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Admissions imposes regional quotas to boost diversity*

Dean of Admissions Deena Whitfield announced a new admissions policy yesterday that will improve the geographical diversity of applicants for the class of 2009. In response to growing concerns over the number of undergraduate students… Read More...

BTV amendment fails, receives 30% of vote

BTVs proposal to increase its funding by over 150% by taking money from other Secured Organizations was roundly defeated in balloting on Wenesday and Thursday. The amendment, which needed the approval of 2/3 of voters,… Read More...

UJ allows candidates to appeal election rules; rejects first appeal

Candidate for Finance Board Daniel Mauer '06, filed a case against Chief of Elections Alex Amman '05 claiming that one of the election rules was unfair. Mauer, first needed to prove that the UJ had… Read More...

UJ rejects bid to block BTV vote

Village Senator David Fried filed a case against BTV asking the Union Judiciary to stop the vote because he claimed that BTV misrepresented the amendment to students who signed it. The UJ rejected his injunction… Read More...

BMSA prayer suite closed due to threats

The Brandeis Muslim Student Associations (BMSA) prayer suite in lower Usdan was closed on Wednesday and Thursday due to several disturbing off-campus e-mails that BMSA members received related to Asra Nomanis appearance on campus. Nomani,… Read More...

Feinberg elected Union President

Jennifer Feinberg 07 was elected as Union President in the final phase of Round I elections on Thursday. Turnout for this election was 1660 students, or 53 percent of the student population, the largest number… Read More...

ITS to get new VoIP phones for students

Students will receive new Cisco phones that offer enhanced capabilities next year. The current 7912 model phone will be replaced with the 7940, a larger, two-line phone that is used in most offices on campus.… Read More...

UJ rejects two BTV bids to fix amendment

BTV, BEMCo and Waltham Group filed a petition with the Union Judiciary (UJ) late yesterday asking the UJ to modify the amendment that BTV had submitted to the Union. The amendment, which originally was to… Read More...

Housing fills up at number 1,404

Three hundred juniors and seniors are on a waitlist for housing. The three day long room selection process came to a close Tuesday evening leaving no on-campus residence unfilled. Students who requested to participate in… Read More...

Network outages plague campus

Problems with a core network switch in Feldberg caused several hours of intermittent network outages this morning, according to Chief Information Officer Perry Hanson. In a letter to the community, Hanson blamed a software fault… Read More...
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