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Sit-in concludes after 12 days

After 12 days of occupying the Bernstein-Marcus Administration Center, student negotiators from the Ford Hall 2015 movement and administrators signed a Draft Implementation Plan for Diversity and Inclusion at Brandeis on Tuesday, Dec. 1. The… 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. Her presentation, “Beyond Consent,” to an audience of mostly women,… Read More...

BRIEF: Adjunct faculty will vote on potential union

Over 200 non-tenure track professors at Brandeis will soon vote on whether to form a union after filing a petition with the National Labor Relations Board, according to a press release sent by union spokesman… 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 sexism during a Martin Weiner Lecture in Computer Science. Sarkeesian’s lecture… 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 students’ desire for more transparency in university finances. Representatives Grady Ward… Read 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 activist and part of the student-led… 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 achievements of students and faculty… Read 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 region deal with… 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 community members gathered for the center’s grand opening on… 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 worked with Sodexo to produce a healthy,… Read More...
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