Senator introduces amendments changing Allocations Board powers

Student Union Senator Aaron Finkel ’20 introduced two amendments that would give the Senate additional powers to oversee Allocations Board policies and would allow the Senate to overturn a presidential veto of the A-Board’s policies, rule of orders or specific allocations, according to Finkel. The amendments were introduced after growing divisions between the A-Board and […]

Lecture discusses changing perceptions on human rights

A professor at Yale University lectured on human rights and nationalism at the 55th annual Simon Rawidowicz lecture, “Rights and Nationhood from 1948 to the Present” on Thursday. Professor Samuel Moyn, who also works at Yale, focussed on the changing concepts of human rights before and after 1958. Moyn began his lecture by prompting listeners […]

Professor discusses discrimination in Europe

Brandeis students and faculty joined Professor Rajesh Sampath (HS/COMH/HSSP) for a lecture which analyzed different types of discrimination, including racism, xenophobia, islamophobia and antisemitism in Europe. The lecture, “Dismantling Racism, Xenophobia, Islamophobia, and Antisemitism in Europe: The Case of France,” began with an acknowledgement of the prominence of racism, xenophobia, islamophobia and antisemitism in the […]

Hiatt hosts community impact and education fair

UPDATED 11/17 at 10:24 p.m. Around 95 students interested in pursuing careers with nonprofits and educational organizations attended the Hiatt Community Impact and Education Fair on Thursday, Oct. 24. Hiatt recruited over 60 local presenters to connect with Brandeis students. The Community Connections Club, a subsect of the Waltham group, assisted Hiatt in organizing the […]