Students present demands on tuition, financial aid in rally

About 70 students gathered on the lower patio of Mayer Campus Center on the afternoon of Wednesday, May 4, as part of an organized rally to protest the raise of tuition expenses for the 2016-2017 academic year. The tuition increases were initially announced in an April 12 email from James Glaser, dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, and Jianmin Qu, dean […]

Janitors and students protest proposed cuts to working hours

Dozens of janitors and students, as well as two Service Employees International Union (SEIU) representatives, gathered outside of Brown and Brew today and marched down Boston Ave. to Tufts Facilities Services building to protest proposed cuts of janitorial jobs. Protestors marched in a circle outside the building for an hour and a half while Tufts Labor […]

The power of student protest

Younger generations are a significant threat to oppressive regimes. A driving force behind revolution, the student population is both at risk of repression and formidable in its opposition. Far too often student protests end in bloodshed and government crackdown. We were reminded of the risk and significance of student protests by the death of fourteen-year-old Kluiver Roa […]