Vacancies in themed, Greek housing included in general lottery

Once again this year, all open spaces in themed or Greek housing were put in the general housing lottery for the 2019–2020 academic year, allowing any student to select into them, according to Joshua Hartman, director of the Office of Residential Life and Learning (ORLL). However, Hartman said in an email to the Daily, ORLL […]

Greek life in review: Students, administration evaluate the system

The past academic year has been a turbulent one for the fate of Greek life on campus. Amidst reports of hazing and discrimination, many have called for the Greek life system to be disbanded, while others have defended its presence on campus and suggested internal reform. In November 2016, rising senior Ben Kesslen detailed his experience with hazing and […]

Theta hosts first large-scale Thetathon fundraiser

Sorority Kappa Alpha Theta hosted its first annual Thetathon, a four-hour dance marathon, on Saturday night at the Cousens Gymnasium’s Carzo Cage. The event raised money for Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), an organization that designates volunteers to protect children as they go through foster care or the court system. Tufts Theta CEO Lesya Horyn, a senior, said that 275 people […]

Fraternities aim to make party policies more widely known

Despite rumors that Tufts fraternities will have to follow stricter party policies — specifically involving alcohol distribution at parties and age regulation — the heads of Greek organizations say that the existing policies are not changing. In fact, they said these issues are, to a large degree, already addressed in the current guidelines. According to the […]