Alpha Phi, most of Chi Omega to disaffiliate from national organizations

Facing outcry over the high price of dues and criticism on social media, Alpha Phi and the vast majority of Chi Omega members will disaffiliate from their national organizations and plot a new course. These announcements mean that by next year, Tufts will only have two remaining sororities.

Tufts organizes flu clinics with CVS Pharmacy

In past years, Health Services has offered flu shots to students and community members through their facilities. This year, however, they were concerned about social distancing measures while students waited in line for their vaccines.

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TCU Senate assigns committee placements, discusses online transition of Senate activities

TCU Senate consists of five committees that specialize in initiatives to enhance student life: Administration & Policy, Community & Diversity, Education, Outreach and Services.

Coalition calls on Middlesex sheriff to protect votes of incarcerated people ahead of election

The Election Protection Behind Bars Coalition wrote a letter to Middlesex Sheriff Peter Koutoujian on Oct. 9, asking him to take further steps to protect the right of eligible incarcerated voters to cast their ballots in the upcoming election, and to provide guidelines for sheriffs statewide. The coalition is composed of various organizations, such as […]

University officials hold forum on campus policing, safety

Senior university officials held a virtual forum yesterday to discuss the work of the campus safety and policing workstream, one of five workstreams created in July to address the dynamics of policing on campus.

Center for State Policy Analysis releases report on ranked-choice voting ahead of Mass. ballot question

If adopted, Massachusetts voters will have the option of ranking candidates in order of preference instead of casting a single vote for one candidate. 

Somerville sees rise in COVID-19 cases, enters red category

The City of Somerville recently entered the "higher risk" zone for COVID-19 cases, with an average of 8.2 new cases per 100,000 people, according to Massachusetts' COVID-19 Community-Level Data Map. Medford remains in the "moderate risk" category, with an average of 6.7 new cases per 100,000 people, based on the same data.

Career Center adapts career fairs to online format, maintains student engagement

Though the fairs have had to satisfy new standards surrounding a virtual platform, the Center has continued to see high rates of attendance.

TCU Senate appoints new members to Allocations Board, discusses Tufts SJP’s resolution

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate elected two additional members to the TCU Senate Allocations Board (ALBO) and discussed an effort by Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) to present a resolution to End the Deadly Exchange at Tufts as a referendum to the entire student body.