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Studying is the least of my abroad experience—and that’s how it should be

I was at a bar on a Wednesday night when I realized that I might have a problem. Not with alcohol—though I’m sure I left some unconsumed—but with my head. I no longer felt stressed.… Read More...

Tommy Time

Q: “Why am I crying in da slut cave?”  A: I feel a personal responsibility to respond to this because I can only imagine what position someone must be in to ask such a question.… Read More...

VP Pence irresponsible with coronavirus response

Vice President Pence’s history in dealing with health outbreaks proves nothing more than that he is largely unfit to deal with the potentially disastrous spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) throughout the United States. Pence’s consistent… Read More...

You’re allowed to be angry: piecing together the 2020 Democratic primary

When I phone banked for Senator Elizabeth Warren in the week leading up to Super Tuesday, I heard conflicting criticisms from two separate callers that, for me, uncovered the conditions of being a woman in… Read More...

SSIS advice column

Welcome back to the SSIS column, where we answer any and all of Brandeis students’ questions about sex, sexuality, identity and relationships. If you have a question you’d like answered in our next column, email… Read More...

A means to an end

Kantian ethics relies on a few basic principles, one of them being that we cannot use people as means to an end, but we have to see humans as ends in themselves. In other words,… Read More...

The drawbacks of dining

Last summer, I found myself binge-watching Gordon Ramsay’s “Hell’s Kitchen” or “Kitchen Nightmares” all the time. It could be because I really enjoy cooking, or maybe it was the catharsis of him yelling at inadequate… Read More...

Tommy Time

Welcome to the first Tommy Time: an anonymous Q&A column where I will answer all of your questions to the best of my ability, possibly with some humor here and there! Considering this is the… Read More...

SSIS advice column

Welcome back to the SSIS column, where we answer any and all of Brandeis students’ questions about sex, sexuality, identity and relationships. If you have a question you’d like answered in our next column, email… Read More...

What do two thousand calories look like?: The cookie edition

We have all heard that the average person should eat about 2,000 calories a day. It varies from person to person, depending on things such as sex, age, how active you are and a bunch… Read More...
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