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A Brandeis Thanksgiving: Yuki Zheng

As Brandeisians, many of us live close enough to campus to allow us to go home during the Thanksgiving holidays. However, some students, especially international students, are unable to do so because of the long distance from campus to their … Read More...

A Brandeis Thanksgiving: Xiaowei Luo

Thanksgiving is a holiday about being appreciative for what we have received during our lifetime. For Xiaowei Luo ’18 from Hefei, China, this Thanksgiving was particularly unique. Unlike past years, she chose to stay on campus for the entirety of … Read More...

Student Union provides transportation to polls

For Americans, including college students, the 2016 presidential election has been incredibly polarizing. However, this perceived tension does have a silver lining—this past election was not just a competition between two opposing sides but for most Brandeis students, an opportunity … Read More...

Sustainability Initiatives: Commute Green

As our campus continues to expand, and as more people continue to utilize our facilities, it is important for us to be mindful of the environmental footprint that we are leaving. To compensate for these trends, Brandeis has begun several … Read More...

Sustainability Initiatives: Composting on Campus

Brandeis’ composting efforts have grown, according to Manager for Sustainability Programs Mary Fischer.

Composting involves using food scraps and other biodegradable waste to fertilize soil. In other words, it is reusing the waste and debris that otherwise would go to … Read More...

Get course credit to discover the meaning of music

A department teeming with opportunities, the music department at Brandeis has a particularly special course offering next semester: Risk and Experimentation in Music, MUS 33B.

Taught by Victoria Cheah, a Ph.D. candidate in the music department studying music theory and … Read More...

How has this election, specifically, impacted political discussion on campus? – Conservatives on campus feel marginalized

No two elections are alike. However, the 2016 election is unlike any other that we as a country have previously experienced. As Americans, we are forced to choose between an unproven candidate who lacks the temperament for the job and … Read More...

Diversity of ideas poll results: student responses

This article is part of a Features investigation into the diversity of political ideas at Brandeis.

Brandeis is famous for having a robust, politically aware student body. Conversations regarding the Middle East, the American election and other sensitive political topics … Read More...

Exploring Brandeis’ labs: Jeremy Koob ’17

Like many students at Brandeis, Jeremy Koob ’17 has the opportunity to work with scientists on groundbreaking research.

A chemistry major doing research in both the chemistry and biochemistry departments, Koob thinks that research, despite its complexity and time-consuming nature, … Read More...

Professor Paula Musegades is listening

For people like Prof. Paula Musegades (MUS), music is more or less a part of her daily life. As a postdoctoral fellow in the music department, Musegades studies the intersection of music and film. In fact, this semester Musegades is … Read More...

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