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Hannah Fingerhut is a Features Editor at the Tufts Daily.


Parents of Trayvon Martin share story, discuss racial injustice

Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, whose 17-year-old son Trayvon Martin was fatally shot three years ago, opened up about their grief and their commitment to combating the pervasiveness of racial and ethnic profiling during Tufts Hillel’s eighth annual Merrin Distinguished Lecture Series in Cohen Auditorium Tuesday night.  Since the day Trayvon was killed while out buying […]


Peznola appointed first executive director of IGL

The Institute for Global Leadership (IGL) two weeks ago announced the appointment of Michael Peznola as its executive director, a new position. As the first executive director of the IGL, Peznola will focus on handling administrative tasks associated with the institute and the more than 20 programs under the IGL umbrella. “My goals are to sustain the processes that are good and […]


Tufts administration responds to letter about TEDCC transition

The Tufts administration responded on Monday to an open letter from university faculty, staff and graduate students calling for the establishment of a one-year task force following Tufts’ decision to hand management of the Tufts Educational Day Care Center (TEDCC) to Bright Horizons Family Solutions. The letter outlined what the Arts, Sciences and Engineering Committee on Faculty Work/Life found to […]


Tufts day care ownership transfers to Bright Horizons

In April, months before the start of the 2014-2015 school year, parents in and around Somerville signed a contract to enroll their children in the Tufts Educational Day Care Center (TEDCC). The year-round, full-day preschool and kindergarten located on Holland Street — which costs $19,440 in tuition a year — has been operating since 1973. […]


Letter From the Editor

By the end of the semester, I always find myself surprised – though overcome with the exhaustion and chaos that is finals – that the 13 or so weeks went by as quickly as they did. Freshmen are reveling in one semester down and seniors are stone-faced with just one semester remaining. It seems unoriginal […]


From the Editor-in-Chief | Ringing in a new semester

Welcome back to those of you returning to the Hill. To the Class of 2017, congratulations on Matriculation, and welcome to campus. You’ve survived Orientation week. Now, here’s to a good first week of classes. At the Daily, we’ve made our way back to the basement of Curtis Hall, and we’ll be printing issues every […]


From the Editor-in-Chief | Ringing in a new semester

Welcome back to those of you returning to the Hill. To the Class of 2017, congratulations on Matriculation, and welcome to campus. You’ve survived Orientation week. Now, here’s to a good first week of classes. At the Daily, we’ve made our way back to the basement of Curtis Hall, and we’ll be printing issues every […]


From the Editor-in-Chief | The news is in your hands

  2017 seems far away, doesn’t it? By then, we’ll have elected a new president (and you’ll vote in that election too), Blue Ivy Carter will have entered kindergarten and Google Glass will have made surfing the Internet in class that much easier. You have just spent an entire Matriculation ceremony scanning the crowd of […]


Senior Profile | Katie Monson

  As an international relations major, what Katie Monson enjoys most is observing how individuals interact in order to understand macro-level questions. “I don’t know what people outside of IR think about IR, but to me it’s a very fundamental study of why humans are the way that they are, and how you can maximize […]


Extended election season prompts campus activism for Markey campaign

The special election to fill John Kerrys now-vacant Senate seat in Massachusetts is fast approaching and Tufts Democrats is mobilizing. The group, which enthusiastically campaigned in November for current Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and President Barack Obama, has revived the campaign for Rep. Edward Markey (D-Mass.). Tufts Democrats, which received a personal visit from Markey […]


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