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Finding empowerment when choosing a menstrual product

Most elementary schools teach young girls about periods. This usually happens in the form of a “puberty class,” that occurs in a split-gender environment and lasts a couple o… Read More...

The fashion industry needs to catch up to changing beauty standards

There’s no doubt beauty standards have evolved over time. During the Renaissance, women were expected to have full figures that today might be considered overweight. This dif… Read More...

Homophobic violence is on the rise

The Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriage was a Constitutional right in 2015. This year, a record number of LGBT people are running for Congress, and there are a record number … Read More...

Brandeis students are stunted by technology

I attended an open forum with President Liebowitz about a month ago which gave interested members of the community the opportunity to voice their opinions about the aspects of Bra… Read More...

Future of the Winter Olympics

Only every four years during the Olympics are we allowed to indulge in obscure sports,
human interest stories and even a healthy bit of nationalism. But now that this year’s game… Read More...

From Iceland to Senegal, underdogs look to make noise in Russia

With the inaugural match of the 2018 World Cup between host nation Russia and relative newcomers Saudi Arabia set to kick off in just a few months time, the World Cup will indeed go on … Read More...

Senator Mitt Romney: A win for Democrats, Republicans, and civility

In these hyper-partisan times, Americans are looking for something to hang their hats on as a sign of hope, and Mitt Romney could be the answer.

Romney, the 2012 Republican preside… Read More...

On Bill and Melinda Gates’ annual letter

It is remarkable that Microsoft has been around for 43 years already, and that one of the founders, Bill Gates, has been the richest person in the United States, according to Forbes… Read More...

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...

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