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Students talk to released inmate Damien Echols

Forming part of ’Deis Impact week, Brandeis seniors, working on the Justice Brandeis Innocence Project at the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism, spoke with released inmate, Damien Echols, his wife, his defense team advisor and a correspondent for CBS’s 48 … Read More...

Univ scholars reflect on violence against women

After the brutal rape of a 23-year-old medical student in New Delhi, the issue of violence against women has moved to the forefront of not only international conversation, but also the academic world. At the Brandeis Women’s Studies Research Center, … Read More...

Activists hold ‘teach-in’ to educate about Occupy movement

Students for a Democratic Society joined with their peers in a group led by Professor Gordon Fellman (SOC) hosted a teach-in in the Shapiro Campus Center atrium on Tuesday. This teach-in incorporated a series of speakers as part of the … Read More...

Bial will address graduates

Deborah Bial ’87, founder and president of the Posse Foundation, will deliver the 2012 commencement address, President Fred Lawrence announced at the university’s board of trustees meeting on Wednesday.

Along with two Nobel Prize winners, a musical educator, and former … Read More...

Competing narratives in student manager story

In response to a Hoot article last week discussing a decline in student manager positions at Usdan, Aaron Bennos, director of Dining Services, contested the decline was intentional. 

“As we determine those who have the desire to become a student

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Aramark cuts student managers

Since the beginning of the academic year, Aramark, Brandeis’ food service provider, began phasing out student manager and supervisor positions. After the graduation of current student managers, the positions remain unfilled and were ultimately eliminated. Student and union workers find … Read More...

Skinner speaks on illegal labor-servitude

E. Benjamin Skinner, award-winning author, investigative reporter and Schuster Institute fellow, published a report in Bloomberg Businessweek last week on forced labor in the New Zealand fishing industry. The report brought to light the abusive working conditions comparable to indentured … Read More...

Bridging domestic action and global impact

The first ’Deis Impact highlighted the university’s social justice mission statement this week, with speaker events, question-and-answer panels and workshops. Faculty and students joined forces in discussions to address social justice in the Brandeis curriculum across departmental lines.

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Grenadian coral sculptures present unique eco solution

You try to rub your eyes before you realize you are wearing a snorkel mask. Could it be true? Life-size child sculptures facing outward stand hand-in-hand in a circle on the ocean floor. Molinere Bay in Grenada has been a … Read More...

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