Approach debate with sincere interest

Brandeis really cannot please anyone. Less than a month after Thomas Pickering was announced as this year’s commencement speaker, the Internet has pounced once again. Already, conservative website TruthRevolt published an article criticizing the school for hosting an “Israel hater” like Pickering after withdrawing an honorary degree from Ayaan Hirsi Ali last year. Despite the […]

Milwaukee Bucks owner Marc Lasry speaks on campus

On Monday, April 13, Marc Lasry, the co-founder of Avenue Capital Group and co-owner of the Milwaukee Bucks of the NBA, gave a talk at Brandeis titled “The Business of Basketball” in which he drew upon his experience in both basketball and finance. Lasry was born in Morocco and immigrated with his family to Hartford, […]

Award-winning artist Stephanie Pierce speaks on campus

On a tour of the Boston area, artist Stephanie Pierce discussed her work with the Brandeis community on Friday, April 1. Her visiting artist lecture included a preview of her portfolio and all the paintings and drawings she had compiled over the years. Pierce has been the recipient of many awards for her artwork and […]