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Car fire, bomb threats under ongoing investigation, impacted finals schedule

Multiple law enforcement agencies are involved in an ongoing investigation surrounding bomb threats and a suspected arson that occurred outside of Health Service in the early morning hours of Monday, May 9. The investigation is being carried out by a joint law enforcement team made up of the state Fire Marshal, Somerville Police, Medford Police, Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) and the Massachusetts State Police.

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Bomb threats, car fire interrupted Monday activities, final exam schedules

The scheduling of today's final exams was disrupted following a fire in a vehicle outside of Tufts Health Service around 4:30 a.m. this morning, and the discovery at the building entrance of a note with bomb threats to four different campus locations. As law enforcement secured, evacuated and cleared the four targeted buildings — Cabot Intercultural Center, Braker Hall, Cohen Auditorium and Tisch Library — exams of three math courses and classes taught in the G and E blocks in the Schools of Arts and Sciences and Engineering (AS&E) were postponed and rescheduled to Friday.

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Flashback Friday: Students protest anti-Semitic speech, 1992

In April 1992, when Dr. Khalid Abdul Muhammed, the special assistant to Nation of Islam leaderLouis Farrakhan, came to Tufts to talk about the relationship between Israel and South Africa, a rally of over 200 people from Tufts Hillel, Tufts Israel Network and other members of the Tufts community ...

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Tufts Democrats attend annual NH Democratic State Convention

On an early foggy Saturday morning, 68 members of Tufts Democrats departed in groups to attend the 2015 Democratic Party State Conventionheld in Manchester, N.H.Over 4,000 people from the surrounding states and the Democratic Party gathered in the Verizon Wireless Arena to hear from various Democratic Party officers and six Presidential candidates, including former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT).

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With free speech policy, Tufts community seeks civil dialogue

This January, the shooting of 12 people at the offices of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo shocked the world, and brought the topics of free speech and religious sensitivity to the fore. The violence sparked discussions across campus, where free speech has been a major topic of debate, and where both students and the administration have actively sought to build a campus that embraces differences of ideas, understanding, and active engagement.

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Tufts researchers study the hazards of highway pollution

A Tufts research team, working with more than eight community partners, has found a relationship between air pollutants emanating from highways and cardiovascular health in surrounding communities, and has also explored ways to mitigate exposure at the levels of policy and practice.

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