Kendall Roberts is an alumni liaison and former associate editor at The Tufts Daily. She is a senior studying clinical psychology and child study and human development. Kendall can be reached at [email protected]


Gap years promote personal growth, transformative experiences

With the sudden onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, many students were forced to reconsider their plans as schools shut down, internships were canceled and lockdowns were implemented around the globe. From Medford to Dubai, many Tufts students took gap years to gain professional experience, to prioritize their own physical and mental health and to explore […]


SAD: Wintertime brings seasonal affective disorder, winter blues

Content warning: This article discusses various depressive disorders and suicidal thoughts.  As the temperature drops and snow begins to stick to the ground, the changing season indicates that winter is coming and it is time to adjust the clocks from daylight saving time. While winter brings the holiday season and an abundance of outdoor activities, […]


Mini-Med Connect supports underrepresented high school students in STEM

Mini-Med Connect, an intensive summer mentorship program for high school students interested in STEM and health care, was introduced last summer by the Center for Science Education at Tufts University. Mini-Med Connect allows high school students to explore career paths in research and medicine  while also teaching important social and academic skills for STEM-related fields. […]


46 Jumbos participate on Marathon Monday after two-year hiatus

​​The 125th Boston Marathon made its long-awaited return on Oct. 11, over two years since its last in-person iteration. Despite this hiatus, thousands of athletes hit the ground running as spectators cheered them on along the 26.2-mile course from Hopkinton all the way to downtown Boston. Out of roughly 20,000 athletes, 46 of them proudly […]


Medford joins Race to Zero campaign, pledges to cut greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030

The City of Medford announced on Sept. 30 its commitment to the international Race to Zero campaign and pledged to cut its greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030. The city also released an executive summary of its Climate Action and Adaptation Plan draft, outlining the city’s objectives and plans to address climate change in […]


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