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

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 […]