Construction on Miller, Houston Halls generates excitement, concern among residents

Since May, Miller Hall — one of Tufts’ 11 residence halls that house first-years — has been undergoing massive construction. According to the university’s Operations Division website, Miller is being renovated to have new elevators, accessible common spaces and safety code upgrades, among other improvements. Construction on Miller Hall is slated to be complete in December, though students are currently living […]


Q&A: Assistant Director of Housing Operations Angelic Sosa discusses housing issues

Housing at Tufts is nothing if not complicated. With the creation of CoHo, the introduction of the tiered housing system and the upcoming move of first-years from Houston Hall to Miller Hall, there is a need for more clarity, information and assistance. Tufts hired a new assistant director of housing operations, Angelic Sosa, in the summer of 2018. A reporter from the […]


CoHo housing development launches this fall

The first phase of Tufts’ latest addition to on-campus housing, the conversion of a set of university-owned wood frame houses, launches this fall. The new development, known as CoHo, will add 45 single rooms to the existing campus housing options, according to the Student Affairs website. The rollout of CoHo is divided into three phases, according to the website. The second phase, which will open up 39 additional beds, […]


News roundup: Top stories from this year

The 2017–2018 academic year was an eventful one at Tufts. The following is a rundown of the biggest stories on the Hill this year. September Tufts’ first-ever Blue and Brown Pass Down sale during move-in gave students moving in discounted prices on donations from students moving out the previous year. The Tufts Disorientation Guide was removed from the official Tufts […]


Asian American Center to become nonresidential, community-focused space

The Asian American House and the Asian American Center will be separated next year, allowing for the Start House to be designated entirely for the Asian American Center, following a Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate resolution calling for Asian American identity-based housing to be separate from the center. As a result of the resolution, which passed Nov. 19, the Office […]


Administrators, students respond to ResLife structural reforms

According to Associate Dean of Student Affairs Christopher Rossi, Associate Director of Housing Operations Matt Austin and Associate Director of Residential Education Sarah D’Annolfo, the structural reforms that the Office of Residential Life and Learning (ResLife) put in place last semester have yielded positive outcomes so far. The reforms include a reorganization of the dorm model, […]


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 […]


Editorial: The importance of long-awaited housing reforms

The vast majority of Tufts students have dealt first-hand with the inefficiencies and frustration that pervade the Tufts housing system. If you are a first-year, you will have to wait until well into spring semester to find out where and with whom you are living. If you are applying for group housing, your friend groups […]


Transfer students navigate housing, academics, social scene

While many Tufts students can trace their time here back to first-year orientation, not all Jumbos started as first-years. Senior Renee LaMarche, sophomore Sophia Ginsburg, junior Gabriella de Maio, sophomore Margaret Edwards, junior Rachel Liu, sophomore Rafa Arms and sophomore Julia Pearl-Schwartz told the Daily about the challenges and joys of entering Tufts as transfer students. First Impressions: Orientation Week During Orientation Week, transfer […]


ResLife to restructure staffing in central office, RA roles

The Office of Residential Life and Learning (ResLife) will be restructured for the next academic year, with new positions both in ResLife’s central office and in dorms throughout campus. According to ResLife Director Yolanda King, the office will have an an associate director of housing operations, an associate director of residential education, three assistant directors, an […]


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