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Late Night Dining returns to Commons Marketplace, students want extended dining hours

Late Night Dining returned after an almost year-long hiatus on Oct. 15 to the Commons Marketplace. Late Night is a fourth meal period for students on meal plans that is available from 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. on Friday and Saturday nights. Patti Klos, director of Dining and Business Services, explained that students will have […]


TCU Senate hears funding requests, discusses upcoming resolution

The Tufts Community Union Senate heard its first appeal of the semester from Tufts Mountain Club, heard supplementary funding requests and discussed an upcoming resolution in a meeting on Sunday.  TCU Treasurer Elizabeth Hom introduced the appeal from the Tufts Mountain Club and introduced TMC Treasurer Grace Melcher, TMC President Elizabeth Mitchell and Assistant Director […]


TCU Senate holds internal elections, hears supplementary funding requests

The Tufts Community Union Senate heard supplementary funding requests and held internal elections for parliamentarian and Allocations Board members in a meeting on Monday night.  After a brief roll call was taken, Joe Golia, the director of campus life, introduced himself to the Senate body and explained the role of the Office of Campus Life […]


TCU Senate elects new trustee representatives, discusses upcoming election

The Tufts Community Union Senate elected three new trustee representatives and discussed the upcoming TCU Senate elections during a meeting on Sunday.  After a brief roll call and committee updates, TCU Vice President Tim Leong introduced the three candidates applying for the four open trustee representative positions. Trustee representatives, appointed by the Senate, serve as […]


TCU Senate votes on amendments to Treasury Procedures Manual, discusses food insecurity on campus

The Tufts Community Union Senate voted on several amendments to the Treasury Procedures Manual and committee chairs discussed their plans for the coming year in their first meeting of the semester on Sunday.  After a brief roll call was taken, TCU Treasurer and Allocations Board Chair Elizabeth Hom introduced several proposed amendments to the Treasury […]


Tufts to help unvaccinated international students receive vaccine upon arrival

Due to discrepancies in vaccine administration among different countries around the world, Tufts University will assist international students in receiving a U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved vaccine if they had been unable to already do so by the beginning of the fall semester, according to university health officials. “Tufts is requiring students to be vaccinated, […]


Jane Goodall talks conservation science in last Distinguished Speaker Series event of semester

Jane Goodall, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and a United Nations messenger of peace, spoke to the Tufts community about her research on chimpanzee behavior and her experience in conservation science at a live virtual event on Wednesday.


ORLL changes housing arrangements for 2021–22 academic year, rising sophomores scramble

West Hall, which has previously served as sophomore housing, will now be used to house incoming first-years, and Carpenter House, which housed first-years, will now house sophomores. As a result of these changes, many rising sophomores faced difficulties during the housing selection process. Rising sophomores who had planned to apply for a quad in West Hall were forced to shift their plans when the Office of Residential Life and Learning announced at the last minute that it was no longer available for rising sophomores.


TUPIT pushes for program allowing incarcerated individuals to obtain Tufts bachelor’s degree

The Tufts University Prison Initiative at Tisch College introduced a resolution that was passed unanimously by the Tufts Community Union Senate. The resolution calls on the university to allow currently and formerly incarcerated individuals who are taking Tufts courses through the TUPIT program, which is taught by Tufts professors, to earn a Tufts bachelor’s degree in civic studies.


Chris Wallace talks moderating 2020 presidential debate, increase in biases in journalism

Chris Wallace, host of Fox News Sunday, spoke to the Tufts community about issues in journalism in a livestreamed event on Thursday. The event, “Speaking Up and Speaking Out: Politics, Power, and Freedom of the Press,” was hosted by the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life.


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