Sophie Dasinger

Sophie Dasinger is a Contributing Writer for Features at the Tufts Daily. She is a senior majoring in Computer Science. She can be reached at [email protected]


Tisch Summer Fellowships promote active citizenship globally

Running a water sanitation training program in Haiti may seem out of reach, but it has become a reality for Jessica Laporte (LA ’14) and junior Emma Wells, thanks to funding from the Tisch College’s Tisch Summer Fellows (TSF) program. For many Tufts students, designing and completing a research project in a real-world situation is a […]


Music and dance groups work to increase communication, collaboration

Tufts’ vibrant music and arts scene is exemplified by the large assortment of student-run groups ranging from a cappella to tap dancing. A consequence of having so many, however, is the challenge of communication and collaboration among them. Some collections of extracurricular activities have created umbrella groups that have existed on campus for years. Others, […]


Strategic Plan intends to bring significant changes

Not all Tufts students may be familiar with the details of the T10 Strategic Plan, but in the next few years they will witness the changes that come as a result of it. The Strategic Plan, announced in November 2013, is an outline of steps to be taken by the university in the upcoming 10 […]


Department of Music seeks to unite on-campus music groups

Following spring break, students and faculty members alike will gather in the Granoff Music Center to participate in Tufts’ first-ever all night music festival. The event aims to provide students from both within and outside the music department with performance opportunities and to give students exposure to other on-campus artists with whom they may not […]


Interview: Alan Solomont | New dean of Tisch College discusses political activism, Tisch progress

Alan Solomont (A ’70), the newest Pierre and Pamela Omidyar Dean of the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service, sat down with the Daily to discuss political activism, his experiences with Tisch College as an undergraduate and the future of civic involvement.   The Tufts Daily: How did your experience as a […]


Interview: Alan Solomont | New dean of Tisch College discusses political activism, Tisch progress

Alan Solomont (A ’70), the newest Pierre and Pamela Omidyar Dean of the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service, sat down with the Daily to discuss political activism, his experiences with Tisch College as an undergraduate and the future of civic involvement.   The Tufts Daily: How did your experience as a […]


Tufts Greek and Athlete Christian Fellowship connects religion, college experience

Many students hope to continue their involvement with faith and fellowship in college, but find it challenging to make the connection between religion and other aspects of their college experience. Tufts Greek and Athlete Christian Fellowship, a group geared toward students involved in Greek life or athletics, aims to provide a safe and supportive place […]


Generation Citizen brings civics education to local schools

Political participation by American youth is on the decline: The number of 18-to-24 year olds who voted dropped by over four percent between 2008 and 2012, according to a U.S. Census report. In light of this trend, Generation Citizen – a national organization with a student chapter at Tufts – is working to improve civics […]


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