AMPT and Eco Reps host ‘Cultural Origins and Fusion of Food’ discussion

The Association of Mixed People at Tufts and Tufts Eco Reps co-hosted an event called “Discussion on Cultural Origins & Fusion of Food” on Nov. 7. This discussion focused on how food is intrinsically linked to cultural identity, colonialism and sustainability. Sierra Moll, who is a member of both Eco Reps and AMPT, explained the […]

Sex health vending machine arrives to campus

Tufts’ sex health vending machine opened on Oct. 7. Located on the lower level of the Campus Center, the machine is fully stocked with free condoms, lubricant and dental dams, in addition to $15 Plan B.  The project was spearheaded by the Tufts’ Center for Awareness, Resources, and Education and Tufts Students for National Abortion […]

New Spring 2023 course “Italian 10” will provide practical, cultural education

Tufts will offer a new course, officially titled “Conversational Italian,” starting next spring.  Unlike Italian 1, the class will focus on listening and speaking skills in practical, day-to-day situations as well as learning social and cultural norms.  The program is designed to prepare students who plan to participate in the Data and Computer Sciences and […]

BREAKING: RAs declare intent to form union, ask university for voluntary recognition

Tufts Resident Assistants are unionizing following months of planning. In a letter to University President Anthony Monaco and Director of Residential Life and Learning Christina Alch, members of United Labor of Tufts Resident Assistants said that over 80% of the RAs have signed union authorization cards, declaring their intent to form a union and requesting […]

Student groups organize around midterm elections

Leading up to the midterm elections, Tufts political groups have organized across campus, urging their peers to head to the voting booths. Tufts Democrats has been canvassing for a variety of causes, including “Yes on 1” which would apply a 4% surtax on personal income exceeding $1 million annually, and “Yes on 4” which would […]

Political Science Department hosts panel ahead of November elections

Editor’s note: Emily Thompson is the Executive News Editor of The Tufts Daily. Thompson was not involved in the writing or editing of this article.  On Nov. 2, the Tufts Political Science department hosted a panel discussion on the upcoming midterm election. The discussion, titled “What to Look for on Election Night: A Political Science […]

Department of Public Safety implements changes, new trainings

The Tufts Department of Public Safety announced recent changes made to meet recommendations from the Tufts as an Anti-Racist Institution initiative in an Oct. 19 email to the Tufts community. In addition to an updated mission statement and core values, changes include an expansion of training for all Tufts University Police Department officers, the addition […]

Tufts presented University Award for Philosophical Diversity by American Humanist Association

On Nov. 2, Tufts was presented the University Award for Philosophical Diversity from the American Humanist Association. Nadya Dutchin, executive director of the AHA, came to Tufts to deliver the plaque and remarks on the purpose of the AHA, how it connects to humanism and why Tufts was the chosen recipient.  “The AHA is so […]

Professor Kelli Morgan founds Anti-Racist Curatorial Practice in effort to diversify museums

Kelli Morgan, director of curatorial studies and professor of the practice in curatorial studies and history of art and architecture, founded a new graduate certificate program this year, the Anti-Racist Curatorial Practice. Morgan developed the program, which currently offers five online courses designed to be completed in one to two years, to counter the systemic […]

BREAKING: Tufts Medical Center anesthesiologist charged with attempted child sex trafficking, fired from clinical and faculty positions

Sadeq Ali Quraishi, an anesthesiologist at Tufts Medical Center and clinical faculty member at the School of Medicine, was arrested on Wednesday by the Department of Homeland Security on charges of attempted sex trafficking. Tufts Medical confirmed on Friday afternoon that Quraishi has been fired. Quraishi was charged after he responded to an online ad […]

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