Senior Profile: Shaan Merchant

During his four years at Tufts, Shaan Merchant has kept busy. He created his own interdisciplinary studies major in political media, served on the executive board of the Tisch Council for Philanthropic Leadership and worked as a barista at The Rez. Merchant is also a food tour guide for Boston’s Little Italy and shares his […]


Nipsey Hussle leaves behind legacy of artistry, activism

Unfortunately, in the hip-hop industry, the deaths of major artists have been common, and Nipsey Hussle — legal name Ermias Ashgedom — is the latest member of that haunting and upsetting list.  Thirty three is a very young age to die, and his murder cut off a budding career that was glimmering with excellence. While everyone may not […]


Alpha Phi raises $15,000 through Bid Your Heart Out fundraiser

The sisters of Alpha Phi held their sixth annual Bid Your Heart Out (BYHO) philanthropic event Friday evening, raising approximately $15,000 to support women’s heart health. Over 500 people attended the event, which started at 8 p.m. in the Sophia Gordon Hall multipurpose room with a silent auction, according to Martha Meguerian, Alpha Phi’s co-director of […]


Theta hosts first large-scale Thetathon fundraiser

Sorority Kappa Alpha Theta hosted its first annual Thetathon, a four-hour dance marathon, on Saturday night at the Cousens Gymnasium’s Carzo Cage. The event raised money for Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), an organization that designates volunteers to protect children as they go through foster care or the court system. Tufts Theta CEO Lesya Horyn, a senior, said that 275 people […]


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