Flora Meng

Flora Meng is an Assistant News Editor at The Tufts Daily. She is a first-year studying Political Science and Film & Media Studies. Flora can be reached at [email protected]


Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series features ‘Pod Save America’ co-host Dan Pfeiffer

Tisch College Dean Alan Solomont opened the discussion by bringing up President Biden's response to the recent Derek Chauvin verdict in the landmark George Floyd case. Pfeiffer also discussed his past work with communications for the Obama administration, which started with his involvement in media initiatives to promote communication with certain groups during his campaign.


Tufts forms Bias Education Response Teams for all campuses

“BERT’s specific purpose is to address the community impact of bias and hate events by providing support to everyone — students, faculty, and staff," Mack said. "As we first envisioned how these teams should work, we identified an unmet need for centrally supported, team-based efforts focusing on supporting the community by providing education and resources.”


Tufts student to launch college social media app FuzeMee this April

Christopher Tsetsekos plans to launch FuzeMee, a college social networking app that helps students make friends, find roommates and explore on-campus events through a personalized feed, with co-founders David Graham of Ohio State University and Jon Krouse of Wake Forest University, next month.


University Chaplaincy appoints Harsha Menon as interim Buddhist chaplain

Harsha Menon (MFA'17) was appointed last month as the interim Buddhist chaplain at Tufts following Venerable Priya Sraman’s mid-year transition to Emory University in January. The Rev. Elyse Nelson Winger, university chaplain, explained why the Chaplaincy chose Menon for the position.


Residential Life plans to support students in roommate search process

ORLL is aware that there are many students who have not been able to find their communities yet. Vargas said that ORLL will be organizing ways for students to meet in advance of the selection process. She added that the events will be open to all students, since this concern may affect students in other class years as well.


Tufts Medical Center receives 2,925 doses of COVID-19 vaccine, begins to vaccinate employees

Ten health care workers at Tufts Medical Center were among the first in Boston to receive injections of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday. Tufts Medical Center, the principal teaching hospital for the Tufts University School of Medicine, received 2,925 doses of the vaccine, with 53,625 doses scheduled to arrive at 16 other Massachusetts hospitals […]


Half of undergraduate student body completes Marriage Pact, almost 3,000 receive matches

Tufts students participating in the school-wide Marriage Pact were notified via email on Nov. 23 of their most optimal “match” on campus. Up to 50% of the undergraduate student body participated and over 2,950 matches were sent out.


Tufts opposes proposed rule limiting legal status of international students

In a recent letter to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), University President Anthony P. Monaco expressed concern towards a newly proposed rule that would impose fixed time limits to the legal status of international students.


TCU Senate assigns committee placements, discusses online transition of Senate activities

TCU Senate consists of five committees that specialize in initiatives to enhance student life: Administration & Policy, Community & Diversity, Education, Outreach and Services.


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