Anita’s Angle: What opinion means to me

I have spent almost four years in the Daily’s Opinion section, sharing my takes with the Tufts community. This week, I started wondering why it matters, after a friend of mine shared with me that he doesn’t normally read opinion writing. He prefers data, numbers and objective information from which he is free to draw […]

Letter from the Managing Board

Dear Daily readers, Since 1980, it has been the Tufts Daily’s mission to bring clarity to conversations, balance to issues and fact to debates. In our semester as the Daily’s Managing Board, we hope that we’ve upheld our values and principles as promised to you, our readers. We have been blessed with a dedicated staff who pursue […]

Human: Opinions

We are nearing the end of the semester, and I am sitting here, writing my last piece. I think it’s appropriate now to talk a bit about how we got here. I’ve always enjoyed writing, but I’ve never felt ownership of my writing. Part of it is how my past education has taught me that […]

A statement from The Tufts Daily on objectivity in journalism

The following is a letter from the Daily’s Intentionality & Inclusivity (I&I) Committee and its Managing Board. A spring 2015 Nieman Reports article describes one of journalism’s major problems: “In a 2014 study by the American Press Institute and the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, only 25 percent of African-Americans and 33 percent […]

Editorial: What we talk about when we talk about private college

Thinkpieces and magazine articles alike talk about private college as a pressure-cooker, full of controversy and in need of massive reform by policymakers. Whether improving access, helping with student debt, evaluating Greek life or hook-up culture, media and policy narratives underline private four-year colleges like Tufts, our fellow NESCAC schools and big state schools nation-wide. That […]