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Madeline Mueller is a News Editor at The Tufts Daily. She is a junior majoring in biochemistry. Maddy can be reached at [email protected]

Letter from the managing board: Our semester in preview

Dear fellow Tufts community members, First of all, thank you for taking a minute to pick up this copy of The Tufts Daily (or for reading it online, if that’s more your style). We are excited to be back! This semester, like last semester, we will be publishing new content every weekday and printing once […]

‘Gender as a Show!’ combines drag with deeper reflection

Local drag artists Briar Blush, Rusty Hammer, Arabella LaDessé and Hal Apenyo joined the Tufts community in Curtis Hall on Nov. 29 for “Gender as a Show!,” an afternoon of drag performances followed by a panel on the role of gender in drag. The event was sponsored by the Tufts Department of Women’s, Gender, and […]

ALLIES holds 9th annual Civil-Military Relations Conference

Editor’s note: Marianna Schantz is an editorialist at the Tufts Daily. Schantz was not involved in the reporting, writing or editing of this article. Tufts Alliance Linking Leaders in Education and the Services presented their ninth annual Civil-Military Relations conference on Nov. 11 and 12 in Cabot Hall at The Fletcher School. The conference theme […]

Department of Public Safety implements changes, new trainings

The Tufts Department of Public Safety announced recent changes made to meet recommendations from the Tufts as an Anti-Racist Institution initiative in an Oct. 19 email to the Tufts community. In addition to an updated mission statement and core values, changes include an expansion of training for all Tufts University Police Department officers, the addition […]

‘Crossing A Line’: Tufts professor Amahl Bishara discusses new book

Associate Professor Amahl Bishara presented a book talk on her new book, “Crossing a Line: Laws, Violence and Roadblocks to Palestinian Political Expression,” on Oct. 26 through the Center for the Humanities at Tufts. “Crossing a Line” focuses on the political practices of Palestinians living on both sides of the Green Line, the line that […]

University Chaplaincy discusses ‘Spirituality, Community, and Mental Health’

The University Chaplaincy offered a multifaith “Spirituality, Community, and Mental Health” event on Oct. 6 as part of President Monaco’s Mental Health Awareness Week. At the event, led by several members of the chaplaincy staff, participants discussed practices relating to mindfulness, resilience and well-being.  University Chaplain Rev. Elyse Nelson Winger explained why the chaplaincy chose […]

Looking for free food? You may want to join this email list.

Reducing food waste while supplying hungry students with free snacks? Talk about a two-in-one. Tufts’ “free food” email list, spearheaded by the Eco Reps group, resumed operation earlier this month after a pandemic-induced hiatus, and in just a few weeks, the email group has already offered up pastries from Tatte and Sugar and Spice as […]

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As COVID-19 becomes endemic, Tufts transitions into new phase of public health response

As the Tufts community returns to campus and adjusts to the fall semester, the new school year brings new guidance surrounding COVID-19 protocols. All eligible Tufts community members are required to receive a bivalent COVID-19 booster shot by Dec. 2, as announced in a Sept. 16 email from University Infection Control Director Michael Jordan and […]

Q&A: New chaplains reflect on accomplishments from their first year on the Hill

As the Class of 2025 finishes its first year on campus, three members of the University Chaplaincy staff are also able to look back at their first year at Tufts. Buddhist Chaplain Ji Hyang Padma and Humanist Chaplain Anthony Cruz Pantojas joined the chaplaincy in summer 2021, while Muslim Chaplain Najiba Akbar started in fall […]

Tufts’ faith communities observe Easter, Passover, Ramadan and Holi in celebration-packed weekend

The past week was active for many of the faith communities at Tufts, marking the celebration of Passover and Easter, the ongoing celebration of Ramadan and a belated Holi celebration. The University Chaplaincy offered in-person events to mark these holidays after two years of virtual celebrations. Lynn Cooper, Tufts’ Catholic chaplain, described the excitement that […]