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Students need better access to indigenous studies

I feel ill-equipped to advocate for indigenous studies when I do not belong to an indigenous group, nor have exceptional expertise on indigenous issues. Yet, as much as feeling under qualified made me reluctant to… Read More...

Brandeis Climate Justice Urges Board of Trustees to vote on divestment

Members of Brandeis Climate Justice (BCJ) read a public statement outside the Faculty Club during a Board of Trustees meeting on Tuesday, demanding action on divestment from fossil fuels. President Ron Liebowitz and board member… Read More...

Students of ENACT course lobby for Massachusetts bills

In a mock lobbying session, the students of LGLS 161b: Advocacy for Policy Change defended bills that are pending approval in the Massachusetts State Legislature. Students attempted to convince invited friends and guests to vote… Read More...

ENACT holds forum on Women in Political Advocacy

Massachusetts State Senator Cindy Friedman and former New Hampshire Speaker of the House Terie Norelli discussed their careers as women in politics at the Educational Network for Active Civic Transformation (ENACT) forum Monday, April 9… Read More...

Brandeis has first snow day of the year

Around 6 p.m. on Monday, March 12, students were alerted that Brandeis would be closed the following day due to an oncoming winter storm. All classes and public activities were canceled. Snowfall began late Monday… Read More...

The BBSO celebrates Black History Month at Brandeis

As part of Black History Month, The Brandeis Black Student Organization (BBSO) hosted several events at Brandeis including a movie screening of the film “School Daze,” a teach-in, a black career panel and the cultural… Read More...

Book Talk focuses on dangers of antibiotic resistance

In a talk about her most recent bestseller “Big Chicken: The Incredible Story of How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture and Changed the Way the World Eats,” Maryn McKenna told the story of how feeding antibiotics… Read More...

BBSO teach in features Dr. Muigai and Dr. Hunter

As part of their month-long programming for Black History Month, the Brandeis Black Student Organization (BBSO) hosted a teach in event on Monday evening featuring two new Brandeis lecturers, postdoctoral fellows Dr. Wangui Muigai and… Read More...

Liebowitz focuses on priorities in discussion of Brandeis’ future

In a continuing series of open meetings about the future of Brandeis, President Ron Liebowitz outlined four major areas of improvement he hopes to focus on moving forward: increasing Brandeis’ extraversion, reinvigorating student life, retaining… Read More...
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