Lily Hartzell is a Contributing Writer for the Tufts Daily.

Social Tufts Data looks to start dialogue, gather information on campus sexual conduct

Nationally, one in five women are sexually assaulted while at college. But does a statistic like that hold true here at Tufts? Social Tufts Data (Tufts STD) was started in October to help address that question. It was started by sexual misconduct prevention specialist Alexandra Donovan, whose job is to talk to different groups on campus about bystander intervention, […]

History on the Hill: Tufts’ reservoir

All that is left of the Mystic Reservoir that previously occupied 4.5 acres of Tufts’ campus is the muddy field known as the residential quad. But between 1864 and 1948, the reservoir was used as a water supply, a picnic spot, a swimming hole, an ice rink and the centerpiece for countless campus traditions. The “Rez,” as it […]

Tufts Climate Action starts next chapter under new moniker

Tufts Divest, a student, alumni and faculty-comprised coalition that advocates for Tufts’ divestment from fossil fuels, is starting a new chapter this school year under a new name: Tufts Climate Action. Senior Evan Bell, a physics major, is one of the club coordinators and has been a leader in the club’s transition. “We decided we’d give it another […]

TUTV shows consistent growth since inception

Founded in April of 1977 by Andy Liebman (A ’78), who went on to direct and edit documentaries for PBS and the Discovery Channel and to found a video collaboration tool called EditShare, Tufts University Television (TUTV) has moved from creating content for a TV station to releasing web series, like the popular “Jules and Monty.” TUTV […]

Student startup offers consulting in social media marketing, sees success

As students, we may be social media savvy, but many small businesses are lagging behind. These companies are prime clients for IT’SOCIAL, a social media marketing company founded by junior Jennifer Gewant that has recently taken off.  Gewant, who is majoring in economics and minoring in communications and media studies, founded IT’SOCIAL Social Media Marketing LLC […]