Jacob Fried is a staff writer at the Tufts Daily. He is a first-year who has not yet declared a major. Jacob can be reached at Jacob.Fried@tufts.edu.
Mason Ramsey, the now 12-year-old “Walmart yodeling boy,” brought some twang with him to Boston’s Brighton Music Hall last Friday night. After a video of him singing Hank Williams’ “Lovesick Blues” in a southern Illinois Walmart went viral in spring 2018, Ramsey launched a rather impressive career. Within just a few weeks of his video landing on the […]
This fall, 250 first-years began the next step in their educational careers here at the Tufts School of Engineering, according to the Office of Institutional Research. The Class of 2022 is unique as it is the first cohort of Tufts engineers who have the new major in data science available to them from their first […]
Editor’s note: This is the second part of a two-part series about how the Tufts and Medford/Somerville communities have rallied in support of undocumented immigrants and students. The first part has been posted online. Numerous events have been hosted on campus this past year to raise awareness regarding the experiences of immigrants with undocumented experiences. Tufts United […]
Editor’s note: This is the first part of a two-part series about how the Tufts and Medford/Somerville communities have rallied in support of undocumented immigrants and students. The United States has always had a complicated relationship with immigration. Most recently, President Trump’s executive orders on immigration, from the travel ban to his crackdown on immigrants […]
Some of you may have seen students munching on funky-looking crackers last week in the dining halls. What you saw was students eating matzah, the “bread of affliction,” in celebration of the Jewish festival of Passover. For those wondering the reasoning behind such a tradition, Passover commemorates the exodus of the Israelites from Egypt following […]
They say it takes a village to raise a child. Jumpstart, an AmeriCorps program that places volunteer college students in local preschools, embodies that spirit. Last August, Chris Hernández joined the Tufts chapter of Jumpstart, housed within the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life, as its new site manager and has since enacted changes to the […]