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The Body Project creates new space for body positivity conversations

Content warning: This article discusses eating disorders and mental health. Disclaimer: Jessie Newman, executive features editor for the Daily, is a participant of The Body Project Collaborative at Tufts. She was not involved in the writing or editing of this article. In light of the #MeToo movement and current political climate, perceptions of and agency over […]

Student political groups, medical students respond to recent gun violence

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. witnessed a mass shooting on Feb. 14 that left 17 victims dead. According to The Guardian, the loss of these victims makes the shooting among the deadliest school massacres in the United States. This sparked a variety of reactions from the Tufts community in the weeks following the […]

New club WE@T celebrates, empowers female-identifying entrepreneurs

Tufts is no stranger to entrepreneurial activity, with the Gordon Institute having an established presence on campus through competitions, academic programs and a venture lab. Yet, there had not been an organization dedicated to promoting female entrepreneurship, until Women Entrepreneurs at Tufts (WE@T) was founded earlier this semester by sophomores Chloe Amouyal and Lea Pensoy to […]

Students with less visible disabilities struggle for accommodations

The unforgiving incline that divides Tufts campus into uphill and downhill is a part of students’ everyday lives and most of the time it is something they grow used to. But for several members of the Tufts community who identify as being physically disabled or physically differently abled, the physical barriers of campus, as well as […]

Somerville Flea market offers shopping, live music, visual displays

Located on a stretch of road along Holland Street in Davis Square, it’s hard to miss the Somerville Flea. A live band performing near the back of the market adds to the chatter of vendors and shoppers. Varieties of furniture, each collection eclectic in its own right, are proudly on display. A staple of the Davis […]

SURGE hosts symposium, provides space for conversation about China-U.S. relationship

Disclaimer: Yuan Jun Chee is a sports editor at the Daily. He was not involved in the writing of this article.  As China continues to ascend on the world stage, Tufts Sino-U.S. Relations Group Engagement (SURGE) aims to inform and engage students in conversations about China. More specifically, SURGE focuses on building networks among students who share a common […]

History on the Hill: The Rez

Among the coffee shops and other caffeine options available on campus, the Rez in the Mayer Campus Center seems to have a particularly strong hold among students. While the student leadership of this café changes from year to year, the existence of the café itself spans back in recent Tufts history. Although not even the current managers […]

In uniform on campus: Tufts students in ROTC

With only 16 Tufts students involved in the Army, Navy and Air Force branches of the ROTC program, when in uniform, Tufts’ ROTC students tend to stand out. “It’s definitely been interesting … certain remarks you hear from students while [you’re] in uniform,” Ryan Friedman, a sophomore in Air Force ROTC, said. “A lot of people think […]

New iteration of literary journal sheds ‘white boy sadness’ aesthetic

“This journal no longer exists. Thank you to everyone who read it once upon a time. But from now on we will only be posting memes.” With this last cryptic message posted on its Facebook page on Sept. 8, the Cannon Literary Journal, formerly known as the Tufts Canon, came to its mysterious demise after serving as […]

Through art, SMFA, Student Accessibility Services asks students to show what disability means to them

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, which recognizes the role of disability in workforce diversity in the United States. In past years, Tufts Student Accessibility Services (SAS) has organized programming around this national campaign, such as inviting speakers to campus and hosting movie screenings to raise awareness about disability on campus, according to Lindsay Costa, […]