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Fear and conspiracy in the NBA: an erosion of trust

Whether it was an alleged over-aggressive call or a call perceived to be missed, the referees quickly became a story in the NBA playoffs this year. While many have called for a compl… Read More...

Joe Paterno: a complete fraud

When the reports of sexual abuse at Penn State surfaced in 2011, Joe Paterno acted as we all did: outraged, indignant and shocked. He played the part perfectly. He claimed he did not … Read More...

Brandeis professor questions census

When Professor Len Saxe (HRNS), director of the Cohen program and the Hornstein program, first arrived at Brandeis, he taught Psychology with a background in Social Psychology. … Read More...

Great Promise Personified in New Rose Director

In selecting Christopher Bedford, who served as chief curator at the Wexner Center for the Arts, to be director of the Rose Art Museum, Provost Steve Goldstein chose wisely. Haili… Read More...

A123 signs potential $465m deal with Chinese

A123 Systems, a Waltham based technology company, has merged in a $465 million dollar deal with Chinese company Wanxiang Group, the company announced last week.

The company crea… Read More...

African and Afro-American Studies names new department chair

After nearly a year of searching, the committee has hired Hamilton College Professor Chad Williams to serve as chair of the African and Afro-American Studies Department (AAAS). … Read More...

Former Tufts official named new chief operating officer

In one of several changes to his senior staff this summer, President Fred Lawrence last week appointed Steven Manos, who served as executive vice president for 26 years at Tufts Un… Read More...

Students, Faculty Weigh in on Health Care

The Supreme Court issued its long-awaited ruling on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act June 28, declaring the law constitutional with a 5-4 vote. The decision affirm… Read More...

2 rapes reported at Harvard Yard

Two unaffiliated women have reported rape around Harvard in less than a week. Prior to the recent incidents, Harvard had not had a stranger-rape reported in 12 years. The descript… Read More...

Brandeis ranks second-most expensive in MA

This year’s 4.1 percent tuition and fees increase made Brandeis the second most expensive college in Massachusetts, ranking behind only Williams, and ahead of Boston College… Read More...

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