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Where you read it first | Friday, June 14, 2024



Students allege police aggression at Nov. 17 protest for Palestine

Student demonstrators held a protest at Ballou Hall in support of Palestine on Nov. 17, 2023, demanding that Tufts end its ties to Israeli institutions and denounce Israel’s assault on Gaza. In the weeks following the protest, 18 students received disciplinary violations, one student had their study abroad privileges revoked and Tufts Students for Justice in Palestine publicly alleged on Instagram that Tufts University Police Department officers had engaged in physical and verbal harassment against students.


Monaco attended 2018 meeting with Saudi crown prince

University President Anthony Monaco and leaders from fiveother Boston-area colleges and universities met with Mohammed bin Salman, the crown prince of Saudi Arabia, whose human rights record has sparked widespread controversy, on March 25, 2018. Tufts did not disclose the meeting at the time.The meeting, ...


Inside the Purdue Pharma-Tufts relationship

A Blight on the Hill, the Tufts Daily’s investigative podcast, explores the ethical consequences of Tufts University’s pursuit of prosperity and prestige. The series’ second episode, ‘Oxycontin University,’ examines the decades-long relationship between the university and the Sackler family ...


Tufts janitor fired after taking pregnancy leave

When Luz Rosello came to the Medford campus as a part-time janitor in November 2017, she was expecting more job security and opportunity. Previously a temporary, on-call janitor on Tufts' Boston campus, Rosello finally had a permanent job. In February 2018, she was greeted with another bit of happy ...