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Zachary Hertz is a senior studying political science. He can be reached at zachary.hertz@tufts.edu.


2015–2019: Four years in review

Throughout the Class of 2019’s time at Tufts, the university claimed many athletic victories, witnessed historic political changes and dealt with an uptick in controversial incidents. To look back on the Class of 2019 and their Tufts careers, the Daily is highlighting the most memorable moments of these past four years. 2015–2016 The 2015–2016 academic […]


Pelosi, Clark, Pressley, Trahan talk early education, child care at ‘Speaker in the House’ series

Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi and Democratic Representatives Katherine Clark, Ayanna Pressley and Lori Trahan came to Tufts to speak about early education and child care during a Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life panel discussion at Breed Memorial Hall on May 3, following their visit to the Eliot-Pearson Children’s […]


Alastair Cribb named dean of the Cummings School

Alastair Cribb, founding dean of the University of Calgary Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (UCVM), has been appointed as the next dean of the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, according to a press release provided to the Daily. “I am particularly excited to join [the] Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine and Tufts University,” Cribb said in […]


Rachel Kyte appointed 14th dean of the Fletcher School

Tufts has named Rachel Kyte dean of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, according to a press release provided to the Daily. Kyte, who graduated from Fletcher’s Global Master of Arts Program in 2002 and has served as a professor of practice at the school since 2014, will assume the deanship on October 1. She follows Ian […]


Nadine Aubry named as new university provost

Tufts has appointed Nadine Aubry as the university’s next provost and senior vice president. Aubry will begin as provost on July 1, according to a university press release provided to the Daily. “I am deeply honored and extremely excited to be named the next provost of Tufts, a premier university with superb students, prominent faculty, dedicated staff, and […]


Cheeses of Suburbia: F.O.O.D.

Zachary Hertz (ZH): It’s the final edition of your favorite dairy-based review of decade-old music, the Cheeses of Suburbia! This week it’s just your hosts, two seniors who listen to pop punk and eat junk food because it’s cheaper than therapy. Before we get into Green Day’s “Dookie” (1994), I’ve prepared homemade mozzarella sticks! It’ll be […]


Cheeses of Suburbia: I Eat Sticks Not Tragedies

Zachary Hertz (ZH): Because our penultimate guest is Chris Aragon, who went vegan to see if people could eat delicious food on a restrictive diet, I procured vegan mozzarella sticks from Veggie Galaxy in Central Square. Thoughts? Chris Aragon (CA): As a disclaimer, vegan cheese is pretty unsatisfactory. It’s not bad, but they’re still working out […]


Cheeses of Suburbia: Cheese’s For Celebrating (I’ll Have A Mozzarella)

Zachary Hertz (ZH): Welcome back! This week we have Jake Arnstein, a junior, whose most pop punk moment was running a Naruto fanfiction page in eighth grade. Jake Arnstein (JA): It’s not strictly pop punk, but it’s part of the movement. ZH: We’ve ordered from Davis Square Pizza, a restaurant so vaguely titled you’d think […]


Cheeses of Suburbia: Dear Mozzarella, count me in

Zachary Hertz (ZH): This week, we’re with senior and senior citizen Mary Carroll, whose most pop punk moment came when she tried to burn her Catholic school skirt after graduation. Mary Carroll (MC): I’d like to reiterate my disappointment that Trader Joe’s did not have mozzarella sticks because I worship at the altar of Trader […]


Cheeses of Suburbia: Welcome to the mozz parade

Zachary Hertz (ZH): We’re listening to My Chemical Romance’s (MCR) “The Black Parade” (2006) with tech enthusiast and YouTube celeb Dylan Hong, for whom both mozzarella sticks and pop punk have been a staple since early childhood. We have sticks from Wegmans, a store which holds a special place in Dylan’s heart — as an immigrant, his […]


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