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Students call for health insurance

Brandeis students are currently working to reform Massachusetts state health insurance laws to include student plans in a clause that guarantees minimum standards of coverage. The Student Health Organizing Coalition (SHOC) is working to raise… Read More...

Inaugural Sorabjee lecture tackles universalism

Harvard’s Prof. Sugata Bose discussed the role of universalism and cosmopolitanism in Indian intellectual conversations in a presentation given Monday afternoon in the Rapaporte Treasure Hall entitled, “Different Universalisms, Colorful Cosmopolitanism.” The lecture inaugurated the… Read More...

Author discusses Jewish literature

Author Tova Mirvis attempted to answer the question ‘Is she a Jewish writer?’ in a lecture on Wednesday evening. The question is one Mirvis has been asked countless times. The lecture was hosted by the… Read More...

Students Crossing Boundaries show summer experiences

Students Crossing Boundaries displayed a cardboard checkpoint reprepresenting the Israeli-Palestinian and United States-Mexican Borders in the Shapiro Campus Center ballroom. The checkpoint was 20 feet wide and seven feet tall and was covered with physical… Read More...

Donor appointed to represent United States at UN

The United States Senate recently confirmed Brandeis donor Elaine Schuster as the country’s delegate to the 64th session of the General Assembly of the United Nations. The appointment is an unpaid position lasting one year… Read More...

Senate passes SMR, raises money to fight cancer

The Student Union passed an emergency Senate Money Resolution (SMR) Sunday for $ 1,275 in order to create 150 T-shirts to be sold on campus in recognition of Eddie Senibaldi ’12 who is currently being… Read More...

Debunking: Brandeis Urban Legends

Urban legends abound on the Brandeis campus. From Usdan Student Center to the Usen Castle, we have all heard some seemingly far-fetched story and passed it on to a friend. Each story leaves your mind… Read More...

Study abroad blog ‘the195.com’ expands to Brandeis

Brandeis will participate in a groundbreaking new Web site and blog known as ‘the 195,’ that will feature the experiences of students studying abroad. The site, which was created by three students at Northwestern University’s… Read More...

The event planner

If you pay attention to your inbox, you probably know that every Thursday night you receive an e-mail from Director of Student Activities Stephanie Grimes. You’ve probably perused these emails, checking out the list of… Read More...

Men’s basketball wins first game of the season against Lasell

Gallery The number-22-ranked Judges won the first game of the season by defeating the Lasell College Lasers on Tuesday night. After falling to the local rivals by just three points in last year’s season opener,… Read More...
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