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 Sept. 24

Water under the ceiling On Sept. 18 at 11:03 a.m., Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) responded to a fire alarm at McCollester House on 28 Capen Street, Medford. TUPD observed water seeping through the ceiling following heavy rain. The water came in contact with the smoke detector and set off the fire alarm. There was a small […]


Q&A: Jeffrey Foster, newly-hired professor of computer science

This fall, Tufts welcomed a group of new professors spanning a wide range of departments, experiences and backgrounds including 27 new professors in 14 different departments within the School of Arts and Sciences and eight professors across five departments within the School of Engineering. Jeffrey Foster is a new professor of computer science in the […]


Police Briefs — Week of Sept. 17

We didn’t start the fire On Sept. 11 at 12:44 a.m., Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) responded to a fire alarm at Hillsides Apartments. TUPD checked for the source of the fire alarm and entered a suite in which they detected a strong smoke odor. The windows were open and the suite had been evacuated […]


Police Briefs — Week of Sept. 10

Vandals On September 4 at 9:30 a.m., Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) received a report that a Facilities Services’ van had been broken into. Power tools worth an estimated $1,200 were taken from the van, which was parked behind Bray Lab, the window had been smashed on the driver’s side. The theft is still under […]


24 Medford, Somerville students receive Class of 2022 acceptances

This year, Tufts accepted 13 Somerville students and 11 Medford students into the Class of 2022, according to Dean of Undergraduate Admissions and Enrollment Management Karen Richardson. Tufts works with schools in Medford and Somerville to support and attract high-achieving students. “We work very closely with schools in our host communities to ensure that students […]


Police Briefs — Week of April 23

You got Google Played On April 17 at 5:16 p.m., Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) received a report from the International Center that an individual posing as the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) had scammed a graduate student. An email sent to the student claimed they were staying longer than their visa allowed and thus they would […]


Police Briefs — Week of April 17

Leaf me be On April 9 at 12:12 p.m., Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) received a report of a stolen philodendron. The large potted plant was taken from the second floor bathroom of Paige Hall, likely during an Applejam concert over the weekend, when the area was accessible to visitors. The philodendron’s disappearance is still being […]


Director of Women’s Center K. Martinez leaves Tufts after 11 months

K. Martinez, the director of the Women’s Center, will be leaving Tufts on April 13. In their past 11 months as director, Martinez has spearheaded a number of changes and updates to the Women’s Center and overseen projects and programs on a larger scale. Martinez’s first order of business as director was to renovate the […]


Police Briefs — Week of April 9

You’re one not-so-smart cookie On April 3 at around 12:30 a.m., Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) responded to a fire alarm in Wren Hall. A single burnt cookie had been left in a melted bowl in the kitchen’s microwave. TUPD was unable to identify the individual responsible. Medford Fire Department reset the fire panel. Confrontation on […]


Recipe for success: Themed meals prove a hit with students, dining staff

Easter and Passover meals, Tailgate Brunch, Dim Sum Brunch, Street Food Dinner, the list goes on. Such themed gastronomical delights await hungry students in our dining halls, proving that beyond just being a necessity, campus food can provide us with comfort and joy. Themed meals at Tufts started decades ago as “monotony breakers,” according to […]


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