Q&A: Monaco sits for final annual interview with the Daily, reflects on accomplishments, hopes for the future of Tufts

As his 12-year tenure as president of Tufts University comes to a close, Anthony Monaco sat down with the Daily to discuss his legacy, accomplishments and hopes for the university’s future. Editor’s note: This interview has been edited for length and clarity. The Tufts Daily (TD): President Monaco, thank you so much. We’re so honored […]

Class of 2023 looks to carve space in job market shaped by lofty layoffs, low unemployment

Members of the Class of 2023 are expanding their job-search horizon as they get set to graduate into a labor market that is simultaneously desperate and reticent to welcome them. A survey from the college recruiting platform Handshake showed that 47% of college students in its network are applying to more jobs in response to […]

To them, he’s Tony: University President Monaco, as told by those who know him best

As University President Anthony Monaco prepares to leaves Tufts alongside the Class of 2023, the Daily reached out to senior members of the administration to get a sense of his leadership style and character. While much of the Tufts community’s interactions with Monaco have been in passing, if at all, those who know him well […]

Incoming TCU Senate President Arielle Galinsky talks accomplishments, goals

Arielle Galinsky was named the winner of the Tufts Community Union Senate presidential election by the TCU Elections Commission on April 28. Galinsky, the current TCU Senate vice president, will serve as the TCU Senate president for the 2023–24 academic year. Presidential voting began at noon on April 27, ending at noon on April 28 […]

The senior class of The Tufts Daily, in their own words

Editor’s note: The Daily’s editorial department acknowledges that this article is premised on several conflicts of interest. This article is a special feature for the Daily’s Commencement edition that does not represent the Daily’s standard journalistic practices. The Daily spoke with several seniors who have served on the executive board during their time at Tufts. […]

Cover to cover: Class of 2023’s 4 years on campus, reviewed

Editor’s note: The 2019–20, 2020–21 and 2021–22 recaps in this article are reprinted from the 2022 Commencement Issue of the Daily, with light edits. 2019–20 The Class of 2023’s first year at Tufts was shaken by a series of developments that made Tufts the focus of national news, before being cut short by the COVID-19 […]

As university increases enrollment, some students express frustration with housing lottery system

As Tufts continues to increase its enrollment numbers, some students have faced unexpected — and unwanted — results with the housing lottery system. While first-year students are assigned dorms late in the summer, returning students seeking on-campus housing must enter a random drawing. Angy Sosa, associate director for residential operations, explained the origin of the system and […]

Q&A: Monroe France on strategic vision for Tufts’ DEIJ initiative

Monroe France started his position as the first vice provost for diversity, equity, inclusion and justice at Tufts on April 3. Since then, he has met with students, faculty and staff across the university to discover DEIJ opportunities and challenges. The Daily spoke with France about his experience getting to know Tufts and the importance […]

TCU Senate reflects on one of its most productive years yet

From hosting a farmers market to placing first aid kits around campus, the Tufts Community Union Senate launched a variety of pilot projects this academic year, making it what some senators say is one of the most productive years in recent history. The TCU Senate has organized dozens of projects, with nearly every senator spearheading […]

Amid negotiations, SMFA part-time lecturers hold firm against Tufts’ proposed pay cut

The Tufts University part-time lecturers union, represented by SEIU Local 509, is currently engaged in a pay negotiation process on behalf of part-time lecturers who work at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts.  The union has been negotiating on behalf of part-time lecturers in the School of Arts and Sciences since fall 2013 […]