Tufts Housing League meets with local mayors

Members of the Tufts Housing League (THL) recently met with the mayors of Medford and Somerville to discuss the impact of Tufts’ housing policies on their respective cities. Both meetings took place in the last week of February, and the university was uninvolved in the meetings, according to THL member and senior Nate Krinsky. THL hopes to meet with […]


Tufts to renovate several residence halls over the summer

Tufts has scheduled renovations for Bush, Tilton and Harleston Halls this summer, as well as 123 Packard Ave., the former house of the Theta Delta Chi Fraternity, which the university purchased last month and will transform into a residence hall starting fall 2019. Christopher Hogan, construction program manager, said the upcoming restorations are part of the deferred maintenance program. “[It] can […]


Tufts purchases property at 123 Packard from Theta Delta Chi, plans to make it a residential hall

The Tufts administration purchased the property at 123 Packard Avenue on Jan. 7 for two million dollars. The house, which was previously owned by the Theta Delta Chi Corporation, will be used to expand on-campus housing options for students, according to Executive Director of Public Relations Patrick Collins. “While the current occupants have lived in the property […]


News roundup: Last year in headlines

Last year, Tufts saw a continuation of established debates and drama, as well as the emergence of new issues that stand to affect the campus in the coming months. Here is a review of the key issues as they emerged. September Led by campus group United for Immigrant Justice, more than 60 students protested outside […]


University resolution sanctions Greek life organizations

A message released this morning has announced the results of the investigation into the Theta Delta Chi, Zeta Psi and Delta Upsilon fraternities, as well as the Chi Omega sorority, signaling the completion of the more-than-one-year-long investigation of nine Greek organizations at Tufts. Theta Delta Chi, also known as 123, will have its charter revoked […]


CAST members share their personal experiences on the autistic spectrum

As a part of the Autism Week by the Coalition for Autism Support at Tufts (CAST), juniors Aaron Herman, Emma DiFrancesco and Justin Robbins shared their personal experiences of being on the autism spectrum in an event titled “Autism 101(23).” This was held in collaboration with Theta Delta Chi (123) on Thursday, March 31. Around 50 people attended the event in the Crane Room, which […]


JumBonnaroo successful despite last-minute venue changes

JumBonnaroo, a three-night music festival and fundraiser for Relay For Life, took place last weekend in spite of an Interfraternity Council (IFC) ban on all Greek life social events for that weekend. According to IFC President Evan Cover, the IFC instituted the ban in light of numerous alcohol-related transports the weekend leading up to JumBonnaroo at […]


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