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ICE rescinds guidance, international students can remain in U.S. with only online courses

Counsel for Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute for Technology (MIT) and the U.S. government announced today that they had come to a resolution—allowing international students with only online courses to remain in the U.S. for… Read More...

President announces new initiative to address systemic racism at Brandeis

UPDATED 7/10/20, 10 am President Ron Liebowitz announced an initiative where groups of administrative officials will come up with plans over the next 90 days to transform the campus and address systemic racism, according to… Read More...

Students to arrive early to self-quarantine on campus, administration still detailing plans for fall

Brandeis University plans to test over 1000 people per day for COVID-19 during the fall semester by testing students living on campus, faculty, staff and students who come to campus frequently twice a week. The… Read More...

University announces reopening plans for fall semester, classes mostly online, students with option to return to campus

Most classes will be online for the fall 2020 semester, announced President Ron Liebowitz in a June 30 email outlining Brandeis’ plan for the 2020-2021 academic year. Students will be allowed to live on campus,… Read More...

Panelists say protesting racial inequality isn’t new, but we are on the verge of transformation

Though the Black Lives Matter movement started in 2013, systemic racism against Black people has a much longer history, said Professor Chad Williams (AAAS) in a virtual panel titled, “America’s Racial Reckoning,” which discussed past… Read More...

Facilities worker dies from COVID-19

A Brandeis facilities worker, Sergio Aguilar, passed away from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on March 28 at age 61.  “[Aguilar] was a valued Facilities team member for 25 years,” Joseph Realejo, Aguilar’s supervisor and director… Read More...

Brandeis departments and community join to collect donations, prepare meals for first responders

Parents of Chinese international students have raised over $30,000 to purchase personal protective equipment (PPE) for first responders in the greater Boston area after learning there was a shortage of supplies, wrote Haizhen Ding P’21… Read More...

Students advocate for dining workers’ pay, university says dining workers are receiving benefits

Students and the local union representing Brandeis Sodexo dining workers are advocating for all workers to receive health benefits and for laid off workers to be paid. All dining workers are receiving health benefits, according… Read More...

In the Senate 4/5

Vice President Kendal Chapman ’22 announced that Senate meetings will be biweekly. She also mentioned that she wanted to get rid of misconceptions “[to] make sure people aren’t accidentally self sabotaging.” This would be done… Read More...

Democratic socialist advises against Sanders for president

Though the topic of a professor’s talk was democratic socialism, his solution to the United States’ current political situation was a Joe Biden presidency.  Professor Peter Dreier, E.P. Clapp Distinguished Professor of Politics at Occidental… Read More...
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