Tufts by Numbers: A hunt for study space

Weekday evenings between 4 p.m and 10 p.m are rush hour for study territory on campus. Where to go to inspire prime productivity is at the height of most students’ needs from Sunday night to Thursday night. The Mayer Campus Center and Tisch Library serve as the two prime central study spaces for Tufts’ undergraduates. But, […]


Boston-area political leaders call on sanctuary cities to remain resilient

Students gathered for a panel discussion on sanctuary cities and immigration law in Tisch Library Room 316 on Monday night. The event was hosted by Tufts Democrats and featured six panelists who have direct ties to immigration policy and activism in the Boston area. First to speak was Tufts Democrats President Ben Kaplan. Kaplan, a senior, introduced […]


Late-night study hours

Tisch Library, Edward Ginn Library and Eaton Hall will each be offering extended late night study hours during reading period and finals week this semester. Tisch Library: began Dec. 11, ends Dec. 22 at 5 p.m. Sunday: general hours 10 a.m. to 1 a.m., extended study until 6 a.m. Monday-Thursday: general hours 8 a.m. to 1 […]


TCU Senate establishes trial program to provide free feminine hygiene products in public restrooms on campus

Students were introduced to a Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate pilot project last week to provide free feminine hygiene products for emergency use in public bathrooms around campus. The hygiene products, currently stocked in multiple campus bathrooms, include tampons and pads bought in bulk with funds from Health and Wellness Services. Walae Hayek, the TCU Senate’s Women’s Center community representative and TCU Senator Ariel Barbieri-Aghib have […]


Adriana Zavala discusses her curatorial project featuring Frida Kahlo’s works

An intimate crowd of students and faculty gathered in the Hirsch Reading Room yesterday for a Tisch Friends of the Library Author Talk with Adriana Zavala, associate professor of Art History, who discussed her curatorial exhibition project “Frida Kahlo: Life, Art, Garden.” The exhibit, which was displayed at the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx from May 16 to […]


A proposal for on-campus printing

On-campus printing is pricey and inconvenient for most Tufts students. There is a lack of accessibility to campus-administered printers. As such, regular long treks across campus in inclement weather just to print tonight’s hefty reading assignment or tomorrow’s midterm essay are necessary but seldom desired experiences. The only places that cater to printing needs are Tisch Library, the […]


Nancy Bauer discusses philosophy, pornography at Author Talk

Nancy Bauer, philosophy professor and dean of academic affairs for Arts and Sciences, discussed her new book “How to Do Things With Pornography“ in the Hirsch Reading Room yesterday afternoon. “How to Do Things With Pornography” was released this past April.  Bauer was the second speaker in the library’s ongoing Author Talk program, which is hosted by Friends of […]


Tufts alumnus gives Author Talk on bees as part of Parents Weekend

Biologist and Tufts alumnus Noah Wilson-Rich (G’11) gave a talk about the ecological and economic importance of bees at Tisch Library last Friday afternoon as part of the library’s ongoing Author Talk program. His presentation, called “Our Future With Bees,” specifically addressed declining bee populations worldwide due to larger environmental problems. Wilson-Rich is a biologist, […]


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