Chaplaincy welcomes new music director Thomas B. Dawkins

The Tufts University Chaplaincy hosted a welcome concert and reception for its new music director and organist, Thomas B. Dawkins, on Oct. 11. The event was previously scheduled for Oct. 4 but was postponed due to an illness that Dawkins was battling. Approximately 20 people were in attendance at the Goddard Chapel. Dawkins was appointed to the position of […]

Police Briefs: Week of 9/19

Musical Chairs On Sept. 6 at 3:39 p.m., a staff member reported that someone had stolen four brand-new chairs from Eaton Hall. They have yet to be found. Smoked Out A Tufts University Police Department officer was doing a check at Alex’s Place on the Tisch Library Roof on Sept. 9 at 11:28 p.m. when the […]

Visions of Peace hosts bereaved Israeli, Palestinian parents

Tufts Visions of Peace hosted “It Won’t Stop Until We Talk” in Goddard Chapel on Monday night with representatives from The Parents Circle – Families Forum, an organization advocating for peace in Israel and Palestine that is made up of people who have lost family members to the conflict. The event, which was sponsored by Tufts Hillel, the […]

Alex Bhak: remembering the boy who was ‘happy to be happy’

During the early morning hours of Saturday, April 2, first-year Alex Bhak passed away in a tragic accident in downtown Boston. He is survived by his mother, father and younger sister, Maya. The Office of the President sent out an email to the Medford/Somerville campus community that day noting that the circumstances surrounding the death were still under […]

Visiting on the Hill

TUESDAY “Environmental Justice 101 Panel Discussion” Details: Alicia Hunt, director of the Medford Department of Energy and Environment, will join members of the Tufts faculty on a panel addressing the intersection between environmental, social and political issues. This event is being held as a part of the Tufts Sustainability Collective’s Earth Fest. When and Where: 7:30 p.m., […]

Tufts community celebrates legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Students and faculty remembered the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. in an event entitled “Moving the Movement Forward” held yesterday at Goddard Chapel. This year’s celebration surrounded five themes: faith and hope, equality, unity and collective action, justice as well as action. The event began with a spoken-word performance by senior Cameron Flowers, who urged for […]

Tufts junior and computer science major dies in accident

The university released an announcement earlier this evening stating that junior Julia Lee, a computer science major in the College of Liberal Arts, died in a car accident in New Zealand yesterday while traveling with her family. Lee’s parents were also killed in the accident, while her younger brother is still hospitalized. Lee was preparing to […]

Religious students explore off-campus options

Tufts is home to students and faculty with a broad spectrum of faiths. It is this diversity that has driven Tufts chaplaincy to provide members of every faith with the representation and resources they need. Tufts’ religious population has access to three main centers of worship on campus: Goddard Chapel, Hillel and the Interfaith Center. To […]