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What Is the Class of 2017 Reading?

Noah Fitzgerel | Posted 09.22.2013 | College
Noah Fitzgerel

While many recent high school graduates, myself included, are spending their respective summers pursuing a variety of activities, many of them have one thing in common -- required reading.

College Asks Applicants, 'What Does YOLO Mean To You?'

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.13.2013 | College

YOLO [YO-low]: An acronym meaning "You only live once." Meant to elicit a carefree attitude, willing to take chances. Also, the subject of an essay...

India's Yes Bank and 'Fit and Proper' Criteria for Board Membership

Sunil Chacko | Posted 08.17.2013 | Business
Sunil Chacko

As directed by the Bombay High Court, the Yes Bank Board will take up the potential nomination of Ms. Shagun Kapur Gogia at its meeting to be held on or before June 27, 2013. Surely, common sense should prevail.

University Newspaper Ad On Islam Generates Discussion About Islamophobia

Alexandra Minter | Posted 05.08.2013 | Religion
Alexandra Minter

As a student at Tufts University, I feel that it is my obligation as a Muslim to address these issues on a campus-wide level in hopes that our measures to combat this type of hatred can provide an example for our nation.

Tufts Student Complains Senior Night Discriminates Against 20-Year-Olds

Posted 02.01.2013 | Weird News

A student at Tufts University believes the Senior Class Council discriminates against 20-year-olds by holding Senior Night events at bars restricted t...

LOOK: The Best Satellite Campuses

Posted 03.12.2013 | College

Popular schools are so much more than their flagship campuses. In fact, it is on satellite campuses where many schools feel the freedom to launch thei...

Tufts Yanks Away Gift To Lance Armstrong

Posted 11.26.2012 | College

The Tufts University board of trustees unanimously voted this month to strip famed cyclist Lance Armstrong of the honorary degree given to him at a gr...

Censored: Top 10 Pics Too Hot for Campus

Greg Lukianoff | Posted 01.12.2013 | College
Greg Lukianoff

In my new book, Unlearning Liberty: Campus Censorship and the End of American Debate, I wanted to include a section with all of the pictures that have...

Undecided Young Voters Make Up Their Mind In Presidential Race

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.30.2012 | College

President Barack Obama's lead among young voters has grown since the summer, with the Democratic incumbent holding a 17-point lead over Mitt Romney, a...

The Millennial Surge: How Young Voters Are Changing the Electoral Landscape

Christopher Haugh | Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics
Christopher Haugh

What successful politicians are realizing today is that a new America is evolving out of the ranks of this newly matured generation. Old platforms are falling by the wayside. As Millennials continue to grow and vote, it's time for both parties to adapt or become political afterthoughts.

Top 10 Colleges with Unique Traditions

Unigo | Posted 11.04.2012 | College

One of the best parts of college are those crazy nights where everyone participates in a tradition, from naked bike rides to midnight chants. Today's...

10 Medical Schools That Leave You VERY Deep In Debt

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.24.2012 | College

Is $229,132 in student debt worth it? This is the question students must answer when they contemplate attending West Virginia School of Osteopathic...

Tufts Reverses Suspension Over 'Check Out Our Cox' T-Shirts

Posted 05.07.2012 | College

After a brief suspension over an offending shirt, the Tufts crew team's punishment was overturned on Thursday by the president of the university. "...

Beyond Information Transfer: An Initiation Into Lifelong Learning

Michael Roth | Posted 07.04.2012 | College
Michael Roth

Our campuses should be places where diversity leads to learning as students come to see differences among people as a deep resource for solving problems and seeking opportunities. Online education can complement this educational environment. But it does not replace the need for it.

Tufts Crew Team Punished for 'Check Out Our Cox' T-Shirts

Adam Kissel | Posted 07.03.2012 | College
Adam Kissel

Parody, satire, humor, and puns are fully part of the marketplace of ideas, and it is unacceptable for a university like Tufts to violate its promises and abuse its "bias incident" policy to decide which jokes may or may not be told on campus.

Scott Brown's Frat Brothers Pitch In To Campaign

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 04.03.2012 | Politics

Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) is getting some fundraising help from ZetePAC, which helps members of the Zeta Psi fraternity run for office. Brown was...

Miracle Zero Carb Cranberry Juice: American Heart Month, Day 16

Suzanne O'Malley | Posted 04.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Suzanne O'Malley

Antioxidant-rich cranberry juice may boost heart health by decreasing arterial stiffness, according to a recent Tufts and Boston University study.

College Hookup Culture Part I: She Says

The Cac | Posted 11.29.2011 | College
The Cac

Hollywood gave me a false impression of what to expect from dating: the frat boy with the heart of gold, just waiting till the right funny girl comes along. These things don't exist where I live -- not even close.

The Five Most Common Mistakes in Social Marketing - and How to Avoid Them

Dorie Clark | Posted 04.21.2015 | Impact
Dorie Clark

Bad social marketing campaign isn't going to achieve any of your goals. If you want to encourage individuals or business owners to change their behavior and habits, you need to do it right.

Annie Brody: "I Believe in Dog"

BJ Gallagher | Posted 10.02.2011 | Women
BJ Gallagher

The goal of many dog owners is to be as wonderful as their dogs think they are. Annie Brody's story is one of love, companionship, personal challenges, and heroism. She was every bit as good a best friend to him as he was to her.

The Benefits and Drawbacks of Dual-Degree Programs

Daniel Grant | Posted 08.09.2012 | College
Daniel Grant

"Smart" and "cool" needn't be kept apart, and many smart kids who want to be artists and artistic kids who want a rigorous academic program have been frustrated by the need to make a choice.

Brooks vs. Huntington

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

Brooks concludes that Huntington's "mistakes illustrate useful truths: that all people share certain aspirations and that history is wide open." I know, just from having lived eighty years, that all people do not share certain aspirations.

The 12 Worst Colleges For Free Speech

Greg Lukianoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Greg Lukianoff

U.S. News can tell you which colleges and universities are ranked the "best," but what about your right to express yourself on campus?

Bike Share Programs In The Works For Boston

Tufts Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Paris, Minneapolis, Denver, Washington, Miami, New York, Hangzhou, China, and now Boston -- these are just some of the many cities across the world th...

Push to Open Campus Police Reports at Mass. Private Universities

Ken Brack | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Ken Brack

For a student in Massachusetts seeking to find out more about an on-campus crime -- or a neighbor who lives close to one of Boston's universities -- gaining access to campus police reports is a crap shoot.