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Giving back to Brandeis: Leah Berkenwald and HAWP

Leah Berkenwald ’07 always knew she wanted to come back to Brandeis after she graduated. “I love Brandeis,” Berkenwald said in an interview with The Brandeis Hoot. “I can’t imagine my life not having had… Read More...

HAWP aims to teach campus about health and wellness

After a decade away from her alma mater, Leah Berkenwald ’07 is back as the Wellness Promotion Program Manager for Health and Wellness Promotion (HAWP).  HAWP helps to coordinate campus-wide health and wellness efforts through… Read More...

A life-long orgo prof. in the making

Although Professor Kristen Mascall (CHEM) is in her sixth year at Brandeis University, she still has a campus map clipped to one of the drawers in her office, maybe because most of her time is… Read More...

Study abroad fair pushes student boundaries

Pushing boundaries, exploring beyond our peripheral vision and snatching an opportunity while it lasts are but a few characteristics that students at Brandeis share. Even with a course catalog that takes hours upon hours to… Read More...

Ali Hagani ’22 advocates for women’s rights, political activism

Since coming to Brandeis over a year ago, Alison Hagani ’22 has always wanted to make a change not only on campus but in the country. She is majoring in sociology with minors in legal… Read More...

PERIOD: Starting the Conversation

There is no question that there is a stigma surrounding the discussion of periods. This is the reason that Linzy Rosen ’22 began a chapter of PERIOD, a global organization, at Brandeis in spring 2019. … Read More...

‘To kill or not to kill, that is the question’

Imagine you are an animal, living in a world that is dominated by humans. Humans control how you live, whether you have access to food, whether you can continue living or simply become meat for… Read More...

Brandeis Improv Society teaches improv to all

Comedy is enjoyable for all but hard as a craft to master on its own. On campus, while we are known for our numerous a cappella groups, we shouldn’t fail to notice the large quantities… Read More...

A feminist perspective on bioethics

Sociologists and researchers have long looked into the disparities and inequalities that lie in health care, oftentimes looking into the differences depending on socioeconomic status and location. However, with the changing viewpoints on gender and… Read More...

Representation for Asian Americans

Imagine moving to a new country where you do not speak the language fluently, and therefore you cannot communicate properly with others. You must not only seek out work, but raise a family and provide… Read More...
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