Tufts senior Veronica Stewart-Frommer leads a double life of sorts. She’s the lead singer of Melt — a nationally touring, Billboard-charting indie-soul band — and a full-time college student. The Daily recently sat down with Stewart-Frommer for an extended conversation on activism, finding balance and building community through music.
Video journalist David Corro and staff writer Abby Stern sat down with history-making, outgoing Tufts Community Union Senate President Amma Agyei for a conversation about student government, leadership and her multifaceted time at Tufts.
Due to an on-campus bed shortage, approximately 100 first-year students spent the past year living at the Hyatt Place Medford. Video journalists Sophi Schneider and Natasha Wan spoke to several Hyatt residents about the good and the bad of a year of hotel living. This is the second installment in a two-part series.
On April 30, Tufts women’s lacrosse triumphed over Trinity to advance to the NESCAC Championship Semifinals. After a season with many ebbs and flows, the Jumbos have now won six consecutive games. Video journalist (and varsity lacrosse player) Meg Hatton recently caught up with three of the team’s senior leaders to look back on the […]
On March 12, Tufts student band Emperor Jones performed a Tiny Desk Concert live in the Daily newsroom, delivering a dynamic, jazz-infused set. Though the members of the band come from diverse backgrounds, they are united through a common love of making music — and the Grateful Dead. Emperor Jones features Henry Scherb and Emmett […]
Tufts University offered admission to 9% of applicants to the undergraduate Class of 2026, marking the lowest acceptance rate in university history. Here’s how some of the newest Jumbos reacted to their acceptances. Video by Ty Blitstein / The Tufts Daily
Tufts Civic Semester is a program for incoming students that combines academic work and on-site organizational visits. In fall 2021, the Civic Semester cohort spent its first semester in the American Southwest exploring topics such as indigenous sovereignty, immigration rights and environmental justice. Video journalist Angelia Shi, a past participant in the program, joined first-year […]
Classes kicked off earlier this semester in the brand new $90 million Joyce Cummings Center. Video journalist David Corro got a behind-the-scenes tour of the building from the person in charge of it all, Director of Academic Space Management Bruce Panilaitis. Read more about the building here.
On Feb. 5, patients, doctors, nurses and families joined together outside Tufts Children’s Hospital to hold a rally in support of keeping the facility open. The hospital had previously announced at a Jan. 20 press conference that it would convert its 41 pediatric inpatient beds to adult ICU medical and surgery beds in hopes of […]