Jenna Fleischer is a Features Editor and a News Editor at the Tufts Daily. She can be reached at jenna.fleischer@tufts.edu.


Police Briefs — Week of April 22

On April 15 at 9:40 a.m., Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) was notified of two dislodged exits signs hanging from the ceiling in Miller Hall. The Tufts Facilities Service Department was notified and replaced both signs for the second time within the last two weeks. TUPD is currently investigating. Later that day at 12:48 p.m., […]


Police Briefs — Week of April 15

On April 9 at 2:22 p.m., Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) received a report from a student in Latin Way that between 12 a.m. and 9 a.m., someone had stolen leftover food from their suite’s fridge. The individual gained access to the suite through the front door, which was propped open due to a broken […]


Police Briefs — Week of April 8

It has been brought to our attention that some of the subheadings in last week’s police briefs made light of situations involving assault and vandalism. The Tufts Daily regrets publishing these comments and any distress that they may have caused. We would also like to thank the members of the student body that brought this […]


Police Briefs — Week of April 1

Smoke out of turn On March 29 at 5:11 a.m., Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) responded to a fire alarm at Houston Hall. TUPD noticed black smoke billowing out of an air pipe from the construction site. A building generator which was not operating properly was identified as the cause of the fire alarm. The Medford Fire Department […]


Police Briefs — Week of March 25

One way to make a splash On March 14 at 12:11 p.m., Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) responded to a report of a chemical spill at 200 Boston Ave. An individual splashed ethidium bromide on their face and clothing. However, they were able to wipe away the chemical with minimal skin exposure. The individual signed a medical refusal. […]


Police Briefs — Week of March 11

A real scooter to the ankle On March 8 at 11:15 p.m., Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) responded to a report of larceny in Lewis Hall. TUPD was notified by a student that their Razor scooter, which has orange wheels, had been taken from a common area. The student left the scooter in the common area half […]


Police Briefs — Week of March 4

Chem fatale On Feb. 28 at 9:53 a.m., Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) responded to a chemical spill and minor injury at Pearson Chemistry Laboratory. A student accidentally splashed methylene chloride on their face and immediately afterwards washed the chemical compound off using the eye wash station. The student signed a medical refusal. Mr. Toad’s […]


Police Briefs — Week of Feb. 25

HIIT and run On Feb. 18 at 11:33 a.m., Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) received a report from a temporary employee that their vehicle had been damaged in Cousens Parking Lot. The temporary employee noticed the damage to their vehicle after leaving the gym. Upon further investigation, it was determined that the damage occurred prior […]


Police Briefs – Week of Feb. 18

Get Well(esley) soon On Feb. 9 at 12:54 a.m., Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) responded to a medical call from Hill Hall regarding an intoxicated Wellesley College student. Tufts Emergency Medical Services (TEMS) administered care for the student, and they were transported to the hospital for further treatment. TUPD notified the Wellesley College Police Department. […]


Police Briefs — Week of Feb. 11

Technology under troubled waters On Feb. 2 at 1:55 p.m., Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) was dispatched to Tufts Technology Services at 126 Curtis Ave. due to a fire alarm. Upon arrival, TUPD witnessed water coming out of a light fixture on the second floor. Facilities was notified that a radiator pipe had burst on the third floor. Ten computers […]


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