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BLC presents petition on working conditions to Sodexo

Students and workers filed into the office of Sodexo’s general manager and presented him a petition with about 300 signatures calling for Sodexo to ensure workers have their full 40 hours and hire more 40-hour employees to avoid overworking and … Read More...

Students, faculty, admin. respond to election results

Students have come together after Donald Trump’s victory over Hillary Clinton, in the form of campus events, personal conversations and social media posts.

On Wednesday, students could be seen hugging and crying around campus, offering support and having discussions among … Read More...

Brandeis updates Climate Action Plan

UPDATED 11/4

Brandeis has reduced its carbon footprint for the first time since it signed a pledge in 2007 to reduce its energy consumption and work towards carbon neutrality.

As part of its pledge, Brandeis released a Climate Action Plan … Read More...

Brandeis joins national conversation on free menstrual products

UPDATED 10/23. This article has been updated for clarity.

There has been debate across campus about the possibility of providing free menstrual products for students. Brandeis joins other universities in this national conversation. Brown University implemented a program this year, … Read More...

A-Board uses 2/3 of budget, appeals still to come

The Allocations Board (A-Board) used approximately two-thirds of their available budget during Regular Marathon last week, where 131 clubs submitted funding requests, according to decisions released through the club leaders listserv on Oct. 9. Marathons are funding requests periods that … Read More...

Diversity and total applications increase

The diversity and the overall size of Brandeis’ applicant pool increased this year, according to a presentation on admissions statistics from Andrew Flagel, the senior vice president for students and enrollment, at last Friday’s Faculty Meeting.

The diversity of Brandeis’ … Read More...

Faculty approve Indigenous People’s Day at Brandeis

Brandeis faculty voted Friday to change “Columbus Day” to “Indigenous People’s Day” on the university’s academic calendar.

“Our students have led us to this day. It appears to be a calendar change, but it is so much more than that,” … Read More...

Club leaders must participate in bystander intervention training

All club leaders must participate annually in bystander intervention training, as the result of a Student Union bylaw amendment officially announced via the club leaders listserv on Wednesday.

The amendment was passed last year but will take effect now, and … Read More...

Gov. Dukakis speaks on past and present elections

Former Governor Michael Dukakis reflected on personal experiences to illustrate how the political landscape has changed since he has been involved in politics in front of a crowd of approximately 50 students Wednesday night.

Dukakis thinks this presidential election is … Read More...

New hires at Hiatt and the Counseling Center

Brandeis increased diversity and expanded its outreach with several new hires at offices designed to support students, the Hiatt Career Center and the Brandeis Counseling Center (BCC).

The Hiatt Career Center had two open positions this year and hired Sonia … Read More...

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