Letter from the Editor

In addressing the paid advertisement entitled Faces of Islamic Apartheid that appeared in yesterday’s issue of the Daily, Id like to clarify and apologize on behalf of the Daily for the editorial oversight that led to the ads publication. It should be made clear that any ads that run in the Daily, including this one, […]

Letter from the Editor

  Happy Monday, Tufts!  Today marks the start of everyday production of the Daily as we finally take off the every-other-day training wheels. We’re jumping back into the business of bringing you news, features, arts, sports and opinion every Monday through Friday, and here in the Curtis Hall basement we couldn’t be more excited. The […]

Letter from the Editor

  Hi there, Tufts. On behalf of the Daily’s masthead, which this semester stands at 114 strong with room to grow, welcome back to the Hill. Here in Curtis Hall we’re all excited to get down to the business of bringing you a semester’s worth of stories – big stories, small stories, ones you’ll share […]

In wake of Gaza violence, despite tension campus discourse remains civil

  As rockets flew in the Gaza Strip last month and the latest bout of violence in the conflict in the Middle East played out, university students across the U.S. and on the Hill had a choice to make. They could retreat to their respective camps of opinion, stick to the facts they had been […]

CSL allows for religious exemption from nondiscrimination policy

  A new university policy will allow student religious groups, including Tufts Christian Fellowship (TCF), to request University Chaplaincy permission for religious exemption from the university’s nondiscrimination clause in choosing their leaders when applying for Tufts Community Union (TCU) recognition. The procedure was announced yesterday as an official resolution in the appeal case that TCF […]

Ballet Review | No surprises, but plenty of sparkle, charm in Boston Ballet’s new Nutcracker

  Boston Ballet’s world premiere of the new “The Nutcracker,” which opened last week and continues through the end of December, does just what it’s meant to do. The company’s artistic director and this production’s choreographer, Mikko Nissinen, has introduced no surprises in his re-choreographed version of the classic holiday ballet, focusing instead on keeping […]

Tufts student discovers classified information in Thanksgiving parade confetti

  The discovery made by freshman Ethan Finkelstein that shreds of highly classified police documents were used as confetti during last week’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade has prompted an internal investigation in the Nassau County Police Department and a review of how the department disposes of its documents.  Finkelstein, who is from Manhattan and attends […]

ACE Fellows program looks to expand

  In a pilot program finishing its first semester, students known as Academic and Community Engagement (ACE) Fellows are serving as academic and social mentors meant to ease new students’ transition to Tufts and connect them to the world outside their dorm rooms.  Run jointly by the Dean of Undergraduate Education’s office and the Jonathan […]

Students celebrate at Election Night festivities

  Students crowded around the Mayer Campus Center’s television screens and emcees during the Experimental College’s (ExCollege) Election Night Extravaganza last night, staring at Twitter feeds and reading assignments as they worked to keep up with both incoming results and their schoolwork. All thoughts of today’s readings and classes were soon forgotten as friends and […]

Committee on Student Life to hear TCF’s derecognition case

  Tufts Christian Fellowship (TCF) has filed an appeal with the Committee on Student Life (CSL) to contest its official derecognition last month based on allegedly discriminatory clauses in the student group’s constitution. The CSL is a group of faculty members and students charged with the responsibility of hearing appeals of decisions handed down by […]