TCU Senate hears club funding requests, DCA presentation

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate met yesterday in the Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room to discuss supplementary budget allocations. The meeting began with a presentation from Adrienne Pruitt, the collections management archivist at the Digital Collections and Archives (DCA). The department is responsible for preserving university records in paper and digital format for the administration […]

TCU Senate meets with Glaser, debates financial guidelines

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate met Sunday evening in the Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room for a briefing from Dean of School of Arts and Sciences James Glaser on changes to the university’s administrative structure. Senators also shared committee updates with the body and reviewed supplementary funding requests during the meeting. Glaser began his presentation […]

Editorial: It’s time for Tufts to subsidize laundry costs

College is expensive. Tuition costs are rising, textbook prices are through the roof, and living costs are not cheap. On top of these expenses, Tufts students are also expected to pay for their laundry while living on campus. While covering the already staggering costs of college, students should not have to worry about additional à […]

Thompson, Golia go before Senate, give introductions, hear concerns

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate heard presentations by Nancy Thompson, dean of student affairs and chief student affairs officer ad interim, and Joe Golia, director of the Office for Campus Life, about their work on campus last night in the Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room. Senators then shared projects they are interested in and areas […]

Events on the Hill — Week of Sept. 23

MONDAY “Wear Blue in Solidarity” Details: Tufts Community Union Senate announced in an email last night that students should wear blue to show their support for the Jewish community at Tufts. Where and When: Tufts University, all day. TUESDAY “Annual Environmental Brunch“ Details: This event provides those interested in the environment opportunities to learn and […]

TCU Senate announces fall election results

Disclaimer: Jonah Zwillinger is the business director for the Tufts Daily. Andres Borjas is an assistant news editor for the Tufts Daily. Neither Zwillinger nor Borjas was involved in the writing or editing of this article. The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate announced the results of its fall elections last night. Twelve first-years ran for the seven available Class of […]

Events on the Hill — Week of Sept. 15

MONDAY “Tufts Constitution Day — Free Speech or Premeditated Violence? A Conversation with the Tufts Alum Behind the Landmark Charlottesville Suit” Details: Tufts alumna Amy Spitalnick (LA’08), executive director of Integrity First for America, the organization behind the lawsuit against white nationalist organizers in Charlottesville, Va., will hold a discussion with political science professor Debbie […]

TCU Senate elects trustee representatives

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate elected Veronica Stewart-Frommer, Charming Dube, Tiffany Xie, Kevin Gleason and Philip Miller to the five open slots for student representative to the Tufts University Board of Trustees at its meeting in the Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room last night. There were seven students who ran for the posts. TCU President […]

TCU Senate tightens belt for clubs, announces new voting student trustee representative

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate met last night for its first meeting of the 2019–20 academic year in the Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room, where the main order of business was the passage of the Treasury Procedures Manual (TPM), which governs TCU club funding.  TCU Vice President Sylvester Bracey also announced there will be a […]

Senior Profile: Emily Ki Wan Sim

Ever since computer science major Emily Ki Wan Sim arrived at Tufts as the first in her family to go to college, she has worked to ensure it will be easier for others to follow in her footsteps. In four years, Sim has served as the Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate Treasurer, worked as a […]