Juliana Furgala is a News Editor and Online Editor for the Tufts Daily. She is a senior and can be reached at juliana.furgala@tufts.edu.


Police Briefs – Nov. 27

Put it on my TAB On Nov. 17 at 6 p.m., the Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) received a report about property damage in the TAB parking lot. A person had parked their gray car in the lot and upon returning discovered that there was damage on the driver’s side of the car. TUPD officers […]


Police Briefs – Nov. 20

Black-Hat Blackout On Nov. 7 at 4:45 p.m. a student reported a case of computer hacking. She was in Dewick-MacPhie Dining Center when a pop-up appeared on her screen saying that something was wrong with the computers of Tufts University students and encouraging her to take action. The pop-up included a link to a supposed “Apple […]


Police Briefs: Week of Nov. 8

♫ It’s Raining Tiles ♫ The Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) received a report on Oct. 30 at half past midnight after ceiling tiles fell into a dorm room in Metcalf Hall. Facilities was notified about the problem and it was determined that a leak in the ceiling was the cause. The ceiling was repaired. […]


Police Briefs: Week of Nov. 1

Sticks and Stones The Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) received a report on Oct. 17 at 9:10 a.m. from the Psychology building about a chipped window. Apparently one of the windows facing Boston Avenue had a noticeable chip, concerning users of the building. TUPD investigated the incident and it was determined that, when the street sweepers had […]


Police Briefs: Week of 10/16

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Disclaimer: We know this brief is a conflict of interest, but we really didn’t like losing our camera. On Oct. 4 at 1:30 p.m., a student reported multiple incidents relating to the Tufts Daily. The first was a report of a missing Nikon D7000 camera that was last seen […]


Police briefs: Week of 10/3

Step 3: Profit After falling for a sublet scam, a student reported the incident to the Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) at 9:15 p.m. on Sept. 28. The student said they had received an initial payment with an excess amount of money from the scammer in the form of a fake check. They were asked […]


Police briefs: Week of 9/26

No roast for the wicked On Sept. 18 at 11:51 a.m., the Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) received a report of a fire alarm at the ATO of Massachusetts house (134 Professors Row). TUPD and the Somerville Fire Department arrived at the scene and discovered overcooked food in the microwave. The Somerville Fire Department cleared […]


Police Briefs: Week of 9/19

Musical Chairs On Sept. 6 at 3:39 p.m., a staff member reported that someone had stolen four brand-new chairs from Eaton Hall. They have yet to be found. Smoked Out A Tufts University Police Department officer was doing a check at Alex’s Place on the Tisch Library Roof on Sept. 9 at 11:28 p.m. when the […]


Science and Engineering Complex opens to Tufts community

The newly completed Science and Engineering Complex (SEC) between Boston and College Avenues will be open to students this semester. The complex consists of a 79,000-square foot addition attached to the existing Robinson and Anderson Halls, transitioning both halls into wings of the SEC, according to the Tufts Construction website. “The ground floor atrium space [is] […]


Police Briefs – April 28

Due Dates A student sent in a report to the Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) at 12:41 p.m. on April 20 after finding that a book he had bought online from the bookstore was marked as active property of Tufts. Earlier on, the student thought he had misplaced some of his history textbooks from the library, […]


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