Editorial: Welcome back, Jumbos

Winter break has come to a close, and the semester has started; you all have new memories to share, stories to be told and much to give to our campus. We at the Tufts Daily feel similarly about this new chapter; we too have stories to keep sharing and discussions to start about the important […]

Letter to the Editor: Response to ‘Gray Areas Matter: Prostitution’

John Little’s column is missing an extremely important piece of information: While he is correct that criminalizing people in prostitution is not the answer, he is missing a vital middle ground between fully decriminalizing or legalizing the sex trade and full criminalization. The Equality Model, also known as the Nordic Model, is a third legal […]

Letter from the Managing Board regarding Nov. 18 editorial

Dear Tufts community, On Nov. 18, the Daily published an editorial titled, “The Daily stands with The Crimson in defending factual, ethical journalism.” The editorial, which was intended to affirm the Daily’s commitment to journalistic practices, was not given the time and attention required for an editorial on a subject as sensitive as defending the […]

Editorial: Tufts sets moral standards through cutting ties with Sacklers

For years, members of the Tufts community have demanded an examination of the relationship between the Sackler family and Tufts University due to the family’s clear role in the opioid epidemic. A Tufts Daily editorial from 2017 discussed the disconnect between Tufts’ accepting money from the Sacklers and simultaneously promoting resources for those struggling with […]

Gray Areas Matter: Prostitution

Content warning: This article discusses sexual assault and violence against women. In Nov. of 2015 Amnesty International shocked the world by declaring full support for the movement to decriminalize prostitution around the globe. The move revealed an ugly divide within the feminist movement and forced many activists to face an incredibly difficult dilemma. Should prostitution […]

Letter from the Managing Board

Dear Daily readers, As we conclude our term on the Managing Board of the Daily, we are grateful for the opportunity to have served the Tufts community. First and foremost, we want to say thank you to our readers. We would not be doing this without your support, encouragement and interaction. We are honored to […]

Op-Ed: Statement from members of USSR-Rated TDC dance

Dear members of the Tufts community, To begin, we would like to apologize to the Tufts community and all of those who were hurt by the USSR-Rated Dance at TDC. This dance was not intended to offend anybody, and we are truly sorry that it did. The purpose of this dance was to serve as […]