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Red Line shuttle buses cause delays, confusion for students

The Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority (MBTA) began weekend repairs on the Red Line starting on Nov. 15, forcing riders to instead ride shuttle buses between Kendall/MIT and Broadway stations. The weekend closure means the five stations between Kendall/MIT and Broadway, including ones frequented by traveling Tufts students such as Park Street and South Station, will […]

Access Coalition hopes to increase accessibility at Tufts

Disclaimer: Tys Sweeney is the executive opinion editor at the Tufts Daily and the vice president of Access Coalition at Tufts. He was not involved in the writing or editing of this article. A new student organization has arrived on campus to address the lack of support for students with disabilities. The Access Coalition at […]

Fletcher hosts the Women’s Leadership Award Ceremony

The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy hosted the sixth annual Fletcher Women’s Leadership Award (FWLA) ceremony last night. At the ceremony, Fletcher alumnae Karoun Demirjian (F’06) and Siobhan MacDermott (F’13) were honored for making a meaningful impact in the world through their careers. Demirjian, who graduated from the Fletcher School with her Master of […]

TCU Senate approves funding for an ice rink, amends Treasury Procedures Manual

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate met on Sunday to discuss Allocation Board (ALBO) funding, hear announcements from officers and discuss an amendment to the Treasury Procedures Manual (TPM), which concerns supplementary funding for student groups, in the Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room. The proposed amendment to TPM excepted off-campus performances from a rule which states […]

Berman departs as medical school dean to continue fundraising for Tufts

Harris Berman will step down as dean of the Tufts University School of Medicine (TUSM) at the end of this year, marking the end of his 10-year term. Berman will continue to fundraise for both the medical school and the university on a part-time basis. TUSM Vice Dean Peter Bates, who will serve as interim […]