Editorial: Remote students must continue to be supported as they navigate academic, social challenges

As Tufts grapples with this new hybrid reality, it is crucial that administrators and professors alike actively support remote students by instituting flexible academic policies and finding innovative alternatives to in-person learning.

Editorial: Tufts must consider local residents’ concerns in proceeding with fall plans

As we react and readjust to the spread of COVID-19 on our campus, it is critical that the Tufts community and administration account for the concerns of our neighbors in making on-campus decisions.

Op-ed: An open letter to the Tufts community concerning student mental health

Dear University President Anthony Monaco, Provost and Senior Vice President Nadine Aubry, Dean of the School of Engineering Jianmin Qu, Dean of Student Affairs Camille Lizarríbar, Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences James Glaser, Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Robert Cook, Associate Provost and Chief Diversity Officer Rob Mack […]

Editorial: Welcome back, Tufts

Whether you are a returning student, new to Tufts, in-person or remote, welcome back, and welcome home. This semester will be a time of readjustment and uncertainty; we begin school against the backdrop of a pandemic and institutional change. It is evermore important that as a community, we remain united, resilient and critical of the […]

Letter from the Editor in Chief: Class of 2024, welcome home

Dear Class of 2024, On behalf of the entire Tufts Daily, I’d like to be one of many to officially welcome you to Tufts! My name is Alex Viveros, and as is traditional of the Editor in Chief for the first issue of the year, I want to use this letter as an opportunity to […]

Letter from the Managing Board: Let’s get to work

On behalf of The Tufts Daily, welcome back to the Hill. We know this is a time of unique challenges, but we know this semester will undoubtedly yield meaningful experiences as well. As journalists, we are inspired by the advocacy and strength of our community. We watched and reported as you provided resources for those […]

Op-ed: Greek life was my safe space. Don’t burn it to the ground.

On Aug. 9, Lauren Border, an alumna from the Class of 2013, penned, “Op-Ed: An alumna’s call to burn Greek life to the ground,” detailing horrible offenses committed by the Greek community. Fully acknowledging her grievances, I admit that many of these organizations must transform. However, I take issue with the portrayal of these grievances […]

Op-ed: An alumna’s call to burn Greek life to the ground

Content warning: This article mentions sexual violence and exclusion based on racial, sexual and gender identity. Correction: A previous version of this op-ed gave an incorrect date to Tufts Panhellenic Council’s decision to suspend recruitment. The op-ed has been updated to reflect this change. The Daily regrets this error. Over eight years ago, I wrote […]

Op-ed: Tufts, take a look around, would you?

Hey Tufts — take a look around! Tomorrow, Tufts University faculty will vote on whether to accept online course credits from other universities during the pandemic. It has been recently conveyed that it is unlikely the faculty will vote in favor of accepting online credits from any other college or university, though Tufts itself will […]

Op-ed: China must release Ding Jiaxi, civil rights activist and my father

My father was arrested for the first time in April 2013 for his work as a civil rights activist. Along with activist Xu Zhiyong, he led the New Citizens’ Movement (now China Citizens Movement), which aims to peacefully promote democracy and constitutionalism in China. To attain this goal, they helped like-minded individuals run as independent […]