FIRST Resource Center celebrates grand opening, announces 24/7 access

Tufts’ FIRST Resource Center held its grand opening ceremony on Oct. 1 in the Alumnae Lounge. The center, located at 20 Professors Row, will be open 24/7 for students who fill out an online request form, according to Associate Director for Student Success and Advising Margot Cardamone. The center, supported by the Office of Student Success and […]


Campus events, TUPD counterterrorism training spark dialogue about immigration, undocumented persons

Editor’s note: This is the second part of a two-part series about how the Tufts and Medford/Somerville communities have rallied in support of undocumented immigrants and students. The first part has been posted online. Numerous events have been hosted on campus this past year to raise awareness regarding the experiences of immigrants with undocumented experiences. Tufts United […]


Campus, local groups organize around DACA, undocumented students

Editor’s note: This is the first part of a two-part series about how the Tufts and Medford/Somerville communities have rallied in support of undocumented immigrants and students. The United States has always had a complicated relationship with immigration. Most recently, President Trump’s executive orders on immigration, from the travel ban to his crackdown on immigrants […]


Students, staff, administration respond to TUPD counterterrorism training

Two hundred and one members of the Tufts community, including 39 faculty and staff members, 111 students, 47 alumni and four community members, signed a letter addressed to University President Anthony Monaco, outgoing Provost and Senior Vice President David Harris, Dean of Arts and Sciences James Glaser and Director of Public and Environmental Safety (DPES) Kevin Maguire that expressed their concern […]


Students with undocumented status share fears, calls for action

This is the second part of a two-part series produced by the Daily’s Investigative Team. All students and people mentioned in this article who have undocumented citizenship status are referred to by their first name only due to concerns for their safety. On Sept. 5, just hours after Tufts’ first day of classes began, Attorney General […]


As DACA repeal looms, Tufts’ undocumented students face setbacks, insecurity

This is the first part of a two-part series produced by the Daily’s Investigative Team. All students and people mentioned in this article who have undocumented citizenship status are referred to by their first name only due to concerns for their safety. On Sept. 5, just hours after Tufts’ first day of classes began, Attorney […]


Tufts United for Immigrant Justice celebrates beginning of fifth year

In the fall of 2013, Liz Palma (LA ’16) and Rebeca Pessoa (LA ’16) conceived of the idea to found Tufts United for Immigrant Justice (UIJ) after attending a national conference the year prior organized by the Student Immigration Movement (SIM), which works to mobilize young people on immigration issues in Massachusetts. This year marks the start of the student […]


Op-Ed: Time for The Fletcher School to reflect on inclusion

As the current administration puts forth a plan to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, we at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy have an opportunity to ask ourselves where we stand regarding students with undocumented status and students with DACA status. To what extent are we inclusive to prospective students […]


Tufts students protest DACA elimination

More than 60 Tufts students protested yesterday against the current presidential administration’s cancellation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, gathering at the lower patio of the Mayer Campus Center. The program, according to a White House press release, will be phased out over six months, with no new applications accepted. The protest was organized by Tufts United […]


Op-Ed: Join the fight with the Tufts Democrats

In the nearly eight months since Donald Trump assumed the presidency, America has faced the most serious threat to its political system in recent history. Trump became president partly because he spoke for voters who felt that the government is working against them. He pledged to fix our politics by ridding Washington of the elites […]


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