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A Correspondence with President Reinharz

The following is a compilation of questions-and-answers drawn from an e-mail to University President Jehuda Reinharz. Diverse City selected the questions posed from submissi… Read More...

Privilege, Power, and Responsibility

How can you start a revolution when you are “the man?”

The preceding line might sound like just a cute hook to catch the attention of the reader. But it encapsulates better than a… Read More...

Write (continued)

Editor’s Note: The first installment of this story appeared in the September 19 issue of Diverse City, in which an unnamed protagonist struggled with writer’s block aftRead More...

Brandeis helps Posse student land internship

Sometimes interviewing another person makes you understand yourself better.

I met Daniel Acheampong ’11 last year, because he lived on my hall (Gordon 2, nicest dorm floor at B… Read More...

Pissed Off Youth of America: A Call to Action

End poverty with just a click. Sounds like a pretty sweet deal, huh? Apparently, the smallest possible effort on the part of many privileged people can end a blight that has plagued … Read More...

A Responsible Revolution

What’s the problem with social justice? The problem with activist rhetoric at Brandeis University is not social justice itself, but the frequency with which it replaces the fu… Read More...

P.O.Y.A.: A Motherfucking Manifesto

Last fall New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman wrote an article that dubbed the youth of today “‘Generation Q’–the Quiet Americans.” He ex… Read More...

P.O.Y.A.: A Fatherfucking Manifesto

This is not only about America. This is not just being pissed off. This is shame, guilt, pain and perhaps, yes perhaps also anger.

I am a woman. My hips, thighs, breasts, lips, eyes al… Read More...

Accidental Activist: The Innermost Parts of Sahar

I’m a shy person. I don’t like talking about politics. I really am. Throughout middle school and high school I gained a reputation as a composed, thoughtful person wh… Read More...

a manifesta, to be performed. unfinished.

I am tired of revolutions that do not represent me

Of safe spaces that alienate aspects of my identity

Denying the intersectionality

That is my reality.

I am supposed to put on a shel… Read More...

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