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A sign saying Happy Holidays on pine branches with a dusting of snow. The so-called “War on Christmas” captures the threat to status quo that some Americans perceive as the country’s demographics change, Tufts professor says
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The so-called “War on Christmas” captures the threat to the status quo that some Americans perceive as the country’s demographics change, Tufts professor says

“Happy Holidays” is a simple message of seasonal cheer. But to a small subset of the population, many with political motivations, this inclusive...

Portraits of seven men and one woman. A Tufts political scientist takes on the question of why so many presidential candidates have come from Massachusetts in the last 200 years.
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Political scientist Jeff Berry interrogates himself to find the answer, and it’s not eating lobster and baked beans

With the recent arrival of former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick into the 2020 presidential race, we at Tufts Now have been...

A man speaking into a microphone. Karl Rove, the former advisor to George W. Bush and political strategist, talks Trump, the Electoral College, Democratic primaries, battleground states, and White House in a Tufts podcast.
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The former advisor to George W. Bush talks Trump, the Electoral College, Democratic primaries, battleground states, and White House in a Tufts podcast

Tell Me More is a Tufts University podcast featuring brief conversations...

A Tufts student volunteers at a YMCA pop-up food pantry. Whether providing grants to nonprofits in our host communities, financial aid to our students, or support for Tufts’ many programs, the Tufts Community Appeal, running through the end of December, provides a way for university employees to help out.
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The Tufts Community Appeal, which runs through the end of December, is a way for faculty and staff to contribute to many worthy causes

Near Tufts’ Medford/Somerville campus are many parents who don’t know how they’re going to feed their children breakfast or dinner tomorrow. In...

A Tufts alum climbs the ridgeline on the Aiguille de l'M above Chamonix. Eliza Earle, A12, travels the globe photographing extreme sports and outdoor athletes.
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The Tufts alum travels the globe photographing extreme sports and outdoor athletes

Congenial and down-to-earth, Eliza Earle, A12, is very easy to talk to—if you can manage to track her down. When I reached her in late January,...

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