New Tufts Honcho, Honored Guests, and Nowhere Left to Disco Dance

Five things to know for Friday, Oct. 21.

1) Hail to the Tufts Chief

It’s a big day over at , where the school will inaugurate new President Anthony Monaco. Monaco is the 13th president in the school’s history. The ceremony begins on the residential quad at 2 p.m..


The price may be steep, but every penny goes to a good cause: RESPOND hosts its annual tonight at the Hotel Marlowe in Cambridge. This year’s honorees are Massachusetts First Lady Diane Patrick and domestic violence survivor Nadine Walker Mooney.

3) Local Pharmacist Honored

Congratulations to pharmacist Emma D’Alleva, who was recently awarded the 2011 Marie-Louise Ansak Award, presented each year by the National PACE (Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly) Association. In a release announcing the award, he organization lauded D’Alleva’s patient-centered care model and manner with patients.

4) Let’s Dance the Last Dance

It was the last vestige of a shinier, polyester-clad time, but the Faces sign has finally come down. Once upon a time, Faces was the area’s disco hotbed, and several readers have shared their opinions and memories in out Faces poll. Join the conversation and tell us what song you remember dancing to at the old hall.

5) Weather

Expect a sunny and breezy day with a high temperature of 65 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.


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