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Senate holds meeting to discuss use of recovered funds

The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate's forum yesterday was just one facet of a broader campaign to garner input from students on how it should make use of the more than $700,000 it has recovered from the embezzlement scandal.


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Local food movement expands, attracts modest Jumbo following

This article is the first in a two-part series chronicling the expansion of the local food movement both on a community-wide scale and among Tufts students. This installation focuses on the Davis Square farmers' market and the efforts of students who promote locally grown food. The second part, which will run tomorrow, will address local food in Tufts' dining halls and eateries, as well as the barriers to expanding its presence on campus.


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Students lend a hand at Homeless Coalition's 5K run

Somerville residents and a range of Tufts community members turned out in record numbers for the 13th Annual Somerville Homeless Coalition (SHC) 5K Road Race on Oct. 4, helping the SHC meet fundraising goals despite the negative economic climate.


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Senate to hold forum on recovered funds

Invest in JPMorgan Chase; buy the country of Iceland. Those are just two suggestions students have given the Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate on how to use the $714,291.72 it recovered last month from the embezzlement scandal.



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Online books allow authors to more readily keep their publications up to date

When Rice University engineering professor Rich Baraniuk decided to publish his work on digital signal processing in 1999, he was concerned that the two-year publication process would make it impossible to keep the information up to date. Instead, he found collaborators in his field and published his work online alongside theirs by creating an online network called "Connexions."



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Ally Gimbel | When Kiwis Fly

People love famous places. They'll travel far and wide to see the country's only roller skating museum (Lincoln, Neb.) or the world's largest ball of twine (Cawker City, Kan.). Any road trip will undoubtedly yield multiple tourist attractions and distractions, with localities boasting things like "the best apple pie on this side of the Mississippi."






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Power malfunction leaves Tufts in the dark

A failure in a power-transfer station near Dowling Hall caused the campus-wide blackout that lasted for hours on Sunday and Monday, according to Dean of Student Affairs Bruce Reitman.




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Jessie Borkan | College Is As College Does

T he past couple of months have been brimming with things that make me feel as if I am truly entering the world of adulthood. I have a bed that is wider than my arm span.



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Study questions advantages of SAT

As admission to elite universities is becoming increasingly impossible, no measure of success and academic aptitude is more widely challenged than the SAT Reasoning Test — but usually to no avail.



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Fletcher to commemorate 75th anniversary at Library of Congress

The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy will celebrate its 75th anniversary with a grand gala tomorrow at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., where a former German diplomat will receive the Dean's Medal before a congregation of hundreds of his fellow alumni.