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Klausen discusses her book and cartoons that ‘shook the world’

Professor Jytte Klausen (POL) addressed the causes of violence and controversy over a Muslim cartoon editorial published in the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten in September 2005, as well as the controversy that surrounded the publishing of… Read More...

Capital projects not cause of univ. financial crisis

President Jehuda Reinharz sent an e-mail message to all faculty members last week debunking an article written in Harper’s Magazine entitled, “Voodoo Academics: Brandeis University’s hard lesson in the real economy,” that raised questions about… Read More...

Eco-reps encourage students to make their dorm rooms ‘green’ certified

A model ‘green room’ was displayed Thursday in the Shapiro Campus Center Atrium, in order to demonstrate the university’s program piloted earlier this month by the Brandeis eco-reps, environmental advocates, and Students for Environmental Action… Read More...

Some members of Student Union Constitutional Review Committee appointed, not all

Nine students were appointed this week to the Student Union Constitutional Review Task Force, which will be charged with reviewing the Student Union Constitution. The Student Union Executive Board appointed Director of Community Advocacy Jenna… Read More...

Memorializing the fall of the Berlin Wall

Brandeis hosted both a pro-democracy official and a unique German Cold war Hero, Tuesday at the event “Twenty Years After,” a remembrance of the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, sponsored by… Read More...

Union endowment committee chosen

Student Union President Andy Hogan ’11 appointed eight members to the Committee on Endowment Ethics and Responsibility (CEER) Thursday evening. CEER’s main goal is to improve the “F” grade the university received from GreenReportCard.org on… Read More...

Former theater arts student combines passion with service

Like most seniors, Gabrielle Young ’09 had no idea what she was going to do with herself after graduation. “I was having one of those classic ‘I’m a senior and don’t know what I’m doing… Read More...

Shining the spotlight on teamwork

The day Supervisor of Grounds and Vehicles Dennis Finn was awarded the 2004 Lou Ennis Staff Award, President Jehuda Reinharz made a speech to honor his accomplishments. Reinharz told the story of an email that… Read More...

How Brandeis does the World Series

October is a beautiful time of year. It brings the real start of fall, with leaves changing and a bit of a nip in the air. In theory we’re settled into life at school. Most… Read More...

HEAD TO HEAD: Why I am a Phillies fan

To my knowledge, “Phillies” doesn’t really mean anything. Every team has some icon to represent themselves, like Red Sox, Cardinals, or even the Orioles. Phillies has no meaning, and the mascot, the Philly “Phanatic,” doesn’t… Read More...
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