Seohyun Shim
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Seohyun Shim is a news editor at the Tufts Daily. He is a junior studying international relations and film and media studies and can be reached at seohyun.shim0520@gmail.com


Tuition, fees increase again for next academic year

Undergraduate students will have to pay $2,723 more to attend Tufts University next year, seeing a 3.8% increase in tuition and fees over the 2019–2020 academic year. The increase, announced in an email sent out to the community on Tuesday, raises the projected cost of attending the university from $70,941 to $73,664, a nearly $10,000 […]


Letter from the Managing Board

Dear Daily readers, Since 1980, it has been the Tufts Daily’s mission to bring clarity to conversations, balance to issues and fact to debates. In our semester as the Daily’s Managing Board, we hope that we’ve upheld our values and principles as promised to you, our readers. We have been blessed with a dedicated staff who pursue […]


Letter from the Editor

Dear Daily readers, With the busy lives we lead on this campus, it is all too easy to forgo our mental health. Approaching deadlines, exams and adulthood forces us to put aside our feelings, our pain and our sorrow for later. We learn to ignore it. We learn to tell ourselves it’s not a big […]


Letter from the editor: Introducing our columnists

Dear Daily readers, Starting today, the Daily begins its regular production, which means that you will be able to start your weekdays with a copy of our paper. Also starting today are our weekly columns, and it is my pleasure to introduce our columnists, who will be sharing their thoughts, ideas and insights with you, […]


Letter from the editor to the Class of 2022

Congrats. You’ve successfully become one of us, many moons after hitting that “submit” button on the Common Application. So give yourself a pat on the back and buckle up before you start the first chapter in your Jumbo life. Oh, and don’t forget to say goodbye to sweet and bitter things you’ve known, whether they be […]


New ‘CoHo’ housing plan displaces faculty, raises concerns about community preservation

As Tufts transforms several wood-frame houses in Medford into the CoHo student neighborhood, the school has asked seven faculty and staff members to leave their university-owned homes to make way for the project, according to Tufts’ Director of Real Estate, Robert Chihade. The university owns the houses through its Walnut Hill Properties real estate subsidiary, which manages 120 rental units adjacent to campus, Chihade said. Any staff […]


Jacqueline Chen wins TCU presidency, referendum passes

Last night, junior Jacqueline Chen was elected Tufts Community Union (TCU) President for the next academic year, according to the Tufts Elections Commission (ECOM) chair Ethan Mandelbaum, a sophomore. Chen ran against junior Adam Rapfogel, who is currently the TCU Parliamentarian. The referendum question on the TCU constitution amendment also passed overwhelmingly, allowing all students to call […]


Events On The Hill — Week of April 16

TUESDAY “Town Hall on Mental Health & Wellbeing” Details: The Tufts Community Union Senate is hosting a conversation with Tufts administrators and mental health student groups on mental health and well-being on campus. Where and when: Alumnae Lounge; 4:45–6:30 p.m. WEDNESDAY “Commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi in Rwanda” Details: In a panel discussion […]


TCU Senate discusses financial year 2019 budget, votes to pay its members

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate met in Sophia Gordon Multi-purpose room to discuss the budget for fiscal year 2019 (FY 19) and to hear a resolution about tuition hikes and updates on Spring Fling logistics. In the context of discussing budgeting, the senate voted to give an additional $8,500 to 15 people serving positions […]


TCU Senate to hear resolution on compensating student leaders

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate announced on its Facebook page yesterday that it will hear a resolution “calling on Tufts to Compensate Student Leaders,” most likely on April 8. TCU Treasurer Emily Sim, a junior, is the lead author of the resolution. Other authors include First Generation Community Senator Alejandro Baez, a first-year; Women’s Community Senator Michelle […]


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