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Editorial: Sackler exposé brings Tufts to the hot seat

A recent Esquire exposé that rocked the Internet revealed the Tufts’ Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences has indirectly profited from thousands of opioid-induced deaths.The Sackler family, champions of art and philanthropy, are also behind the success of OxyContin, a leading painkiller ...



The Setonian
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Editorial: Tufts’ complex relationship with Title IX

Tufts’ relationship with Title IX has been a complex one. In 2014 the university was found to be in violation of Title IX in its handling of sexual assault and misconduct cases. After this finding, the university revisited its sexual assault policy and took steps to reform it, including the creation ...



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Editorial: To vote or not to vote

Tufts places a heavy emphasis on civic engagement. Between the dozens of service groups under the Leonard Carmichael Society and the abundance of political and activist groups as well as the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life and the many groups it sponsors, a great number of students are involved with ...


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Editorial: Part-time lecturers deserve better contract

We all know that a Tufts University diploma is an exorbitantly priced piece of paper. Somewhere along the line, we have decided to justify steep tuitions and forthcoming debt with the notion that it will all be worthwhile. We will graduate with a sterling education, coated with wisdom passed down ...



The Setonian
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Editorial: Use of Voatz is a step in the right direction

More than 720 first-years voted in the most recent Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate election, greater than the number of first-year voters in 2015 and 2014, the two most recent years where this data is readily available. Increasing voter turnout is especially important given the low rates of participation ...




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Editorial: Tufts' inconsistent restroom policy

While the 2017–18 academic year marks an important and long-awaited step towards gender inclusivity with the institution of an all-gender housing policy, it can only successfully be accomplished in tandem with a gender-neutral bathroom policy. Tufts' Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) provides ...



The Setonian
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Editorial: Greek Life transparency a vital change of pace

Yesterday, the Tufts administration finally released a substantial update on the status of Greek life on campus. Following a series of controversies in the fall of 2016 and 10 months of investigations and sanctions, the changes mentioned will, if carried out, represent a major turning point in the relationship between Greek life and the university.



The Setonian
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Editorial: Tufts goes hard

Welcome Class of 2021. We want to start by setting the record straight — the rumors are true. Tufts is pretty much a party school. Do we have tailgates? Yes, oncea year. Do we have daytime parties? When the police don't shut them down, absolutely. Do we have frat parties? Debatable (and highly ...


The Setonian
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Editorial: Tufts should expand mental health services

Disclaimer: MJ Griego is a columnist for the Daily. They were not involved in the writing of this editorial.For most students, the end of the year means Spring Fling apparel orders, afternoons sprawled on the President's Lawn and finals season, followed by everyone packing up and going home. ...


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Editorial: Students should support all university workers

Most students on campus know Idah Duche, a cashier at Hodgdon Food-on-the-Run who always makes an effort to greet students warmly and even seems to have learned hundreds of students’ names. She was rightly acknowledged by University President Anthony Monaco at Senior Dinner this year for her friendliness ...