The Tufts Daily
, known on campus simply as The Daily
, is the student newspaper
at Tufts University
in Medford, Massachusetts
. Its first issue was published on February 25, 1980. The paper covers news, arts and sports both on campus and in the Boston
area and allows members of the Tufts community to submit op-ed pieces about any campus or global issue.
Unlike other student organizations and publications at Tufts, the Daily
is financially self-sustaining, and does not receive funding from the student activities fee.
During the Daily'
s first two decades, it was engaged in competition with a weekly campus newspaper, the Tufts Observer
. The two newspapers co-existed until 2001, when the Observer
changed to a newsmagazine format.
has four sections of original editorial content (news, features, sports, and arts), one section allowing signed submissions from community members (viewpoints), and an editorial page. The Daily opines on campus, national, and global issues through original editorials published four times a week.
News, features, arts, and sports
s news section reports on Tufts events, campus politics, and student life. It also offers regular stories on community issues in Medford
The features section typically contains two to three articles offering more detailed perspective on student life and trends in academia, at Tufts and nationwide. It also publishes several weekly series, including profiles of Tufts faculty and... Read More