Theta Chi leaders move toward reform after cease-and-desist order ends

The cease-and-desist order was lifted for Theta Chi on Oct. 7, according to the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life (OFSL) website. Theta Chi was found guilty of hazing and sexual harassment, and as a result, the fraternity will be on disciplinary probation until October 2019; however, the fraternity will be able to recruit new members in spring 2018, […]

Transfer students navigate housing, academics, social scene

While many Tufts students can trace their time here back to first-year orientation, not all Jumbos started as first-years. Senior Renee LaMarche, sophomore Sophia Ginsburg, junior Gabriella de Maio, sophomore Margaret Edwards, junior Rachel Liu, sophomore Rafa Arms and sophomore Julia Pearl-Schwartz told the Daily about the challenges and joys of entering Tufts as transfer students. First Impressions: Orientation Week During Orientation Week, transfer […]

Mickey Toogood to leave role as judicial affairs administrator

Mickey Toogood left his position as judicial affairs administrator in September after two years in that capacity, according to an email announcement to faculty from Dean of Student Affairs Mary Pat McMahon on July 12. Toogood has continued to work remotely from his new home of Seattle, while Senior Associate Dean of Student Affairs Raymond Ou oversees […]

Greek community aims to address sexual assault, behavioral problems

The Inter-Greek Council (IGC), the Greek Life Anti-Sexual Assault Initiative Task Force and the broader Greek community are working to prevent sexual assault and behavioral issues in Greek life this semester. The efforts to reform Greek life have included the hiring of sexual misconduct prevention specialist Alexandra Donovan last July, training and initiatives to ensure safer Greek social events and increased communication within […]

Events Box: Sept. 10, 2015

Looking for things to do this weekend? Here’s some of what’s going on in Boston and the Tufts community: Back Bay Night Out: In partnership with the Back Bay Association and Boston magazine, The Shops at the Prudential Center will be hosting a neighborhood-wide celebration of the Back Bay business community, featuring a variety of […]

Greek life from the outside: the good, the bad, the ugly

I have never wanted to join a Greek organization. Obviously, I am not alone in this — plenty of people make it through college, Tufts and elsewhere, without having much of anything to do with fraternities or sororities. Given the rising numbers of students joining the ranks of the various Greek organizations here at Tufts, […]

Relay for Life hosts JumBonnaroo to generate awareness, raise money

Tufts Relay For Life hosted its biannual JumBonnaroo music festival on Nov. 21 and 22 to raise money for the American Cancer Society (ACS). The musical performances, which took place in fraternities Theta Chi and ATO of Massachusetts, featured Tufts bands Rollersnakes, Waldo, Market Basket and Shark Saddle, and served the dual purpose of spotlighting talent at Tufts […]

Theta Chi hosts first Zombie Run fundraiser

Tufts fraternity Theta Chi hosted its first-ever Zombie Run, a 4 km fundraising run starting from Fletcher Field, winding through campus and ending at the Res Quad, to raise money and awareness for the Jimmy Fund of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute this past Sunday. The event attracted over 100 participants, including an appearance by University President Anthony Monaco, and raised over $2000 for Dana-Farber, according […]