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Voyeurism in East Quad continues despite locks on bathroom doors

UPDATED 5/8 

A student reported an incident of voyeurism in East Quad last month, the eighth reported incident in the past three academic years and the fifth reported incident since Brandeis installed locks on the bathroom doors in both Hassenfeld 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 in January, but had not planned to begin demolition until spring … 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 artist and beloved member of her … Read More...

Brandeis and Harvard students fighting for racial justice protest Gittler Prize recipient

About 20 students from the Ford Hall 2015 movement and Harvard Law School students protested the recipient of a Brandeis prize, Martha Minow, Dean of Harvard Law School. The Harvard Law students have been occupying a building at Harvard to … 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 the day to ensure that laws helped the people, addressing students, faculty, alumni and … 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 Towers A and B, which include Chum’s Coffee House, … Read More...

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 agreement formed after students issued 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 Jason Stephany on Wednesday. The … Read More...

Dharmic prayer space opens in SCC after years of controversy

A Dharmic prayer space opened in the Shapiro Campus Center on Monday, Sept. 21, following several years of controversy over the appropriate location of this space. Located in the former art gallery, the room will serve as a prayer space … Read More...

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