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We need meal plan exemptions

Brandeis is not an inexpensive institution. It perennially ranks as one of the most costly schools in the country, so presumably there would be consideration on behalf of the admiRead More...

A socialist’s argument for universal health care

Earlier this month, the American Health Care Act (AHCA) was pulled out of Congress by Paul Ryan and President Trump to prevent the humiliation of a failed vote. Legislators on both Read More...

DCL must take responsibility for their mistake

The Ides of March is more than just the commemoration of the death of Julius Caesar. March 15 is, perhaps appropriately, also the day when the Department of Community Living (DCL) rRead More...

Do not grow complacent

On Jan. 21, the single largest protest in American history occurred in Washington, D.C. Between 3.3 and 4.6 million people participated in the Women’s March to protest the inauRead More...

Don’t give bigotry a voice

Political philosopher John Stuart Mill introduced the concept of the “marketplace of ideas” as a rationale for permitting freedom of expression. Mill believed that allowi… Read More...

Resistance and punching Richard Spencer

The Brandeis campus is not alone in its treatment of the controversial inauguration of Donald Trump. Many students have rightfully expressed their moral and political disagree… Read More...

Not enough progress for free menstrual products

On Nov. 11, Brandeis Students for Reproductive Justice and Brandeis Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance authored a statement of progress for their menstrual product campai… Read More...

Thank you, Rabbi Winick

Spiritual leaders often have more responsibilities than just leading services. Often, they are mentors and guides who lead by example, and this is especially true on a college ca… Read More...

Address the stigma surrounding mental illness

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, approximately 5.7 million Americans, or 2.6 percent of the adult population, has bipolar disorder. 5.7 million people liv… Read More...

We need menstrual products, not vending machines

This article was retracted because it incorrectly stated that the university paid for new vending machines.… Read More...

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