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

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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...

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...

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