Hannah Fingerhut

Hannah Fingerhut is a Features Editor at the Tufts Daily.

Women struggle to break into entrepreneurial boys club at Tufts, beyond Hill

This is the third article in a series focusing on gender issues within different contexts at Tufts. At Tufts and nationwide, the field of entrepreneurship like many others is unbalanced when it comes to gender. Men outnumber women considerably in business and finance careers McKinsey & Company researchers found in their November 2012 quarterly report […]

Taste of Tufts: Davis merges economics, environmental health to assess work hazards

  Just shy of earning a Ph.D in economics, Associate Professor of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning Mary Davis wavered in her commitment to the field. She consulted an online career questionnaire, hoping it would tell her to become a doctor – it confirmed, however, that she should, in fact, become an economist.  At […]

Mice, droppings discovered in Carmichael Hall first floor dorm rooms

Students living on the first floor of Carmichael Hall found rodent droppings in four rooms upon returning from winter vacation last month after mice migrated from the greenhouse area of Carmichael Dining Center. Mice had been discovered, and subsequently dealt with, in Carmichael Dining Center over winter break, Residential Facilities Coordinator Jennifer Bevins said. Laura […]

Gun violence solutions go beyond control

  This article is part two of three in a series on issues surrounding gun control.  The role of guns in American society goes far beyond mass shootings. Over 1,000 gun deaths have occurred since the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 14, according to a Jan. 23 Slate.com article.  However, many do […]

Gun control debate revived in wake of Newtown shooting

  This article is part one of three in a series on issues surrounding gun control.  As the school day was just beginning at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. on Dec. 14, 2012, 20 year-old Adam Lanza took the lives of 26 people, including 20 students between six and seven years old and […]

Four more for Obama

  President Barack Obama was re-elected for a second term of office yesterday, defeating former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney with a narrow lead in critical battleground states. After a campaign focused on reviving the economy and rebuilding America, Obama was projected to win by CNN, ABC News, NBC News and Fox News when Ohio was […]

Political activism on campus heats up as elections near

  The Hill was abuzz on Nov. 4, 2008, with the news that then-Senator Barack Obama had been elected the 44th president of the United States. The Experimental College’s Election Night Extravaganza drew crowds into Hotung to await the results, and Obama’s victory led to festivities among students. “On election night there was a gigantic, […]

Tufts Africana Center works to achieve better understanding on campus

The experiences of students within one or more of Tufts’ minority communities offer a perspective on diversity on the Hill that an outsider – or perhaps even individuals within the Tufts bubble — may not easily understand or even bother to observe. Members of the African and African American communities on campus often fall into […]

Educational Policy Committee tackles overarching academic issues on the Hill

  A common misconception among students is that a professor’s role is to teach and conduct research. In addition to those responsibilities, though, professors are also vital members of the standing faculty committees at Tufts. “A university is ideally a democratic institution,” Dean of Academic Advising and Undergraduate Studies Carmen Lowe said. “The faculty governs […]

A Taste of Tufts: Lisa Freeman

The most recent installment of the Experimental College’s weekly lecture series, “A Taste of Tufts: A Sampling of Faculty Research,” showcased Dr. Lisa Freeman, a professor in the Department of Clinical Sciences at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. At the lecture in the Granoff Center on March 9, Freeman spoke about her research on […]