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Green grade stagnant, alternate sustainability evaluations sought

Brandeis received a B this year on its annual sustainability report card from the Sustainable Endowments Institute (SEI) as university Sustainability Coordinator Janna Cohen-Rosenthal ’03 works to create a more effective way to evaluate the… Read More...

BSF gets first proposals, winners to be announced before Thanksgiving

The Brandeis Sustainability Fund Board received its first proposals from individual and groups of students this week and held its first meeting reviewing the plans to use the new group’s $50,000 from the student activity… Read More...

International judge talks dealth penalty

Judge Bakhtiyar Tuzmukhamedov of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, a court that judges war crimes and crimes against humanity from the Rwandan genocide spoke on his interpretation of the Constitutional laws and the Russian… Read More...

Students discuss Middle East in calm environment

Studet clubs participated in a discussion on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict aimed to refine their own views to form a general consensus in an event sponsored by Hillel, and was led by the organization, “Constructive Conversations:… Read More...

Salem: past and present

People in brightly colored costumes flooded the street. Vendors flaunted their wares for tourists to buy. Visitors posed smilingly for photographs. This, however, was not a circus or a county fair—it was Salem, Mass. A… Read More...

‘Last Comic Standing’ comedian has Brandeis brand of humor

“This woman said to me, do you want to get coffee or drinks? And I was like, coffee is a drink. I don’t want go out with someone who doesn’t know the set/subset relationship.” Such… Read More...

Chatting with Myq Kaplan

After the show, Kaplan sat down with The Hoot to answer some questions. The Brandeis Hoot: What’s the story behind the “q”? Myq Kaplan: This was around the time Prince changed his name to a… Read More...

The immaturity of the ‘Adult’ show

Brandeis Players’ production of “An Adult Evening with Shel Silverstein” was funny, raunchy and immature. When I was in elementary school, I loved Silverstein’s poetry. “Where The Sidewalk Ends” and “A Light In the Attic”… Read More...

The hidden dangers of public transportation

As a Bostonian gal, I love my Riverside Green T-line, Logan Airport, T-Bus and Amtrak (well, maybe not the last one) just as much as the next person. Like many others, the MBTA is my… Read More...

The influence of Bollywood

Professor Corey Creekmur from Iowa University came to Brandeis this Thursday, Oct. 28 as the first speaker in the 2009-2010 Soli Sorabjee Lecture series. This series approaches topics in South Asian studies from artistic and… Read More...
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