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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...

Greek life pulls support from the Safe Campus Act

Sororities and fraternities have pulled their support from the Safe Campus Act, which would require student victims of sexual assault to report their experiences to the police b… Read More...

Sex-ed activist promotes enthusiastic consent

Jaclyn Friedman, author of “Yes Means Yes,” spoke to community members about consent, advocating a culture of enthusiastic consent to replace the existing rape culture. He… Read More...

Sarkeesian lectures on exclusion of women from gaming world

Anita Sarkeesian, founder of “Feminist Frequency” website and YouTube channel and avid gamer, argued that video games’ portrayal of women reflects and contributes to se… Read More...

Student Union releases financial survey results

Results from the Student Finance’s Survey were sent out to the Brandeis community, reporting discontent and confusion with the financial aid process and expressing studentsRead More...

Alumni honored for activist contributions

Roy DeBerry ’70 MA ’78 Ph.D. ’79 and Susan Weidman Schneider ’65 were awarded the highest distinction for alumni in the Faculty Lounge on Saturday, Oct. 24. DeBerry, an ac… Read More...

Lynch frames State of Univ. from parental perspective

To a crowd of parents, Interim President Lisa Lynch gave the annual State of the University Address in the Rapaporte Treasure Hall on Sunday, Oct. 25. Her speech highlighted the acRead More...

Cohen speaks about past experience studying ethnic conflict in Yugoslavia

Arielle Cohen ’99 went to the former Yugoslavia in the summer of 1998 as one of the first Sorensen Fellows to volunteer at the Center for Antiwar Action. There, she witnessed the r… Read More...

Gender and Sexuality Center celebrates with grand opening

In the lobby of the newly-opened Gender and Sexuality Center (GSC), adorned with rainbow ribbons and filled with people wearing buttons stating their pronouns, students and com… Read More...

Sustainability Committee and Sodexo partner to host ‘Meatless Monday’

Sherman Dining Hall served a variety of vegetarian and vegan options, but no meat dishes, in its first “Meatless Monday” on Oct. 5. Members of the Sustainability Committee wo… Read More...

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