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Liza Harris is a news editor at the Tufts Daily. She is a junior studying political science and can be reached at [email protected]


Tufts files amicus brief, opposes new ICE regulations

Tufts announced on Thursday afternoon its decision to file an amicus brief supporting the lawsuit by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) opposing the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency’s announcement that international students will have their visas revoked if they are taking exclusively online courses in the fall. Harvard and […]


Struggling coronavirus economy hurts graduating seniors

Disclaimer: David Levitsky is a former managing editor at the Daily. He was not involved in the writing or editing of this article. With the global economy taking a major hit from the COVID-19 pandemic, many graduating seniors are struggling to determine their next steps into the job market. An article published in 2006 by […]


Tufts University, Tufts Medical Center establish seed funding program for COVID-19 research

Tufts University and the Tufts Medical Center jointly established a seed funding program to mitigate the effects of the coronavirus; the program offers $300,000 in grants that are available to research teams across the university and medical center. The university hopes to fund six research projects, each of which will be allocated $50,000 to fund […]


Founder of #MeToo movement Tarana Burke speaks at Tufts

Activist and founder of the #MeToo movement Tarana Burke spoke to a packed Cohen Auditorium Thursday night as part of the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life Distinguished Speaker Series. In a discussion moderated by Nandi Bynoe, associate dean of diversity and inclusion, Burke spoke about her history of organizing work, the challenges of […]


Haven replaces Health Promotion and Prevention to provide substance abuse assessments

The Haven at College, a program that works with college students to treat substance abuse disorders and mental health issues, opened a facility at Tufts two weeks ago. Through this program, students at Tufts can receive treatment while continuing their education, Director of Health Education Ian Wong told the Daily.  Prior to the opening of […]


Tilton, Bush residence halls undergo renovation over summer

Bush Hall and Tilton Hall, two first-year residential halls at Tufts, were renovated over the summer during the course of 12 weeks between May 21 and Aug. 16, according to the Operations Division website. Associate Dean of Student Affairs Chris Rossi says these renovations reflect the efforts of Dean of the School of Arts and […]


O’Rourke speaks at Tufts town hall

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke addressed students, staff and faculty at a town hall in Cohen Auditorium on Thursday night, during which students were able to question O’Rourke. The event was hosted by the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life. During the talk, O’Rourke repeatedly stressed the need for stricter gun laws, citing the […]


Dean of Student Affairs Mary Pat McMahon to become Duke University’s Vice Provost of Campus Life

Dean of Student Affairs Mary Pat McMahon, who has been at Tufts since 2014, will leave in July to become Vice Provost and Vice President of Campus Life at Duke University, according to an email sent to the student body. In her new position, she will direct campus life across the undergraduate and graduate student […]


Tuition, fees increase again for next academic year

Undergraduate students will have to pay $2,723 more to attend Tufts University next year, seeing a 3.8% increase in tuition and fees over the 2019–2020 academic year. The increase, announced in an email sent out to the community on Tuesday, raises the projected cost of attending the university from $70,941 to $73,664, a nearly $10,000 […]


Former US Senator Jeff Flake speaks about political environment, disagreements with President Trump

Former U.S. Senator Jeff Flake spoke at Tufts on Tuesday night in ASEAN Auditorium as part of Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life’s Distinguished Speaker Series about his time in Congress and his experiences opposing President Trump’s rhetoric. Flake, who served in the U.S. House for 12 years and in the U.S. Senate for six as a representative for Arizona, […]


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