Katie Furey is a sophomore studying Spanish. Katie can be reached at [email protected]

Inspired by Amanda Gorman, students, community members come together with creative writing

Creative writers of all ages were inspired by Gorman’s poem and excited to see the craft receive well-deserved media attention. Among these writers was Lloyd Schwartz, Somerville’s poet laureate and the Frederick F. Troy Professor of English Emeritus at the University of Massachusetts, Boston.

What’s up with winter?

The first snow of the fall semester came the day before Halloween. Spirits were high. Tufts students rejoiced in celebrating the snow’s descent, embracing the joy of their inner child. Jumbos snowboarded, inner-tubed and sledded down President’s Lawn’s winter wonderland of a hill.

In-person students miss animal interaction

College students always miss their pets, but this year in particular, in-person Tufts students seem to be craving animal interaction. Even students whose families live near Tufts cannot go home and visit their pets as frequently as they may have in previous years because going home for the weekend breaks COVID-19 safety protocols. 

Mass. requires flu vaccinations for college students, Tufts urges quick compliance

In August, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health released a statement requiring all students attending college in Massachusettts to receive the influenza vaccination annually.

Massachusetts Question 2: Ranked-choice voting

The second referendum question Massachusetts voters will see on their November 2020 ballots is whether they support using ranked-choice voting for state elections. Maine became the first state in the U.S. to implement ranked-choice voting after a similar referendum in 2016.

Students, DCA documenting moment in time during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic will without a doubt make the history books, and as members of a generation living through this crisis while in college, every Tufts student will have a story to share with the people of the future.  Tufts students are finding unique ways to document these times. One such student is Megan Kang, […]

New Tisch College course explores communication in the Trump era

In a course sponsored by the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life and the Department of Political Science, students sit around in a circle, some with President Donald Trump’s latest tweet cued up, others with South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s Instagram feed on their computer screens, preparing to contribute to the class discussion about […]