New Fletcher Dean Kyte discusses climate activism, leadership

Rachel Kyte officially assumed the deanship of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy on Oct. 1, making her the first woman to lead the Fletcher School after 13 previous male deans.  Kyte comes to Fletcher with rich experience working on the front lines of the climate change battle. She previously served as the CEO […]

Civil unrest persists in Hong Kong

Hong Kong has been consumed by violence and protests in recent months in reaction to a bill formally introduced in April that would have allowed the extradition of criminals and criminal suspects from Hong Kong to other countries, including mainland China. The possibility of extradition to mainland China is a source of fear for many […]

JumboCash: Think you can pick stocks? Think again

When people think about investing, they often believe that managing their money requires the ability to “pick stocks.” Finance-related student organizations also promote this approach by making “stock pitches” the focal point of the club experience. Although there are merits to analyzing individual stocks in-depth, modern financial theory suggests a different approach to investing in […]

Daily Week: Alumni find love, careers through the Daily

Editor’s note: The Daily’s editorial board acknowledges that this article is premised on a conflict of interest. This article is a special feature for Daily Week 2019 that does not represent the Daily’s standard journalistic practices. The basement of Curtis Hall is where the magic happens. Huddled over computer screens and draft printouts, editors and […]

Antidotes to Climate Apathy: Nature’s pretty insane

I’ve spent pretty much all of my life living in urban areas where the natural ecosystem has been effectively destroyed, so sometimes I forget that nature is a vast entity that we still don’t really know all that much about. Dodging cars within the 150 acres that is the Tufts campus makes it very easy […]

Tisch College dives into how Distinguished Speakers are chosen

On a college campus, a unique opportunity presents itself: attending free talks from a variety of speakers. This semester, speakers at Tufts have ranged from Republican political consultant Karl Rove to Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor. Although many departments at Tufts organize campus speakers, the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life has hosted many prominent speakers […]

Somerville with Townie Tim: Having children

We all live in various bubbles of insular thought, and one of mine is about to be broken. Up until now, I have been your humble correspondent, the typical neo-Somerville resident. My wife and I moved here from other parts of the country seeking a cool living situation in a relevant part of the world. […]

Music and activism converge at HONK! festival

“We started in isolation, we didn’t know that there were other street bands,” Elizabeth Wolff said of her band. “And then we got invited to HONK!” Wolff is a member of the Leftist Marching Band, one of 25 bands that descended upon Davis Square this weekend for HONK!, an annual festival of music and activism. […]

JumboCash: Timing the market

In the financial media, there has been a lot of speculation regarding a recession looming within the next 18 months. In the face of such uncertainty, you might be tempted to sell your assets before the market crashes, and once things pick up again, you believe you can safely invest and watch prices rise. However, […]

IGL’s Middle East Research Group continues seeking insights under new name

On a research trip last March, junior Taylor Lewis boarded a bus to Marrakesh, with plans to interview college professors about Morocco’s education system. Little did he know that while on the bus, he would encounter young experts on Moroccan schools — in the form of two outgoing second graders. Lewis said that he now holds the conversation […]