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Univ. releases draft plan ‘to address systemic racism’ on campus

UPDATED 11/20/20, 7:40 a.m. The university’s draft plan to address systemic racism focuses on examining policing at Brandeis, student financial burdens and faculty and staff hiring, salaries and promotions, according to a Nov. 10 email… Read More...

Reduced testing requirements and Heller testing site to be closed during winter break

COVID-19 testing procedures during the winter break will see several changes including fewer testing locations and a less frequent testing requirement, according to an email sent to the community by Senior Vice President of Communications,… Read More...

Panel on Uyghurs in Xinjiang, China Zoombombed

A panel discussing the Uyghur people—a Muslim-Turkish ethnic population living mainly in the Xinjiang region of western China—was disrupted by Zoom users who wrote “FAKE NEWS” and “Bullshit” on a presenter’s slides and played China’s… Read More...

In the Senate, Nov. 15

The senate voted on nine clubs: two new clubs and seven probationary clubs created in the fall of 2019. The Housing Clinic, Chinese Theater Club, Model United Nations, Men of Color Alliance (MOCA), Deis 3D… Read More...

In the Senate Nov. 8

Courtney Thrun ’22 of the Services and Outreach Committee said that they finalized when the “Midnight Buffet” is going to be: The event will take place in the Shapiro Campus Center (SCC) atrium on Friday… Read More...

In the Senate Nov. 1

Skye Liu ’23, chair of the Health and Safety committee reported that she has a Senate Money Resolution (SMR) ready for the sticker design for the condom dispensers. Liu said that a lot of union… Read More...

TEDx hears from five speakers about ‘wellness in the new age’

TEDxBrandeisUniversity hosted five guest speakers in its annual event on Nov. 1 through Zoom and Facebook Live after the event was postponed twice. TEDx at Brandeis featured Ruben Kanya ’14, Prof. Kristen Lucken (IGS), Eric… Read More...

You’ll be ‘Over the Moon’ for this original Netflix film

Although the Mid-Autumn festival is well behind us now, “Over the Moon” is still a perfect movie to watch for people who want a heartwarming family story. When paired with the fun and bright animation… Read More...

Brandeis administration discusses spring semester at community check-in

Brandeis administrators responded to questions about the upcoming spring semester, coronavirus-related restrictions and Brandeis’s financial health in a community check-in on Monday night. Students should not expect restrictions to be loosened on the Brandeis campus,… Read More...

Prof. Anita Hill shares concerns about the future of the Supreme Court

Prof. Anita Hill (AAAS/LGLS/HS/WGS) said that the goal of the Grand Old Party (GOP) is to implant a conservative body of reasoning that will change the judicial understanding and precedent of equality in America in… Read More...
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