Shirley Wang is a staff writer at the Tufts Daily and a co-chair of the Inclusivity and Intentionality Committee, which organizes workshops and resources for staff. She's currently working towards BA in anthropology and a minor in economics.

Latino Center joins community agriculture program, brings local farmers to Bolles House

Starting in mid-June, the Latino Center, located in Bolles House, will become another pickup location for the New Entry Food Hub’s community-supported agriculture (CSA) program. The New Entry Food Hub, part of the New Entry Sustainable Farming Project, is the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy’s initiative to work with new, small-scale farmers and help them formulate or […]

Celebrating 25-year anniversary, Latino Center donates archives to Digital Collections and Archives

The Latino Center will submit pieces of its history to the Tufts Digital Collections and Archives (DCA) in the coming weeks in celebration of its 25th anniversary. It has been 25 years since the Latino Center was founded in 1993, meaning that when Latino Center intern Khalil Payton walked into work last fall, he was tasked […]

Latino Center reopens following repairs

The Latino Center, located in Bolles House, has reopened after being closed over winter break for repair, Director Julián Cancino said. Cancino, who became the director of the Latino Center in September 2017, said that after his first few days in the office as director, he felt the house was in disarray and not conducive to community […]

New a cappella group Full Sound brings Chinese-language pop to the stage

Does Tufts need another a capella group? For the members of the newly-created a cappella group Full Sound, the answer is a resounding and harmonious “yes.” Full Sound singers specialize in covers of Chinese-language pop songs like “Under a Vast Sky” by Beyond, a rock band based in Hong Kong, and Taiwanese boy band F4’s “Meteor […]

The Noor Ensemble celebrates al-mawlid al-nawabi

The Noor Ensemble’s lead singer, Abdou Adam, only had to sing two words last Saturday at his concert before the rest of the audience joined in. Even when the band tried to accompany them with instruments, the audience took over once again, setting their own pace: “Wa salaat wa salaam ala nabii,” meaning “prayers and […]

Alum calls for Asian-American representation in Hollywood with #StarringJohnCho campaign

In a “Friends” (1994-2004)–like setting, a group of freshly-commenced graduates gathers in a Manhattan apartment, laughing about a recently botched date with one of the characters, Deb. The plotline repeats a familiar tune. Another character, Chris, complains to his friends about how he is going to tell his parents he’s dating a girl they won’t approve […]

Senior Profile: Henry Hooper Gleason, the longest Tufts legacy

Senior Henry Hooper Gleason was looking through old scrapbooks that his aunt found under hats and books in the back of a closet when he came across an article written about his grandmother, Elizabeth Gertrude Gleason. This article dubbed her the longest legacy student at Tufts, with 17 diplomas in her family. Today, that title […]

TrapFest Festival highlights local artists and community

Anyone walking down Professors Row on Friday afternoon would have heard the flying verses of Dutch Rebelle, seen students gathered on the grass of the Africana Center yard, felt the energy and come to the same conclusion about TrapFest that was being shouted by the crowd: it’s lit. Tufts’ first annual TrapFest outdoor music festival featured Brooklyn […]

Enigma and the Tufts Daily Political Climates Survey shows little faith in the election process among students

Dean of Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life Alan Solomont may as well have coined the term “civic life” at Tufts, as it relates to millennials and students in higher education. It’s a phrase that encompasses students engaging on a daily basis in political issues such as discourse and participation in voting, non-profit work and public service. Recently, […]

Piano four hands performance at Sunday Concert Series features faculty composers

Thomas Stumpf, a piano teacher and co-director of the Opera Ensemble at Tufts, talks about a piece of music in terms of a public speech; having too many words or notes is self-indulgent, while having fewer and clearer notes reduces needless verbiage and cuts away the unnecessary weight. This is how he explains the nature […]