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Nicholas Pfosi is the Executive Photo Editor at the Tufts Daily. He is a junior majoring in Child Studies and Human Development. He can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter with @npfosi

Administration proposes 20 job cuts in line with DTZ recommendations, negotiations continue

Tufts Labor Coalition (TLC) met with members of the Tufts administration at 12:00 p.m. today — the fourth day of a five-student hunger strike — to further discuss the proposed restructuring of Tufts’ custodial staff. The meeting was the second in as many days and resulted in a proposal from the administration to decrease the number […]

As third day of hunger strike begins, TLC and administrators meet

University administrators and representatives from Tufts Labor Coalition (TLC) held their bi-weekly meeting in the Mayer Campus Center today to discuss the university’s plans to make cuts to janitorial staff. The meeting took place in the midst of a five-student hunger strike in protest of the proposed cuts, which began last Sunday, May 3.  TLC held a […]

Finkelstein’s ‘flash collective’ centers dialogue on race privilege

Last Thursday and Friday, artist and activist Avram Finkelstein led students in creating a public work to make a statement on racism and race privilege in the United States. The event, which Finkelstein termed a “flash collective,” was a collaboration between the Tufts Art Gallery and the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service. It was funded […]

Second protest of DTZ cuts held before TLC public forum

Yesterday, Tufts custodial employees, students and community members marched from Brown and Brew to Ballou Hall to protest proposed layoffs and changes in custodial employee schedules. DTZ, the organization that manages Tufts’ custodial services, recently proposed 35 layoffs and 56 job changes in order to comply with the university’s request to streamline operations. Tufts Labor Coalition will be hosting a public forum today at […]

Student activists disrupt Tisch Library and Dowling Hall

Student activists engage in an action to disrupt Tisch Library and Dowling Hall today. Following weeks of campus activism which coincides with national protests and rallies against the non-indictments in the Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases, students read an “indictment” throughout the library and in Dowling Hall. For more news: Tufts students lead #IndictAmerica […]