Members of both the Senate Executive Board and ECOM clarified that there was never any attempt by a body of student government to undemocratically place students into the vacant Senate seats.
Under the new guidelines, students can only leave their residence halls or off-campus apartments to attend class, seek medical care, go to or from their jobs, pick up food, get a COVID-19 test or exercise outdoors.
Editor's note: Since the publication of this article, it has been clarified to the Daily that the reasoning behind the TCU Judiciary's initial suspension was the result of a miscommunication with other members of student government surrounding the use of the term "appointment," according to a statement published by the Judiciary on Oct. 12. In the statement, the Judiciary formally rescinded its suspension and apologized to members of the Senate Executive Board and ECOM. For more information, please refer to the Daily's full coverage.
Facing outcry over the high price of dues and criticism on social media, Alpha Phi and the vast majority of Chi Omega members will disaffiliate from their national organizations and plot a new course. These announcements mean that by next year, Tufts will only have two remaining sororities.
Senior university officials held a virtual forum yesterday to discuss the work of the campus safety and policing workstream, one of five workstreams created in July to address the dynamics of policing on campus.
The decision was approved during a faculty senate meeting on Friday. Faculty also voted to extend the transfer of credit policies they enacted for 2020, according to Dean of Undergraduate Studies Carmen Lowe.
The new center, called the StAAR Center, provides writing support, academic coaching and is responsible for approving student accommodations and ensuring that barriers to student learning are reduced.
U.S. Representative Joe Kennedy III spoke to the Tufts community in a webinar on Tuesday, Oct. 6, as part of the Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series.
Donna Esposito, interim executive director of the center, explained that the office has worked for several years to develop a new model to support students in defining their career paths.
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and city leaders Dr. Karilyn Crockett, chief of equity, and Marty Martinez, chief of health and human services, spoke about current issues in Boston as part of the Civic Life Lunch series.