Op-Ed: Statement in support of CST-0094, Professor Thomas Abowd and Palestine Studies and Colonialism Studies

Tufts Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) unequivocally supports Professor Thomas Abowd and all professors teaching curriculum relating to justice in and for Palestine. The hostile environment towards Palestine and Palestinians at Tufts and other schools threatens the academic freedom and inclusive community that a university strives to foster. Professor Abowd’s course offers a unique […]

R.E.A.L. Talk: New beginnings

In my first semester at Tufts, I joined about ten other R.E.A.L. students on campus for our version of orientation. We sat down and had dinner with each other and introduced ourselves. I was amazed at the diversity in a group as small as we were. People from all over the country and all over […]

The Elephant in the Room: A Thank You Letter to my Friends

To the important individuals in my life: People keep saying that “social life is dead at Tufts,” which may be true for the moment in regards to big sweaty basement parties, but personally, I don’t believe that it’s true for the whole Tufts community. Correct me if I’m wrong here, but we go to big […]

An open letter to anyone having a bad week

Dear Anyone Having a Bad Week, I’m sorry. I have no idea why your week is bad, or how bad it actually is. I don’t know if this is just an isolated few crummy days, or if this is one week in a long succession of hard months — or even years. I don’t know […]