Nina Goldman

Nina Goldman is a news and copy editor at the Tufts Daily. She is a senior majoring in international literary and visual studies. She can be reached at [email protected]

Parents of Trayvon Martin share story, discuss racial injustice

Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, whose 17-year-old son Trayvon Martin was fatally shot three years ago, opened up about their grief and their commitment to combating the pervasiveness of racial and ethnic profiling during Tufts Hillel’s eighth annual Merrin Distinguished Lecture Series in Cohen Auditorium Tuesday night.  Since the day Trayvon was killed while out buying […]

New group JumBodies promotes healthy self-image

Two Tufts sophomores seeking a space to discuss body positivity have founded a new group, JumBodies, this semester. Co-Presidents Emma Coltoff and Nikhil Nandagopal met during their first year on the Hill and spent much of last summer discussing body image issues on campus. “We spent hours just discussing our own insecurities,” Nandagopal said. A mechanical […]

Students for Justice in Palestine hosts fourth annual Israeli Apartheid Week

Tufts Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) is hosting its fourth annual Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) this week, featuring events across campus through Friday. This year’s conference focuses on technology and militarization in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, according to SJP member Munir Atalla. “The changing political situation of the world and the technology that’s available to […]

Vigil held to remember victims of Chapel Hill shooting

Members of Tufts’ Muslim community joined with fellow students and local residents to mourn the deaths and celebrate the lives of Yusor Mohammad Abu-Salha, Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha and Deah Barakat, three Muslim-Americans who were murdered in Chapel Hill, N.C. on Tuesday, at the Interfaith Center Friday night. In sometimes-shaking voices, speakers praised the three victims’ lives […]

Alpha Epsilon Pi disaffiliates from national organization

The Tufts chapter of Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi) has voted to disaffiliate from its national organization due to a difference of opinion, the brothers wrote in a statement. “Our long-term goals do not align with those of our national organization,” the brothers wrote in an open letter emailed to the Daily. The chapter, which was founded […]

UPDATED: Blizzard prompts two-day Tufts closure

Tufts University’s three campuses closed Tuesday and Wednesday due to Winter Storm Juno, a blizzard that the National Weather Service reports brought as much as two feet of snow to the region. A second email alerting the community to Wednesday’s closing went out at 6:33 p.m. tonight, noting that select services, including the Mayer Campus Center, […]

Tufts students lead #IndictAmerica protest

Tufts students led a march that shut down major thoroughfares throughout Somerville and Cambridge on Friday evening as a part of the national #IndictAmerica movement. Reacting to the recent non-indictments of white police officers in the killings of black victims Michael Brown and Eric Garner, over 600 protesters lay down in front of five Red Line stops […]

State Senator Rosenberg reaches out to millennials, across the aisle

Massachusetts State Senator Stan Rosenberg spoke about youth outreach and plans for his upcoming term as senate president in the Rabb Room of the Lincoln Filene Center last Tuesday. Alan Solomont (A ’70), the Pierre and Pamela Omidyar Dean of the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service, described Rosenberg, who represents communities in Hampshire, Franklin and Worcester Counties, […]

Barry Shrage speaks on Israeli security at J Street U conference

Barry Shrage, president of the Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston, addressed a crowd of almost 200 students attending J Street U’s East Coast Regional Workshop in Barnum Hall this Sunday. To begin the event, moderators Tali deGroot, a junior at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Eli Philip, a senior at Brandeis University, asked attendees who […]

Sciortino discusses work fighting HIV/AIDS

Politician and health advocate Carl Sciortino (LA ’00) returned to the Hill last night to discuss his work as executive director of AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts in a Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Center event titled, “PrEP, PEP, and the State of HIV Prevention: A Conversation with Carl Sciortino” in Cabot ASEAN Auditorium at […]