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Where you read it first | Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Lucas Frota

Staff Writer

Lucas Frota is a first-year studying quantitative economics. Lucas can be reached at


Seasoned journalists discuss experiences in political reporting at annual Tufts Democrats Symposium

Tufts Democrats held its annual symposium titled “Democrats in Motion: The Future of Progressive Policy” on April 5, featuring speakers including U.S. Sen. Ed Markey, Somerville Mayor Katjana Ballantyne, political consultant Elaine Almquist, expert political campaign organizers, reporters and Tufts political science professors across four different panels.

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Solomont Speaker Dr. Talithia Williams discusses strategies for minimizing health disparities

Dr. Talithia Williams, a renowned statistician and TED Talk speaker, discussed her unique perspective in the fight against health disparities in her most recent lecture at Tufts, “Data Driven Solutions for Eliminating Health Disparities,” jointly presented by the School of Engineering’s Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice Colloquium Series and Tisch College’s Solomont Speaker Series.


Medford City Council approves 8-story research building

The Medford City Council voted to proceed with plans for a $50 million to $60 million state-of-the-art research and lab building designed by Ci Design — an architecture firm specializing in science and research — at a meeting on Oct. 3. The development will be located at 243 Mystic Ave.

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