Joe Walsh is a News Editor at The Tufts Daily. He is a junior majoring in international relations, and he can be contacted at [email protected]

Our Revolution Somerville looks to campaign locally, focusing on affordability

Somerville’s chapter of Our Revolution, a nationwide progressive political action group, has begun planning its priorities for 2018, following the victories of all nine Our Revolution-endorsed candidates for Board of Aldermen in last year’s elections. Our Revolution, which emerged from Senator Bernie Sanders’ 2016 presidential campaign, looks to support progressive candidates “across the entire spectrum of government,” according […]

Al Gore outlines steps to mitigate climate change at Tisch College event

Former Vice President Al Gore warned about the consequences of climate change and outlined the steps that individuals can take to better the environment at a talk at Tufts yesterday. The event was hosted by the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life, as part of its Distinguished Speaker Series. Kelly Sims Gallagher, a professor […]

Biden brings American Promise tour to Medford

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden discussed his upbringing and values, and shared memories from his eight years in Barack Obama’s presidential administration, during an event at Medford’s Chevalier Theatre Thursday night. The event, which was moderated by former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power, was part of a nationwide speaking tour coinciding with […]

As Green Line Extension moves forward, locals hope for expansion into Medford

The Green Line Extension (GLX), a long-awaited plan to provide light rail service to previously unserved areas of Medford and Somerville, is on track for completion by December 2021, according to the project’s website. Progress on the GLX follows the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)’s selection of a new contractor and an infusion of federal funding. The project will extend Massachusetts […]

Letter from the managing board

The Daily has a proud history of speaking truth to power. Now in our last issue of the semester, we, the managing board, can only hope that we’ve upheld that legacy to the best of our ability. The Daily talked to Anita Posadas, who had been injured on the job and mistreated by Cushman & […]

TCU Senators call on Tufts to remove Scaramucci from Fletcher Board of Advisors

UPDATE: On Tuesday morning, Anthony Scaramucci resigned from The Fletcher School Board of Advisors effective immediately, according to an email to the Fletcher community from Dean James Stavridis and Provost David Harris. Members of the Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate are introducing a resolution calling on the university to remove former White House Communications Director Anthony […]

Students show support for Melissa Baptista at Saturday game

During the women’s basketball game against Regis College on Saturday, a group of students and alumni gathered to cheer on senior forward Melissa Baptista. Latino Center Director Julián Cancino brought the group together on Saturday at Bolles House. “Tufts Latino Center supports Latinx students and their passions—be it computer science, theater, or basketball,” Cancino told […]

Greek life investigations conclude, disciplinary statuses made public

Tufts has completed its months-long investigations into the nine fraternities and sororities with misconduct allegations. One fraternity — Pi Delta — dissolved last semester, two fraternities are on disciplinary probation and five fraternities and sororities remain under cease-and-desist orders while awaiting resolutions for their cases. Tufts will re-open sophomore recruitment for seven Greek life organizations, […]

Letter from the Managing Board

As another summer comes to a close and students return to our home away from home on the Hill, we, the Managing Board of The Tufts Daily, would like to introduce our plan of action for the upcoming semester. Central to this plan is our continual aim to increase outreach in crafting accurate and comprehensive […]

President Monaco discusses Greek life crises, political activism

Toward the end of a complicated, eventful and occasionally tumultuous academic year, University President Anthony Monaco met with the Daily to share his thoughts on the year as a whole and discuss plans for next year. The Tufts Daily (TD): What do you think were some of the most significant accomplishments of yours and at Tufts this year? […]