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 […]

Students and ExCollege describe motivations, benefits of peer-teaching

What brings a student to get up out of their seat and in front of the classroom to become a peer teacher is not a certain amount of expertise, but rather a desire to create a classroom around a topic of interest. As architects of their courses, students take the reins on what is taught […]

Inaugural cohort of Tisch dialogue fellows promotes critical discussion, lived experience, activism

In response to the need for students to discuss important, difficult and divisive topics that grip Tufts campus, the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life has implemented a new Tisch Dialogue Fellows Program. According to Jonathan Garlick, a senior fellow at Tisch College and creator of the program, he hopes that the program will serve as a way to […]

Events on the Hill this week

Monday “From Bush to Obama and Beyond: Learning and Not Learning the Lessons of Iraq and Warfare in the Middle East” Details: Rami Khouri, senior fellow at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government’s Middle East Initiative, will be giving a lecture assessing the United States’ involvement in the Middle East over the past 15 years, highlighting involvement […]

Op-Ed: The importance of peer teaching at Tufts

On Aug. 28, 2013, I walked into Eaton 206 as a wide-eyed first-year full of hopeful expectations and barely concealed terror. My mom had moved me into Tilton earlier that afternoon, and I was now meeting with my advising group for the first time. Everyone in my group was also in a Perspectives class, a peer-taught […]