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MAIRSON: Justice Brandeis, does faculty governance matter?

This academic year has seen considerable tumult over Dean Jaffes suggestions to eliminate teaching Greek, the program in Linguistics, the program in Music Composition, and to reduce faculty in NEJS and Physics. Program terminations could… Read More...

WRITERS BLOCK: Fighting that New England mid-winter slump

Its just about that time of year. If youre from the New England area, you know what Im talking about. Its the mid-winter slump. Its the mysterious mental breaking point found somewhere between the end… Read More...

BERKENWALD: The Freedom in Pain

It is only after weve lost everything that we are free to do anything. ~ Fight Club What is an impulse? However you define it, it is what made me get my nose pierced last… Read More...

CAHN: Shoebats love built on foundation of hate

As I left the Shapiro Theater on the evening of January 31st, I felt a mixture of anger and sadness at the events I had just witnessed. For nearly two hours I heard the words… Read More...

I was not going to see Walid Shoebat

Anyone who has been around campus lately knows about the PLO terrorist turned Zionist named Walid Shoebat who was coming to campus and I had decided not to see him. Nonetheless, I found myself at… Read More...

COLUMN: Democrats are not the only ones who want peace

When people asked me if I was going to Inauguration with Students for Peace, I really didnt know what to say. I am a conservative Republican, yet I am also a student for peace. In… Read More...

EDITORIAL: More can be done to improve the Brandeis web experience

Brandeis recently unveiled a redesigned, technicolor homepage. Leaving aside questions about how prospective students will perceive Brandeis, not to mention potential employers, we find it a bit odd that with all of the hoopla surrounding… Read More...

WRITER'S BLOCK: 'Hot' perhaps an acquired taste

Last week, as I was dutifully partaking of my usual procrastination activity of scouring my buddy list for funny/entertaining/informative away messages, I came across a link in the profile of a friend who attends Boston… Read More...

LETTER: Freshman limbo to be cherished;

To the Editor: In response to the college maturity article from last weeks issue (College not the holy grail of maturity, page 3), I would like to provide another argument on the topic that college… Read More...

Meal plan options poorly thought out

Typically when students return home for a break or vacation, one of the first questions they are asked by their relatives is about the schools food. While each student might have a vastly different opinion… Read More...
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