TEDxTufts shares stories, seeks to revise perspectives

TEDxTufts, the independently organized Technology, Entertainment and Design (TED) conference, brought ten speakers to the stage in Cohen Auditorium on Sunday afternoon to share talks covering topics ranging from cybersecurity to one woman’s story of her gender transition. The theme of this year’s series of talks, which happened in two sessions, was “Re:Vision,” according to Taylor Fasolo, TEDxTufts’ creative […]


TEDxTufts 2018: ‘re:Vision’ preview

Ten speakers will turn the Cohen Auditorium into a space of compassion and education by sharing private experiences and passions on March 11, when TEDxTufts hosts “re:Vision,” its fourth annual TED event since 2015. From a 1984 conference that celebrated the the interdisciplinary nature of technology, entertainment and design, TED has developed into a non-profit organization that has sponsored over […]


The Tuftonian Dream: The missing piece

When you were young, maybe you had a dream. You were going to fly to the moon, pass EC 5, cure cancer. Then you grew up. You cut your hair, chose your major, changed your outlook. You changed a lot, but did you change your dream? First-year Jessie Lan spent last night engaged in a […]


TEDxTufts presents its second annual event, ‘Verge’

TEDxTufts presented its second annual TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) event, “TEDxTufts: Verge,” to an audience in Cohen Auditorium on Sunday afternoon.  The event, which was co-sponsored by the Tufts Institute for Innovation, Tisch College, the Tufts Office of the President, Tufts Alumni and Anna’s Taqueria, was independently organized under the general guidelines of the TEDx program and was designed to bring members of […]


TCU Senate reconvenes following spring break

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate met last night to discuss several supplementary funding requests and committee updates. TCU President Brian Tesser opened the meeting by discussing the Senate ad-hoc housing committee’s effort to gather student input and submit it to the university’s Residential Strategies Working Group (RSWG). He then spoke briefly about Spring Fling, noting that logistics for […]


TEDxTufts lends voice to student speakers

When the nonprofit TED was first initiated in 1984, its goal was to act as a conduit for powerful ideas via live and video-recorded speeches. It was created as a medium to make ideas even more accessible to anyone. It was in this same spirit, with the desire to lend a platform to those worthy of projecting their […]


Tufts Idea Exchange becomes TEDxTufts

Tufts Idea Exchange (TEX), a completely student-run organization established at Tufts by a group of synaptic scholars from the Institute for Global Leadership (IGL), is transitioning to become a TEDx organization at Tufts this year, according to Stephanie Cleland, a TEDx organizer at Tufts. Cleland, a junior, said the purpose of TEDx is to create a platform where […]


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