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Take Back the Night march braves the storm

A crowd of about 50 students participated in the Take Back the Night march on Thursday evening, April 6. Take Back the Night is an annual event that is meant to raise awareness about sexual violence, empower one another and … Read More...

66th Commencement honorary degree recipients ‘repair the world’

Canadian Supreme Court Justice Rosalie Abella will speak at the 2017 commencement, according to a press release from University President Ron Liebowitz on Tuesday, April 4.

A daughter of Holocaust survivors and expert in human rights law, Abella will be … Read More...

Lian Chen ’19 to Serve as Student Union Secretary

A new name will make its way into undergraduates’ inboxes in Fall 2017 when Lian Chen ’19 assumes her role as Student Union Secretary, taking over the job of sending out weekly emails and other reminders from the Student Union.Read More...

Student body elects Emily Levine ’18 Student Union Treasurer

Elected from across the Atlantic Ocean, the role of Student Union Treasurer awaits Emily Levine ’18, when she returns to Brandeis in Fall 2017 after spending this Spring semester studying at King’s College in London, England.

“I hope to run Read More...

Citizenship Day to unite immigration advocates

Students will have the opportunity to engage with immigrant activist and resource groups from Brandeis and from the greater Boston area at Brandeis Citizenship Day on Tuesday, April 4. The event will be hosted by The Right to Immigration Institute Read More...

Six bathrooms to be stocked with free menstrual products

Free pads and tampons will be available in six high traffic restrooms for about one month, according to Aaron Finkel ‘20, chair of Campus Operations Working Group (COW-G) and Massell Quad Senator.

Using a Senate Money Resolution (SMR), COW-G requested Read More...

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...

$90,000 in C.E.E.F. funds allocated to student initiatives

C.E.E.F. grant proposal winners were chosen by the Student Union C.E.E.F. committee this week. C.E.E.F., or the Community Enhancement and Emergency Fund, is a source of funding that provides emergency funding for students, as well as allocates money for student-led Read More...

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...

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