Police Briefs — Week of Sept. 10

Vandals On September 4 at 9:30 a.m., Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) received a report that a Facilities Services’ van had been broken into. Power tools worth an estimated $1,200 were taken from the van, which was parked behind Bray Lab, the window had been smashed on the driver’s side. The theft is still under […]


Led by a national champion, Bridge Club builds skills, community

Disclaimer: Ilana Goldberg is an assistant features editor at The Tufts Daily. She was not involved in the writing or editing of this article. For the past two years, a small group of Tufts students has been meeting each week to discuss and play the card game bridge. Though it is not officially recognized by the Tufts Community […]


Four Greek life groups regain ability to recruit after cease and desist orders lifted

Disclaimer: Luke Murphy is a current columnist at the Tufts Daily. He was not involved in the writing or editing of this story. Last week, Delta Tau Delta (DTD), Pi Rho Omega, Alpha Phi and Chi Omega were able to recruit new members for the first time since fall 2016, after their cease and desist […]


Letter to the Editor

I agree with much of the Daily’s editorial, “Greek Life transparency a vital change of pace.” It is necessary and important that the University is straightforward with its student body, that it explains what is happening and what actions it is taking to combat toxic and violent behaviors and histories. However, where I disagree with […]


Four years in review

The Class of 2017’s years on the Hill were filled with changes to the university, impressive athletic feats and almost-constant political activism. In recognition of Tufts’ newest graduating class, the Daily has looked back on the last four years, highlighting their most memorable events, speeches, policy changes and tumultuous moments. 2013 to 2014 The Class […]


Op-Ed: A message from the brothers of Delta Tau Delta

You are not our brother if you view any human being with less dignity or respect than you grant yourself and your peers. You are not our brother if you use your language as a weapon for harm, especially against those whose experiences and identities differ from your own. You are not our brother if […]


DTD house leased to Tufts, used for transfer student housing

After sitting vacant for a year in the wake of a May 2015 double stabbing on the premises, Delta Tau Delta (DTD) fraternity’s house at 98 Professors Row has been leased to Tufts for the academic year. The building, which is owned by DTD’s alumni housing corporation, is primarily being used to house transfer students, effectively barring fraternity […]


DTD to face another year without its fraternity house

Brothers from the Beta Mu chapter of the Delta Tau Delta (DTD) fraternity will not return to their on-campus fraternity house next fall, following a decision from the City of Somerville not to renew the fraternity house’s special lodging permit for the upcoming academic year. As a result, the fraternity’s housing corporation will lease the house to Tufts for use […]


Greek community aims to address sexual assault, behavioral problems

The Inter-Greek Council (IGC), the Greek Life Anti-Sexual Assault Initiative Task Force and the broader Greek community are working to prevent sexual assault and behavioral issues in Greek life this semester. The efforts to reform Greek life have included the hiring of sexual misconduct prevention specialist Alexandra Donovan last July, training and initiatives to ensure safer Greek social events and increased communication within […]


Somerville Police, university must be more transparent in light of DTD stabbing case

Last week, the Daily published a special report on the ongoing investigations into the stabbing incident that took place at Tufts fraternity Delta Tau Delta (DTD) over the summer. On the morning of the attack, a blast e-mail was sent out by the Tufts Emergency Alert System telling the community to shelter in place. Since […]


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