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Help the Brandeis community by joining the Student Union

Several days ago, I received a note via email from a member of our community. The subject line was “Riverside shuttle…thanks,” and the email stated the following: “As one of the fall riders, thanks very… Read More...

Make Brandeis the school you want it to be, join the Union

Why is it that so much of how Brandeis engages in “usual business” seems normal and good, while so much of it seems so strange and wasteful? Throughout the day, I am struck repeatedly by… Read More...

A tale of two Americas

Out of many, we are one. After November 8, regardless of the results, it is together as one nation that we will have to proceed. We are stronger that way. In the wake of the… Read More...

Brandeis Dining: not perfect, but progress made

When the changes to Brandeis Dining were announced this past summer, I was admittedly skeptical of any positive effects they might have. Fortunately, sometimes in life we receive reminders to not always jump to conclusions.… Read More...

QUESTION: What Makes This Presidential Election So Significant?

Every four years, each candidate running for President will say, “This election is the most important in [insert a very long length of time].” The candidates’ supporters will get fired up, and critical dialogue on… Read More...

Don’t boo; vote.

“Don’t boo; vote.” It was with those words that President Obama delivered the most electrifying words of his 2016 Democratic National Convention speech. Electrifying for a simple reason: because while small and amusing, those three… Read More...

Student Events brings life, energy to campus

Brandeis Student Events is, according to their website, “a volunteer student organization that supports the mission of Brandeis University by providing cultural, educational, recreational and social programs designed for the entire Brandeis community.” Student Events… Read More...

Geir Haarde ’73 serves as Icelandic Ambassador, former Prime Minister

In its relatively short history, Brandeis has had an incredible number of prestigious alumni in numerous fields, ranging from performing arts, academia, government, physics, business, journalism, sports, mathematics and many more. Geir Haarde ’73 is… Read More...

In the Senate: April 17

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In the Senate: April 10

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