TCU Senate calls for SWANA space, asks professors to list course costs on SIS

The TCU Senate approved a resolution at their weekly meeting on March 5 calling on Tufts to create a center for Southwest Asian and North African (SWANA) students and a resolution calling on Tufts professors to heighten transparency of course costs on all SIS course pages. At the same meeting, senators introduced a full-text resolution […]

TCU Senate hears new fossil fuel divestment abstract, responds to recent protests

The Tufts Community Union Senate held a weekly meeting on Feb. 26, hearing an abstract calling on the university to fully divest from fossil fuels and achieve carbon neutrality by 2030. During the meeting, roughly 20 students gathered in the Joyce Cummings Center atrium outside the meeting room holding posters with phrases such as “protect […]

TCU Senate approves JumboCast funding, calls on Tufts to create Middle Eastern and North African space, divulge course costs on SIS

Tufts Community Union Senate debated and approved JumboCast’s request for supplementary funding to cover new cameras on Feb. 20. They also introduced abstract proposals calling on the university to create a Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) space on campus and divulge all course costs on SIS enrollment pages. This meeting marked the first time […]

Mayor Wu delivers her first State of the City Address

Boston Mayor Michelle Wu delivered her first State of the City Address on Jan. 25 at MGM Music Hall. It is the first State of the City Address held in person in three years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “We’ve all felt the collective toll of these years and the continued impact on our hearts […]

A homeowner looking to rent out rooms was blocked by an obscure law — now lawmakers want to change the rules

A Somerville homeowner attempting to rent rooms in his house to Tufts students has faced unexpected resistance from the city government on the grounds that his request to house unrelated students is unlawful. The homeowner, who requested that the Daily not identify him by name, has been appealing to the Somerville City Council for months. […]

Tufts Labor Coalition calls on Tufts Dining to increase number of bakers, stop outsourcing baked goods

The Tufts Labor Coalition is currently running a petition to address the decreasing quality of the dining centers’ baked goods and to earn fairer hours for Tufts baker Melissa Lee over winter recess. Emma Holland, a TLC organizer responsible for dining worker outreach, said the petition is a part of their larger “Bring Baking Home” […]

TCU Senate project places free menstrual products around campus

A new TCU Senate initiative is bringing free tampons and pads to bathrooms across campus. TCU Vice President Arielle Galinsky, a junior, worked to bring the Menstrual Product Project to fruition. She said the goal of the project is to “provide a sense of menstrual equity,” noting that many undergraduates and graduates are concerned about […]

Tufts Dems, Republicans, Democratic Socialists convene for ‘Triple Threat Debate’

Debaters from the Tufts Democrats, Tufts Republicans and Tufts Young Democratic Socialists of America answered questions on current political topics in the ASEAN auditorium on Oct. 26. During the hour-long event, students from each group discussed national policies on health care and student debt in the “Triple Threat Debate” hosted by Tufts Cooperation and Innovation […]

Tufts breaks ground on new Sol Gittleman baseball park

Students, alumni and faculty joined renowned Tufts professor Sol Gittleman, the Alice and Nathan Gantcher University Professor emeritus, on Saturday to break ground on the school’s new baseball park named after him. Among those present were Nathan Gantcher himself, University President Anthony Monaco, Medford Mayor Breanna Lungo-Koehn and dozens of former and current Tufts baseball […]