Gabriella Zoia is an Assistant News Editor at the Tufts Daily.

Spring fling: a tradition continues

Since Spring Fling kicked off in 1980, when it was headlined by Pousette-Dart Band and opened by the Beelzebubs and the Willie Nininger Band, a host of great artists have brought their music to the hill. “We’re putting together a show, not an act,” Matt Marber, co-chair of Concert Board, said. “We want to put together a show that people […]

Engineers Without Borders hosts second 5K

The Tufts chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) hosted a 5K run and walk last Sunday, April 19 around the Medford/Somerville campus to raise awareness about the organization and to raise funds for the group’s projects, according to junior Mary O’Kane, one of EWB’s fundraising chairs. EWB, an international interdisciplinary organization, seeks to take engineering outside of the classroom […]

Tufts Archimedes Project chapter to host Ideation Lab

From April 17 to 19, the Tufts chapter of the Archimedes Project will host a weekend-long Ideation Lab on “Technologies for Clean Water and Sanitation in India.” The Archimedes Project is a national organization that develops social ventures to increase and maintain clean drinking water access and sanitation systems in the developing world. Jordan Klein, a junior, decided […]

Leonard Carmichael Society to host LCS Fenway Fundraiser

The Leonard Carmichael Society (LCS) will host a spring fundraiser at Fenway Park, called “LCS Takes Fenway,” for the Red Sox April 27 game against the Toronto Blue Jays. Junior Skyler Bast, co-presisdent of LCS, described the event as a good opportunity for students to give back to the community at the end of the year. The fundraiser will […]

GreECO Reps bring sustainability initiatives to Greek houses

Thirteen of the fourteen Greek life houses on campus have signed up to be part of the GreECO Reps collaborative. Ellen Osborn, a junior, created the GreECO Reps as a spin-off of the Tufts Eco-Reps that are currently present in Tufts housing. Osborn explained that she launched the GreECO Reps last semester as a branch of the […]

Tufts for Hillary hosts panel discussion on women in politics

On Wednesday, March 11, Tufts for Hillary hosted a panel discussion entitled “Breaking the Glass Ceiling: An Analysis of Women in American Politics.” Speakers included Deborah Schildkraut, a professor of political science; Virginia Drachman, a professor of history; and Ronna Johnson, lecturer in English. The discussion took place from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. in the Terrace Room […]

Fair trade jewelry entrepreneur receives Fletcher Women’s Leadership Award

The second annual Fletcher Women’s Leadership Award will be presented on March 6 to Amanda Judge (F ’09), the founder of Faire Collection, a New York-based fair trade jewelry company. Leslie Puth (F ’11), the chair of the Fletcher Women’s Leadership Award committee, explained that the committee chose Judge because of her ability to combine […]

Pan Asian Council holds successful leadership workshop

Last month, Asian cultural and political associations on campus came together for a strategic meeting to discuss the efficiency and success of their executive board structures in achieving their stated goals and missions. The Hong Kong Student Association (HKSA), the Tufts Association of South Asians (TASA) and the American Asian Alliance (AAA) were among the groups that attended […]

Students launch Tufts Vegetarian Society

First-year students Dana Horowitz and Jennifer Sitiaev have been working to create an officially recognized Vegetarian Society, a student group dedicated to generating dialogue on campus about vegetarianism and veganism and fostering a community for vegetarian and vegan students. “Our goal is to be a community of vegetarians/vegans in a meat-dominated society,” Horowitz told the Daily in an email. “We want […]

Relay For Life to host fall kick-off event tonight

Tufts Relay For Life will host its kick-off event today at 8 p.m. in the Game Room of the Mayer Campus Center, rather than Hotung Cafe, where it has been held in previous years.  The event will feature discounted registration for the final April 10 event as well as performances by Tufts student groups, including sQ!, Enchanted and Cheap Sox.  Food will be […]