Kathleen Schmidt

Kathleen Schmidt is the editor-in-chief of The Tufts Daily. She is a senior majoring in international relations and French. She can be reached at kathleencschmidt@gmail.com.


Reported cases of mumps increase by eight students

Yesterday the Tufts community was alerted to an increase in reported cases of mumps on the Tufts Medford/Somerville campus through an email from Medical Director of Health Service Margaret Higham and Dean of Student Affairs Mary Pat McMahon. The announcement was a follow up on a message sent three weeks prior on Oct. 28 informing […]


Class of 2018 elects Mihm, Sossenheimer in special TCU Senate election

Claudia Mihm and Anna Sossenheimer of the Class of 2018 were elected to Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate in a special election yesterday. Three candidates — Mihm, Sossenheimer and Justin Will — ran for the two open junior class senator seats. Both Mihm and Sossenheimer said they are excited about their victories and are enthusiastic to begin […]


Tufts janitors vote to authorize strike if no agreement is reached

Tufts janitors voted to authorize a strike if necessary as negotiations with Cushman & Wakefield (C&W) Services near the contract expiration date of Oct. 31. Voting began on Wednesday and continued through Thursday afternoon’s final voting round in Tilton Hall, in order to include each janitorial shift. The affirmative vote from the “vast majority” of Tufts janitors […]


Events on the Hill

TUESDAY “After the Oath: Policy Questions for a New President with Kelly Sims Gallagher and Michele L. Malvesti” Details: Adam Reilly, host of WGBH’s “The Scrum,” will moderate a discussion with Associate Professor Kelly Sims Gallagher and Professor of the Practice Michele L. Malvesti from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy about the major policy […]


SPLC-named hate group calls students ‘terrorists’ in campus posters

Posters naming Tufts students and one Tufts professor as terrorists connected to Hamas were put up across the Medford/Somerville campus on Oct. 19. The Horowitz Freedom Center, a self-identified conservative anti-Islamist group, claimed responsibility for the posters in an email received by a number of Tufts students on the same day. The Southern Poverty Law Center […]


CEO of Gap Inc. speaks at Fletcher about retail, apparel industries

The Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy’s Institute for Business in the Global Context (IBGC) Speaker Series hosted CEO of Gap Inc. Art Peck in ASEAN Auditorium on Oct. 19 for an event titled “Minding the Gap: The Art of Sustainable Leadership.” The discussion, attended by about 50 people, kicked off with an introduction from IBGC […]


Students, faculty gather to discuss, watch final presidential debate

Tufts community members gathered in spaces across campus last night to view the third and final presidential debate featuring Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. Before the debate, the Office of the Provost, Tisch College of Civic Life and JumboVote hosted a panel moderated by Provost David Harris and featuring School […]


Events on the Hill – Oct. 17

MONDAY A Year Like No Other: Politics & the Press in 2016 Details: Journalist David Gregory will be hosting a panel discussion on this year’s presidential election. Guests include NPR’s Asma Khalid, Mic! founder Jake Horowitz and New York Times reporter Patrick Healy (LA ’93). Registration required. When and Where: 7-8:30 p.m., Granoff Music Center, Distler Auditorium Sponsor: Jonathan Tisch […]


Events on the Hill

WEDNESDAY “Ellen Harvey Artist Talk” Details: Ellen Harvey, Brooklyn-based artist specializing in video, painting, performance and installation, will be giving a lecture on her work as part of the Visiting Artist Series. Where and When: School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Anderson Auditorium, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Sponsor: SMFA at Tufts THURSDAY “Sharing the Rough: Documentary Screening […]


Student group aims to provide support, connection for women in Social Sciences

A new student group, Women in the Social Sciences, formed this semester with the intent of connecting and empowering women studying the social sciences at Tufts. According to group co-founder Eva Kahan, the group will have education, outreach and community committees and will look to provide its members with networking and career opportunities. “We are hoping to form a […]


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