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Prof. Conrad’s take on biomedical enhancements

Prof. Conrad of the sociology department at Brandeis has extensively studied and published on the topic of the medicalization of society, particularly the sociology of ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) and how it can affect college students.

Conrad said that Read More...

Club Spotlight: Active Minds

Active Minds, a national club with a chapter on the Brandeis campus, is hard at work raising awareness and combating stigmas surrounding the topic of mental illness.

The vice president of Brandeis’ chapter, Frankie Marchan ’19, said that while mental Read More...

The artist hero trope in Faulkner’s works

During her last semester at Brandeis, Sarah Levy ’17 is in the midst of writing her senior honors thesis. An English and creative writing major and art history minor, Levy is involved on campus as a tour guide for admissions, Read More...

What to know about living off campus: Emma Jannsen ’17

Since her junior year at Brandeis, Emma Jannsen ’17 has been living off campus in a house on South Street with three of her close friends. When she was a sophomore, one of her friends, who was a senior at Read More...

What to know about living off campus: Rachel Gifeisman ’19

With housing numbers recently released, many students may be considering living off-campus next year. Rachel Gifeisman ’19 has been living off campus for a full year in a house on South Street about a block away from campus with four Read More...

Innovative plans to draw crowds to Upper Usdan

Cathleen Jordan is the retail manager for Upper Usdan and in charge of making Upper Usdan run smoothly. Relatively new to the position, she has been working as manager since last October. Her job is to make sure that students Read More...

Johanne Legrand hopes to bring culture to Lower Usdan

Johanne Legrand is the executive chef for Lower Usdan, and has been working at Brandeis for just over a year. Originally starting as a chef manager in Sherman, she was promoted to executive chef, although she still occasionally helps in Read More...

Brandeis community member searches for kidney donor

Monica Ramirez, 33, is a low-risk pregnancy coordinator for Tufts Health Plan in Watertown. Her mother is a long-time member of the Brandeis community as a staff member for Brandeis Facilities Services. Unfortunately, Ramirez suffers from kidney problems and is Read More...

Midyears making their own paths

Aryela Rose ’20, a midyear, says that she “wouldn’t trade the experience [of being a midyear] for anything.” Taking a somewhat unconventional route, she did not go abroad on a Brandeis program, but rather worked her fall semester.

For the … Read More...

Prof. Fellman urges against complacency

“Do you know the movie, ‘The Hunger Games’? That’s kind of the image I think of,” said Prof. Gordon Fellman (SOC) about the possible effects of the Trump administration on Brandeis students. The popular movie was a perfect reference to Read More...

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