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Student Union to draft Bill of Rights

The Brandeis Student Union has unveiled plans to draft a Student Bill of Rights, which will be a major union project during the Spring.

“The Student Union ought to be defending student rights,” explained Director of Union Affairs Jason Gray … Read More...

Open Process resolution defeated at Union meeting

A Student Union resolution for a more open process in the administrations decision making about controversial issues was defeated on Sunday night, causing some members of Students Opposing the Decision to Arm to express a lack of confidence in the … Read More...

Alum speaks about tobacco litigation

Brandeis Alumnus and Harvard Professor of the History of Medicine Allan Brandt spoke Wednesday about the legalities and history of anti-tobacco legislation in a lecture entitled Tobacco on Trial: Risk, Responsibility and Litigation. The lecture was part of the Heller … Read More...

South African journalist reviews allegations of Israeli apartheid

South African native and founding director of Yakars Center for Social Concern in Jerusalem Benjamin Pogrund spoke Wednesday at Brandeis about comparisons that have been drawn between present-day Israel and South Africa under apartheid.

In the lecture, which was presented … Read More...

Union unveils new Citizenship Campaign

This week, the Brandeis Student Union announced the launch of a new Citizenship Campaign intended to increase student body participation in both university-level and more widespread issues.

Student Union President Shreeya Sinha 09 described the campaign as about [the Student … Read More...

Student Union works to improve outreach

The Brandeis Student Union is implementing a new outreach program this year in conjunction with the soon-to-be-unveiled Brandeis Citizenship Campaign.

The outreach campaign, which began at the beginning of the fall 2007 term, will be implemented by the newly created … Read More...

Union focuses on diversity after controversial ad

The Brandeis Student Union, along with Assistant Dean of Student Life Jamele Adams and the Media Advisory Board, is working to promote further awareness of diversity on campus after a controversial advertisement was printed in last Spring's issue of Gravity … Read More...

Student Union treasury comes to club finance protocol compromise

Student Union clubs will now operate under a new system when dealing with individual club funds, said sources within the Union Treasury. These changes include the creation of a new Office of the Treasury as well as a new system … Read More...

Rabbi Lehmann steps down as Jewish chaplain

Rabbi Allan Lehmann, Brandeis Jewish Chaplain and the Rabbinic Hillel Director, will be leaving Brandeis at the end of this term to take a position as Associate Dean of the Rabbinic School at Hebrew College in Newton Center.

The opportunity … Read More...

Congressman Markey to speak about global warming

U.S. Representative Ed Markey is expected to speak at Brandeis on Friday, April 13th about global warming and environmental issues. The event will also include a screening of An Inconvenient Truth, Al Gores documentary film about global warming, and an … Read More...

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