Op-Ed: Tufts history

During tours and first-year orientations, we all get the standard introduction to Tufts history and lore, mostly regarding the legend of Jumbo and his tail. If the guide is feeling particularly deep, they will recite Charles Tufts’ famous line when asked what he would do with “that bleak hill over in Medford.” “I will put […]


Editorial: The choice to place Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew (the man who signs all of your dollar bills) announced last week that Harriet Tubman will be placed on the front of the new $20 bill. While initial news had it that President Andrew Jackson would be removed completely, it turns out that Tubman will share the bill with him. The news was […]


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