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First woman to achieve Grandmaster title in chess visits Brandeis

Five-time Olympic gold medalist and the first woman in history to achieve the Grandmaster title in chess, Susan Polgar spoke about her experience as a woman in the male-dominated sport of chess and her life as the descendent of Holocaust … Read More...

Immigration responds to executive order

Members of the Brandeis community attended a panel discussion on Wednesday evening to address President Trump’s Jan. 27 executive order on immigration. The audience, who filled over half of the Shapiro Campus Center (SCC) theater, consisted of not only undergraduate … Read More...

Politics professors speak on Trump presidency

Around 60 people attended the “What to Expect from the Trump Presidency” panel discussion sponsored by the politics department last Wednesday. The panel included politics professors Robert Art, Shai Feldman, Lucy Goodhart, Jill Greenlee and Jeffrey Lenowitz.

“The new administration’s … Read More...

Brandeis students turn out for Boston Women’s March

At least 50 Brandeis students attended a march of over 200,000 people that began in Boston Common last Saturday, according to the Boston Women’s March for America. The march, taking place one day after President Trump’s inauguration, called for a … Read More...

Gordon-Conwell Theological prof. analyzes how Trump campaign appealed to evangelicals

Though many evangelical Christians consider a Trump presidency a success for American evangelicals, Prof. John Jefferson Davis, an evangelical himself, called his election a disaster in a lecture on Wednesday, Jan. 25.

“My view is that as an evangelical it … Read More...

Brandeis saves money by signing solar agreement

Brandeis signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) to reduce the amount of money paid for electricity bills through virtual net metering, a process in which solar energy is installed at an off-site location and then shared among those who are … Read More...

Student Union looks to fill empty positions

Students filled every seat available in the Student Union office for an information session about union candidacy on Wednesday, Jan 25. Approximately 15 students are running for the available positions.

Midyear, senator-at-large, Ridgewood, Ziv, Charles River/567 and the Mods seats … Read More...

BLC presents petition on working conditions to Sodexo

Students and workers filed into the office of Sodexo’s general manager and presented him a petition with about 300 signatures calling for Sodexo to ensure workers have their full 40 hours and hire more 40-hour employees to avoid overworking and … Read More...

Marketing analyst presents research findings on Brandeis

To present the most accurate and marketable image of Brandeis, the university should decide whether or not Brandeis is a Jewish institution, said Mark Neustadt, a marketing analyst with a specialized focus on the needs of colleges, universities and schools.… Read More...

Petition circulates to make Brandeis a sanctuary campus

A petition calling on the administration to investigate the possibility of making Brandeis a sanctuary campus began circulating soon after the results of the presidential election were released.

Addressed to University President Ronald Liebowitz, Provost Lisa Lynch and Senior Vice … Read More...

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