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Anita Ramaswamy


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Alumni Q&A: Laurie Gabriel

The Alumni Series aims to create a diverse collection of experiences at Tufts through highlighting notable alumni.Editor’s note: This interview has been edited for length and clarity.Laurie Gabriel (J '76) graduated from Tufts in 1976 with a bachelor of arts in economics. After her time at Tufts, ...

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Anita's Angle: What opinion means to me

I have spent almost four years in the Daily’s Opinion section, sharing my takes with the Tufts community. This week, I started wondering why it matters, after a friend of mine shared with me that he doesn’t normally read opinion writing. He prefers data, numbers and objective information from which ...

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Anita’s Angle: If I say 'blockchain,' will you read this?

The 2018 midterm elections exposed a number of flaws in the U.S. voting process. In Palm Beach County, Fla., voting machines older than the very first MacBook overheated, setting back election officials by a full day in the race to recount ballots in the state’s disputed U.S. Senate race. We may ...

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Anita’s Angle: Why algorithms aren’t the new religion

“I’m spiritual, but not religious” -- it’s a trendy mantra these days. Much to the disdain of our parents, young people are rejecting institutionalized religion.Although the phenomenon is much more prevalent in North America and other predominantly Christian nations, it still applies worldwide, ...

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Anita’s Angle: The midterms, in moderation

Democrat Kyrsten Sinema won a Senate seat in Arizona this week, a traditionally Republican stronghold.She is the first Democrat to win an Arizona U.S. Senate seat in 30 years, the first female to ever win one and will be the first openly bisexual senator in the country. Sinema's political evolution ...

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Anita's Angle: Climate activism, collective action

After the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report on Oct. 8 -- the fifth of its kind -- we may be finally realizing the gravity of climate change. We have 12 years to limit devastating global warming, and as Vox explains, “we either invest now to clamp down on greenhouse ...

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