TCU Senate calls on university to respond to Sackler accusations, opioid crisis

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate met to hear two resolutions, review announcements on Swipe It Forward and tenure track position funding in the Consortium of Studies on Race, Colonialism, and Diaspora and hear several supplementary funding requests on Sunday evening in the Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room. The resolutions, titled “S. 19-5 A Resolution Calling for Tufts […]

Tisch College, Generation Citizen host discussion on youth empowerment in politics

Tisch College of Civic Life and Tufts Generation Citizen hosted a discussion on Friday with CEO of Generation Citizen Scott Warren, Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu and youth activist Julian Viviescas on the role of youth in politics. According to the Tisch College website, the event was held in part to celebrate the release of Warren’s […]

EPIIC Colloquium hosts 34th annual symposium

This year’s Education for Public Inquiry and International Citizenship (EPIIC) Colloquium covered the topic “Migration in a Turbulent World,” addressing the topic extensively at the 34th Annual Norris and Margery Bendetson EPIIC International Symposium last weekend.  The EPIIC Colloquium and accompanying symposium have been a staple at Tufts for the last 34 years. Each year, the Institute for Global […]

Events on the Hill — Week of March 11

MONDAY “On Climate Change, We’re Toast. And if we don’t get serious now, probably burnt toast.” Details: Carnegie Mellon University Professor Granger Morgan, whose research centers around climate change, public policy and environmental systems, will host a discussion on climate change sponsored by the Center for International Environment and Resource Policy. Where and when: Cabot Intercultural Center, Room 702; 5:30 p.m. TUESDAY “Distinguished Speaker Series: Jeff Flake” […]

I-Club’s Parade of Nations expands to week-long celebration of culture

Tufts International Club (I-Club) expanded its Parade of Nations event this year, adding a week of events celebrating different cultures. The week culminated in the Parade of Nations show, held in Cohen Auditorium on March 2. According to Uzair Sattar and Akshat Rajan, the president and vice president of I-Club, respectively, the expansion of Parade of […]

Sex Health Reps host 2nd annual Sex Health Week

The Tufts Sex Health Reps hosted a series of 27 events as part of Sex Health Week starting on Feb. 24. The week included a diverse range of events, featuring both large discussions and smaller seminars in which students were encouraged to participate. According to Alexandra Donovan, the director of the Center for Awareness, Education, and Resources […]

Tufts named top producer of Fulbright students for 6th consecutive year

Disclaimer: Arman Smigielski is a former associate editor and executive opinion editor at the Daily. He was not involved in the writing or editing of this article. Tufts University is a top producer of Fulbright students for the 2018–2019 academic year. Tufts was listed alongside other top-producing institutions for the sixth consecutive year in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s February […]

SMFA Beacon Street will house only first-years in 2019–2020 academic year

The Beacon Street residence halls at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA) at Tufts are scheduled to accommodate only incoming first-years for the 2019–2020 academic year, according to Director of Residential Life and Learning Joshua Hartman. The Office of Residential Life and Learning (ORLL) is working to provide alternative living accommodations for rising sophomores, according to Hartman. The SMFA […]

More than 800 people attend picket for dining workers, strike vote set for March 14

Editor’s note: This article is an updated version of earlier coverage the Daily ran of the picket. In a dramatic development in their seven-month campaign for a contract with the university, Tufts Dining workers will vote on whether to go on strike on March 14, according to UNITE HERE Local 26 President Brian Lang. Lang made the […]

Judith Altmann delivers Hillel’s keynote address on Holocaust and genocide education

Tufts Hillel hosted Judith Altmann, a Holocaust survivor and educator, as part of its Cummings/Hillel Program for Holocaust and Genocide Education last night for a lecture sharing her story of surviving disease, death marches and Auschwitz. Altmann shared a number of heartbreaking stories, from witnessing the death of dozens of close family members to her […]