill Hall Aerobics Room, as part of the TUSC Fitness Program. Not only are these classes taught by students for students, but they are free with […]

Tisch College hosts speaker series event titled ‘Revolutionary Nonviolence: Organizing for Freedom’

The Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life hosted another installment of its Solomont Speaker Series, titled “Revolutionary Nonviolence: Organizing for Freedom,” on March 7. The event featured Rev. James Lawson and Kent Wong, who spoke to the Tufts community about the philosophy of nonviolence and discussed their new novel, “Revolutionary Nonviolence: Organizing for Freedom.” […]

Tufts Women in Computer Science revives mentorship program

Tufts Women in Computer Science (WiCS) has revived its mentorship program, which matches Tufts computer science alumni with current undergraduate students majoring in computer science. Kaili Liang, co-president of Tufts WiCS, discussed the club’s mission.  “We’re a club on campus meant to empower and support any female-identifying and nonbinary students that are interested in computer […]

CIRCLE analysis finds young women of color are leaders in civic, political engagement

Young women of color report higher levels of political and civic engagement than their peers, according to a recent analysis of a 2020 web survey by the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life’s Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE).  Gallup surveyed adults between the ages of 18 and 29 […]

Lyndell’s Bakery: The sweetest spot in Somerville  

When you open the door to Lyndell’s, you’re walking into more than just a bakery. You’re taking a bite of local history. Located in Somerville’s Ball Square, Lyndell’s Bakery has been serving the Somerville community since 1887 and is the oldest scratch bakery in New England. It marked its 135th year of business this year […]

Tufts Dining moves to grab-and-go only, single-use containers only

Tufts Dining announced new guidelines for dining halls and retail food services for the spring semester in response to the rise in COVID-19 cases on and off campus. Most notably, all dining venues have moved to offering grab-and-go only, which is expected to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 on campus. “For the start of […]