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Ian James is an Assistant Features Editor at the Tufts Daily. He is a sophomore majoring in International Relations. He can be reached at [email protected]


Career Center’s Career Fellows Program to cater more to underclassmen

The Career Center is offering a new resource to make itself more accessible to first-years and sophomores this semester. As part of the newly launched Career Fellows Program, five undergraduate students will promote the Career Center by offering advising services and engaging in campus outreach. Director of Career Services Jean Papalia said the program was […]


SPARTN Lab bridges theories, practice with quadcopter drones

Three small quadrotor drones execute a series of synchronized flips in the middle of a Gantcher Center tennis court. This performance, captured in a minute-long Youtube video uploaded last summer, showcases the work of Tufts’ Signal Processing and RoboTic Networks (SPARTN) lab. Since its establishment in 2012, the lab has successfully brought together theories and applications as it […]


International Relations program acquires first departmental class

The International Relations (IR) program at Tufts is one of the most respected in the country.  Until recently, however, one thing that the interdisciplinary IR program lacked were classes of its own. That changed this semester with the introduction of INTR-92, Quantitative Research Methods. The class is one of many that can be used to […]


The search for Somerville’s poet laureate

The United States has one, Great Britain has one, and soon, Somerville will have one, too. Local writers Doug Holder and Harris Gardner, working with the Executive Director of Somerville’s Art Council, Greg Jenkins, have created a poet laureate position for the city. Applications were accepted until Monday, Nov. 17. One of the responsibilities of Somerville‘s […]


Tufts goes green with MassRIDES Clean Air Challenge

Stuck between a need for grocery shopping and a limited amount of parking options, students are often in need of transportation methods other than personal cars. In order to encourage more environmentally friendly transportation options, Tufts Office of Sustainability (OOS) last month promoted the annual Massachusetts Clean Air Challenge, a program designed to challenge people around the […]


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