Yunan Zhang is a contributing writer. She is a senior studying International Relations. She can be reached at [email protected]

Senior Profile: Phillip David Ellison

Phillip David Ellison is not your average graduating senior. A transfer student, Ellison found his passion creating education opportunities for others through his time at Tufts. Now graduating with a double major in Africana Studies and History and a minor in entrepreneurial leadership studies, his list of accomplishments includes winning the Gordon Institute 100K competition and receiving the Presidential Award […]

Following Climate Pledge, Tufts commits to exploring sustainability on campus

Along with 200 other universities, Tufts signed the federally-sponsored American Campus Act on Climate Pledge in November 2015. Along with Tufts’ other existing sustainability programs and evaluations, Tufts will continue to explore opportunities to increase sustainability on campus.  The American Campus Act on Climate Pledge, which aims to promote effective energy use, demonstrate support for an international climate agreement and shows commitment […]

Somerville for Bernie hosts campaign kick-off event

On March 1, registered voters in Massachusetts will go to the polls to select their party’s candidate for the 2016 presidential election. With this date rapidly approaching, Somerville’s Bernie Sanders supporters, headed by a group called Somerville for Bernie, kicked off their campaign to help elect the Independent Senator from Vermont on Jan. 19 at The Uniun in Somerville. Attendance at the meeting, which […]

Adjusting content, management, Compass Magazine transforms from Tufts Traveler

This semester, former Tufts Traveler staff members junior Lindsay Atkeson and sophomore Lorenza Ramirez transformed the student publication into the Compass Magazine, hoping to appeal to a broader audience and to produce issues of higher quality. The Traveler was a student-produced travel magazine on campus that exclusively published photography and travel writing collected from open submissions. Aiming to make the Compass more journalistic, Ramirez and Atkeson brought […]

Art Gallery to introduce new mural

The Tufts University Art Gallery will this week unveil a freestanding mural adjacent to Mayer Campus Center, entitled “Summer in New York” by graffiti artist Abby Andrews, known as ABBY TC-5. The mural interprets the play “Welcome to Arroyo’s” by Obie Award-winner and Pulitzer Prize finalist Kristoffer Diaz, which will be the Department of Drama […]

Cummings School submits video to national competition

The Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine recently created a video featuring staff, students and animals in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month that was submitted to this year’s Pink Glove Dance Competition. Medline, the nation’s largest privately owned manufacturer and distributer of medical supplies, started the Pink Glove Dance Competition last year as a […]