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Making the case for choosing free trade

Over the past year, student leaders and activists at Brandeis have drawn increasing support for allowing only fair trade coffee to be served on campus. Although I do not doubt these students good intentions, so-called… Read More...

Brandeis bungles class waitlist

So, imagine this youre on the waitlist for a class. The professor starts off his lecture on the first day of that class and says that he can almost guarantee that everyone will be accepted… Read More...

Two months on Capitol Hill

Im finally starting to get this place, Capitol Hill That is what I said to myself after receiving positive feedback on the press release I was asked to write. This was the first real assignment… Read More...

Surprise Party Planners with a Death Wish

Have you ever successfully organized a surprise birthday party? I mean single-handedly cooking a huge lunch and hosting 25 people, sleeping three hours a night and using public transportation to get into another city just… Read More...

NEGIN: Whats So Great About Brandeis, Anyway?

I recently attended one of the new student send offs in my area before returning to campus, and was confronted with the responsibility of having to show off all the great things about Brandeis. Dont… Read More...

GREEN: Confessions of a Facebook addict

A while back, I was indulging in my hourly ritual of checking Facebook. Ok, fine, maybe Im exaggerating a little. Make that my five times-daily ritual. Thats much more accurate. Dont laugh, you know you… Read More...

OP-ED: The Dark Side of Katrina

During orientation, baskets were passed around to collect money for the victims of Hurricane Katrina. A triumphant email one day later announced that we had raised over $1400 for the cause. In the grand scheme… Read More...

OP-ED: Sometimes the simplest things can make the world a much better place

Yesterday, in the midst of another crazy day of classes and club meetings I happened to stop by my mailbox. I wasnt expecting much, I figured all I would find would be some flier inviting… Read More...

EDITORIAL: Consequences of parity need consideration

We would like to commend the Brandeis administration for working with student and professor groups towards a common goal of equal pay for both contract and non-contract workers at Brandeis. However we want to caution… Read More...

LETTER: LTS: a group effort

To the Editor: Although I was very pleased to see such a lengthy article commending the achievements of a dear former colleague of mine, I take several issues with the Rich Graves article from September… Read More...
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