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Jess Blough is a News Editor at the Tufts Daily. She is a sophomore and can be reached at jessica.blough@tufts.edu.


Dining workers, students lead demonstrations to address harassment claims

Dining workers and student activists protested treatment of Tufts Dining Services employees in a series of demonstrations last week centered around claims that Christine Tringale, a night cook supervisor at Hodgdon Food-on-the-Run, experienced verbal harassment and retaliation for comments she made in an Oct. 29 article in the Tufts Observer. In the article, which also featured quotes from other […]


Arts and Sciences graduate students ratify first contract in unanimous vote

Graduate students in the School of Arts and Sciences (A&S) unanimously voted to ratify their first contract with the administration Thursday, making Tufts the third private university in the United States to have a recognized graduate student union under contract.  Voting took place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Mayer Campus Center, after […]


Arts and Sciences graduate students ratify first contract in unanimous vote

Graduate students in the School of Arts and Sciences (A&S) unanimously voted to ratify their first contract with the administration Thursday, making Tufts the third private university in the United States to have a recognized graduate student union under contract. Voting took place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Mayer Campus Center, after […]


Students seek answers after being denied entry to Senior Harbor Cruise

As many as 20 students were denied entry to the Senior’s Boston Harbor Cruise, organized by Tufts University Social Collective (TUSC), on Sept. 22, for what some of these students claim were unclear and seemingly arbitrary reasons, according to two students who were not allowed to board. The Office for Campus Life (OCL) is currently in […]


WiCS to host second annual Women in Tech conference

The second annual Tufts Women in Technology (WiT) conference will take place Saturday in the Collaborative Learning and Innovation Complex at 574 Boston Ave. from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. The event, which is hosted by Tufts Women in Computer Science (WiCS), will feature lectures and workshops led by guest speakers, a career fair, and opportunities for networking […]


Author Linda Nathan discusses new book, higher education accessibility

Author and educator Linda Nathan gave a talk on her latest book, “When Grit Isn’t Enough: A High School Principal Examines How Poverty and Inequality Thwart the College-for-all Promise” in the Olin Center’s Laminan Lounge on Thursday night. The Department of Education-sponsored talk focused on how the themes Nathan examines in the book and in her research relate to the […]


SMFA at Tufts concludes its second year

The School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts (SMFA at Tufts) has just completed its second year of operation since being acquired by Tufts in June 2016. Over the past year, the administration has hired full-time faculty, improved resources for SMFA at Tufts students and worked on integrating the students and cultures of the Medford/Somerville and Fenway campuses. When […]


Jacqueline Chen, Adam Rapfogel announce candidacies for TCU President

Today, Tufts students of all class years have the opportunity to cast their votes for next year’s Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate President. Juniors Jacqueline Chen and Adam Rapfogel are running for the position. Both announced their candidacies last Thursday, April 19. Chen is currently the TCU Historian, and she has served on TCU Senate for three years. Her sophomore […]


Deans explain tuition increases for 2018–2019 school year

Dean of Arts and Sciences James Glaser and Dean of the School of Engineering Jianmin Qu announced in a March 29 email that Tufts students could expect tuition to rise to $70,941 for the 2018–2019 academic year, a 3.76 percent increase from this year’s tuition. According to Glaser, rising costs are an expected part of running a university, and […]


‘It Happens Here’ projects voices of sexual assault survivors’

Content warning: This article discusses sexual violence. Twenty-four students read 24 narratives of sexual assault, abuse and harassment in Cohen Auditorium last night at the fifth annual It Happens Here event. Some of the narratives were read by the students who wrote them and others were read by volunteers — which were which was not specified. The event […]


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