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Take Back the Night march braves the storm

A crowd of about 50 students participated in the Take Back the Night march on Thursday evening, April 6. Take Back the Night is an annual event that is meant to raise awareness about sexual violence, empower one another and … Read More...

$90,000 in C.E.E.F. funds allocated to student initiatives

C.E.E.F. grant proposal winners were chosen by the Student Union C.E.E.F. committee this week. C.E.E.F., or the Community Enhancement and Emergency Fund, is a source of funding that provides emergency funding for students, as well as allocates money for student-led Read More...

Brandeis Faculty Forward continues collective bargaining

Brandeis Faculty Forward, Brandeis’ non-tenure track faculty organizing committee that is part of a nationwide campaign, has made advances in bargaining with the administration since their formation in December 2015 and their opening presentation to administration in late May.

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BLM Symposium brings Khalil Gibran Muhammad to campus

Harvard Kennedy School Prof. Khalil Gibran Muhammad, Ph.D., gave the keynote speech about black criminality and systemic racism at the Black Lives Matter: Local Movements, Global Futures symposium on Thursday, March 23.

Hosted by the Department of African and Afro-American Read More...

Univs should lead renewable energy transition

Institutions of higher learning like Brandeis are the perfect candidates for making the complete transition to renewable energy, Rachel Gerber ’19, campus coordinator for Environment of Massachusetts Research & Policy Center, told students at an informational event on Wednesday, March Read More...

SU partners with GSA to reintroduce Riverside shuttle

The Student Union, in partnership with the Graduate Student Association, reinstituted the Riverside shuttle earlier this month.

The shuttle to Newton’s Riverside T station was introduced to campus for the fall 2016 semester and discontinued in December of the same Read More...

Brandeis Labor Coalition hosts Women’s Rally

Speakers at a rally of about 50 people called for the recognition of women’s work and workers’ rights on March 3, International Women’s Day.

The rally took place outside the library and was organized by the Brandeis Labor Coalition (BLC). Read More...

RCC asks men to take pledge against sexual violence

The Rape Crisis Center (RCC) raised awareness about eradicating sexual violence for White Ribbon Day on Wednesday, March 1.

Representatives from the RCC tabled in the Shapiro Campus Center with the aim of informing students about the White Ribbon Project, … Read More...

Amicus brief opposes Jan. 27 executive order

Brandeis is one of seven other private universities in Massachusetts that signed an amici curiae (friend of the court) brief on Feb. 3 in opposition to President Donald Trump’s Jan. 27 executive order.

The other signatories include Boston College, Boston Read More...

First woman to achieve Grandmaster title in chess visits Brandeis

Five-time Olympic gold medalist and the first woman in history to achieve the Grandmaster title in chess, Susan Polgar spoke about her experience as a woman in the male-dominated sport of chess and her life as the descendent of Holocaust … Read More...

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