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Where you read it first | Tuesday, May 28, 2024

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The Setonian
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Editorial: Apology and retraction of Sept. 16 editorial

Dear readers,Last week, the Daily ran an editorial titled “Sensitivity is necessary when mandating instruction in diaspora cultures." This editorial touched on the subject of cultural instruction at Tufts, and in the process conflated identities and sought to advance cultural gatekeeping that ...



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Editorial: Equal opportunity must mean equal access

Colleges are institutions where students of radically different backgrounds come together to learn, progress and grow to become leaders in society. Every student that attends university should have equal opportunity to experience the ordinary and extraordinary, whether that is going to the dining hall ...





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Editorial: TUPD, stop infantilizing students

The Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) recently posted images of a mock swearing-in ceremony on its Facebook page. Chief Kevin Maguire, right hand raised, is pictured facing a stuffed toy elephant in police uniform. “Officer Jumbo,” the post reads, “joins us from the field of 3 ring entertainment ...



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Editorial: President Monaco, open your door

Dear University President Anthony Monaco, Each semester you open your door to the Tufts community for office hours. You’ve written that “Office Hours serve as an opportunity for members of the Tufts community to participate in an informal open discussion.” Unfortunately, your door is only open ...


The Setonian
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Editorial: Hate on our doorstep

Saturday’s Straight Pride Parade, hosted by a group of far-right agitators called Super Happy Fun America (SHFA), was controversial, hateful and grim. Led by John Hugo and Mark Sahady, both from Boston, SHFA announced plans for the parade in June,shortly before Boston’s annual Pride Parade. SHFAcontinued ...



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Editorial: Welcome Home and Welcome Back

Class of 2023: Welcome home. Welcome to Tufts University, to a community where — not to sound like an admissions brochure — you can truly be yourself. We’re doers and fighters, artists and entrepreneurs, athletes and poets, activists and scientists and much more. It’s into this community which ...


The Setonian
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Editorial: There is power in a union

In the last two years, hundreds of thousands of American workers have gone on strike, including thousands of teachers in red states and large cities, 7,000 hotel workers in eight large cities and 30,000 grocery workers in New England. Meanwhile, the Industrial Workers of the World has launched an ambitious ...