Yennie Jun is a Contributing Writer for the Tufts Daily.

Students, administration seek transparent health insurance for trans community

Just over a year ago, Tufts’ student health insurance plan was expanded to cover a number of services for transgender individuals. Tufts is now one of 62 colleges and universities in the nation that cover gender reassignment surgery, and one of 82 that offer hormonal treatment. According to Michelle Bowdler, Tufts’ senior director of health and wellness service, the […]

Greek life offers broad range of philanthropic events

Greek life may be most often associated with vibrant social life, but the importance of philanthropy to these organizations cannot be downplayed. This semester, fraternities and sororities have displayed an active commitment toward helping those in need through a series of social philanthropic events involving the whole Tufts community and raising significant sums of money. […]

Nerd Girls encourages women in STEM

Historically, women have been less involved in STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and math) than men. Though it may be a problem deeply rooted in society, there has been a recent push to change this imbalance and encourage women to enter and participate in previously male-dominated fields. Dr. Karen Panetta, professor of electrical and computer engineering at […]