Tufts increases COVID-19 testing frequency to every other day, twice a week

The change in testing frequency is due to the rise in COVID-19 cases at Tufts, the cities of Medford and Somerville and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. 

TCU Senate speaks about tiered housing, institutional change

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate discussed methods and tools for institutional change at the Senate’s disposal in planning for its initiatives and goals next semester in a virtual meeting on Sunday night.

Azmera Hammouri-Davis named new Africana spirituality advisor

Hammouri-Davis has worked in higher education for eight years, formerly serving as a residential advisor for the Center for Black Culture and Student Affairs at the University of Southern California, according to the University Chaplaincy’s website.

Tufts plans for winter break COVID-19 protocols, possibility of moving spring semester online

Tufts has asked all students in on-campus housing to pack up their belongings before departing for winter break, in the event that the COVID-19 pandemic worsens and the university is forced to cancel the in-person spring semester, according to Director of Residential Life and Learning Josh Hartman.

Congressman Adam Schiff speaks about Trump impeachment trial, U.S. elections

Schiff, who represents California’s 28th congressional district, discussed topics including public service, foreign policy and President Trump’s impeachment trials, in which he led the prosecution.

BREAKING: Tufts tightens COVID-19 restrictions on students studying in person

Under the new guidelines, students can only leave their residence halls or off-campus apartments to attend class, seek medical care, go to or from their jobs, pick up food, get a COVID-19 test or exercise outdoors.

Tufts opposes proposed rule limiting legal status of international students

In a recent letter to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), University President Anthony P. Monaco expressed concern towards a newly proposed rule that would impose fixed time limits to the legal status of international students.

Special Counsel Norman Eisen discusses experience in politics, role in Trump’s impeachment trial

Norman Eisen, who served as special counsel to the House Judiciary Committee for the impeachment and trial of President Trump from 2019-2020, addressed the Tufts community on Nov. 9 in a webinar. The event was co-sponsored by Tisch College, the Political Science Department, JumboVote, the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, and the Pre-Law Society.

BREAKING: TCU Judiciary temporarily suspends Senate Executive Board, ECOM

Editor’s note: Since the publication of this article, it has been clarified to the Daily that the reasoning behind the TCU Judiciary’s initial suspension was the result of a miscommunication with other members of student government surrounding the use of the term “appointment,” according to a statement published by the Judiciary on Oct. 12. In […]

Higher number of students expected to return to campus for spring semester

Executive Administrative Dean for the School of Arts and Sciences Christopher Helmuth said responses received thus far indicate a higher percentage of students may be on campus this spring.