From New York to California, COVID-19 disrupts Tufts students, their lifestyles

Over the past several weeks, COVID-19 has affected the entire university. Campus closed abruptly, classes went virtual and the Tufts community now lies scattered across the world. As the virus has spread, some locations have been hit harder than others.  According to data collected by The New York Times, over 370,000 cases have been reported […]


From seniors to citizens: Normal-ish

Senior spring to social security. On the hill to over the hill. Graduation to … grandchildren? Here’s what seniors have to say before all is said and done. This year, Christy Lano decided to adopt a cat. Instead, she fell for a dog.   “There’s this dog I want to adopt … at a shelter right […]


From seniors to citizens: Out the window

Senior spring to social security. On the hill to over the hill. Graduation to … grandchildren? Here’s what seniors have to say before all is said and done. Gabriella Melchiorri, a senior at SMFA, already knows how she wants to decorate her retirement home.   “I have these very specific paintings that I made when I […]


Students, DCA documenting moment in time during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic will without a doubt make the history books, and as members of a generation living through this crisis while in college, every Tufts student will have a story to share with the people of the future.  Tufts students are finding unique ways to document these times. One such student is Megan Kang, […]


From seniors to citizens: 2 paths

Senior spring to social security. On the hill to over the hill. Graduation to … grandchildren? Here’s what seniors have to say before all is said and done.  Come August, two scenarios might play out for João Basso: He will be forced to leave the country, or he will start a residency position as a […]


Wiener running for TCU President with goal of increasing communication between students, administration

Sarah Wiener, class of 2021, recently announced her candidacy for 2020–21 TCU President. She’s running on a platform that aims to increase communication lines between students and the Tufts administration. “It all relates to a focus on accurate, fair, transparent representation of student voices, and [the TCU Senate] being a mechanism and instrument for student […]


Gebetsberger running for TCU President with goal of amplifying other students’ voices

“I’m running for president because I really believe that this community should be a place where no matter where you’re coming from, no matter what your walk of life is, you are treated in an equitable and just way, and you have everything you need to do well at this university, to feel welcome and […]


Jumbo Days to Jumbo Month: Tufts Admissions creates virtual experience for Class of 2024

For many, the spring of senior year in high school is filled with the excitement and uneasiness that comes with choosing a college. During this time, students decide where they want to spend the next four years. For some that means traveling to campuses for accepted student days. However, this time around is quite different. […]


Student journalism adapts, innovates during campus closures

With colleges across the country vacating their campuses and moving to online learning, the vast majority of on-campus organizations have suspended activity as well. One major exception to this is student newspapers, many of which are still continuing to publish.  “I don’t think there was ever a question of will we continue to publish. I […]


From seniors to citizens: Come out whistling

Senior spring to social security. On the hill to over the hill. Graduation to … grandchildren? Here’s what seniors have to say before all is said and done. During his internship last summer at a local district attorney’s office, Tong Liu met a veteran prosecutor whose energy defied his graying hair. “He just reveled in […]


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