Private company proposes new public late-night transit program

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) is expected to decide within the next two years whether it will accept a new, late-night bus proposal that was presented by the private company Bridj on Oct. 24, according to MBTA Director of Communications Joe Pesaturo. The Fiscal and Management Control Board of the MBTA has already heard the proposal […]

All in good taste: Saus review

Whether in Davis Square or beyond, sometimes it’s refreshing to get a break from Dewick and Carmichael. I’m Parker, a sophomore who admittedly spends an unhealthy amount of time searching for tasty Boston restaurants. This column will hopefully provide some must (or must not) stops in the Boston area. Nestled among the pubs and taverns […]

TCU Senate reconvenes following spring break

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate met last night to discuss several supplementary funding requests and committee updates. TCU President Brian Tesser opened the meeting by discussing the Senate ad-hoc housing committee’s effort to gather student input and submit it to the university’s Residential Strategies Working Group (RSWG). He then spoke briefly about Spring Fling, noting that logistics for […]

Late Night Dining trial program begins at Carmichael Dining Center

Late Night Dining was available for the first time in Carmichael Dining Center on Friday, Feb. 26, following the announcement from the Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate during its Feb. 15 meeting. In addition to the late night meal services at the Commons Marketplace at the Mayer Campus Center, Carmichael now offers Late Night Dining on Fridays and Saturdays […]

Tufts Sustainability Collective proposes new initiatives to reduce waste

Members of the Tufts Sustainability Collective (TSC) met last night to discuss first steps on several campaigns the group is spearheading this semester. The umbrella-organization, which is comprised of sustainability-focused student groups including Tufts Climate Action, Tom Thumb’s Student Garden and Food for Thought, is focusing on improving the sustainability of dining options on campus. The group laid out its agenda Tuesday night last […]

The late-night election

Our next president will be chosen by the likes of Jimmy Fallon, Stephen Colbert, Lorne Michaels, Seth Meyers or Trevor Noah. While that may seem absurd to many voters, it’s safe to say that 2016 will be a media election. Late-night shows are having an increasing impact on the electorate as a whole. It is […]

Late Night dining in danger due to behavioral issues, damage

Problems with overcrowding, poor behavior and damage are threatening the existence of the Late Night Dining service held at the Commons Marketplace. “We really want to work with the student body to stop some of this negative behavior and activity which continues to put the future of the program in jeopardy,” Director of the Office for […]

MBTA late night service showing success

The MBTA is halfway through its pilot program for late-night service, which began on March 28, extending service on all subway lines and the 15 most popular bus routes by 90 minutes on Friday and Saturday nights. This spring, the MBTA will decide whether to permanently extend weekend hours. Budget implications and ridership statistics will hold […]