CoHo housing development launches this fall

The first phase of Tufts’ latest addition to on-campus housing, the conversion of a set of university-owned wood frame houses, launches this fall. The new development, known as CoHo, will add 45 single rooms to the existing campus housing options, according to the Student Affairs website. The rollout of CoHo is divided into three phases, according to the website. The second phase, which will open up 39 additional beds, […]


‘Capen Village’ housing development renamed ‘CoHo’

The housing development formerly named Capen Village has officially been renamed CoHo, according to Tufts Community Union (TCU) President Benya Kraus. CoHo is intended to serve as themed housing for juniors and seniors, Kraus said.  The name change comes about because of Medford zoning rules, which include specific requirements for the use of the term “village,” Jamie Neikrie, a […]


TCU Senate discusses financial year 2019 budget, votes to pay its members

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate met in Sophia Gordon Multi-purpose room to discuss the budget for fiscal year 2019 (FY 19) and to hear a resolution about tuition hikes and updates on Spring Fling logistics. In the context of discussing budgeting, the senate voted to give an additional $8,500 to 15 people serving positions […]


TCU Senate hears committee updates, matches funding requests

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate met today in the Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room to hear committee updates, a presentation about a new template to help TCU Senators better complete faculty Tenure and Promotion (T&P) evaluations, discuss possible upcoming resolutions and hear funding requests. TCU President Benya Kraus, a senior, opened the meeting to share […]


Anna Del Castillo wins Wendell Phillips Award, to speak at Senior Baccalaureate Service

Anna Del Castillo, Tufts Community Union (TCU) vice president, is the winner of the Wendell Phillips Award and will be the senior baccalaureate speaker. The Wendell Phillips Award, established in 1896, is given annually to a senior who demonstrates skill in public speaking and a sense of civic responsibility. The Committee on Student Life (CSL), with non-voting administrative support […]


TCU Senate’s Brown and Blueprint initiative aims to compile student feedback on campus spaces

Tufts’ campus has been flooded with advertisements this semester, asking for student input on the physical space around campus. “Real talk… How should this space be used–and what features should it have?” the poster outside Curtis Hall, home to the former Brown and Brew Coffee House, reads. This is the work of Brown and Blueprint, a Tufts […]


TCU Senate discusses funding requests, referendum, policy proposal

Disclaimer: Samuel Weitzman is a sports editor at the Daily. He was not involved in the writing or editing of this article. The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate met last night in the Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room to hear funding requests, a proposed referendum and a policy proposal. TCU President Benya Kraus, a senior, opened the meeting by reminding the […]


TCU Senate hears funding requests, discusses ongoing projects

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate met last night in the Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room to hear funding requests and discuss ongoing Senate-led projects. TCU President Benya Kraus, a senior, opened the meeting, reminding the body that the Senate has four regular meetings remaining this semester. Kraus urged the senators to start documenting their progress on projects […]


First-year dorms Houston, Miller to undergo renovations in summer 2018

Houston and Miller Halls are scheduled to undergo complete renovation this summer, according to a statement composed of comments from Vice President for Operations Barbara Stein, Executive Director of Public Relations Patrick Collins, Dean of Student Affairs Mary Pat McMahon, Communications Specialist Mickey Toogood, Associate Director of Housing Operations Matthew Austin, Associate Dean of Student Affairs Christopher […]


TCU Senate votes to provide funding for late night dining, student groups

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate met last night in the Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room to provide committee updates and hear several funding requests. TCU President Benya Kraus opened the meeting, sharing an update on the ongoing special election cycle. Kraus said the candidates’ forum will take place tonight at 8 p.m. in Braker 001. Kraus said the […]


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