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A major reform is needed to prevent mass shootings

Too often in recent years have we become accustomed to hearing about mass shootings in the news. A mass shooting, according to the Gun Violence Archive (GVA), is the use of any gun th… Read More...

It is not my job alone to save the world

Walking around Brandeis, it is hard to miss the posters promoting green lifestyles. From composting food to turning off the lights, Brandeis does a great job of reminding student… Read More...

Brandeis needs more nature

Recently I came across a large photo book, the photos depicting Brandeis through the decades until the late 2000s. It has fantastic images of this place pre-1948, when it was Middl… Read More...

Student activists can save Susya

This past summer, I had the opportunity to visit the Palestinian village of Susya with a group of American students on a trip led by J Street U. Upon arrival to the village, we gathere… Read More...

Tests are an ineffective measure of intelligence

Since transitioning to college, I have had time to reflect on my high school experience from a new perspective. My course plan was practically plotted out for me from the beginning … Read More...

Support farm workers by boycotting Wendy’s

The Fair Food Program was born in 2005 when the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, a group of activist farm workers than originated in Florida, staged a boycott of Taco Bell. The coali… Read More...

The truth behind human embryonic stem cell research

As someone extremely passionate about science, it frustrates me to see scientific research halted by people who are not completely informed about a topic. Before going straight … Read More...

Honoring Michael Weller is an insult to Brandeis students

On Tuesday, Jan. 23, Brandeis awarded playwright Michael Weller ’65 the Creative Arts Award. The award ceremony focused on Weller’s theatrical career, with remarks from Un… Read More...

Strippers deserve better from the #MeToo movement

The #MeToo movement has effectively exposed the flawed and dysfunctional way that American culture views sexuality and consent. The movement revealed the extent to which sexua… Read More...

Step it up America: A conversation about mental illness

When rapper Logic first released his song titled “1-800-273-8255,” the number to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, traffic to the hotline’s website and social m… Read More...

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