Univ. support for Take Back the Night one of many needed steps

On Thursday, April 16, Dean of Students Jamele Adams sent an email to the Brandeis community to inform them of Tuesday’s Take Back the Night walk. The annual event, a march across campus, is a show of solidarity with survivors of sexual assault and takes a stand against rape culture on campus. The event drew […]

Univ. needs to clean up Massell Pond

With a harsh winter over and Admitted Students Day just around the corner, the university has been hard at work patching up the grounds to make campus safer and more appealing. The steps by Sherman are on the mend, grounds crews are hard at work refurbishing the campus vegetation and repairs are in short order […]

Sodexo must move beyond change in name only

Much has been written about Sodexo’s inability to provide good-tasting, healthy food. It is true that they have made some progress, or at least that they have tried to convince us that they have. By hosting theme nights, like their recent Harry Potter dinners at Lower Usdan and Sherman, they have created an impression that […]

Brief: Tuition increases announced for next year

In an email sent to the Brandeis community last week, President Fred Lawrence announced a 3.7 percent increase in annual billed charges for the 2015-2016 academic year, a decision approved by the Board of Trustees. The rise is identical to the tuition increase for the 2014-2015 academic year, according to an article from The Brandeis […]

SEAD holds Alzheimer’s awareness week

Brandeis Students to End Alzheimer’s (SEAD) held an Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Week at Brandeis, rallying the community in support of those who suffer from the neurodegenerative disease. Over five million Americans currently have Alzheimer’s, but the disease affects many more people than that. SEAD, a new club on campus which started just this semester, hosted […]

“The Phantom Holocaust” exposes forgotten Soviet Films

Olga Gershenson, associate professor of Judaic Studies at UMass Amherst, presented a talk highlighting Soviet-made Holocaust films in the Mandel Atrium on Monday night, April 13. Gershenson discussed the use of art to keep memories of the Holocaust alive in Russian Jews and the various political barriers artists faced in the production and release of […]

Spotlight on Lisa Lynch

Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Lisa Lynch has had a busy career in the field of economics, serving in and working for, often in a high leadership position, the Labor and Employment Relations Association, the Department of Labor, the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and the Governor’s Council of Economic Advisors for […]

Brandeis’ time machine: Goldfarb World War I poster art exhibit

If you had the chance to go back in time, wouldn’t you go? Brandeis may not have a time machine, but the Goldfarb Library’s current display of World War I poster art delivers a similar effect. If you find yourself looking for a study break as finals approach, take a trip down to Goldfarb 2 […]