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Post-election panel discusses voter registration, gerrymandering, recounts

A post-election panel, sponsored by JumboVote and the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life, was held in Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room Tuesday night. The event focused on student questions in an effort to process and understand the results of the recent midterm election. The panel consisted of Associate Professor of Political Science Richard Eichenberg, […]

Former representative, Tufts alumna discuss guns, politics, elections

Former Representative Steve Israel and Sarah Ullman (LA ’10), co-founder of the super PAC One Vote at a Time, discussed issues surrounding gun control and how to inspire change at a Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life-sponsored event at 50 Milk St. a small venue in downtown Boston. Israel, a former chair of the Democratic Congressional […]

Students protest Tufts’ revised demonstration policies

More than 65 students gathered in front of Ballou Hall to protest changes to the Tufts student code of conduct yesterday at noon. The new policy requires protest groups expecting more than 25 people to register their protest in advance with the Office of Campus Life (OCL) and receive approval. The student protesters formed multiple groups and […]

Former Mass. State Rep. Carl Sciortino speaks on living with HIV

With scheduled speaker Mauricio Artiñano’s (LA ’06) flight out of Newark delayed due to weather, it looked like Thursday’s talk, “Living a Positive Life: A Conversation About Living With HIV,” was going to be called off. But for Carl Sciortino (LA ’00), former member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives for the 34th Middlesex District, which covers part […]

Professors discuss resurgence of nationalism in Germany

Associate Professor of Religion Ken Garden and Assistant Professor of German Annie Pfeifer gave a joint talk titled “‘Wir schaffen das’?: Germany Three Years after the Refugee Crisis of 2015,” in front of a full crowd in the Olin Center’s Laminan Lounge on Monday. The talk explored Germany’s shifting political landscape as a result of the groundswell of […]