Tess Harmon is an Assistant News Editor at The Tufts Daily. She is a freshman studying history. Tess can be reached at [email protected]


TCU President-elect Jaden Pena talks diversity, mental health

Jaden Pena was elected as the next president of the Tufts Community Union on April 27. He will serve as TCU president for the 2022–23 academic year. Students cast their ballots between noon on April 26 and noon on April 27, and election results were announced shortly after the final votes were submitted. According to […]


Q&A: TCU Presidential candidates talk experience, Senate vision

Elections for the 2022–23 Tufts Community Union president will take place from April 26 to 27. The three candidates are Max Morningstar, Jaden Pena and Enrique Rodriguez. All three are rising seniors. They spoke with the Daily about their experience, qualifications and campaign platforms. Editor’s note: These interviews have been edited for length and clarity. […]


TCU hears capital expenditure requests, passes resolutions in final meeting of year

The Tufts Community Union Senate heard supplementary funding and capital expenditure requests and voted on resolutions about the presidential search committee and student mental health on Sunday night in the Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room. The meeting was the body’s last of the semester. TCU Treasurer Elizabeth Hom introduced 15 supplementary funding requests. Ears for Peers […]


TCU Senate budgets over $2.6 million to student organizations for FY23

The Tufts Community Union Senate held their annual Budget Day — allocating $2,608,225 to over 200 student organizations for the 2023 fiscal year — and heard two resolutions in a meeting on Sunday night in the Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room. The TCU budget is derived from the $396 Student Activities Fee that undergraduates paid this […]


TCU Senate passes resolution to add Indigenous Center community senator seat

The Tufts Community Union Senate voted to add the new Indigenous Center community senator seat and heard supplementary funding requests in a meeting on Sunday night in the Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room. Vice President Tim Leong opened the floor for updates from the committee chairs.  Education Committee Chair Claire Bolash gave an update on the […]


TCU Senate debates community senator stipend proposal, hears supplementary funding requests

The Tufts Community Union Senate debated a proposal calling for the compensation of community senators and heard supplementary funding requests in a meeting on Sunday night in the Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room. After roll call, TCU President Amma Agyei opened the floor for TCU Diversity Officer Jaden Pena’s proposal calling for the compensation of community […]


TCU Senate hears supplementary funding requests, Black Legacy Month presentation

The Tufts Community Union Senate heard supplementary funding requests and a presentation on Black Legacy Month in a meeting in the Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room on Sunday night.  After roll call, TCU Treasurer Elizabeth Hom introduced eight supplementary funding requests.  The  student government of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts requested $6,700 to […]


TCU Senate hears supplementary funding requests

The Tufts Community Union Senate heard supplementary funding requests and updates on the theme for the Class of 2024 Prom in a virtual meeting on Monday night.  After the roll call, TCU Assistant Treasurer and Class of 2023 Senator Jalen Little introduced three supplementary funding requests.  Tufts Gaming Hub requested $1,055 to pay venue fees […]


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TCU Senate allocates supplementary funding

The Tufts Community Union Senate heard supplementary funding requests on Sunday afternoon in the Sophia Gordon Hall Multipurpose Room. Following roll call, TCU Diversity Officer Jaden Pena opened the floor for updates from the Community and Diversity Committee. Asian American Community Senator Kristin Ng announced that she met with Kelly Shaw, nutrition specialist for Tufts […]


TCU Senate hears supplementary funding requests, updates on the Class of 2024 Prom

The Tufts Community Union Senate heard supplementary funding requests and announced updates on the Class of 2024 Prom in a Feb. 6 meeting in the Sophia Gordon Hall Multipurpose Room. Following roll call, TCU Treasurer and Class of 2022 Senator Elizabeth Hom introduced six supplementary funding requests. TEDxTufts submitted two supplementary funding requests. The first […]


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