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Reena Karasin is a News Editor at the Tufts Daily. She is a junior majoring in English, and can be reached at reena.karasin@tufts.edu.


Massachusetts, Somerville ballot initiatives to look out for tomorrow

Massachusetts voters will have the opportunity to vote on four ballot measures on Election Day this Tuesday. Somerville residents will have an additional fifth question on their ballots concerning a tax hike to fund a new high school. Questions on the Massachusetts ballot range from a new slots parlor to farm animal living conditions. Read […]


Anderson Cooper shares personal path, opinions on media at 11th Murrow Forum

Television journalist Anderson Cooper visited the Hill yesterday as the speaker for the 11th annual Edward R. Murrow Forum on Issues in Journalism. Former television host and the CEO of Loews Hotels & Resorts Jonathan Tisch (LA ’76) interviewed Cooper before the event was opened to questions from the massive audience that was packed into Cohen Auditorium. Honoring legendary broadcast journalist Edward R. […]


Artoun holds audience spellbound at Winter Hypnosis Show

In 1969, Jimi Hendrix wowed audiences at Woodstock with his poignant and pointed rendition of the national anthem. On the evening of Jan. 28, a student delivered his own take on the song – which boasted “Hodor,” a fictional character in “Game of Thrones,” as its repeated and only lyric – to an audience in Distler […]


Tufts’ Sigma Phi Epsilon chapter disaffiliates from national organization

The Tufts Sigma Phi Epsilon (SigEp) chapter has voted to disaffiliate from its national organization due to a misalignment of goals and values with the national fraternity. According to SigEp President Shawn Patterson and SigEp brother Ben Kaplan, the decision to disaffiliate was supported by 95 percent of the brothers in a Nov. 15 vote and comes after several […]


Tufts among five recipients of Higher Education Civic Engagement Award

Tufts was one of five colleges and universities that received this year’s national New York Life Higher Education Civic Engagement Award, along with $20,000 worth of scholarships in an internship program. University President Anthony Monaco and Alan Solomont (A’70), the dean of Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service, were in Washington, D.C. last Monday to receive the award at […]


DTD brothers navigate probation amid ongoing criminal investigation

Early on the morning of May 31, the university’s emergency alert system notified the community about a stabbing in the fraternity house of Delta Tau Delta (DTD). Since then, the house has been vacant and information about the incident and its investigation has been scant. According to DTD president Nolan Karpinski, members of the fraternity […]


Tufts undergraduate unexpectedly dies on Saturday

Tufts undergraduate HyunJae Kim died unexpectedly on the morning of Saturday, May 9, according to an email sent to the Tufts community by University President Anthony Monaco. Kim, a junior studying biomedical engineering, hailed from Seoul, South Korea. Junior Haylee Rosenblatt, executive director of Tufts Emergency Medical Services (TEMS), said that TEMS handled the call to the best of its ability. “TEMS […]


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