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]

University, part-time faculty reach tentative agreement

fter eight months of negotiations, representatives of Tufts and its part-time faculty reached a tentative contract agreement this Friday. The terms of the three-year contract will not be made public until all part-time lecturers vote to ratify the contract later this month, according to Director of Public Relations Kim Thurler.  The part-time lecturers, represented by […]

TCU Senate Update

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate passed a resolution urging the university to rename Columbus Day as Indigenous People’s Day, elected two new members to its Allocations Board (ALBO) and allocated funds to several student groups at its first meeting of the semester last night. The resolution to reconstitute Columbus Day as Indigenous People’s Day […]

Students, faculty continue dialogue on Ferguson

In the wake of racial conflict in the city of Ferguson, Mo., Tufts’ Center for the Study of Race and Democracy hosted a discussion, titled “Ferguson as Metaphor: Racial Equality in the 21st Century,” examining ongoing movements toward racial equality last night. About 30 students and faculty packed a small room on the top floor […]

Tufts Technology Services expands options

Tufts Technology Services (TTS) announced several new services for students and faculty at the beginning of this semester. The offerings range from a new encrypted wireless network to tools for collaboration, according to a statement from TTS. “Input and feedback from our community shape our service choices, and we also strive to stay current in […]

Mozaffarian appointed Friedman School dean

Dariush Mozaffarian, a researcher in cardiology and epidemiology, was named dean of Tufts’ Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy on July 1. He will be the Friedman School’s fourth dean, following Robin Kanarek, who served as the interim dean for three years. Previously, Mozaffarian conducted research into the dietary basis of cardiovascular disorders as […]

Rep. Clark (D-Mass.) denounces gun violence at policy forum

Citizen advocates joined with government employees to condemn increasing gun violence in the United States and to discuss solutions at a district policy panel hosted by Rep. Katherine Clark (D-Mass.) in the Alumnae Lounge last night. Clark represents Massachusetts’ fifth congressional district, which includes Medford, and said that constituents ask her about gun violence more […]

Medford police search for suspects in southern Medford, Bello Field defacement

  Medford police and the Tufts University Police Department are investigating graffiti depicting racist symbols and messages discovered yesterday morning at Bello Field, according to an email sent to the Tufts community Sunday evening. “Tufts Facilities Services personnel discovered that signage and other structures on Bello Field had been defaced with objectionable graffiti, including swastikas […]

Fast Food Nation’ author speaks on food injustice

Author and journalist Eric Schlosser discussed mistreatment of the poor laborers who power the food industry in a sold-out lecture in Cohen Auditorium Tuesday night.  The talk was part of Tufts Hillel’s Moral Voices Merrin Distinguished Lecture Series, which this year is focusing on food justice. Junior Rose Pollard, who chaired the committee organizing the […]

Tufts looks to improve pedestrian safety

  Tufts administrators are currently working with the City of Somerville to improve pedestrian safety at the intersection of Powderhouse Boulevard and Packard Avenue, where a student was struck by a car and seriously injured on Nov. 8. Immediately following the accident, the city added a radar feedback sign on Powderhouse Blvd., put pedestrian crossing […]

Tufts student hospitalized after being hit by car

A Tufts student has been hospitalized after being struck by a car while crossing the intersection of Powderhouse Boulevard and Packard Avenue at approximately 8:30 p.m. last Thursday, Nov. 8. According to an email the university sent out to the student body on Nov. 9 regarding the accident, the student was taken to Massachusetts General […]