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Where you read it first | Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Anna Fattaey


Anna Fattaey is a sophomore studying philosophy and civic studies. Anna can be reached at anna.fattaey@tufts.edu.

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Somerville becomes first Mass. city to call for Gaza ceasefire

In late January, Somerville became the first city in Massachusetts to pass a resolution calling for an enduring ceasefire in Gaza. The resolution, which was brought forth by City Council President Ben Ewen-Campen, was passed in a 9–2 vote after close to three hours of testimony and deliberation on Jan. 25.

Award-winning screenplay writer Jennifer Burton gets into character as "Rachel Carlson" and joins the cast of characters as she directs "Half the History" inside the Crane Room at Tufts University.
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‘Half the History’ event covers the untold story of women

Tufts faculty members Julie Dobrow and Jennifer Burton discussed their new short-form media project, “Half the History,” at this year’s first Tisch College Civic Life Lunch on Sept. 19. The project aims to spread the untold stories of prominent women from American history through various forms of media on its website, which will fully launch next March.

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EPIIC Symposium explores race in global politics with State Dept. Rep Desirée Cormier Smith

The Institute for Global Leadership at Tisch College hosted the annual Education for Public Inquiry and International Citizenship Symposium from March 9–11. Titled “Power and Prejudice: Race and International Relations,” the three-day event hosted several panel discussions on the prevalence of racial issues in global politics. Desirée Cormier Smith, special representative for racial equity and justice in the U.S. Department of State, delivered the keynote address for the symposium.

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