Tufts community responds to ‘It’s okay to be white’ posters

Students and administrators, including the Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate and University President Anthony Monaco, responded Thursday to the appearance of posters linked to white nationalism around Tufts’ Medford/Somerville campus on late Wednesday night. Posters bearing the phrase “It’s okay to be white” were affixed to get-out-the-vote signs that JumboVote, a nonpartisan initiative to increase […]


CIVIC hosts debate on climate, cybersecurity, healthcare policies

Disclaimer: Aneurin Canham-Clyne is a columnist for the Daily. He was not involved in the writing or editing of this article. Tufts Cooperation and Innovation in Citizenship (CIVIC) hosted a debate between campus political groups on Oct. 25 at ASEAN Auditorium. With more than 70 people in attendance, representatives from the Tufts Democrats, Tufts Republicans and […]


Bridging Differences initiative extends university’s mission of diversity, inclusion

Bridging Differences, a university-wide initiative, was launched in fall 2017 under the leadership of David Harris, former provost and senior vice president of Tufts, with a goal “to improve understanding and engagement across divergent perspectives at Tufts,” according to its website. With the departure of Harris for the presidency of Union College in Schenectady, N.Y., […]


Pollsters discuss upcoming midterm elections, youth voting trends

Kei Kawashima-Ginsberg, director of the Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) at the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life, and David Paleologos, director of the Suffolk University Political Research Center, shared insights on current trends in youth voting at a panel entitled “The Midterm Elections and the Youth Vote” on […]


Editorial: Students should take advantage of bipartisan resources

On Feb. 21, U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) came to speak about the importance of bipartisanship in government and of ideological diversity on college campuses. Introduced by Dean of Tisch College Alan Solomont as “one of the last survivors of a once-common species of moderate New England government officials,” she has voted on both sides of the […]


Op-Ed: Being the bigger person: Bias in the media

There is a set of procedural political issues that most people are guilty of being hypocritical about. Boring stuff: states rights, government shutdowns, executive authority … Etcetera. We mold our opinions to the week’s issue or scandal. The 2013 shutdown was treasonous, but last week it was principled. Obama just had to deal with an […]


How do Tufts Democrats, Republicans, Left Unity Project fit into CIVIC’s two-party debate?

Tufts CIVIC held a debate between Tufts Republicans and Tufts Democrats in ASEAN Auditorium at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy on Oct. 26. The debate covered U.S. foreign and domestic policy, which included everything from legislation regarding reproductive health to how to best deal with the potential threat in North Korea. When asked about the goal […]


Newton mayor, governor hopeful discusses his state policy vision

Setti Warren, two-term mayor of Newton, spoke about his experience and legacy as a public servant and his goals for state policy at an event on Tuesday night in Paige Hall. While Warren, who is reportedly considering a run for governor of Massachusetts as a Democrat, has not made an official announcement, he told the Daily that […]


Editorial: Reflections on 2016

To say that 2016 has been a turbulent year at Tufts is an understatement. Following the unforeseen results of the presidential election, controversies surrounding Greek life, a divisive free speech resolution and the tragic passing away of one of our very own professors, in many respects, 2016 was disheartening at the very least. And yet, despite […]


Do it this weekend: Nov. 4-6

Halloween may be over, but there are still plenty of things to check out this weekend. FRIDAY and SATURDAY “Gem of the Ocean” Don’t miss out on your last chance to see Pulitzer Prize winner August Wilson’s play this weekend. A post-show discussion will be held after Saturday’s performance with Howard University Professor Sandra Shannon, one of the […]


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