Roy Yang

Roy Yang is a News Editor at the Tufts Daily. He is a senior majoring in International Relations and Japanese. He can be reached at

Administrators address TCU Senate, encourage engagement

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate had a full schedule at its meeting last night: they met with three administrators, held elections for the Allocations Board (ALBO) and tackled supplementary funding requests. TCU President Brian Tesser, a senior, opened the floor for three administrators who attended the meeting to discuss future opportunities for collaboration with Senate. Director of the Office for Campus […]

TuftsLife re-launches site after eight-month hiatus

TuftsLife, which served as the virtual bulletin board for student groups and their events for the past decade, has re-launched this fall after an eight-month hiatus. Inactive since Feb.1, TuftsLife announced its return on Oct. 6 with a post on its Facebook page that read, “Hello[,] World. It’s been a long time.” As of press time, around 20 student groups, including Tufts Amnesty […]

TCU Senate Update

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate met last night to tackle its first set of supplementary funding requests from student groups. Senior Brian Tesser, president of TCU Senate, opened Sunday’s meeting by welcoming the three newly elected trustee representatives and updating the Senate on general news. According to Tesser, 20 first-years will run in Wednesday’s elections to become first-year representatives […]

TMC makes changes to Loj student group use policy

The Tufts Mountain Club (TMC) recently changed its Loj group use policy, requiring student groups to sign up with a specified number of bunk beds and pay as a unit instead of as individuals. The Loj, located in Woodstock, N.H., is owned by Tufts and run by TMC, according to the TMC website. It houses 48 bunk beds, and though […]

New Student Life website replaces TuftsLife

The new Student Life website launched last week to replace TuftsLife, the student-created website that, for the past decade, has served as a platform for students to find online information regarding Tufts. According to Student Services Communication Specialist Caitlin Felsman Pfitzer, who led the development of the new site, Student Life was created to provide an easily accessible, central platform for […]

TCU Senate Update

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate held its first meeting of the academic year last night, which began with with a brief introduction by TCU President Brian Tesser. Tesser, a senior, talked about the upcoming elections for first-year senators and the trustee representatives, which will take place on Sept. 30. According to Tesser, the Senate will elect seven […]

Running unopposed, Tesser discusses goals for TCU Presidency

For the first time in recent memory, the Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate presidential election, taking place today, is uncontested. Brian Tesser is the sole candidate running for the position, though students will also have the option of selecting a write-in candidate or abstaining from voting.  Tesser, a junior currently studying abroad in Madrid, says he hopes to […]

Project Linus holds raffle to raise funds for blanket-making

The Tufts chapter of Project Linus — a national organization that makes and donates blankets for children in intensive care units (ICU), suffering from chronic illness or undergoING general crises — held a spring raffle to raise funds for the organization from April 6-9 in Dewick-MacPhie Dining Center.  According to Co-Founder and Co-President of Project Linus at Tufts Corinne Zahlis, […]

New SIS update improves registration process for students

Tufts’ Student Information System (SIS) was recently updated for the Fall 2015 semester registration period, which is currently underway, in order to improve how students search for classes. “We do an annual survey with satisfaction with SIS, and class search was hands down the most confusing and least user-friendly function that both faculty doing advising and […]

TCU Senate Update

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate meeting opened last night with a presentation on the new Tufts Student Experience website project, which will be implemented in the next academic semester. Student Services Communications Specialist Caitlin Felsman Pfitzer presented the revamp plan of the Student Services website. Felsman Pfitzer admitted the inefficiency and complexity of existing Tufts websites, and explained […]