Maddy Mueller is a Staff Writer at The Tufts Daily. She is a first-year who has not yet declared a major. Maddy can be reached at [email protected]

DSDI announces plans for new Indigenous student identity center

The Tufts Division of Student Diversity and Inclusion recently announced its plans to form a new on-campus identity center for students who identify as Indigenous and Native American. The creation of the center was among the recommendations of the Compositional Diversity Workstream that took place this past February. The creation process will be led by […]

Campus antisemitism survey and focus groups seek to understand environment at Tufts

University-wide emails from the president’s office were sent out on Sept. 14 and Sept. 21 to invite current students and Class of 2021 graduates to participate in a survey evaluating student impressions of antisemitism on campus. Regardless of religious affiliation, the administration encouraged students to discuss incidents of antisemitism they had witnessed or heard about, […]

Facilities Services in high demand as pests plague student housing

The start of the semester marks the return of students, professors and staff alike to campus, which means the facilities department is inevitably in high demand. This year, among other issues, students are facing pests in their dormitories. Sophomore suitemates Tommy MacArthur and Aaron Klein experienced a series of issues in their suite in Wren […]

First-year, transfer students participate in in-person pre-orientation programs

First-year and transfer students began arriving to participate in pre-orientation programs on Aug. 27. This year, the programs were offered in person, marking a change from last year’s virtual itinerary. According to Chelsea Jordan, associate director of campus life, over 1,000 incoming students participated in some form of pre-orientation program. Program choices ranged from several […]

Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series hosts Michael Steele

Steele disagreed with the practice of blindly following the leader of the party you support. "This is not about one man, nor should it be," Steele said. "It's not about the party. It's about the country I live in." Steele said he believes there is an existential crisis in the Republican Party right now. “I’ve been advocating for 20 plus years … we have to recognize where this trend line is going," Steele said. 

TCU Senate establishes $1,164,000 Pandemic Activities Restoration Trust

The purpose of the trust is to provide enhanced celebrations in the future for students who have been affected by pandemic-related cancellations, according to the resolution submitted by TCU Treasurer Sharif Hamidi. About half of the funds will go to post-pandemic events for students in the classes of 2020 and 2021.