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Editorial: Tufts Secrets, Barstool and abusing anonymity

Tufts prides itself on its inclusive community, in which students can study, socialize and coexist on one campus. Many students proudly tout progressive world views, advocating for the rights of people of color, members of the LGBT community, women and other marginalized groups. So why are Tufts students, ...


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Editorial: Fighting food insecurity on campus

Food insecurity, or the lack of access to healthy, affordable food, is increasingly impacting college students across the United States as the cost of tuition goes up. Students are often forced to choose between buying books and school supplies and paying for meals. This very basic struggle to eat harms ...


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Editorial: TEMS volunteers should be compensated

For the past three decades,the entirely student-run Tufts Emergency Medical Services (TEMS) has served the Tufts community. Today, the members that comprise TEMS provide 24-hour care, seven days a week for the entire school year, responding to around 400 calls per year.They often remain on call during ...


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Editorial: How to fix first-year community

Many in the class of 2021 believe that the Tufts social scene is particularly lacking. This is partially a byproduct of the general campus structure that hinders the ability to make meaningful connections. Fortunately, the re-evaluation of residential setup is underway, and it has potential to create ...


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Letter from the Managing Board: Support fund

For a fourth semester, the Daily is once again proud to offer its support fund, a stipend program aimed at supporting members of the Daily with an interest in journalism and demonstrated financial need. Often, involvement in an on-campus organization can be difficult for those facing financial barriers, ...




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Editorial: 2FA service, a small price to pay for security

Earlier this year, Tufts Technology Services (TTS) requested that students register for the new Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) service, provided by Duo Security. In use by faculty and staff since October 2017, 2FA has been promoted as a necessary service to combat identity theft and further ensure ...



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Editorial: Rethinking Tufts football

We, the managing board of the Daily, believe that our editorials this semester were outstanding. We strive to maintain a fair perspective on all issues. This piece, however, featured insufficient details on the nature of Tufts' actions and input from the Athletics Department. Football is a complicated ...




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Editorial: The taxing cost of higher education

Given today’s economy and job market, not getting a college degree isn’t an option for those who wish to earn a living wage. It is simply not feasible to cover daily expenses, support a family and plan for retirement with only $35,000 a year, which was the median income of high school graduates ...







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Editorial: The importance of long-awaited housing reforms

The vast majority of Tufts students have dealt first-hand with the inefficiencies and frustration that pervade the Tufts housing system. If you are a first-year, you will have to wait until well into spring semester to find out where and with whom you are living. If you are applying for group housing, ...


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Editorial: Tufts Career Center has room for improvement

College students are painfully aware of how much more difficult it is to get a job now compared to during our parents’ generation. Automation and mechanization mean that jobs lost in recessions often become extinct, while increasing global competition leads to a demand for higher-skilled people. This ...