Maddie Gupta is a staff writer at the Tufts Daily.

New student-run textbook exchange initiative to begin in fall 2017

A new student-run textbook exchange will start in September, according to Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senator Philip Miller, who has worked to implement the program. The exchange, which aims to reduce the financial burden of buying textbooks, will be housed in the Mayer Campus Center, and students can bring in textbooks between May 1 and 8, […]

New student organization looks to offer supportive space for female, non-binary students

Avian, a new student organization that aims to create a conscious and supportive space for female and femme-aligned non-binary students, was formed this semester. Harper Hopkins, Avian’s consciousness education chair, said that the group was created in order to provide a space for people impacted by what she referred to as “first-order misogyny.” “Everyone is, […]

Day of Service provides local volunteering opportunities for Tufts students

Tufts students volunteered at a number of local charities as part of the University Chaplaincy’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service event on Jan. 28. The event followed a symposium on Martin Luther King Jr, which was also organized by the Chaplaincy earlier in January. Students volunteered at the Boston Red Cross Food pantry, the Cambridge Zen Center and the […]

Mickey Toogood to leave role as judicial affairs administrator

Mickey Toogood left his position as judicial affairs administrator in September after two years in that capacity, according to an email announcement to faculty from Dean of Student Affairs Mary Pat McMahon on July 12. Toogood has continued to work remotely from his new home of Seattle, while Senior Associate Dean of Student Affairs Raymond Ou oversees […]