CoHo rolls out second phase of housing project

The start of the spring semester brought new developments in the Community Housing (CoHo) project amid controversy over on-campus housing shortages and off-campus renting difficulties. Upperclassmen recently moved into new housing developments this semester as part of the second phase of the CoHo housing project. The administration made 20 beds available for upperclassmen, opening 19–21 University Ave. […]

Carmichael to house only first-years, Harleston to house only sophomores next year

Starting in the 2019–2020 academic year, Carmichael Hall will be a residence hall for only first-year students and Harleston Hall will house only sophomores. The new policy seeks to maximize bed space and improve the housing options for both first-years and sophomores, according to former Associate Director of Housing Operations Matt Austin. The decision was made because of a lack […]

Students, community members protest campus housing policies

Roughly 200 students, faculty and area residents attended a walk out and campus march Thursday to protest the university’s tiered housing system and to call for the construction of a new high-capacity dorm on campus. Nathan Krinsky, a co-founder of Tufts Housing League (THL), said that THL and Tufts Student Action (TSA), who co-hosted the […]

ResLife to bring a series of renovations to expand on-campus housing options

Adding to the recent changes in the housing lottery process, the Office of Residential Life and Learning (ResLife) plans to make a series of changes and renovations to the existing housing units on campus to maximize their utility and to provide a better living experience, according to Matt Austin, associate director for housing operations in ResLife. Austin said there will […]

On Queer: On space

Recently, we’ve come to realize that Rainbow House is quite small. Situated in Hillside Apartments, our apartment comes with eight bedrooms, two bathrooms, a kitchen and a common room. We are not wheelchair-accessible, and we have to sit on tables if we all want to meet in the common room. But we didn’t realize how […]

Police Briefs – Dec. 7

Speaking Ill Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) officers and Tufts Emergency Medical Services (TEMS) responded to a student who reported not feeling well at Olin Language Center on Dec. 1 at 8:30 a.m. The student said she had a headache and felt generally ill. After being checked by TEMS, members she was transported to the hospital […]

Police Briefs — March 29

Stolen Jacket Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) received a report of a stolen jacket from the Steve Tisch Sports and Fitness Center at 5:20 p.m. on March 16. The student reported that she entered the fitness center, put her jacket in a cubby and discovered it was gone when she returned. Her wallet and keys, which were in the jacket pocket, were also […]