Web-series ‘Proper Bantah’ wants you to step out of your comfort zone

“I hate being at the center of attention, so it’s kind of weird that I have a talk show,” said Rasheed Peters ’20 last Friday evening at the premiere of his new show, “Proper Bantah.” It’s a talk show about getting to know others, intended to help open people’s eyes to the fascinating people all […]

“On the Basis of Sex” tells RBG’s origin story

The two things that always stay in my mind after watching a film are the score and the ability of the film to captivate the attention of the audience. “On the Basis of Sex” follows the story of a young Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Felicity Jones), as she fights for equal rights for men and women […]

Judiciary case to decide A-board jurisdiction over union

A Student Union Judiciary case will decide whether or not the Student Union is a club, and as a result, whether or not the Allocations Board has jurisdiction over Student Union funding. The case was filed by Student Union President Hannah Brown ’19, Chief of Staff Emma Russell, and Vice President Aaron Finkel ’20 on […]

SSIS Advice Column

Welcome back to the 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 our next column, email ssis@brandeis.edu or leave a question in the Google Form link on our Facebook page. Any and all questions are welcome: […]

Forum highlights issues with accessibility on campus

Members of the Brandeis community shared experiences with disability and frustrations with accessibility on campus at a community forum, where administrators pledged their support in resolving these issues, on Tuesday. From the transportation and housing available to students with disabilities, to the quality of food labels in the dining hall, to the amount of paperwork […]

South Street crossing-light pole knocked down

The crossing-light pole in front of the entrance to Linsey Pool was knocked down by a vehicle traveling on South Street the evening of Friday, Jan. 18, according to an email released to the Brandeis community by Director of Public Safety Ed Callahan on Jan. 23, five days after the incident. Both crossing lights have […]

Former Comey, Mueller official shares perspective on Russia investigation

A former federal official spoke about the Trump administration and the Special Counsel investigation into 2016 election interference with members of the Brandeis community at the Heller School on Wednesday. Chuck Rosenberg, who resigned from his role as the head of the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) after criticizing President Donald Trump in September 2017, previously […]

Alas, ‘Glass’ disappoints

How did we get here? Nineteen years ago, writer/director M. Night Shyamalan made “Unbreakable,” a nifty little deconstruction of the superhero genre starring Bruce Willis as David Dunn, a quietly indestructible man. The film concluded with the twist that Dunn had an “arch-nemesis” in the form of Samuel L. Jackson’s “Mister Glass,” a genius restrained […]