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Peri Barest is an Assistant News Editor at The Tufts Daily. She is a first-year who has not yet declared a major. Peri can be reached at [email protected]


Office of the Provost hosts ‘Envisioning an Antiracist Institution: A Virtual Tufts Table’ event

The event featured keynote speaker Abi Williams, professor of the practice of international politics at The Fletcher School and director of the Institute for Global Leadership, and a speech from Tufts student René LaPointe Jameson. The event is part of a larger conversation about anti-racism at Tufts.


Tufts begins Phase 1 vaccinations for health care workers, first responders

While TUPD did not mandate that everyone be vaccinated, Coletta said approximately 75% of those eligible have received or plan to receive the vaccine.


Tufts Office of the Provost hosts virtual program on anti-Asian racism, COVID-19 impact

The program, which over 200 people attended, consisted of presentations from multiple community members about the impact of COVID-19 on anti-Asian racism.


Tufts partners with local restaurants, Uber Eats for Thanksgiving meals

The meal program aimed to support local businesses while ensuring that students would not have to worry about accessing or paying for food.


Tufts ROTC hosts virtual Veterans Day ceremony

The event began with a flag-passing ceremony on the memorial steps and included a keynote address by retired four-star U.S. Naval Officer Adm. James Stavridis, former dean of The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.


Mail Services works to ensure ballots reach students ahead of election

The collaboration between Mail Services, JumboVote and Tisch College came into effect in the spring after issues with election-related mail. Many students living in Houston and Miller halls, which underwent renovations that changed how residents receive mail, had not been notified by Mail Services that their ballots had arrived.


CIRCLE researchers discuss youth poll, civic engagement

The Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) revealed in a June poll that youth engagement is higher in the 2020 election cycle, than in 2016 and 2018. Researchers from CIRCLE discussed the large impact of the poll in the days leading up to the November election.


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