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

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Editorial: The silence of forgetting

How much is lost if we do not try to remember the past? On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Jan. 27, we must think about the transience of memory. It is easy to get caught in the rush of the everyday, if we aren’t reminded to step back and reflect. At Tufts, it was easy to forget this day, ...




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Editorial: Leisure reading is good reading

For many students, the Tisch Library is a symbol of unrelenting work. It represents hours spent studying for midterms, working on group projects and typing dreaded final essays. Recently, Tisch Library created the Leisure Reading Collection, a set of books for students to read in their downtime. Students ...


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Editorial: Support dining workers' demands

Tufts has not yet negotiated a contract with the dining workers' union, almost nine months after workers voted to unionize. It is time for the university to do the right thing and respect the requests of its employees.Trisha O’Brien, who has worked for Tufts Dining for 30 years, said in an interview ...









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Editorial: Breaking the culture of sleep deprivation

Many universities boast 24-hour libraries and dining halls. Harvard’s undergraduate Lamont Library is open 24 hours a day; MIT offers three libraries with 24-hour access. This might sound appealing for students who want access to a library during all hours of the day. Students could work late into ...




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Editorial: Where does food go?

It’s 6:30 p.m. Students start filing into Carmichael and Dewick-MacPhie Dining Centers, and the dining staff swipe each Tufts ID through the register. Students grab a plate and pile on protein, carbs, vegetables, legumes, grains and fats, and raid the tables in packs. By 8:00 p.m. when the dining ...