Tufts responds to new medical marijuana home delivery services

Several medical marijuana dispensaries in Greater Boston are authorized by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) to conduct home deliveries. These dispensaries include SAGENATURALS of Cambridge, Patriot Care of Boston and Lowell and Garden Remedies of Newton. Leane Mysliwy, assistant manager of Garden Remedies, said that the dispensary’s recent launch of home deliveries in late September was met […]


JumboLife brings substance-free alternative to Tufts social life

New student group JumboLife will host its first event, GLOW UP, on the Res Quad on Sept. 30. JumboLife aims to create an inclusive and substance-free nightlife scene at the university by organizing large-scale parties involving visual arts, culinary experimentation, student performances and live music, according to Chief Event Organizer Max Cooper. Conceptualized and created by Cooper, a junior, JumboLife’s […]


Student initiative looks to make Tufts a tobacco-free campus

Members of Tufts Tobacco Free, a student initiative four years in the making that seeks to eliminate smoking on the Medford/Somerville campus, are beginning to take the next steps to implement their proposed policy by seeking feedback from the student body. According to organizers, the policy would be rolled out over the course of several years. The group […]


Health Promotion and Prevention organizes mindfulness initiative

Tufts Health Promotion and Prevention is starting a new mindfulness initiative to help reduce the stress in students’ lives. According to the initiative’s website, it was organized in partnership with Counseling and Mental Health Services, the University Chaplaincy, the Office of Residential Life and Learning and Cambridge Health Alliance. According to Director of Health Promotion and Prevention Ian Wong, this […]


Health Promotion and Prevention to offer additional resources for students in substance abuse recovery

Many students entering college experience a degree of excitement, anxiety and uncertainty. For students recovering from substance abuse, however, there is an added concern regarding how to sustain their recovery on a college campus. In order to provide these students with the support that they need, Tufts’ Department of Health Promotion and Prevention is working to strengthen the […]


NESCAC-wide survey sheds light on student behavior

On March 1, the second NESCAC Alcohol Survey was administered at Tufts and nine other schools in the NESCAC, including Amherst College, Bates College, Bowdoin College, Colby College, Connecticut College, Hamilton College, Middlebury College and Williams College.  According to Dean of Student Affairs Mary Pat McMahon, the first survey of this type took place three years ago in 2012, […]


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