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Unhelpful renovations keep East windows closed

It is said that when a door closes, a window opens. Unless you live in East. Due to renovations made over the summer, a large number of the windows in East dorms can no longer be opened by the students … Read More...

Teenage artists contribute to MFA’s latest exhibit “HOMiE”

The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston is the fourth largest museum in the United States, and with many newly opened galleries, it is definitely worth a visit. The building is massive, cycling through traditional art on each continent and … Read More...

Prof. Jasmine Johnson (AAAS, WGSS) wins award for inspired teaching, discusses student engagement

Professor Jasmine Johnson (AAAS/WMGS) has received an award, in part, for inspired teaching, but one of her most inspiring teachers was Ula Taylor, an African-American studies professor she had at UC Berkeley. “There are moments sometimes in classes when you Read More...

The benefits of taking languages past the level-30 requirement

With a slew of university requirements to fulfill before graduation, many Brandeis students grudgingly sit through 30-level language classes in order to satisfy the language requirement. Whether it’s dozing through the language you took in high school or starting fresh … Read More...

BPA Grants Foster Pluralism and Unity

The Brandeis Pluralism Alliance (BPA) will soon be closing its applications for spring grants, which will be given to students or faculty who need funding for projects that involve identity, pluralism and unity.

According to the BPA webpage, the organization’s … Read More...

SEED – Embracing or Misrepresenting Diversity?

This past week, the Admissions Office held its Students Exploring and Embracing Diversity program, or SEED. From Nov. 1-3, several dozen high school students (term of endearment: SEEDs) were brought to campus and stayed in the dorms of volunteer student … Read More...

Reject campus culture that puts stress on a pedestal

With the midterm period coming to a close, it is apparent that many students study everything except the one topic that would most benefit them during this demanding time: stress management. Amid the 2 a.m. study sessions, countless cups of … Read More...

Love Your Body Day, each and every day

Body positivity can be difficult to maintain in today’s media-saturated society. From television shows to advertisements, the standards of a “perfect” body are promoted to no end, especially for women. With this harmful mindset, it can become hard to remember … Read More...

Orientation: useful or useless?

Cars full of over-packed luggage, chronically lost students and a plethora of red shirts can only mean one thing: 2015’s first-year orientation. As a first-year student myself, I don’t have any other orientations as comparison, but this seems to be … Read More...

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