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Sal’s at The Stein, a Faustian Bargain

We campus-going Brandeisians are a special sort. You might say that we have a penchant for pain and sacrifice. Every day we are newly reminded of the loss of our clubs, sports and classes. We… Read More...

What we owe the Indigenous

As we look back into history—and understand the manifestations the global imperial and colonial eras had on subsequent nation-building—we begin to understand more about the political power dynamics currently at play. The majority of countries… 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...

Fixing the Brandeis weekend

Following increased national discussion on progressivism and protests surrounding human rights, it is important to look at one of the biggest perpetrators of injustice in college culture: Greek life. Colleges constantly grapple with these issues,… 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...

The ultimate mask guide

The masks discussed in this article are listed in order from most effective to least effective: choose your weapon of choice wisely.  Sasha Skarboviychuk  N95  Ah, the king of all masks. How did you get… Read More...

President of no one

The Trump administration’s abhorrent ignorance and subversion of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement not only signals a radicalization of right-leaning racial politics but also a likely steep decline in American global reputation. The BLM… Read More...

Self-care in the time of COVID: resisting the urge to overcommit

It’s common knowledge: Brandeis students are chronically overcommitted. I think it’s part of what attracts us to this school: the active extracurriculars, the ease with which students can double or triple major in different fields.… Read More...

An extrovert’s quarantine thoughts: Adam and Eve

Last time I wrote one of these articles, the Brandeis community had just been sent home as lockdowns began to occur around the world and in, well, certain parts of this beautiful country. But regardless,… Read More...

Violence on the ballot: mediating accountability with a Biden presidency

I vividly remember the day the Access Hollywood tape of Donald Trump surfaced. As a then-sixteen-year-old, I watched the coverage in sheer disbelief at the vulgar, objectifying language and privilege perpetrated by a man vying… Read More...
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