Does the president of Tufts really live at the president's residence? Are there koi fish in the Gifford House garage? Will squirrely eat his nut? The Daily discovers answers to these questions and more on a tour of Gifford House with outgoing University ...
Hundreds of people gathered at the new Medford/Tufts MBTA station at 4:30 a.m. on Dec. 12 to celebrate the grand opening of the decades-delayed Medford branch of the Green Line Extension. The Daily was on the scene for the packed first ride.
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On Nov. 17, MBTA General Manager Steve Poftak announced that the Medford branch of the Green Line Extension is officially scheduled to open on Monday, Dec. 12, following a series of previous delays.
On April 8, Dean of Student Affairs Camille Lizarríbar announced that 150 first-year students would be living in temporary dormitories at 91, 93 and 95 Professors Row during the 2022–23 school year. Three modular buildings, each equipped with a laundry room, a common area, a kitchen and air conditioning, were transformed into The Court at Professors Row.
On Oct. 14, the Tufts Beelzebubs performed some of their greatest hits at an energetic a cappella concert live in the Tufts Daily newsroom. Members of the group then sat down with the Daily to discuss grappling with national recognition, building an inclusive culture and how they approach live performances — plus, where the Bubs get those iconic red pants.
Tufts senior Veronica Stewart-Frommer leads a double life of sorts. She's the lead singer of Melt — a nationally touring, Billboard-charting indie-soul band — and a full-time college student. The Daily recently sat down with Stewart-Frommer for an extended conversation on activism, finding balance and building community through music.
Video journalist David Corro and staff writer Abby Stern sat down with history-making, outgoing Tufts Community Union Senate President Amma Agyei for a conversation about student government, leadership and her multifaceted time at Tufts.
Due to an on-campus bed shortage, approximately 100 first-year students spent the past year living at the Hyatt Place Medford. Video journalists Sophi Schneider and Natasha Wan spoke to several Hyatt residents about the good and the bad of a year of hotel living. This is the second installment in a two-part series.
On April 30, Tufts women's lacrosse triumphed over Trinity to advance to the NESCAC Championship Semifinals. After a season with many ebbs and flows, the Jumbos have now won six consecutive games. Video journalist (and varsity lacrosse player) Meg Hatton recently caught up with three of the team's senior leaders to look back on the season — and their four years at Tufts.
On March 12, Tufts student band Emperor Jones performed a Tiny Desk Concert live in the Daily newsroom, delivering a dynamic, jazz-infused set. Though the members of the band come from diverse backgrounds, they are united through a common love of making music — and the Grateful Dead.
Tufts University offered admission to 9% of applicants to the undergraduate Class of 2026, marking the lowest acceptance rate in university history. Here's how some of the newest Jumbos reacted to their acceptances.
Tufts Civic Semester is a program for incoming students that combines academic work and on-site organizational visits. In fall 2021, the Civic Semester cohort spent its first semester in the American Southwest exploring topics such as indigenous sovereignty, immigration rights and environmental justice.
Classes kicked off earlier this semester in the brand new $90 million Joyce Cummings Center. Video journalist David Corro got a behind-the-scenes tour of the building from the person in charge of it all, Director of Academic Space Management Bruce Panilaitis.