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.


Students interested in data science find community on campus with new major, club

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 […]


Campus events, TUPD counterterrorism training spark dialogue about immigration, undocumented persons

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 […]


Campus, local groups organize around DACA, undocumented students

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 […]


Op-Ed: ‘Next year in Jerusalem:’ Reflecting on Israeli Apartheid Week

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 […]


Leadership change revitalizes Tufts’ chapter of Jumpstart

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 […]


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