Senior Profile: Jason Mejia displays passion for music, people

In his four years at Tufts, graduating senior Jason Mejia has become beloved by so much of the Tufts community, simply by making it a priority to get to know as many people as possible. “I expected to know some people, but I didn’t expect to become the notable campus icon that I’ve come to […]


Senior Profile: Nora Nord is telling women’s stories with her traveling camera

Ask Nora Nord what she’s working on right now, and you’ll get a list so long that you’re bound to forget the beginning by the end. The senior from Oslo, Norway seems to have a hand in every type of visual project possible. Nora arrived late to our meeting, immaculately dressed with a camera in […]


Senior Profile: Kofi Asante

In four short years, senior Kofi Asante has launched a branch of a startup in Boston, organized the recent Voices of the Hill event and even started his own company out of his first-year dorm room. The company came out of Asante and his friends’ desires to know about social events happening on campus and in the surrounding area. […]


Senior Profile: Sam Gordon blends comedy, film and writing

One would be hard-pressed to find someone juggling as many mediums in the Tufts comedy scene as graduating senior Sam Gordon. Since coming to Tufts in 2013, the Westchester, N.Y. native has been writing, filming, editing and performing sketches and stand-up for groups across campus, combining his love of comedy with the writing and filmmaking skills he’s […]


Senior Profile: Conor Ward

As a dual-degree student at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA) and the School of Arts and Sciences, graduating senior Conor Ward has spent much of his time at Tufts traveling between the Medford/Somerville and Fenway campuses. Out of everyone Ward has known during his college experience, the person who has impacted […]


Senior Profile: Drew Latimer

Graduating senior Drew Latimer may be a Greek and Latin major, but he has also been taking many different courses outside of the Department of Classics. Having been a member of the Tufts Debate Society since his first year, Latimer has worked to broaden his knowledge base while in college through both the wide variety of courses he has taken and […]


Senior Profile: Alexis Harrison

Graduating senior track quint-captain Alexis Harrison did not become the fourth fastest NCAA Div. III woman to ever compete in the 60-meter, or the national runner-up in the event, overnight; her accomplishments have been in the works since she first stepped foot onto the tracks at Gantcher and Ellis Oval a little over three years ago. As a first-year, […]


Senior Profile: Phillip David Ellison

Phillip David Ellison is not your average graduating senior. A transfer student, Ellison found his passion creating education opportunities for others through his time at Tufts. Now graduating with a double major in Africana Studies and History and a minor in entrepreneurial leadership studies, his list of accomplishments includes winning the Gordon Institute 100K competition and receiving the Presidential Award […]


Sedef Şeker shares Turkish identity, culture through music, film at Tufts

At Tufts Takht’s seasonal show, senior Sedef Şeker sang “Düğün Dernek,” a folk song from the Turkish indie rock band Pinhani. “Düğün Dernek” is one of the Arabic Music Ensemble’s signature pieces, and Şeker has been performing it ever since she joined the group her sophomore year. Performing the song for the last time was an affecting experience for Şeker — it […]


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