Tufts purchases property at 123 Packard from Theta Delta Chi, plans to make it a residential hall

The Tufts administration purchased the property at 123 Packard Avenue on Jan. 7 for two million dollars. The house, which was previously owned by the Theta Delta Chi Corporation, will be used to expand on-campus housing options for students, according to Executive Director of Public Relations Patrick Collins. “While the current occupants have lived in the property […]


The State of Housing at Tufts: On-campus shortages, off-campus exploitation and new solutions

According to the 2017–2018 Tufts Factbook, Tufts’ on-campus bed capacity for undergraduates is 3,440 — 63 percent of the university’s 5,438 undergraduate population. In contrast, other comparable East Coast institutions are largely better equipped to provide their students with housing: Middlebury College and Bates College, both of which have much smaller student populations than Tufts, are […]


Owners of Dave’s Fresh Pasta to open new restaurant near 574 Boston Ave.

The owners of Dave’s Fresh Pasta, a specialty food and wine market in Davis Square, are planning to open a small new restaurant and bar in late spring on the edge of the Tufts campus, near the Collaborative Innovation and Learning Complex at 574 Boston Ave., called Semolina Kitchen and Bar. According to Robert Chihade, Tufts’ director […]


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