Tufts Students for Justice in Palestine and Tufts for a Racially Equitable Endowment recently completed the process to get their referendums on the demilitarization of the Tufts University Police Department and the divestment from the private prison system, respectively, on the Nov. 24 special election ballot.
The change in testing frequency is due to the rise in COVID-19 cases at Tufts, the cities of Medford and Somerville and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
There have been rumors about security concerns with the independent testing procedure, hence the switch to the new method. However, medical director Marie Caggiano assuredly explained that this is not the case; the switch is just part of the Health Service’s responsibility to make sure all testing is accurate.
As a result of ongoing developments surrounding air travel and entry restrictions, it is not safe to send students abroad, according to Mala Ghosh, senior director of Study Abroad and Global Education.
The beginning of the semester is a key time for groups to recruit new members and hold auditions, but that process is unable to go on as it usually does.
Tufts announced a change in its travel policy, with specific new guidelines for the Thanksgiving holiday, in an email from university administrators on Sept. 25.
The upcoming retirement of the Pierre and Pamela Omidyar dean of the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life was announced in an email to the Tufts community on Sept. 14.
Members of the Tufts community gathered on the Residential Quad on Sunday evening to mourn the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The event was organized by junior Max Price and senior Caroline Wolinsky. “The night that the news came out was definitely a crushing blow to me and to a lot of […]