Faculty vote to support univ. divestment

Faculty voted at their monthly meeting on a resolution supporting Brandeis’ Commitment to the Paris Climate Accords and encouraging the Board of Trustees to act on fossil fuel divestment. Committee members of Faculty Against Climate Threat (FACT) finalized their resolution on climate change for the university, and on Friday, Oct. 20, a majority of faculty […]

Sodexo lowers prices at the C-store

Sodexo reevaluated the prices of the 20 most popular C-store items, according to Andy Allen, Sodexo General Manager. This means that Ben and Jerry’s now costs $4.99 compared to $6.09. Sodexo’s “point of sale system” suggests price changes based on invoice pricing when a vendor delivers an item. This is why some products are priced […]

Brandeis alum Alicia Ostriker shares her poetry with community

I haven’t given poetry much consideration since grade school. I gave in to the stereotypes, thinking the medium was too flowery, insubstantial and abstract for me to ever understand. But poet Alicia Ostriker ’59, who read at Brandeis on Thursday, Oct. 19 in the Bethlehem Chapel, showed me just how valuable, relevant and necessary poetry […]

Men and women’s tennis finish fall season

This past weekend the Brandeis men’s tennis team finished their fall season with the Bates Wallach Invitational in Lewiston, Maine. In doubles action, duo David Aizenberg ’20 and Anupreeth Coramutla ’21 started the tournament seeded second behind a pair from Bowdoin. The Judges pair started the invitational with a close win of 9-7 in the […]

Women’s soccer ties 2-2 with Elms College

The Brandeis women’s soccer team played Elms College on Sunday, Oct. 22, a game that resulted in a 2-2 tie after two overtime periods. After falling behind 0-2 in the first half of the game, a valiant effort from captain Samantha Schwartz ’18 pushed the game into a tie. Schwartz’s two goals in a six-minute […]

Rookie Borgert helps volleyball to 13-11 record

Women’s volleyball played a two-day tournament in Amherst over the weekend, going 2-1 with notable showings from players on both days. Coming off an 0-4 weekend at the second University Athletic Association (UAA) Conference Round Robin, the Judges sought to regain their winning record in the Hall of Fame Invitational tournament.   On Friday, Oct. […]

How our system of government makes us more partisan

For politicians, voting with their party is a decent career choice, though it can cause a lot of political problems. Voting on every bill according to a politician’s party line helps secure their political career, easily signal their values to constituents and market themselves to interest groups and activists. With so many bills passing through […]