TCU Senate discusses updated protest policy

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate met Sunday night in the Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room to hear supplementary funding requests and committee updates and discuss the student code of conduct’s updated protest policy. TCU Treasurer Izzy Ma, a sophomore, started the meeting by introducing a series of supplementary funding requests from student groups. The body […]

Students seek answers after being denied entry to Senior Harbor Cruise

As many as 20 students were denied entry to the Senior’s Boston Harbor Cruise, organized by Tufts University Social Collective (TUSC), on Sept. 22, for what some of these students claim were unclear and seemingly arbitrary reasons, according to two students who were not allowed to board. The Office for Campus Life (OCL) is currently in […]

Committee on Student Life holds feedback session on updated student code

The Committee on Student Life (CSL) hosted a feedback session and public forum to hear comments on the recently announced updates to the student code of conduct in the Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room on Monday night. Approximately 20 students and faculty members were in attendance. Among those present were Director of Community Standards Kevin Kraft, Dean of Student Affairs Mary Pat […]

Tufts launches Student Life Channel

The Office for Campus Life (OCL) recently announced the creation of a Student Life Channel, a cable television network that will feature content from student groups. There is no cost to submit content, according to Communications and Multimedia Specialist Mickey Toogood.  “The Student Life Channel is a free platform available to all ‘AS&E affiliates and affiliated groups,’ meaning […]

University overhauls student code of conduct

Content warning: This article discusses sexual misconduct. The Dean of Student Affairs Office announced a series of changes to the student code of conduct in an Aug. 31 email sent to the Tufts community. The updates — which impact drug and alcohol amnesty, campus demonstration procedures and hazing, among other policies — are the most significant […]

Led by a national champion, Bridge Club builds skills, community

Disclaimer: Ilana Goldberg is an assistant features editor at The Tufts Daily. She was not involved in the writing or editing of this article. For the past two years, a small group of Tufts students has been meeting each week to discuss and play the card game bridge. Though it is not officially recognized by the Tufts Community […]

TUSC does more with less, becomes a major presence on campus

Tufts University Social Collective (TUSC) is rapidly expanding its influence on campus as its events continue to grow in number and reach a wider audience of students than before. According to Assistant Director for Campus Life John Wescott, TUSC has 105 events planned for this semester, compared to 93 events in the fall semester. Details […]

Tufts expands discounted MBTA pass program

Tufts students can purchase discounted Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) passes, according to an email sent by Tufts Student Services on June 26 informing them that the passes were available to order for the fall 2017 and spring 2018 semesters. While the program was available in the past, developing its latest version has taken over a year, and this was […]

T-Pain cancels Spring Fling appearance, Tinashe to headline

T-Pain will no longer be performing at this year’s Spring Fling concert due to a “personal obligation that cannot be avoided.” According to Assistant Director for Campus Life John Wescott, T-Pain’s agent Taylor Schultz informed Wescott of the cancellation in an email at 7 p.m. last night, clarifying that the obligation was T-Pain’s son’s birthday. Tinashe, originally set […]

New student-run textbook exchange initiative to begin in fall 2017

A new student-run textbook exchange will start in September, according to Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senator Philip Miller, who has worked to implement the program. The exchange, which aims to reduce the financial burden of buying textbooks, will be housed in the Mayer Campus Center, and students can bring in textbooks between May 1 and 8, […]