Coco Arcand is a News Editor at The Tufts Daily. She is a junior studying biochemistry. Coco can be reached at [email protected]

New vegan and kosher food line opens in Dewick

At the beginning of the fall semester, Dewick-MacPhie Dining Center opened a new food line that offers vegan kosher food. The new station increases the availability of food for students with dietary restrictions. The new food line, which is located across from the salad bar in the dining hall, has replaced the “Beans, Greens and […]

Rabbi Jonah Winer hired as new director of religious life at Tufts Hillel

Tufts Hillel has hired Rabbi Jonah Winer as the new director of religious life. Winer, a Toronto native, has begun working with students and Hillel staff during his first few weeks on campus.  Before assuming his role at Tufts, Winer was ordained at Yeshivat Chovevei Torah, a small modern Orthodox rabbinical school in New York. […]

Skywalk, Therrapu, Active Heirs take top prizes in Derby $100K New Ventures Competition

​​The Derby Entrepreneurship Center at Tufts announced the winners of the $100k New Ventures Competition following the virtual final round of competition on April 8. First-place winners included startups dedicated to technological innovation, advancements in wound care and building Black generational wealth. This competition, which is in its 19th year, allows Tufts students and alumni […]

Tufts medical students celebrate match day

Fourth-year students at the Tufts University School of Medicine found out which residency programs accepted them last month on Match Day. This year’s Match Day marked the first time that students were able to celebrate their matches together in person since the COVID-19 pandemic began two years ago. Match Day, which fell on March 18 […]

Faculty Senate passes resolution to end legacy consideration in admissions

The Faculty Senate voted in favor of calling on Tufts to eliminate legacy consideration in admissions at all levels of the university. This resolution follows an analogous resolution proposed by students and passed by the Tufts Community Union Senate in November 2021. The resolution came to the Faculty Senate from its Committee on Diversity, Equity […]

Vernon Miller named director of new Indigenous Center

In a Tufts Community Union Senate meeting on Feb. 6, TCU Diversity Officer Jaden Pena announced the creation of a seat for the newest senator of the Indigenous Center. In addition, Student Life sent out an email on Feb. 10 introducing the new Indigenous Center director, Vernon Miller. Adding a new community senator seat requires […]

Tufts alum Morgan Harper runs for Senate in Ohio

Morgan Harper (A’05) is running for the open U.S. Senate seat in Ohio. The primary for this race is scheduled for May 3, and the general election will be held on Nov. 8. The Senate seat opened following Republican Senator Rob Portman’s announcement in January that he will be retiring at the end of his second […]

Juliette Wu protests vandalization of her artist statement

Senior Juliette Wu posted flyers around campus to protest the vandalization of the artist statement accompanying her art piece, which depicted the issue of language assimilation in China. Wu opted to post these flyers instead of going to Tufts administration to launch an investigation into the incident. Wu’s art piece, titled “Mandarin Only,” is on […]

Some courses continue virtual class format for fall, majority include in-person component

Despite most classes returning to an in-person modality this semester, some courses have opted to remain fully remote this fall. Other faculty have adopted a hybrid format, with some class components being held in person while other parts remain online. According to Samuel Thomas, professor of chemistry and dean of academic affairs for the School […]

Somerville, Medford candidates prepare for upcoming mayoral primaries

The cities of Somerville and Medford are holding their primary municipal elections today. Voters in both cities will choose between candidates for both mayor and city council. The Medford mayoral race will feature three candidates including incumbent Mayor Breanna Lungo-Koehn, Medford City Councillor John Falco and John Petrella, a retired retail manager in the food […]