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Olivia King is a Contributing Writer at the Tufts Daily.


Wiener running for TCU President with goal of increasing communication between students, administration

Sarah Wiener, class of 2021, recently announced her candidacy for 2020–21 TCU President. She’s running on a platform that aims to increase communication lines between students and the Tufts administration. “It all relates to a focus on accurate, fair, transparent representation of student voices, and [the TCU Senate] being a mechanism and instrument for student […]


Gebetsberger running for TCU President with goal of amplifying other students’ voices

“I’m running for president because I really believe that this community should be a place where no matter where you’re coming from, no matter what your walk of life is, you are treated in an equitable and just way, and you have everything you need to do well at this university, to feel welcome and […]


Arts faculty innovate in wake of transition to remote learning, miss community of in-person classes

From drawing to dance, theatre to music, the arts play an important role in the Tufts community. In addition to student clubs and performance groups, Tufts offers students a space to explore, grow and express themselves artistically through formal instruction. However, the recent transition to remote learning amid the COVID-19 pandemic has severely impacted arts […]


Legacy admissions at Tufts from a sociological perspective

Last December, a Boston Globe editorial argued that the time has come for colleges and universities to end legacy admissions. Admissions policies favoring the children of alumni have faced increasing scrutiny over the past decade, yet only a few, notably Johns Hopkins University, have eliminated them.  Tufts is a university that continues to practice legacy […]


Local author Marjan Kamali on how she got into writing, advice to students

Editor’s note: This interview has been edited for length and clarity.  Marjan Kamali is an Iranian author based in Lexington, Mass. Born in Turkey, she grew up in several countries around the world before coming to the U.S. Holding a BA from the University of California, Berkeley, an MBA from Columbia University and an MFA […]


The Bayit baking, selling hamantaschen for charity

Clarification: This article may indicate that there was a Rabbinical entity taking responsibility for koshering the kitchen. To clarify, the students themselves are responsible for ensuring the kitchen is kosher. Lemon lavender, blushing peach, roasted strawberry pistachio: these are just some of the unique flavors for sale through the Bayit’s new hamantaschen bake, Not Your […]


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