2015–2019: Four years in review

Throughout the Class of 2019’s time at Tufts, the university claimed many athletic victories, witnessed historic political changes and dealt with an uptick in controversial incidents. To look back on the Class of 2019 and their Tufts careers, the Daily is highlighting the most memorable moments of these past four years. 2015–2016 The 2015–2016 academic […]

Pelosi, Clark, Pressley, Trahan talk early education, child care at ‘Speaker in the House’ series

Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi and Democratic Representatives Katherine Clark, Ayanna Pressley and Lori Trahan came to Tufts to speak about early education and child care during a Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life panel discussion at Breed Memorial Hall on May 3, following their visit to the Eliot-Pearson Children’s […]

Suspect in Davis Square armed robbery still at large

Disclaimer: Madeleine Oliver is the executive photo editor for The Tufts Daily. She was not involved in the writing or editing of this article. An armed man robbed the Middlesex Federal Savings Bank in Davis Square shortly after 10 a.m. today. Police say the suspect remains at large. As law enforcement officers rushed to the […]

Tufts releases 2017, 2018 Sustainability Progress Report

The Tufts Office of Sustainability released the fiscal year 2017 and 2018 Campus Sustainability Progress Report in March of this year. According to Tina Woolston, the Office of Sustainability program director, the report contains a sampling of the variety of different sustainability projects and advancements that are going on at Tufts but is by no […]

Shannon Lee wins TCU Presidency, 4 of 6 referenda pass

Shannon Lee, a junior, was elected Tufts Community Union (TCU) President last night, according to Elections Commission (ECOM) Chair Leah Sugrue. Philip Miller, a junior who had previously served on TCU Senate for two years, contested Lee. Lee, who served on TCU Senate for three years, excluding one semester abroad, won the election with 59.86% […]

Tufts to offer Native American and Indigenous Studies minor in fall 2019

Tufts faculty voted in favor of the creation of a Native American and Indigenous Studies (NAIS) minor, to be offered next fall within the Consortium of Studies in Race, Colonialism, and Diaspora (RCD), at a meeting last Wednesday, according to a press release provided to the Daily by Parker Breza, a student central to creating […]

Dean of Admissions Karen Richardson announces departure from Tufts

Karen Richardson, the dean of Admissions since 2016, will leave Tufts to pursue a career as dean of Admission at Princeton University, her alma mater, according to an announcement on Princeton’s website. Richardson has worked at Princeton before as the assistant dean of Undergraduate Admission from 2002 to 2004, according to the website. The website […]

CIRCLE study shows record youth voter turnout for 2018 midterm

The Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) at the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life released data earlier this month of voter turnout pertaining to 17 battleground states in the 2018 midterm election. CIRCLE research focuses on youth voter turnout of ages 18 to 29, and their findings reveal […]

Police Briefs — Week of April 22

On April 15 at 9:40 a.m., Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) was notified of two dislodged exits signs hanging from the ceiling in Miller Hall. The Tufts Facilities Service Department was notified and replaced both signs for the second time within the last two weeks. TUPD is currently investigating. Later that day at 12:48 p.m., […]

PILOT negotiating committee holds community update

Community members, students and members of Tufts Housing League (THL) attended an April 16 meeting held by the team negotiating a new partnership agreement between Tufts and Somerville. The meeting occurred in the Tufts Administration Building. Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone and Ward 7 alderwoman Katjana Ballantyne, who are on the negotiating committee, led the meeting. […]