TUSC Seniors announces first Senior Night replacing ‘Senior Pub Night’

The first Senior Night of the year will be held on Oct. 20, according to Tufts University Social Collective (TUSC) Seniors, also known as the Senior Class Council, which is the group responsible for organizing Senior Nights. The event, titled “Senior Oktoberfest,” will take place on the President’s Lawn, and tickets go on sale Monday, Oct. […]

Editorial: Cancelling Senior Pub Night could hurt local residents too

Last week, the Office for Campus Life (OCL) confirmed that it will be discontinuing the tradition of “Senior Pub Night” due to students’ disruptive behavior at past events. For many current and future Tufts seniors, the announcement was nothing short of a major disappointment. For years, Pub Night was considered a staple of the senior year […]

“Senior Pub Night” cancelled, Senior Night to take new form

The Office for Campus Life (OCL) has discontinued the practice of transporting students to a nightclub in Boston for Senior Night, colloquially known as “Senior Pub Night,” in response to disruptive behavior at past events. According to the Senior Class Council, also known as Tufts University Social Collective (TUSC) Seniors, the claims that Senior Night itself has been cancelled […]

Waka Flocka Flame sells out in 80 minutes

Tickets to see Waka Flocka Flame and DJ Whoo Kid at Fall Fest on Oct. 1 sold out one hour and 20 minutes after going on sale at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 19, according to Concert Board Co-Chair Alex Mitchell. Of the 1,500 available tickets, 900 sold in the first 10 minutes, according to […]

Waka Flocka Flame to headline Fall Fest

Hip-hop artist Waka Flocka Flame and DJ Whoo Kid will headline this year’s newly named Fall Fest, Tufts University Concert Board announced at Fall Gala on Sept. 9. The show will take place in the Carzo Cage at 8 p.m. on Oct. 1, with doors opening at 7 p.m. and closing at 8:30 p.m, according to Concert Board Co-Chair Alex Mitchell. […]

Laura DaRos appointed assistant dean of student affairs for SMFA

Laura DaRos, former associate director for campus life operations, has been appointed assistant dean of student affairs at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (SMFA). She will begin her new position on Oct. 3. As assistant dean of student affairs at the SMFA, DaRos will be in charge of day-to-day operations of […]

Administrators address TCU Senate, encourage engagement

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate had a full schedule at its meeting last night: they met with three administrators, held elections for the Allocations Board (ALBO) and tackled supplementary funding requests. TCU President Brian Tesser, a senior, opened the floor for three administrators who attended the meeting to discuss future opportunities for collaboration with Senate. Director of the Office for Campus […]

TuftsLife re-launches site after eight-month hiatus

TuftsLife, which served as the virtual bulletin board for student groups and their events for the past decade, has re-launched this fall after an eight-month hiatus. Inactive since Feb.1, TuftsLife announced its return on Oct. 6 with a post on its Facebook page that read, “Hello[,] World. It’s been a long time.” As of press time, around 20 student groups, including Tufts Amnesty […]

Third annual Fall Gala sells out, sees increase in TEMS calls

The third annual Fall Gala, held in Gantcher Center last Friday, sold out tickets but also saw an increase in students who had to be evaluated by Tufts Emergency Medical Services (TEMS). Due to a forecast of rain, the event had been moved from the Academic Quad to Gantcher Center. According to Assistant Director for Campus Life and Programming Ashley Tello, the event, which […]

LCS Vegas raises over $5,000 for local nonprofits

Tufts’ Leonard Carmichael Society (LCS) hosted its 19th annual semi-formal Las Vegas-themed fundraiser LCS Vegas at the Hilton Boston Back Bay Hotel on Friday night. This year, funds raised from the LCS Vegas event will benefit RESPOND, a local domestic violence agency, and the Community Action Agency of Somerville, the official anti-poverty initiative for the City of Somerville, according to Gemma Stern, co-president […]