Lydia Ra is a cartoonist and Contributing Writer at The Tufts Daily. She is a sophomore and can be reached at haebin.ra@tufts.edu.


Former Tufts president Lawrence Bacow to serve as Harvard’s president

Lawrence S. Bacow, who served as president of Tufts from 2001 to 2011 and worked at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), was selected to become the 29th president of Harvard University on Feb. 11. According to the Harvard Gazette, the decision process was extensive; the search committee sent out 375,000 emails to students and faculty for suggestions. […]


ExCollege offers new course on ‘Hamilton’ musical

The Experimental College (ExCollege) recently added a new course, titled “Hamilton: In Context,” for the spring semester. According to the ExCollege newsletter, the course will examine the influence of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Hamilton: An American Musical” in today’s society. It will also cover American revolutionary history, analyzing Ron Chernow‘s biography of Alexander Hamilton, on which the musical was based. The newsletter […]


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