Juliana Furgala is a News Editor and Online Editor for the Tufts Daily. She is a senior and can be reached at [email protected]

Police Briefs – Nov. 10

Bombs away! The Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) and the Somerville Fire Department were called to the Theta Delta Chi fraternity house after receiving a report that a fire alarm that had gone off  on Oct. 25 at 5:30 p.m. Students at the house claimed they had found a small, red ball with a fuse and had decided […]

Police Briefs – Oct. 24

The Sign of the Thief Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) received a report on Oct. 17 at 11:20 a.m. about a Tufts building sign stolen from the front of the Community Relations Office at 21 Bellevue St. at some point over the weekend. The sign has not yet been recovered. Bumper Cars A minor motor vehicle […]

Police Briefs – Oct. 18

The Great Divider Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) received a report from a university staff member about a stolen room partition on Oct. 3 at 5 p.m. The staff member had brought the room partition to Cabot Intercultural Center but found it missing when he later returned. It has not yet been found. A follow-up has […]

Police Briefs – Oct. 3

Tea Time Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) and the Somerville Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at Richardson House on Sept. 28 at 5:22 p.m. The cause of the alarm was an electric teapot with a plastic base that was left on the stove for too long. The base melted and the teapot began to […]

Police Briefs – Sept. 26

If You Can’t Take the Heat… A Carmichael Dining Center employee cut his right hand on Sept. 19 at 3 p.m. while preparing food for dinner. Tufts Emergency Medical Services (TEMS) and the Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) responded to the incident. The wound was bandaged and the employee was brought to the hospital for followup. […]

Tufts Food Rescue Collaborative coordinates dining center food donation

Tufts Food Rescue Collaborative (TFRC), a university-affiliated food donation umbrella organization, is working to package and distribute uneaten food from Tufts Dining Services this semester, according to TFRC founders Shelby Luce and Lucy Zwigard. TFRC is a partnership between Dining Services, students, faculty, staff and Food for Free, a local NGO dedicated to redistributing food to homeless families. When it launched last March […]

Police Briefs – Sept. 19

A Severe Case Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) received news of a student feeling poorly at 200 Boston Ave. on Sept. 14 at 1:30 p.m. The student was experiencing severe stomach pain and vomiting. Tufts Emergency Medical Services (TEMS), TUPD, the fire department and Armstrong Ambulance, an ambulance company servicing Medford, arrived on the scene. The student […]

Police Briefs – Sept. 14

Turned In An Area Resident Director called the Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) to turn in confiscated alcohol on Sept. 2 at 5:00 p.m. The alcohol was taken from a group of students attempting to sneak it into a dorm. Toasted TUPD was alerted about a fire alarm that went off in Hodgdon Hall at 11:30 p.m. on Sept. 3. […]

News roundup: top headlines of last year

The Tufts community experienced an eventful year, full of logistical, administrative and social changes. The following is a wrap-up of some of the biggest stories of 2015-2016, leading up to the start of the fall semester. September Jumbos arrived back on the Hill to find that the affectionately-termed ‘Joey’ shuttle traveling between campus and Davis Square was to be replaced […]

Tufts-SMFA merger details to be settled by July

Following the signing of a merger agreement between Tufts and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (SMFA) in March, details on the union between the institutions will be settled and implemented by the end of July to provide students from both schools a more diverse set of course offerings. Administrators are currently working to ease the transition process by improving internet access within […]