Rhys Empey is a staff writer at the Tufts Daily. She is a junior studying political science and entrepreneurial leadership studies and can be reached at rhys.empey@tufts.edu.


Nora Bond named Chaplaincy’s new program director

The Tufts University Chaplaincy hired Nora Bond (AG’16) as program manager in December 2019, the second person to hold the role since its creation. Bond, an alumna of Mount Holyoke College, graduated from Tufts in 2016 with a Master’s in Child Study and Human Development. Bond explained that she has worked in higher education for […]


Tufts for Bernie debuts in time for 2020 Democratic primary

Tufts for Bernie has returned to campus. First formed in support of Senator Bernie Sanders’ 2016 presidential bid, the student-led group was recently revived after a hiatus by co-organizers Anthony Davis-Pait, Ben Auerbach, Rabiya Ismail and Justine Chung.  The organizers draw from a wide range of previous political experience. First year Davis-Pait comes to the […]


Women Entrepreneurs @ Tufts holds first conference

The Women Entrepreneurs @ Tufts (WE@T) held its first conference in the Collaborative Learning and Innovation Complex (CLIC) on Saturday, Nov. 16. This conference was open to all female-identifying students across both the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Engineering as a forum for multiple speakers and workshops to give women an […]


The Rez Cafe raises prices in response to increasing minimum wage

The Rez Cafe has raised the prices of some of its coffee drinks due to the recent minimum wage increase in the state of Massachusetts. The student-run coffee shop, located in the Mayer Campus Center, serves as a social hub and has not seen a raise in prices since the ’90s, according to its Facebook […]


Tufts Women in Computer Science holds its 3rd annual conference

Tufts Women in Computer Science (WiCS) held its annual Women in Technology (WiT) conference in the Collaborative Learning and Innovation Complex (CLIC) on Sept. 14. During this conference open to students of all gender identities, organizers held a series of events including a career fair, a series of keynote speakers and workshops, which offered tutorials […]


Congressman, former CIA agent Hurd speaks at Tisch College

The Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life held an event called Coffee & Cookies with Congressman Will Hurd on Sept. 6. A computer science graduate from Texas A&M and former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) operative, Hurd was elected to represent Texas’ 23rd District in 2014 and is now serving his third term, according to […]


CIRCLE study shows record youth voter turnout for 2018 midterm

The Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) at the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life released data earlier this month of voter turnout pertaining to 17 battleground states in the 2018 midterm election. CIRCLE research focuses on youth voter turnout of ages 18 to 29, and their findings reveal […]


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