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]

Warren defeats Brown for Massachusetts Senate seat

  Elizabeth Warren took the lead in a close race last night to unseat incumbent Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass., LA ’81), bringing the Massachusetts U.S. senatorial seat back to blue.  At press time, Warren took the state with 53.9 percent of the vote. Brown has held the contested seat since Feb. 4, 2010, after winning […]

Tufts Mock Trial opens fall season with victories

Tufts Mock Trial (TMT) is off to a strong start this semester, with a second?place finish at Pennsylvania State University’s Happy Valley Invitational two weeks ago. The results bode well for the group’s 2012?2013 season, Nick Teleky, TMT officer of external affairs and public relations, said. Teleky, who was also a team captain at the […]

Downhill rain garden nears completion

  Behind the construction fences obscuring the path between Hodgdon and Lewis Halls, a sustainable rain garden designed to naturally filter rainwater will soon be revealed. The garden, which will cleanse storm water of its impurities before it enters the City of Somerville sewer system, should be finished by mid-November, according to Director of Facilities […]

Common App to remove ‘topic of your choice’ option

The Common Application, the standard form for college applications, will be updated next fall. Common App officials announced a series of changes to the application, including the removal of the “topic of your choice” essay prompt, at the annual conference of the National Association for College Admission Counseling earlier this month. Instead of the free?choice […]

Housing scramble starts earlier once again

The annual rush of sophomores and juniors looking to secure off?campus housing has already kicked off, more than seven months before the leases that students are signing would begin. The housing search in recent years has begun significantly earlier than in the past. “The whole thing just moved up,” sophomore Ami Wulf said. “It put […]

Local arrested for sexual assault on campus

  A Tufts student was sexually assaulted on Sept. 16 as she left the Jackson Photo Lab in the Aidekman Arts Center late at night, according to the Tufts University Police Department (TUPD).  Although the sexual assault victim could not be reached for comment, police reports indicated that she did not know Jean Baptiste before […]

Reynolds steps down as VP for operations

  Vice President for Operations Dick Reynolds (A ’67) on Oct. 9 will hand over the position to Linda Snyder, former vice president for campus planning and facilities at Dartmouth College. Reynolds has held the position since January 2010, when he assumed the role ad interim while the university looked to replace former Vice President […]

Sig Nu house becomes transfer student residence

  This year, the house at 92 Professors Row, occupied for nearly 30 years by the brothers of Tufts’ Sigma Nu chapter, is instead housing female transfer students after the fraternity inflicted significant damage to the house. Early this summer the university told Sigma Nu members they would no longer be able to live in […]

Proposed changes to marijuana policy removed from election ballot

  A referendum previously slated to be on yesterday’s election ballot concerning Tufts’ marijuana policy was not included because of concerns about a loss of federal funding if the policy were to change, according to Dean of Student Affairs Bruce Reitman. The proposed policy would have imposed a $100 fine if a student was found […]

Introducing the Candidates: Logan Cotton

If he wins tomorrow’s Tufts Community Union (TCU) presidential election, Senator Logan Cotton, a junior, plans to bring change to the Senate for the benefit of the Tufts community, he said. Cotton served as a senator his sophomore year and was reelected to the Senate on April 11 after resigning the position while abroad. He […]