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 […]

Oath Craft Pizza joins JumboCash program

Oath Craft Pizza in Davis Square is the newest off-campus venue to join the JumboCash program. The pizza restaurant approached the university about joining the program a little over a month ago, Oath’s general manager Christopher Ryder recalled. “We definitely heard that there were a couple of businesses around Davis that were [accepting] JumboCash,” he said. “I […]

Do it this weekend: Feb. 17-19

Excited for the long weekend ahead? Check out some of the events happening around campus and the Boston area to keep you entertained. FRIDAY Tufts Muslim Students Association Presents: Interfaith Jummah Details: The Muslim Students Association will be joined by the new Muslim Associate Chaplain Abubakr Fakhry for Interfaith Jummah. The event will start with snacks […]

Fire safety still an important issue in choosing off-campus housing

Tufts students who decide to live off campus after their first two years of college have a lot on their plates when securing apartments. The list includes dealing with high rent prices, obeying local housing laws and finding apartments that meet proper fire safety regulations. Recently, the Medford and Somerville housing ordinances have banned more […]

An open letter to Anywhere Off Campus

Dear Anywhere Off Campus, This letter goes out to Demet’s Donuts, the beach out in Revere, the Brown Elementary School, coffee shops downtown and the random locations of cross country meets. I have you to thank for my sanity. Don’t get me wrong, campus is a wonderful place filled with beautiful trees, friendly faces, a […]

You call it safety, I call it classism

I am at Tufts thanks to an overwhelming amount of financial aid. I am not embarrassed to be here on financial aid — at least, not anymore — nor am I embarrassed by the amount I have received. I have in many ways believed that Tufts believed in me, that even after my parents’ house […]