Flora Meng is a Deputy News Editor at The Tufts Daily. She is a sophomore studying Political Science and Film & Media Studies. Flora can be reached at [email protected]

Tufts introduces new masking and testing guidelines amid omicron surge

Tufts updated its masking and testing guidelines for the spring semester in an email sent to the Tufts community on Jan. 2. The update follows the recent announcement of an updated vaccination policy, requiring all eligible students, faculty and staff to receive a COVID-19 booster vaccination by Feb. 15.  The email announced that, based on […]

BREAKING: Tufts moves classes online for first three days of spring semester

In an email to the Tufts community on Jan. 7, Provost and interim Senior Vice President Caroline Attardo Genco and University Infection Control Health Director Michael Jordan announced that classes will be conducted virtually through Friday, Jan. 24 for students in the Schools of Arts and Sciences and Engineering, the School of the Museum of […]

Tufts sees rise in seasonal illnesses, respiratory viral infections on campus

Student Life sent out a campus wide email informing the Tufts community about the rise of seasonal illnesses as well as cases of norovirus, influenza, mono, and strep throat on November 5th. The email recommends students to take numerous measures to protect themselves from contagious illnesses.

Tufts admissions hosts Voices program for prospective students

The Voices of Tufts Diversity Experience, a two-day program designed to introduce high school seniors to the diversity and community at Tufts University, was hosted via Zoom from October 16th-17th.

Tufts Hong Kong Student Association considers restructuring amid concerns of exclusivity

The Tufts Hong Kong Student Association (HKSA) has traditionally been a student organization with a rigorous application process, but some suggest that culture clubs should be open to anyone in the Tufts community.

Social media app Fuzemee gains over 350 student ambassadors at Tufts, raises $800,000 in seed round

Fuzemee, the social media app created by Tufts acceptant Christopher Tsetsekos and beta-tested in March 2021, has raised over $800,000 in seed round investments, and recruited over 350 Tufts students as ambassadors for the platform. According to Tsetsekos, Fuzemee allows students to meet new friends, find compatible roommates and discover events around campus. Tsetsekos was […]

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.