Ross Sonnenblick is a senior studying psychology. Ross can be reached at [email protected]


From seniors to citizens: Hard conversations

Senior spring to social security. On the hill to over the hill. Graduation to … grandchildren? Here’s what seniors have to say before all is said and done. Kella Merlain-Moffatt knows who she is.  Her mother, and the world, often ask her to assess her identities.  At this point, months from her would-be graduation, she […]


From seniors to citizens: Open doors

Senior spring to social security. On the hill to over the hill. Graduation to … grandchildren? Here’s what seniors have to say before all is said and done.  From a young age, Emma Mitchell-Sparke traveled the world with her family. Now, as a worldly student bound for medical school, Mitchell-Sparke said, “I think I love […]


From Seniors to Citizens: Something else

Senior spring to social security. On the hill to over the hill. Graduation to … grandchildren? Here’s what seniors have to say before all is said and done. Not for the first time, Eric Sinton is prepared to move on. “I got to Tufts, took a lot of classes, learned some stuff, made a bunch […]


From Seniors to Citizens: Happy retirement

Senior spring to social security. On the hill to over the hill. Graduation to … grandchildren? Here’s what seniors have to say before all is said and done. David Meyer already feels old.  “I guess I’m living in retirement right now, honestly, as a part-time student. Happy retirement,” he said. In many regards, Meyer enjoys […]


From Seniors to Citizens: Picture an amoeba

Senior spring to social security. On the hill to over the hill. Graduation to… grandchildren? Here’s what seniors have to say before all is said and done. Way before Charlotte Lenz was a senior with fewer than 100 days remaining until her college graduation, her mother gave her a series of significant gifts: her old […]


From Seniors to Citizens: Step Z

Senior spring to social security. On the hill to over the hill. Graduation to … grandchildren? Here’s what seniors have to say before all is said and done. Jesús Ramirez is a long way from home, but he doesn’t want to look too far down the road.  “I haven’t really thought about the long, long […]


From Seniors to Citizens: Do something

Senior spring to social security. On the hill to over the hill. Graduation to… grandchildren? Here’s what seniors have to say before all is said and done.  Ilana Goldberg, a senior majoring in international relations and Arabic, refuses to take the future for granted. In the short term, that means canvassing for Democratic candidates and […]


The Tuftonian Dream: Dream on

When you were young, you maybe had a dream. You were going to fly to the moon, pass EC 5, cure cancer. Then, you grew up. You cut your hair, chose your major, changed your outlook. You changed a lot, but did you change your dream?  Over winter break, I didn’t have much to do, […]


The Tuftonian Dream: Know your audience

When you were young, you maybe had a dream. You were going to fly to the moon, pass EC 5, cure cancer. Then, you grew up. You cut your hair, chose your major, changed your outlook. You changed a lot, but did you change your dream?  Senior Suvi Rajadurai knows that he will never upstage […]


The Tuftonian Dream: Constant energy

When you were young, you maybe had a dream. You were going to fly to the moon, pass EC 5, cure cancer. Then, you grew up. You cut your hair, chose your major, changed your outlook. You changed a lot, but did you change your dream? Last summer, sophomore Sana Ahmed returned home to Los […]


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