Robert Kaplan is a news editor at the Tufts Daily. He is a sophomore studying quantitative economics and can be reached at Robert.Kaplan618485@tufts.edu.


Faculty and administrators discuss new Bias Response Teams, hate incidents

Following the defacement of a sign in the African American Trail Project exhibit in Aidekman Arts Center discovered on Oct. 5, University President Anthony Monaco and Provost and Senior Vice President Nadine Aubry issued a statement condemning the vandalism and announced a new initiative by the administration to respond to these acts of hate, in […]


Visiting Holocaust historian delivers lecture on antisemitism

Deborah Lipstadt, Dorot professor of modern Jewish history and Holocaust studies at Emory University, was hosted by Tisch College, the School of Arts and Sciences’ Dean’s Office and the history department on Tuesday evening in the ASEAN Auditorium in the Cabot Intercultural Center, as part of the School of Arts and Sciences’ Dean’s Lecture Series. […]


Cummings Center construction begins, building won’t be LEED rated

The Joyce Cummings Center, the new academic building for which construction has begun near the intersection of Boston Avenue and College Avenue, will not be rated on the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green building rating system, which recognizes a structure’s environmental sustainability, according to Director of Strategic Capital Programs Ruth Bennett. Many of Tufts’ […]


Concluding active year, TCU Senate holds internal elections

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate concluded an academic year marked by 17 resolutions with internal elections in the Sophia Gordon Multipurpose room. The elections, held on April 30, saw Africana Community Senator Sylvester Bracey, a rising senior, elected TCU Vice President from among a crowded field of candidates. Outgoing TCU Parliamentarian and Associate Treasurer […]


Shannon Lee wins TCU Presidency, 4 of 6 referenda pass

Shannon Lee, a junior, was elected Tufts Community Union (TCU) President last night, according to Elections Commission (ECOM) Chair Leah Sugrue. Philip Miller, a junior who had previously served on TCU Senate for two years, contested Lee. Lee, who served on TCU Senate for three years, excluding one semester abroad, won the election with 59.86% […]


TCU Senate hears five resolutions, finishes budget at final meeting

Disclaimer: Anton Shenk and Andres Borjas are both staff writers for The Tufts Daily. They were not involved in the writing or editing of this article. The Tufts Elections Commission (ECOM) held elections for seats in the Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate, Committee on Student Life (CSL) and Judiciary on Wednesday. The seven available senate […]


Election results announced for TCU Senate, CSL, Judiciary

Disclaimer: Anton Shenk and Andres Borjas are both staff writers for The Tufts Daily. They were not involved in the writing or editing of this article. The Tufts Elections Commission (ECOM) held elections for seats in the Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate, Committee on Student Life (CSL) and Judiciary on Wednesday. The seven available senate […]


TCU Senate reviews fiscal year 2020 budget

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate reviewed and approved most of its budget for student organizations for fiscal year 2020 at its meeting on Sunday night in the Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room. The budget is divided into nine councils and an engineering council, each focusing on a different category of student organizations. Before beginning a review […]


TCU Senate calls for Tufts’ investments to be carbon neutral, debates funding new Hall Councils

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate met to hear a resolution calling for carbon neutrality in Tufts investments; to discuss a funding request for the Office of Residential Life and Learning (ORLL) to fund its Hall Council and Residence Hall Association proposal; and to hear several supplementary funding requests on Sunday night in the Sophia Gordon […]


Steve Locke, artist of planned Faneuil Hall installation, delivers talk on his works

Steve Locke, who is the City of Boston’s artist-in-residence for 2018, explained his past and current projects during a Civic Life Lunch yesterday afternoon entitled “Monuments & Movements: The Art of Protest.” The Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life hosted the lunch. Senior Director of Tisch Programs Mindy Nierenberg introduced Locke and highlighted his proposed installation at Faneuil […]


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