Pro-Trump extremists storm U.S. Capitol, spark shock, despair in Tufts community

A group of President Trump’s supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol building on Jan. 6 in an attempt to break in as Congress was voting to certify the results of the 2020 election. Some members of the mob were successful in breaching the inside of the Capitol and members of Congress were evacuated from the chamber […]


Somerville appointed official involved in Capitol riots

Somerville leaders recently learned that one of the city’s appointed officials participated in the riots at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.


Positive COVID-19 case at Dewick incites worry, anger from workers over protocol

There was a recent upset among workers in Dewick-MacPhie Dining Center after an employee tested positive for COVID-19. The dining hall was only closed for the morning after the employee was found to be positive, but other employees thought it should be closed all day, and that protocols for COVID-19 closures should be made clearer […]


Organizers protest Tufts’ Confucius Institute, commit to weekly demonstrations

Students for a Free Tibet worked with the Tibetan Association of Boston and others to organize a weekly demonstration protesting the Confucius Institute at Tufts University (CITU). The first protest took place this past Saturday and they are expected to continue every Saturday until Tufts agrees to shut down the Confucius Institute on campus.  Tenzin […]


Tufts Medical Center receives 2,925 doses of COVID-19 vaccine, begins to vaccinate employees

Ten health care workers at Tufts Medical Center were among the first in Boston to receive injections of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday. Tufts Medical Center, the principal teaching hospital for the Tufts University School of Medicine, received 2,925 doses of the vaccine, with 53,625 doses scheduled to arrive at 16 other Massachusetts hospitals […]


BREAKING: TCU ECOM announces special election results, two referenda pass

Editor’s note: Since the publication of this article, information regarding the administration’s response to Tufts Students for Justice in Palestine’s referendum has been provided to the Daily, and is reflected below in a statement made on Dec. 21 by Patrick Collins, executive director of media relations at Tufts. Individuals appointed to positions on the TCU […]


Tufts updates quarantine duration protocol in accordance with new Massachusetts guidelines

Tufts updated its quarantine duration protocol, announcing in a Nov. 30 email that students, faculty and staff in quarantine due to close contact with individuals with COVID-19 can be released after Day 10 of quarantine instead of Day 14, as long as they tested negative on or after Day 8 of quarantine and have no […]


Tisch College hosts post-election event titled “Election 2020: What happened? What’s next?”

The event featured representatives from Tisch College, The Fletcher School, the School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences.


Tisch College, Fletcher School host Sarah Chayes on International Anti-Corruption Day

Chayes has won awards for her reporting for the National Public Radio (NPR) in several different countries and spent nearly a decade in Afghanistan as special advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. She then became a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where she researched corruption in foreign countries.


Fletcher School reverses rebrand, focuses on path to create another brand

The new developments included the changing of the name from "The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy" to "Fletcher, The Graduate School of Global Affairs," the creation of a Master of Global Affairs (MGA) degree and a new seal and website. Fletcher students and alumni believe that there was a lack of transparency regarding the changes of the school.


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