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Herbstritt beats Nuñez in SU presidential election by two votes

Student Union Vice President David Herbstritt ’17 has won the Student Union Presidency by two votes. 

Herbstritt has served on the Union for the past two years, but the electio… Read More...

Despite Waltham Historical Commission’s vote to delay, univ. plans to begin Castle construction on time

Castle demolition will be delayed by one year after a unanimous vote of the Waltham Historical Commission (WHC) on March 15. Brandeis announced plans to renovate the Usen Castle i… Read More...

In Loving Memory: Zimeng ‘Boots’ Xue

Zimeng “Boots” Xue ’18 died Feb. 29, 2016 at age 20. She was born on Feb. 14, 1995 in Beijing, China. Boots fenced foil for the Brandeis women’s fencing team and was a gifted a… Read More...

Interim Pres. Lynch gives update on Draft Implementation Plan

Points in the Implementation Plan the university and student representatives of the Ford Hall 2015 movement had developed last fall are in the process of being fully outlined and … Read More...

Offer feta cheese at campus dining locations

Dining hall food is notoriously bad, and Brandeis is no exception to this rule. We’ve written about it and protested about it, and yet it seems the quality of the food never improv… Read More...

Justice Ginsburg discusses univ.’s namesake

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg commented last night on her appreciation for Louis Brandeis’ pioneering legal practice that used facts and the social conditions of … Read More...

Portions of Usen Castle to be torn down, with iconic sections preserved

UPDATED 1/28

Parts of the iconic Usen Castle, a sophomore residence hall, will be torn down in the summer of 2017, according to an email from Interim President Lisa Lynch. Only Towe… Read More...

Brandeis alum named Schwarzman scholar

David Benger ’14 has been named to the first cohort of Schwarzman scholars, an organization inspired by the Rhodes scholarship and funded by Co-Founder of Blackstone Stephen S… Read More...

Brandeis welcomes Ronald Liebowitz as ninth president

Ronald D. Liebowitz, former president of Middlebury College, will become the ninth president of Brandeis University, succeeding Fred Lawrence, who left at the end of the last ac… Read More...

Alpha Pi Phi forms new chapter at Brandeis

A chapter of the sorority Alpha Pi Phi has formed at Brandeis, the first chapter at an American university. The Theta chapter has seven founding members who were initiated into the … Read More...

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