Maya Katz is an Assistant Features Editor at The Tufts Daily. She is a second-year who has not yet declared a major. Maya can be reached at [email protected].

Senior Profile: Enrique Rodriguez receives Tisch Presidential Award for Civic Life

As the academic year comes to a close, members of the Class of 2023 prepare for graduation, including Enrique Ernesto Rodriguez, a 2023 recipient of the Tisch Presidential Award for Civic Life. Each year, the award recognizes Tufts undergraduate and graduate students who have made notable contributions to community service and leadership.  “I’d just like […]

Dr. Robert Wolf honors his family’s survival of the Holocaust and Hungarian Revolution with novel ‘Not A Real Enemy’

Amid rising antisemitism, Holocaust education has been particularly notable. In “Not a Real Enemy: The True Story of a Hungarian Jewish Man’s Fight For Freedom,” Dr. Robert J. Wolf (LA’84) and Janice Harper tell the story of Wolf’s father Ervin’s escape from Hungary after surviving both the Holocaust and the Hungarian Revolution, as well as […]

Tufts Persian Student Association comes together in solidarity with protesters in Iran

The Tufts community is home to a wide range of different cultural and ethnic clubs on campus, including the Tufts Persian Student Association. For junior and PSA co-president Sabrina Rangwani, the club has been an important part of her adjustment to Tufts. Growing up with a large Iranian community in Houston while attending an international […]

Tufts and local community members react to impending Davis Square renovation project

Due to its close proximity to campus, Davis Square has been a place for many Tufts students to spend time and enjoy a variety of local businesses in the area. But according to recent local news reports, Scape Development plans to construct a four-story lab building that would displace beloved businesses including When Pigs Fly […]

Tufts Senior Mindy Duggan shares her passion and advocacy work for disability rights and accessibility 

The Tufts community is home to a wide variety of upstanding community members, including senior Mindy Duggan, who has taken her interest in disability advocacy to her studies, extracurriculars and work life. Duggan crafted her major in child study and human development to concentrate in developmental diversity and deaf studies.  “I chose to do that […]

Mikel Moyer continues philosophy education at Tufts after a 30-year career in pharmaceuticals

As a liberal arts institution, Tufts University offers students the flexibility to indulge in their various academic curiosities and interests. For second-semester Master of Philosophy student Mikel Moyer, his time at Tufts continues his journey back to school after working in the pharmaceutical industry for 30 years.  Moyer graduated from the University of Michigan with […]

Student filmmakers thrive at Tufts

The Film and Media Studies program has seen significant growth during the past few years.  Natalie Minik, a lecturer in the FMS program, noted how the program has grown since she first came to Tufts in 2015 as a part-time lecturer in both the FMS program and the Experimental College. “There was a lot of […]

Mask recycling initiative expands across Tufts campuses

During the COVID-19 pandemic, masks have become an essential part of daily life. Unfortunately, single-use masks generate a lot of waste, which is important to consider amid climate change. A mask recycling initiative implemented by the Office of Sustainability aims to manage this increased waste. The OOS Recycling and Waste Reduction Coordinator, Kaitlyn Reed, oversees […]

Not Your Bubbe’s Hamantaschen reopens, bringing cheer and cookies to Tufts

With the festival of Purim just around the corner, this year marks the long-awaited return of Not Your Bubbe’s Hamantaschen, a student-run nonprofit currently operating from the Bayit — Tufts’ Jewish Culture House — after a year off due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “Not Your Bubbe’s was officially closed for the whole year to be safe,” […]