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Special election to fill vacant Student Union senate seats

There will be a special election on Thursday, Nov. 3, to fill three vacant seats in the Student Union Senate. The position of Charles River/567 senator has been vacant all semester and the positions of Off-Campus and Ridgewood Quad senators … Read More...

Provide services to ease city commute

With the start of a new semester, new challenges arise. Besides the new classes I’m enrolled in, I also have to figure out a way to make it into Boston for an internship I have two days each week. Luckily … Read More...

Divesting from Saudi Arabia just as effective as fossil fuel divestment

Brandeis Climate Justice (BCJ) has a noble goal. In their overarching desire to reverse the harm that has been done to the climate since the start of the Industrial Revolution, activists have called on the university to divest from fossil … Read More...

Brandeis Asian American Task Force issues demand for Asian American Studies department

On the evening of Wednesday, Dec. 2, a letter demanding the creation of an Asian American Studies department at Brandeis was sent to Interim President Lisa Lynch, Chair of the Board of Trustees Perry Traquina ’78 and other administrators. Signed … Read More...

Former dean of SFS returns as special advisor

After retiring at the end of last December, former Dean of Student Financial Services Peter Giumette has returned to Brandeis in a new role. Serving as Senior Advisor to Interim President Lynch, Giumette has a new set of duties he … Read More...

Loss of Castle can push forth new residence halls

In two separate emails welcoming students back to campus from both Interim President Lisa Lynch and Director of Operations Jim Gray, the inevitable is mentioned. They don’t shy away from saying how Usen Castle has reached a point in its Read More...

Dave Coulier cuts it out for Fall Fest

In conjunction with Fall Fest and Parents’ Weekend, Student Activities put on their customary event to entertain parents and relieve students of begrudgingly leading them around campus. Last year’s event featured comedian Judah Friedlander, and to continue with the comedian … Read More...

Shakey Graves shakes things up on new album

Shakey Graves, also known as Alejandro Rose-Garcia from his days acting on TV’s “Friday Night Lights,” recently released his second full-length album, “And The War Came.” The Austin-based alternative country/folk singer-songwriter has been building a steady following over the years … Read More...

New Cinemax show breaks boundaries

Coked-up surgeons, rampant disease and eccentric and outdated surgical methods from the turn-of-the-century are highlighted in “The Knick,” Cinemax’s new series.

Steven Soderbergh is a visionary, and Clive Owen is transcendent. These two are the main forces behind the new … Read More...

New novelist Caleb Crain offers insight to writer’s mind

The Brandeis Creative Writing Department and History of Ideas program sponsored their last novel reading of the semester this past Wednesday. Professor Steven McCauley (ENG) introduced the featured writer—Caleb Crain—a few minutes after 5 p.m. in the Shapiro Admissions Center … Read More...

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