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Professor diagnosed with pertussis

This Wednesday the Brandeis Health Center, in accordance with Massachusetts law, sent email notification to the University community of a confirmed case of pertusis, commonly known as whooping cough, on campus. Elaine Hiller, lecturer of Biology at Brandeis, developed the … Read More...

Debaters earn fifth at nationals

The Brandeis Academic Debate and Speech Society (BADaSS) placed fifth in the American Parliamentary Debate Associations (APDA) National Championships at Wesleyan University last weekend.

Defeating teams from schools including Yale, William and Mary and Stanford, Justin Gelfand 05 and Andy … Read More...

Senate looks inward with budget changes

The Brandeis Student Union Senate debated next semesters budget last Sunday. The budget, which will be voted upon by the Senate in two days, includes several changes put forth by Treasurer Nick Freeman 07, who is charged with creating the … Read More...

Crisis in Sherman: Kosher cops on very high alert*

Massachusetts State Police (MSP) are investigating the apparent theft of a waffle iron from the non-kosher side of the Sherman Cafeteria. MSP Colonel Smith is asking the University community for assistance. The alleged perpetrator must have had a really big … Read More...

Student Union passed pay parity resolution

This week the Student Union Senate passed a resolution calling on Brandeis to equalize pay between directly employed and subcontracted Brandeis workers. The Parity Resolution cites the Universitys commitment to social justice as reason to, work through the collective bargaining … Read More...

Housing fills up at number 1,404

Three hundred juniors and seniors are on a waitlist for housing. The three day long room selection process came to a close Tuesday evening leaving no on-campus residence unfilled.

Students who requested to participate in housing through the Sage online … Read More...

Debate society second best U.S. team at World Championships

Malaysias Multimedia University hosted the 25th annual Worlds Universities Debating Competition (WUDC, or Worlds) over a nine day period this past December and January. The Brandeis Debate and Speech Society was represented by Justin Gelfand 05 and Brian Schon 06.… Read More...

Deis for Life advocates for an unpopular message, but not looking for controversy

Deis for Life, a recently chartered club on campus, is dedicated to serious, yet open, discussion of their views against abortion.

Though disseminating right-to-life ideas is the main purpose, pursuant to the clubs charter with the Student Union, the club … Read More...

Mock Trial team has conviction for regional competition

Brandeis Universitys Mock Trial Association will vie for a national slot at an intense two-day competition to take place this weekend at Connecticuts Manchester Community College (MCC). The 2005 American Mock Trial Association (AMTA) Northeastern Regional Mock Trial Tournament will … Read More...

Applications jump by 1,300 with new quick decision process

Over 7,200 applications for admission were received by Brandeis this year, an increase of about 1,300 over last years applicant pool and the largest in the Universitys history. By various means, Brandeis is aggressively recruiting a wider pool of applicants.… Read More...

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