Matthew McGovern is an assistant news editor at the Tufts Daily. He is a sophomore who has not yet declared a major and he can be reached at mcgovernmatthew13@gmail.com.


Police Briefs — Week of Nov. 5

On Oct. 26 at 1:58 a.m., Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) officers responded to a call from Hill Hall in which a student reported that they had returned to their room to find their rug displaced and their window open, though the security screen was found locked. The student reported that nothing was missing from […]


Tufts students see rise in phishing incidents

Multiple Tufts students have been victims of phishing scams this semester, and according to Andrew Shiotani, director of the International Center, international students are seeing a rise in phishing incidents. On a national scale, the scams have garnered the attention of the U.S. State Department and the Federal Trade Commision (FTC), and on the Tufts […]


Police Briefs — Week of Oct. 29

On Oct. 21 at 1:30 p.m., the Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) received a report from the Mayer Campus Center that a MacBook that was on loan from the library was stolen. The student who had loaned it left the laptop in Hotung Café briefly in order to get some food, and it was gone […]


Police Briefs — Week of Oct. 22

On Oct. 16 at 1:30 a.m., an individual called the Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) and requested assistance from the seventh floor of Dowling Hall. The person, who is not affiliated with Tufts, said that they were being followed by several people and would follow them frequently. They identified themselves to TUPD and stated that […]


Police Briefs — Week of Oct. 14

On Oct. 8 at 3:52 p.m., the Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) and Medford Police Department responded to a call off campus regarding a suspicious individual. A Tufts affiliate was waiting for their landlord on St. Clements Rd. when the suspicious person appeared in their foyer and spoke to them for 10 minutes before unsuccessfully asking for money. The suspicious […]


Police Briefs — Week of Oct. 7

On Oct. 1 at 12 p.m., Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) received a report from an individual who lost his wallet the previous evening and got it back that morning missing $90 in cash. The wallet was found in Cousens Parking Lot across the street from the Steve Tisch Sports and Fitness Center by a […]


Annual security report shows general decline in crime on primary campuses

Content warning: This article discusses violent crime and sexual assault. Tufts published its annual Security and Fire Safety Report on Monday, which gives statistics of reported criminal offenses on each of the Tufts campuses: Medford/Somerville, Boston Health Sciences, Grafton, Talloires and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA). The university creates and distributes […]


Police Briefs — Week of Oct. 2

On Sept. 24 at 6 p.m., the Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) received a report from a student who had misplaced their wallet at Dewick-MacPhie Dining Center on Sept. 22 and recovered it on Sept. 23. The student claims that there was $250 missing from the wallet, though the student’s other belongings were left in […]


Thompson, Golia go before Senate, give introductions, hear concerns

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate heard presentations by Nancy Thompson, dean of student affairs and chief student affairs officer ad interim, and Joe Golia, director of the Office for Campus Life, about their work on campus last night in the Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room. Senators then shared projects they are interested in and areas […]


Police Briefs – Week of Sept. 24

On Sept. 16 at 1:06 p.m., Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) followed up on a theft that occurred over the summer in Blakeley Hall. After the victim provided a list of the stolen items, TUPD was able to identify the criminal as a temporary, subcontracted employee of the university. The individual trespassed in the building […]


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