Katie Spiropoulos is an Assistant News Editor at the Tufts Daily.

Tufts ends bivalent COVID-19 booster and flu vaccination requirements

The bivalent COVID-19 booster vaccine is no longer required for all university personnel and students, Michael Jordan, university infection control director, announced in a Jan. 5 email to the Tufts community. In addition to dropping the omicron booster mandate, Jordan noted that the influenza vaccine would become optional for all students on the Medford/Somerville and […]

Men’s and women’s swimming and diving off to a strong start, first and second place finishes in opening meet

While the majority of the Tufts community was settling back in after Thanksgiving break, Tufts swimming and diving were hitting the pool. Over the course of three days, both the women’s and men’s teams competed at high levels, finally, with the men’s team winning the meet by a margin of 1010–937 over the host MIT […]

Tufts Prof. Michael Beckley talks new book on US-China Relations

Michael Beckley, an associate professor of political science, spoke to students and community members on Oct. 17 about the launch of his new book, “Danger Zone: The Coming Conflict with China” co-authored with Hal Brands. A Q&A session with attendees followed Beckley’s lecture about U.S.-China Relations. Prior to the event, Beckley spoke with the Daily […]

Tufts Chaplaincy to resume Spanish mass

The Tufts University Chaplaincy announced that they will begin holding masses in Spanish on Oct. 16. Lynn Cooper, the Catholic chaplain at Tufts, explained the timing of the decision. “Over the years, we have celebrated bilingual masses at Goddard Chapel,” Cooper wrote in an email to the Daily. “They have been driven by student energy […]

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