Passage of divestment resolution sparks strong reactions, emotions

Disclaimer: Nesi Altaras is a columnist at the Daily and Noah Habeeb is a former executive copy editor at the Daily. Neither was involved in the writing of this article. The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate passed a resolution calling for divestment from four companies it says are involved in the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian […]


TCU Senate holds last meeting of the year

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate met for the last time this semester in the Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room Sunday night, to discuss budget approvals, two resolutions, bylaw changes and final addresses. The meeting began with two Tufts administrators who spoke about their work and answered questions from the Senate body. The first visitor was […]


TCU Senate votes down second Students Advocating for Students resolution

Content warning: This article discusses sexual misconduct. Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate decisively voted down a resolution from members of Students Advocating for Students (SAS) pushing for changes to Tufts’ handling of Title IX policies during its meeting last night in the Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room. After an update from TCU Judiciary, TCU Senate Parliamentarian Adam Rapfogel took […]


TCU Senate discusses supplementary funding requests, appeals

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate met on Sunday night in the Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room to discuss supplementary funding requests and hear an appeal. After TCU Senate President Gauri Seth opened the meeting, Vice President Shai Slotky then took the floor to ask for committee updates and general announcements. There was nothing new from […]


TCU Senate discusses meal plan changes, Strategic Plan

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate met for the last time this semester in the Sophia Gordon Hall Multipurpose Room on Sunday, Dec. 11 to discuss a resolution, supplementary funding requests and its Strategic Plan. The meeting opened with TCU Senate President Gauri Seth welcoming everyone to the last meeting. Immediately following that, TCU Senate Treasurer Chris Leaverton introduced supplementary […]


TCU Senate votes on resolution supporting efforts to free Tufts alum from Iranian prison

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate met Sunday night in the Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room to discuss two resolutions and committee updates. The first task at hand was a resolution S.16-12 “A Resolution Requesting Free Speech Rights for All Members of Tufts University.” TCU Senate President Gauri Seth opened by asking everyone to refrain from attacking […]


TCU Senate discusses resolution on DAPL in weekly meeting

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate met Sunday night in the Sophia Gordon Hall Multipurpose Room to discuss a resolution and supplementary funding requests. TCU President Gauri Seth, a senior, started the meeting by briefly discussing the Turkey Shuttle, which will run from the Mayer Campus Center to Logan Airport and South Station to provide transportation […]


TCU Senate meets to review club funding requests

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate met yesterday evening in the Sophia Gordon Hall Multipurpose Room to approve funding requests. After completing roll call, Senate began reviewing funding increase requests submitted by 12 campus groups. Senate passed the Allocations Board’s recommendations to allocate an additional $3,545 to BlackOut Step Team, $1,450 to the Tufts chapter of […]


TCU Senate discusses Career Center, funding requests and project proposals

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate assembled on Oct. 16 in the Sophia Gordon Hall Multipurpose Room to discuss project proposals and decide upon supplementary funding requests. After beginning the meeting with roll call, Executive Director of the Career Center Gregory Victory introduced himself to the TCU Senate and asked members for their advice on how to […]


Senate passes resolutions on janitors, cultural training, discusses Senator stipends

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate met on Oct. 10 in the Sophia Gordon Hall Multipurpose Room to consider several resolutions and supplementary funding requests. Parliamentarian Adam Rapfogel, a sophomore, led the discussion of two resolutions. Senators first considered a resolution affirming the rights of contracted janitors on the Tufts campus to have suitable working conditions and respect from […]


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