Jill Collins is a Features Editor and former Executive Features Editor at The Tufts Daily. She is a senior studying environmental health engineering. Jill can be reached at [email protected].

Jumbo Days to Jumbo Month: Tufts Admissions creates virtual experience for Class of 2024

For many, the spring of senior year in high school is filled with the excitement and uneasiness that comes with choosing a college. During this time, students decide where they want to spend the next four years. For some that means traveling to campuses for accepted student days. However, this time around is quite different. […]

Tufts groups begin preparations for election night 2020

Four years ago, Tufts was not ready for the outcome of the presidential election and the impact it had on the community. Students and faculty were shocked by the results, and the school didn’t have the resources to support people in their reactions. Coming into this year’s elections, multiple campus groups are collaborating to plan […]

New CDAs and FYAs build community midyear

‘Hey, I’m locked out of my room. I’m also really missing home. Where’s 574? Sorry, I trashed the common room, again. What’s the Joey schedule?’ These are just a few of the many situations that student staff in the Office of Residential Life and Learning (ORLL) are faced with. Yet, when vacancies arise, there are […]

Time Management and Study Strategies consulting helps students lead more organized, balanced lives

The pressures of being a student can be overwhelming. Balancing academics, extracurriculars and social activities can be tough. While a student feeling stressed can turn to Counseling and Mental Health services for emotional support, there exists another program that can be of help: Time Management and Study Strategies (TM&SS) consulting. TM&SS, run by the Academic […]

RCD to add new intro course in spring 2020

The Department of Studies in Race, Colonialism, and Diaspora (RCD) at Tufts is undergoing a major renovation. Starting spring 2020, there will be a new class required for all RCD majors and minors, called Intro to RCD (RCD-0050). According to professors in the department, this intro class aims to better prepare students for higher-level RCD […]

National PERIOD movement comes to Tufts

The movement to end menstrual inequity and stigma has arrived at Tufts. A new student group called PERIOD at Tufts held its first general interest meeting (GIM) on Oct. 28, joining multiple pre-existing chapters from Boston and hundreds from across the country of the global nonprofit organization PERIOD. In 2014, then-high school students Nadya Okamoto […]

Somerville looks to combat opioid epidemic through supervised injection sites

Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone is not ignoring the public health issue of opioid use, with plans to open a supervised injection site in the city by next year. However, public stigma of opioid use is slowing down the process. According to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, over 2,000 individuals died of opioid-related overdoses in […]