Lee and Miller announce campaigns for TCU President

All students will have the opportunity to cast their votes for next year’s Tufts Community Union (TCU) president this Thursday. This year, the two candidates are juniors Shannon Lee and Philip Miller. They were nominated by TCU senators in a meeting on Thursday, April 18. Lee has served as a Class of 2020 senator for […]


Ayanna Pressley speaks on experiences, policy making at Tisch College event

Rep. Ayanna Pressley spoke on a variety of subjects, including her congressional campaign and her stance on legislation supporting the impeachment of Donald Trump, last night at the ASEAN Auditorium in an event organized by the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life. Alan Solomont, the dean of Tisch College, led the interview, which lasted […]


Tower Café student workers claim underpayment, Dining Services director pledges investigation

Disclaimer: Austin Clementi is a news editor for the Tufts Daily. He was not involved in the writing or editing of this article. Five Tower Café student workers have not received the compensation that they were promised this semester. Several of them confronted their manager, as well as  Director of Dining and Business Services Patti […]


Amazon announces expansion into Medford

Retail giant Amazon will continue its investment in the Boston area by opening a new office space in Medford. The company announced plans to move into a 50,000-square-foot facility near Wellington Station on the Orange Line, which is roughly two miles east of Tufts campus, this spring. An Amazon spokesperson told the Daily that this […]


Events on the Hill — Week of April 22

MONDAY “Eleanor Acer at Tufts: The Refugee Crisis in Central America” Details: Director of Human Rights First’s Refugee Protection program Eleanor Acer will give a talk on the U.S. response to the Central American refugee crisis at an event co-hosted by Tufts International Development, Tufts Amnesty International and Tufts Latin American Committee. Where and when: […]


TCU Senate hears five resolutions, finishes budget at final meeting

Disclaimer: Anton Shenk and Andres Borjas are both staff writers for The Tufts Daily. They were not involved in the writing or editing of this article. The Tufts Elections Commission (ECOM) held elections for seats in the Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate, Committee on Student Life (CSL) and Judiciary on Wednesday. The seven available senate […]


Vacancies in themed, Greek housing included in general lottery

Once again this year, all open spaces in themed or Greek housing were put in the general housing lottery for the 2019–2020 academic year, allowing any student to select into them, according to Joshua Hartman, director of the Office of Residential Life and Learning (ORLL). However, Hartman said in an email to the Daily, ORLL […]


Election results announced for TCU Senate, CSL, Judiciary

Disclaimer: Anton Shenk and Andres Borjas are both staff writers for The Tufts Daily. They were not involved in the writing or editing of this article. The Tufts Elections Commission (ECOM) held elections for seats in the Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate, Committee on Student Life (CSL) and Judiciary on Wednesday. The seven available senate […]


Admissions accepts largest class yet, hosts Jumbo Days for prospective students

This year, Tufts Admissions has accepted its largest class yet. Applicants to Tufts received their admissions offers on March 28, according to the Tufts Admissions website. Dean of Admissions Karen Richardson said 14.6% of those who applied were admitted — the same acceptance rate as last year. “The admitted group includes an increase in the […]


Controversial incidents prompt student outcry, administration response

After a series of incidents across campus, including eggings and vandalism, stoked controversy among students, senior administration officials responded in a campus-wide email last Friday outlining their support for an accepting campus culture. The incidents mentioned in the email, titled “Affirming our Values and Support for Students,” included a series of eggings that took place […]


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