The State of Housing at Tufts: On-campus shortages, off-campus exploitation and new solutions

According to the 2017–2018 Tufts Factbook, Tufts’ on-campus bed capacity for undergraduates is 3,440 — 63 percent of the university’s 5,438 undergraduate population. In contrast, other comparable East Coast institutions are largely better equipped to provide their students with housing: Middlebury College and Bates College, both of which have much smaller student populations than Tufts, are […]


Ordinance to rezone Somerville submitted

The City of Somerville is being rezoned for the first time in 24 years, according to George Proakis, the city’s director of planning. Proakis will be leading the rezoning project, which was submitted to the city’s Board of Aldermen for approval on Jan. 20. Proakis explained that there is a significant need for change because, although the city’s goals and technology […]


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