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How to make the housing lottery more effective

Complaints about DCL and the housing lottery have abounded in the last several weeks, but the core issue is not with number distribution or confusing choosing processes, but rather with the lottery system itself. The current system creates an individualistic Read More...

Mike Pence is not normal

After Trump was elected, one sentiment that other students often expressed was that we were “lucky” that Mike Pence would be doing most of the political work of the presidency, rather than Donald Trump. This sentiment was echoed by a Read More...

Add more lactose-free yogurt on campus

Of the many complaints I may have about Brandeis’ dining services, lately there has been one that outweighs them all: the lack of lactose-free yogurt options in the C-Store and in the dining halls.

I cannot count the times that Read More...

The Nike Pro Hijab enhances inclusivity

This year, Nike announced that they planned to launch a “Pro Hijab,” a headscarf meant for Muslim women to wear while exercising. The Nike Pro Hijab, slated to come out in 2018, is made of stretchy, breathable material, has an Read More...

Republican health to cover all

The new Republican health care plan will make sure all Americans are covered—unfortunately for many, that will be beneath enormous medical debt, and for still others it will be beneath six feet of soil. Trump was content to promise his Read More...

The problem with pugs

Most people who know me well know that I love dogs. It is one of my dreams to raise my own dog. While I would prefer to adopt a dog from a shelter, this is pretty much impossible for me Read More...

One foot in Hong Kong, the other in America

For a really long time, I have struggled to fit in, and unfortunately, Brandeis was the most challenging place of all. It was not that I didn’t make any friends; in fact, I have met and become friends with many Read More...

Help the Brandeis community by joining the Student Union

Several days ago, I received a note via email from a member of our community. The subject line was “Riverside shuttle…thanks,” and the email stated the following:

“As one of the fall riders, thanks very much for helping get the Read More...

Working to remember important global issues

I’ve been exposed to quite a bit of social justice in my time. It’s been a generally virtuous—if broad—banner which has rallied the hearts and minds of innumerable people across recent history and geographical space to mostly positive results. Before Read More...

Milo and you

A few weeks ago, the news and social media were flooded with Milo Yiannopoulos. For those who may be unaware of who he is (as I was not too long ago), Milo Yiannopoulos was an editor for Breitbart News, which Read More...

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