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Davis Peace Prize granted to TRII for representation training and outreach

Victoria St. Jean ’19 and Jonathan Goldman ’19 are the recipients of the 2017 Davis Projects for Peace Prize. They received the prize through The Right to Immigration Institute (TRII), a nonprofit organization they created. TRII focuses on providing representation Read More...

Profs discuss implications of Supreme Court nominee

Four Brandeis professors discussed the significance and implications of President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, at a panel on Thursday, March 9. The panel, moderated by Prof. Jill Greenlee (POL/WMGS), was composed of professors Michael Willrich (HIST), Jeffrey Read More...

International senator position proposed by union members

A new constitutional amendment to create a senator for international students was formally proposed to the Student Union. Seniors Kira Levin and Bidushi Adhikari approached Union President David Herbstritt ’17 with the idea. Class of 2019 Senator Hannah Brown, Herbstritt, … Read More...

Union holds midyear elections, filling 10 seats

Students filled 10 vacant positions in the Student Union, according to midyear election results that the Student Union emailed to The Brandeis Hoot.

The closest race was between Alanna Levy ’19 and Winnie Zhao ’20  for the two semester A-Board Read More...

Rebecca Walker delivers ’DEIS Impact keynote address

“Even though we are discouraged, our work is not lost,” stated activist Rebecca Walker at her keynote ’DEIS Impact event, “The World in You and You in the World: Identity in Action,” discussing the actions of the new administration in … Read More...

Politics professors speak on Trump presidency

Around 60 people attended the “What to Expect from the Trump Presidency” panel discussion sponsored by the politics department last Wednesday. The panel included politics professors Robert Art, Shai Feldman, Lucy Goodhart, Jill Greenlee and Jeffrey Lenowitz.

“The new administration’s … Read More...

Liebowitz updates community on diversity efforts

President Ron Liebowitz described updated diversity and inclusion efforts made over the past 12 months in an email sent to the Brandeis community on Friday, Nov. 18.

The presidential campaign run by President-elect Donald Trump featured, “rhetoric of racism, misogyny, … Read More...

Library union successfully implements lactation room

Brandeis University now has a lactation room on the second floor of the Goldfarb Library. The lactation room, which was implemented just weeks ago, adds to the three pre-existing lactation rooms on campus in Gryzmish, Gerstenzang and Rabb Graduate Center. … Read More...

With Castle impending construction, Pottery Club seeks new space

The pottery club is currently working with administration to find a new studio. The club’s studio, located in Usen Castle, has been shut down since the beginning of August due to the upcoming Castle construction, said Marisa Rubel ’17, Pottery … Read More...

Kimberlé Crenshaw wins Gittler Prize

Kimberlé Crenshaw, a civil rights advocate and pioneer of the critical race theory, has recently been named the 2016-17 winner of the Joseph B. and Toby Gittler Prize by Brandeis University. Crenshaw is known for her extensive work with civil … Read More...

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