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Daily Newsletter: March 16, 2023

EPIIC Symposium explores race in global politics; 2 ranked wins propel men’s lacrosse to 4–0 start
EPIIC Symposium explores race in global politics with State Dept. Rep Desirée Cormier Smith

Titled “Power and Prejudice: Race and International Relations,” the three-day event hosted several panel discussions on the prevalence of racial issues in global politics. Desirée Cormier Smith, special representative for racial equity and justice in the U.S. Department of State, delivered the keynote address for the symposium. READ MORE
Anna Fattaey and Ishaan Rajabali report. Photo courtesy Andrew Harris. 

FEATURES | Growing up with technology: Skip the iPads and bring on the robots

At the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development, educators and researchers are working to expose children to technology in a way that is hands-on and engaging. READ MORE
Summer Maxwell reports. Photo by Elin Shin. 

ARTS | ‘Red Rainbow’: What does it mean to celebrate Black and brown queer joy?  

“Red Rainbow” strives to open the door for Black and brown queer voices in theatre but fails to deliver a compelling story for the audience, writes our arts editor. READ MORE 
Odessa Gaines writes. Photo via Niles Scott Studios. 

OPINION | Walk away from Walgreens

Recent decisions taken by Republicans and Walgreens are serious steps away from improving access to essential and legal healthcare. Abortion is healthcare, and this political power play fosters male dominance and puts female lives at risk, our opinion contributor writes. READ MORE
Talia Wilcox writes. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.

SPORTS | 2 ranked wins propel men’s lacrosse to 4–0 start

While this coming week is spring break for most Tufts students, the Jumbos will stay busy and travel to New Jersey on Sunday for yet another ranked matchup, this time against No. 20 Stevens Institute of Technology. READ MORE
Matt Chen writes. Photo courtesy Tufts Athletics.

This newsletter was compiled by Evelyn Altschuler. 

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