Zoe Kava is a Deputy News Editor at The Tufts Daily. She is a sophomore who has not yet declared a major. Zoe can be reached at [email protected]

Students react to Massachusetts gubernatorial election, ballot questions 1, 4

In an election night of historic firsts in Massachusetts, voters elected Democratic gubernatorial candidate Maura Healey as the state’s first female governor and one of the nation’s first openly lesbian governors. Several ballot measures also scored victories, including a tax on incomes above $1 million and a law allowing undocumented individuals to obtain state driver’s […]

Tufts mourns unexpected loss of Danielle Abrams

Danielle Abrams, professor of the practice in the performance department at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, has passed away unexpectedly, Interim Dean of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts Nate Harrison and Faculty Affairs Advisor to the Dean Eulogio Guzmán announced in an April 21 email to the Tufts community. […]

New temporary dormitories on Professors Row to house 150 first-years this fall 

Temporary housing at the current site of The Mods will be used to house 150 first-year students in fall 2022, Dean of Student Affairs Camille Lizarríbar informed the Tufts community in an April 8 email. Construction of three separate buildings, which will house 50 students and three resident assistants each, will begin once the university’s […]

BREAKING: Warby Parker co-founder Neil Blumenthal will deliver Class of 2020 Commencement address

In an email sent to the Tufts community on Tuesday, University President Anthony Monaco announced that Neil Blumenthal (LA’02) will be Tufts’ Class of 2020 Commencement speaker. The co-founder and co-CEO of Warby Parker, Blumenthal was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, and Fast Company has listed him as one of […]

BREAKING: Tufts to transition to hybrid public safety model

In an email sent to the Tufts community on Tuesday, Executive Vice President of the University and Chair of the Working Group on TUPD Arming Michael Howard announced the release of the working group’s final report. Based on the report, the WGTA released its recommendation to transition to a “hybrid model” of arming in which […]

Uyterhoeven’s PILOT reform bill under review in Mass. State House

Proposed legislation to reform the Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) program is currently under review in the Massachusetts state legislature by the Joint Committee on Revenue. Bill H.3080, which was filed in February 2021 by State Representative Erika Uyterhoeven of Somerville, would give municipalities the option to opt into a PILOT payment program requiring […]

Study abroad programs operating despite COVID-19 concerns

With the global surge of COVID-19 cases over the past few months, both Tufts and non-Tufts study abroad programs have had to make adjustments to the structure of their programs. Individual students also had to reevaluate their study abroad plans for the spring semester.  Tufts is currently running spring semester programs in Madrid, Paris, London, […]

TCU Senate holds internal elections, hears supplementary funding requests

The Tufts Community Union Senate heard supplementary funding requests, held internal elections and reflected on its work this fall during its last meeting of the semester on Sunday, Dec. 5.  After a brief roll call, TCU President Amma Agyei introduced Mark Lannigan, chair of the TCU Elections Commission, to conduct an election for administration and […]

TCU Senate hears supplementary funding requests, discusses upcoming resolution

The Tufts Community Union Senate heard supplementary funding requests and discussed an upcoming resolution in a meeting on Sunday, Nov. 14. After a brief roll call and committee updates, TCU Treasurer and Class of 2022 Senator Elizabeth Hom introduced six supplementary funding requests. The Tufts Mock Trial team requested $750 for return travel from a […]

TCU Senate makes changes to Senate bylaws, endorses statement from Tufts Labor Coalition

The TCU Senate discussed its bylaws, heard a statement from the Tufts Labor Coalition and heard supplementary funding requests in a meeting on Sunday. TCU Historian and Class of 2024 Senator Mariana Janer-Agrelot discussed the TCU Senate meet and greet which took place on Nov. 5. Various administrators were present at the meet and greet […]

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