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Kendall Todd


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Marathon profile: Mauri Honickman

Mauri Honickman, a senior sociology major, ran in the Boston Marathon yesterday as a member of the Tufts Marathon Team. She began training in the fall of her junior year, although she originally planned to train for a half-marathon in the beginning.

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Campus Comment: Spring Fling reactions

"I’m still going to go. I’ve done crazier things on weekdays, so a Sunday isn’t a big deal." Thomas Coons, '19"I think people should be grateful that Tufts even puts on a concert. Our tuition is for paying for education, not for concerts, so people should stop complaining." ...

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University programs work to promote emergency preparedness

Since Oct. 1, five shootings have occurred across colleges and universities in Oregon, Arizona, Texas, Tennessee and North Carolina. As these acts of campus violence reignite national debates about guns and mental health, Tufts added a reminder to students' home pages in Student Information Services ...

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Student initiative pushes for tobacco-free campus

"The smoke-free initiative would benefit the Medford campus by reducing exposure to secondhand smoke and the necessity to clean up cigarette butts," Ramatowski said. "However, the initiative should provide services to help current smokers curb the habit. If we were to ban smoking without these support measures, Tufts' smoking population may turn to other substances, which would have a different set of health consequences."

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Green Line Extension project faces $1 billion in excess costs

Tufts students and Somerville/Medford residents anticipating the public transportation update promised by the Green Line Extension Project (GLX) may have even more waiting to do; Massachusetts Bay Transport Authority (MBTA) officials announced on Aug. 21 that the project will cost between $700 million ...

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Mountaineers

As I type this column, I am sitting in a cafe at the very summit of a 1,379 meter mountain just outside of Geneva, Switzerland. The sky is blue, and I can count only three individual clouds, two of which are wispy barely-there streaks of translucent white. The city below is sprawling and lovely, all ...

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Scooter envy

When most people think about popular European modes of transport, a few vehicles come to mind, namely complicated railway systems, tall noisy buses and tiny electric cars that zip around the city with a hum, sometimes even driving on the sidewalks and scattering pedestrians on their way. Well, I'm ...

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Time check

I'm afraid I don't have much to talk about this week other than midterms, which have been occupying my every waking moment since I got back from Geneva. This week, I have about a zillion things to do -- by the time you're reading this column, I will hopefully have turned in one of two massive ...

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