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Graduate student workers to petition for a union

Graduate student workers, specifically teaching fellows, lab assistants and adjunct professors on campus, are in the closing stages of forming a labor union.  

The workers plan to hold union elections by the end of the semester after filing with the Read More...

New residence hall to increase number of beds and common space

A residence hall to replace the Castle will have 164 beds and will cost approximately $38 million according to Jim Gray, vice president for Campus Operations.

Four floors will be divided between two wings. “It’s nice that the building turns Read More...

Alumnae involved in pro-choice movement speak on panel

Three Brandeis alumnae who were involved in the pro-choice movement during their time at Brandeis spoke in a panel sponsored by Brandeis Pro-Choice on Wednesday, March 22.

“One of the first things that we did is … we got clinic Read More...

Brandeis Faculty Forward continues collective bargaining

Brandeis Faculty Forward, Brandeis’ non-tenure track faculty organizing committee that is part of a nationwide campaign, has made advances in bargaining with the administration since their formation in December 2015 and their opening presentation to administration in late May.

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BLM Symposium brings Khalil Gibran Muhammad to campus

Harvard Kennedy School Prof. Khalil Gibran Muhammad, Ph.D., gave the keynote speech about black criminality and systemic racism at the Black Lives Matter: Local Movements, Global Futures symposium on Thursday, March 23.

Hosted by the Department of African and Afro-American Read More...

Club Support Committee to hold publicity workshop for clubs

The Club Support Committee will hold a public relations workshop to educate club leaders on advertising events and membership on Wednesday, March 22. This committee has traditionally assisted clubs with recognition and chartering, so this will be the first workshop Read More...

Student-run trial will gauge usage of free menstrual products

The Campus Operations Working Group (COW-G) hopes to conduct a student-run trial of providing menstrual products in public restrooms around campus during the month of April, according to the chair of COW-G, Aaron Finkel ’20.

Finkel has reached out to Read More...

Univs should lead renewable energy transition

Institutions of higher learning like Brandeis are the perfect candidates for making the complete transition to renewable energy, Rachel Gerber ’19, campus coordinator for Environment of Massachusetts Research & Policy Center, told students at an informational event on Wednesday, March Read More...

Middlebury sociology professor lectures on racism within the gay community

Chong-suk Han, a sociology professor from Middlebury College, spoke about gay racism to an audience of about 70 students and alumni on Monday, March 13.

People see white gay men as normal, while overlooking the existence of gay people who … 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...

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