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Relay for Life raises money and spirits to conquer cancer

The Brandeis community’s Relay for Life raised over $50,000 for the American Cancer Society this year. Starting Saturday night, March 28 and going into Sunday morning, students, parents, faculty and other supporters came to Gosman… Read More...

PCC steps up to accommodate students’ needs

Brandeis’ Psychological Counseling Center (PCC) is a vital part of the Brandeis community, a place where students, faculty and staff can go to receive counseling and address any mental health concerns they may have. The… Read More...

Bisexual activist speaks on campus, discusses minority stress

Bisexual activist Robyn Ochs spoke at the Brandeis Queer Resource Center (QRC) in Usdan this Thursday evening, March 26 at a workshop hosted by Triskelion and the QRC. The event explored the meaning of bisexuality… Read More...

Mayor of Waltham speaks at WSRC

Mayor of Waltham Jeanette McCarthy spoke to the scholars of the Women’s Studies Research Center (WSRC) Tuesday afternoon, March 24 at an event called “Tea, Cookies and Conversation with Waltham Mayor Jeanette McCarthy.” In attendance… Read More...

WSRC director reflects on project dissecting German ‘anti-anti-Semitism’

Shulamit Reinharz, director of the Women’s Studies Research Center (WSRC), screened a film of her time in Germany on Thursday afternoon, March 19 exploring a phenomenon she calls “anti-anti-Semitism.” In October 2013, Reinharz went to… Read More...

Bronstein Week celebrates former professor

Students celebrated the Buzzfeed-themed Bronstein Week with activities that included painting, the third annual Mr. Brandeis Pageant and a performance by comedian Jay Black this past week. The spirit week commemorates professor Léo Bronstein, who… Read More...

Responsibility to Protect at 10 conference hosts discussions on the ethics of international politics

The Responsibility to Protect (R2P) at 10 Conference, organized by the International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life at Brandeis and the Tami Steinmetz Center for Peace Research at Tel Aviv University, was held… Read More...

Feminist activist speaks at Heller for International Women’s Day

Somali women’s rights activist and founder of the non-governmental organization (NGO) El-Karama Hibaaq Osman, spoke to students and faculty at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management on Wednesday afternoon, March 11 as part… Read More...

Ableism criticized at coffeehouse

Brandeis Buddies and SPECTRUM collaborated to host the powerful “Spread the World to End the Word: I Am Not My Stereotype” coffeehouse at Chum’s Thursday evening, March 5. The event featured performances from a capella… Read More...

Social justice employers reach out at industry night

The Hassenfeld Conference Center was filled with students and industry representatives on Tuesday night, March 3 for the Hiatt Career Center’s Brandeis Industry Night: SoJust. The event, cosponsored by the Heller School, began with a… Read More...
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