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Brandeis Climate Justice holds Divestment Rally

Members of Brandeis Climate Justice (BCJ) gave a presentation to the Board of Trustees urging them to divest from fossil fuels, one year after the Exploratory Committee on Fossil Fuel Divestment recommended full divestment in… Read More...

Students vote ‘no’ to housing proposals, but DCL adjusts upperclassman selection process

Students voted unanimously against both proposed changes to the housing lottery in a poll released by the Department of Community Living on Feb. 9.   Students received their numbers on March 11, and when they… Read More...

Econ alums give post-grad advice

The economics department sponsored an event called “Life After Brandeis” on Wednesday, March 9. The event was held at the International Business School (IBS) and was led by Professor Mike Coiner and Professor George Hall.… Read More...

Union proposes to change club marathon

A Student Union proposal aims to eliminate some of the stress involved with obtaining club funding. The proposal was presented to the Senate on Sunday, Feb. 28 and outlines changes to several parts of Funding… Read More...

Office of Prevention Services looks to expand upon current programs

Incidents on South Street as well as climate survey results have recently raised the issue of sexual assault. As a result, they have also highlighted the existing programs that combat the issue. The adjudication process… Read More...

Creative Approaches to Conflict Transformation—A Conversation with Germaine Ingram and Cindy Cohen

Germaine Ingram is an activist and tap dancer as well as the keynote speaker for ’DEIS Impact. She spoke with Cindy Cohen, the director of Brandeis’ Peacebuilding and the Arts program, about the importance of… Read More...

Greess ’19 leads club funding sub committee

Allocations Board promoted the idea of collaborative events between clubs in an email to club leaders on Wednesday, Jan. 20th. In this email, Millie Wu ’18, A-Board Chair, indicated that these types of events would… Read More...

Pronouns and Pronunciations Survey Promotes Acceptance in Classrooms

A seven-question survey concerning the use of gender pronouns and pronunciation guides in the classroom circulated on Jan. 14. The survey questions included, “Do you support the addition of gender pronouns on class rosters and/or… Read More...

Drone and hoverboard use restricted

Vice President for Campus Operations Jim Gray announced new policies restricting the use of drones and lithium-ion powered skateboards on campus. “Hoverboards” are sometimes referred to as smart boards or balance boards. According to Consumer… Read More...

Joint statement addresses student demands

Interim President Lisa Lynch issued a joint statement featuring a summary of a Draft Implementation Plan for Diversity and Inclusion at Brandeis University on Tuesday, Dec. 1. This statement was issued after multiple days of… Read More...
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