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End mandatory meal plans or end Sodexo

It is Saturday. I am running dangerously low on dining points and eating an average of one real meal per day. I still have five more swipes on my 12-a-week plan, but there is no… Read More...

Further Brandeis values by upholding transgender protection

Brandeis is known around the world, and especially in Massachusetts, as a leader in social justice. The school was founded on the values of justice and equality and has lived up to its reputation through… Read More...

What I wish I knew: the nuances of food options

Ew, what is that? Is it moving? Did it just wink at me? Most of the time, Brandeisians do not have to concern themselves with these questions when trying to decide what to eat in… Read More...

Studying abroad through small moments

The study abroad fair has come and gone for this fall, and in its wake, has left most prospective students with a stack of pamphlets, a list of websites and—though presumably not in the cases… Read More...

Vote, and vote Democratic: polarization

Fourteen years ago, Barack Obama rose to national prominence endorsing John Kerry with a Democratic National Convention speech in which he declared, “There’s not a liberal America and a conservative America, there’s a United States… Read More...

BPYO values shouldn’t reflect former criminal actions of St. George

The entirety of my summer was spent practicing double bass excerpts for Shostakovich’s 10th Symphony, hoping I would earn a place in the Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra (BPYO) under the baton of Benjamin Zander, a… Read More...

What I wish I knew: stop stressing about academics

Within an instant, it seems Mother Nature has grown angry; letting her breath be laced with a sharp chill and creating stricter curfews for the sun. With each passing night, Mother Nature is making her… Read More...

Yale vs Brandeis: a comparative study

The controversy surrounding Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court has perhaps surprisingly spilled over into academia, with my alma mater Yale and my new home Brandeis taking up seemingly opposing sides. While both schools… Read More...

How Leana Wen is changing the face of Planned Parenthood

For the first time in almost 50 years, Planned Parenthood (PP) has chosen a doctor as their president, Dr. Leana Wen. Wen will succeed Cecile Richards, who had been president of P.P. since 2006. According… Read More...

The bright spot of the Trump administration: sanctions on Iran

As a result of the daily chaos that engulfs the Trump administration, where tweet storms and the Russia probe dominate the news coverage, there is a tendency to overlook some of the achievements that the… Read More...
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