Tashwita Pruthi is a contributing writer at the Tufts Daily.


Powder House Community School in Teele Square begins development

Preparations have begun for a mixed-use development at Powder House Community School in Teele Square. The development, which will be built by development company MarKa using the structure of a vacant elementary school, will conclude construction by summer 2018, according to MarKa Director of Development Steven Azar. Azar said that the development will include affordable and market-rate […]


Fletcher School holds fourth annual Innovation Week

The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy held its fourth annual Tufts Innovation Week last week. Titled “Innovate Tufts – Fletcher Disrupts,” it consisted of four events and conferences aimed at finding inventive solutions to current challenges. Miriam Freeman, one of the three organizers and a student in the Fletcher School’s Master of International Business program, explained that both Fletcher […]


Tufts Democrats holds discussion on future of progressive movement

Disclaimer: Aneurin Canham-Clyne is a staff writer at the Daily. He was not involved in the production of this article. Tufts Democrats held a symposium entitled “The Future of the Left” to discuss why Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton did not win the 2016 election cycle and how progressives can become more successful in the […]


FAST-TRAC scholarship to provide support for underrepresented, low-income engineering students

This fall, the School of Engineering introduced FAST-TRAC, a new scholarship program created to help underrepresented and economically disadvantaged engineering students get Master’s degrees. The program will be funded by a five year, $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) as part of the NSF’s Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (S-STEM) program, according to the NSF’s website. […]


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