Inclusivity to be theme of allies training

The Brandeis Allies Training Program was established in order to train people to be allies to the LGBT community. To be a part of this group of Brandeis allies, one must participate in the program and sign the Allies Pledge. Operated through the Intercultural Center (ICC), there will be two training sessions this semester, on […]

New club TableTalk hopes to open up discussion on campus

A new semester means many new things, including new clubs. This fall, Brandeis welcomed its newest club, TableTalk, which which aims to foster conversation between students on a range of topics. At its first event on Oct. 1, students gathered on the couches in the SCC Atrium to speak to each other. Brandeis sophomores Anna […]

Lucas Malo wins award for work with Prospect Hill Community Center

CarMax recognized Brandeis’ Director of Community Service Lucas Malo for his work with the Prospect Hill Community Center with the Bright Side of Game Day award, including a $10,000 prize. Malo accepted the award at the first New England Patriots game of the season on Thursday, Sept. 10, and then donated the money to the […]

Brandeis fall elections: Student Union spotlight

Nathan Greess ’19, a graduate of Concord Academy in Massachusetts, is one of two elected Class of 2019 Senators. He plans to major in economics and politics with a possible minors in history and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. On campus, Greess is involved in Brandeis University Students for NARAL and plans to be a […]

The Brandeis Farmers Club hosts its first farmers’ market

On Saturday morning, under a clear blue sky, The Brandeis Farmers Club hosted their first event in the Gosman parking lot. Over 500 people attended the Farmers’ Market that Gerrianna Cohen ’18, Market Manager of the Farmers Club, planned and executed. She started her planning process in the fall, when she visited The Waltham Farmers’ […]

Criminal justice symposium examines socioeconomic inequalities

Speakers from across the Boston area discussed American incarceration at the 20th Annual Tillie K. Lubin Symposium on Tuesday, March 10. Titled “Criminal Justice? Race, Gender, and Incarceration,” the lecture focuses on women’s, gender and sexuality studies, with particular interest in contemporary issues and events. The symposium was named after Tillie Kulp-Lubin, whose husband, Charles […]

Influential professor illuminates life of Albert Luthuli

On Thursday, March 5, the African and Afro-American Studies Department hosted a lecture by Dr. Robert Vinson titled “Albert Luthuli, Nelson Mandela and the Genealogies of Armed Struggle in Apartheid South Africa.” A professor in the AAAS Department introduced Vinson and the lecture, which is part of the annual Ruth First Memorial Lecture, and the […]

Meditation offers healthy outlet to students

In May of 2014, the faculty, student and staff meditation series began as a routine way for Brandeis students to satisfy their interest in meditation alongside other members of the community. A few staff members who took an interest in the activity created the series and thought that others would appreciate the opportunity and would […]

UDRs advise students and advocate within departments

Since the fall of 1998, Brandeis’ Undergraduate Departmental Representatives have served as intermediaries between undergraduate students and the department faculty members. They act as the voices of the students to the Undergraduate Advising Heads, relaying news back and forth between the two groups. Bright, enthusiastic and well versed in their respective majors, these juniors and […]