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Ty Blitstein is an associate editor and former executive video editor at The Tufts Daily. He is a junior studying political science and economics. Ty can be reached at [email protected]

Letter from the Managing Board: What you can expect from the Daily this fall

To our readers, Welcome or welcome back to the Hill! We at the Daily have been hard at work all summer preparing to deliver intriguing, engrossing, revelatory journalism to you this fall. Since a newspaper’s first responsibility is to the community it serves, we wanted to take this opportunity to let you know what you […]

Video: In conversation with Veronica Stewart-Frommer of Melt

Tufts senior Veronica Stewart-Frommer leads a double life of sorts. She’s the lead singer of Melt — a nationally touring, Billboard-charting indie-soul band — and a full-time college student. The Daily recently sat down with Stewart-Frommer for an extended conversation on activism, finding balance and building community through music.

Video: Off the Record – Emperor Jones

On March 12, Tufts student band Emperor Jones performed a Tiny Desk Concert live in the Daily newsroom, delivering a dynamic, jazz-infused set. Though the members of the band come from diverse backgrounds, they are united through a common love of making music — and the Grateful Dead. Emperor Jones features Henry Scherb and Emmett […]

Video: Class of 2026 reacts to Tufts acceptances

Tufts University offered admission to 9% of applicants to the undergraduate Class of 2026, marking the lowest acceptance rate in university history. Here’s how some of the newest Jumbos reacted to their acceptances. Video by Ty Blitstein / The Tufts Daily

Video: Tufts community rallies in support of Ukraine

On March 2, a crowd of Tufts students, alumni and community members gathered at the Mayer Campus Center to show their support for the people of Ukraine. The rally at Tufts was organized to pressure university administration to make a show of support to Ukrainian students. It came nearly one week after Russia launched a […]

Video: Winter storm slams Tufts campus

On Jan. 29, Winter Storm Kenan battered New England with blizzard conditions, prompting Tufts University to close all campuses. Video editor Ty Blitstein shares scenes from the snow.

Video: Tufts Choirs return to the stage

On Nov. 14, the Tufts Concert Choir and Chamber Singers presented their fall concert, “Halcyon Days.” It was their first performance, live or virtual, in nearly two years. The Daily was there as the choirs returned to the stage.