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Former Canadian Judge offers thoughts on international justice

PHOTO BY Max Shay/The Hoot

PHOTO BY Max Shay/The Hoot

Former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Louise Arbour spoke about education, ethics, and governance for an international judiciary Thursday night in the International Lounge in a public talk co-sponsored by the International Center for … Read More...

80% vote yes on bottle survey

Results of a poll conducted by the Student Union and Students for Environmental Action revealed strong support for a reduction of the sale and distribution of bottled water on campus. 1,284 students participated in the online survey, with 80% voting … Read More...

Students, admin. work to reduce campus waste

As part of a collaborative effort between students and the administration to decrease bottled water consumption at Brandeis, the Campus Sustainability Initiative is distributing a free reusable water bottle to every undergraduate student and installing water refill stations on campus. … Read More...

Students travel to New Orleans

Nine students from Brandeis and Tufts University traveled to New Orleans this summer to support people still recovering from the damage caused by Hurricane Katrina two years ago. They are part of National Collegiate Volunteers (NCV), a new not-for-profit organization … Read More...

Positive Foundations creates cross campus collective

In an effort to mobilize university students across the nation in a collective effort to fight global extreme poverty, the Brandeis anti-poverty group Positive Foundations (PF) is coordinating the Millennium Campus Network.

According to PF Director of Operations Rajiv Ramakrishnan10, … Read More...

Debate team goes to nationals

The Brandeis Academic Debate and Speech Society (BADASS) will send eight students to the American Parliamentary Debate Associations (APDA) National Championships. The three-day competition is the final tournament of the season, and will be held at Vassar College from April … Read More...

Student Union to implement new voting software for elections

The Student Union and Library and Technology Services (LTS) have upgraded the online voting system in time for the spring elections. The Union decided to replace the six-year-old system in March of last year after technological errors allowed graduated seniors … Read More...

Students claim inconsistencies in housing process

Several students faced problems with the housing lottery this year. Some students say that they registered to participate in the housing selection process but were not assigned lottery numbers, others claim that they did not sign up to participate but … Read More...

College-Age senate candidate Patrick Schmitt speaks to Brandeis Democrats

Former Rhode Island State Senate candidate and recent college graduate Patrick Schmitt came to the Brandeis Democrats meeting Wednesday night to speak about his campaign for political office. In 2006, as a 22-year-old senior at Georgetown University, Schmitt ran for … Read More...

“100 Projects for Peace” giving $10,000 per proposal

A community video project in Oaxaca, a theatrical production in Brazil and a sports program for youth in Colombia are just a few of the ideas proposed by Brandeis students for 100 Projects for Peace, a competition that invites college … Read More...

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