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Visiting the Hill This Week

MONDAY "The Old World Diaspora from Africa" Details: Patrick Manning, a professor of world history at the University of Pittsburgh, will talk about "The Old World Diaspora from Africa." His visit is part of the Pearson Prentice Hall Seminar Series in Global History. When and Where: 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.; Murrow Room, Goddard Hall Sponsor: Department of History


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Senate, Dining Services look at prices of food

As the price of food continues to climb nationwide, Dining Services and the Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate are looking for ways to guarantee that on-campus options do not become too expensive for students.







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Chabad gets cozy

Tufts' Chabad brought students together in the West Hall lounge last night to make fleece baby blankets, which will be donated to a local women's shelter. The blankets are intended for mothers who need to keep their babies warm this winter.


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Hotung event to help Sudanese student

The Zeta Psi fraternity will come together with PANGEA, Tufts STAND and Banaa: The Sudan Educational Empowerment Network to host a benefit concert tonight to raise money for a Sudanese student affected by genocide. If all goes according to plan, one Sudanese student will enter Tufts next year as a member of the Class of 2013.




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Berkeley study shows health benefits of diverse friend groups

Students have numerous ways of dealing with stress: Some try to get more sleep, while others eat healthier or become time-management gurus. But one way of combating stress — a solution which is often overlooked — is simply to make new friends.


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Urine found in Wren Hall dryers

Doing laundry in a college dorm is rarely a thrilling experience. But for residents of Wren Hall, it has become slightly more disagreeable lately.




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Michael Sherry | Political Animal

At long last, the election hubbub has settled down. Every pundit worth his salt has completed his obligatory postmortem of the '08 election. Winners in congressional races are jockeying for the best office space in the Rayburn, Longworth and Cannon House Office Buildings. Losers are sadly packing their bags and seeing if they can squeeze their name onto a U.S. post office in their district before January. Campaign staffers seem to finally be running out of stories to whisper to reporters about Sarah Palin.




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Inside' the SMFA: student work goes up for sale

Just next to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) is a humble, brick building which houses the studios of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA). It's a structure almost overshadowed by the monumental MFA, but it still serves an important role, pumping fresh blood into the established art world. Beside the location of Van Goghs, Warhols and ancient treasures, SMFA students roll up their sleeves to create the next generations' masterpieces.