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The Great Brandeisian Façade – Building Accessibility

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Sasha Skarboviychuk

Features

People have wondered whether the COVID-19 pandemic has increased burnout in physicians throughout the United States. Dr. Linda Pololi, a distinguished senior scientist and research scholar in the Women’s Studies Research Center at Brandeis, has...
Ulka Anjaria (DEP) has taken the reins as the second Jehuda Reinharz Director of the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Humanities, following her predecessor Ramie Targoff (DEP). During her time at Brandeis, Anjaria...
In today’s day and age, podcasts are exploding. Podcast numbers have doubled in the last year and continue to grow exponentially. Podcasts provide a unique method of storytelling and therefore it may be useful for...

Editorials

As excited as we are to return to in-person learning, we are concerned about the pressure that the volume of students is having on campus operations. After a year of short lines and empty spaces,...
On April 20, the Brandeis administration switched from Sage to Workday in regards to academic records and personal information—smack in the middle of a coronavirus semester. Our editors, along with other students, have experienced stress...
This is the third semester that we are starting with an editorial focused on COVID-19.  It is now weird to think about a time where we are not wearing masks or worried about sharing food...

Additional News

The university released tips for avoiding lines at testing sites as well as updates on the timing of test results, in an email to the Brandeis community sent by Morgan Bergman, Assistant Provost for Strategic...
After a year-long intermission of study abroad programs during the pandemic, Brandeis students have resumed travel this year. According to a recent BrandeisNow article, 19 students participated in study abroad programs this summer, and more...
Individuals who have experienced traumatic brain injury have been linked to higher misuse of prescriptions and opioid abuse, Rachel Sayko Adams (HELLER) found in a Brandeis study that looked at associations between opioid misuse and...

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Arts

Monday Sep. 13 marked an important birthday: the hit CW show “Supernatural” turned 16. Though the show finally ended last November, it remains culturally relevant, with a fandom that won’t die and actors who thrive...
“Certified Lover Boy” is the newest album from popular Toronto rapper Drake. “Certified Lover Boy,” Drake’s sixth studio album, was rumored to drop during the fall of 2020, but the actual date, January 2021, was...
With the increasing popularity of K-pop and K-dramas to non-Korean audiences, more and more people are becoming aware of South Korea’s mandatory military service for men. At least in America, it’s not exactly commonplace anymore...

Sports

On Sep. 3, both the men’s and women’s cross-country teams participated in the Wellesley Invitational to start off the season. The women’s team finished in first place and the men’s team finished in second place. ...
After a 0-0 draw against Western New England, the Brandeis men’s soccer team faced a tough stretch of four games within a single week. Following these four games, the team ended up with a record...
To quote Minnesota Vikings beat writer Luke Braun, “It’s your god-given right to be too high on your favorite football team week one, don’t let anyone take that away from you.” Well, Braun was absolutely...

Opinions

Welcome back to the (Student Sexuality Information Service) SSIS column, where we answer any and all of Brandeis students’ questions about sex, sexuality, identity and relationships. If you have a question you’d like answered in...
Coming into Paris, I had aspirations of understanding the French perspective concerning politics, identity and the function of society as a whole. I did not expect to have such an internal turmoil of the contrasts...
Despite the hard-earned academic acclaim Brandeis receives as an institution it has continuously sat at #48 on the list of the ugliest college campuses in America. As described by the college reviewers from COMPLEX magazine,...

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