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Brandeis students should care more about sports

There has been a lot of talk among our campus’ student leadership over the past few months, mainly among the members of the Student Union and in some talks with administrators, co… Read More...

The chaos of double-doors

With the school’s recent decision over “Buyer Beware,” discourse at Brandeis has turned to the very serious issues of censorship, art and speech. However, our attention n… Read More...

Free speech requires responsibility

If we talk about free speech only in abstract terms, we will never make any progress and will remain divided as a community.

I attended the last half hour of the free speech forum on MoRead More...

How our system of government makes us more partisan

For politicians, voting with their party is a decent career choice, though it can cause a lot of political problems. Voting on every bill according to a politician’s party line hRead More...

Expanding the Brandeis bubble

The socio-cultural conditions at Brandeis create a community starkly different from the rest of the country, and we should be aware of that.

I come from a town east of Pittsburgh, o… Read More...

Brandeis’ new General Ed requirements will hurt future students

As the Class of 2018 Senator, I need to express my views concerning the new curriculum changes that the Senate will vote on this Sunday, which will be voted on by the Faculty Senate so… Read More...

Party ideology hurts the American economy

A mindset based on economic development was once the cornerstone of American prominence, but is now ignored in the face of ideology. An economic policy that supports reasonable c… Read More...

Brandeis is not a model democracy

Brandeis isn’t the model of inclusive and effective governance we think we want it to be. Our university claims to have social justice embedded in its doctrine. We want a united c… Read More...

The downsides to a great study abroad experience

Studying abroad can reward you, but be aware of how much work you will have to do given what little support you receive from the Office of Study Abroad. Know why you are going.

I spent t… Read More...

What we’ve come to

When Mao Zedong was building his revolutionary army, he employed practices that gave his cause more legitimacy to average people, such as teaching new recruits how to read, emploRead More...

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