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Coffee referendum to be voted on by November

There will be a formal petition to gauge undergraduate student support for completely replacing regular coffee with coffee grown under conditions in which those growing it receive a living wage, announced Union President Jenny Feinberg… Read More...

NEGIN: Whats So Great About Brandeis, Anyway?

I recently attended one of the new student send offs in my area before returning to campus, and was confronted with the responsibility of having to show off all the great things about Brandeis. Dont… Read More...

GREEN: Confessions of a Facebook addict

A while back, I was indulging in my hourly ritual of checking Facebook. Ok, fine, maybe Im exaggerating a little. Make that my five times-daily ritual. Thats much more accurate. Dont laugh, you know you… Read More...

OP-ED: The Dark Side of Katrina

During orientation, baskets were passed around to collect money for the victims of Hurricane Katrina. A triumphant email one day later announced that we had raised over $1400 for the cause. In the grand scheme… Read More...

OP-ED: Sometimes the simplest things can make the world a much better place

Yesterday, in the midst of another crazy day of classes and club meetings I happened to stop by my mailbox. I wasnt expecting much, I figured all I would find would be some flier inviting… Read More...

EDITORIAL: Consequences of parity need consideration

We would like to commend the Brandeis administration for working with student and professor groups towards a common goal of equal pay for both contract and non-contract workers at Brandeis. However we want to caution… Read More...

ITS and Library merge into LTS

Information Technology Services (ITS) and the University Libraries have combined to become a new university organization, Library and Technology Services (LTS). The mission of the new organization is to provide better information access and services… Read More...

Parity agreed to for Brandeis workers

After months of negotiation between the administration and the Service Employees International Union Local 615, direct workers and contracted workers will receive the same pay. The old contract expires in August 2006. The Brandeis Labor… Read More...

Athletics calls crew team a club

The Brandeis Athletics Department will no longer fund the Brandeis Crew Team. We had a new AD [Athletic Director] take over last year, and she examined our entire structure, said Tom Rand, the Assistant Athletic… Read More...

Dean Adams brings new life to campus diversity initiatives

Jamele Adams has officially taken up residence in his new home in the office of student life. As the new Assistant Dean of Student Life for the Support of Diversity, replacing Nathaniel Mays, Dean Adams… Read More...
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