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Panelists reflect on the history of Asian American violence in light of the Atlanta spa shootings

There is a long history of discrimination and violence against Asian women in the United States, according to the five panelists of “Reckoning with the Atlanta Spa Shootings.” The panelists discussed the stereotypes and background… Read More...

In the Senate, April 1

The senate voted on the chartering of five new clubs: Brandeis Crafts and Conversations, Brandeis Open Mic Intercultural Club, Brandeis German Club, B’yachad Israel Dance Troop and Brandeis Sports Analytics Club. All clubs were established… Read More...

Univ. webinar discusses COVID-19 effect in Africa

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a “severe and widespread shock” to African countries, unlike anything they have faced in the past 30 years, said Professor Joseph K. Assan (HS) in a webinar hosted by the… Read More...

Photo I.D. required at testing facilities, take swab samples in private, new shuttle service

The university will begin to check student’s I.D. cards at testing sites, according to an email sent to the Brandeis Community on March 19 by Assistant Provost of Strategic Initiatives Morgan Bergman. The new policy… Read More...

In the Senate, March 21

UPDATED: March 27, 9:30 p.m. The Senate passed a vote to charter the Brandeis University Consulting Club (BUCC) after the club had attempted, but failed, to be chartered last semester. The club has made connections… Read More...

Speaker highlights persistent anti-Black racism in Yemen

Gokh Amin Alshaif, a PhD candidate in the Department of History at the University of California, Santa Barbara, spoke about racial issues in Yemen in the post revolution period in the 1960s. Alshaif spoke about… Read More...

BAASA event gives healing space for students affected by Anti-Asian racism

Student leaders of the Brandeis Asian American Student Association (BAASA) put together an event on Anti-Asian racism and violence which has escalated in the United States, days after the attacks in Atlanta, offering a place… Read More...

Rebecca Cokley named 2020 Richman Distinguished Fellow in Public Life

Disability activist Rebecca Cokley was honored as the 2020 Richman Distinguished Fellow in Public Life in a Zoom event on Wednesday March 24, and gave a keynote address on how to achieve a truly inclusive… Read More...

Student leaders give updates on the Black Action Plan

Student leaders of the Black Action Plan (BAP) Sonali Anderson ’22 and DeBorah Ault ’22 discussed updates on the plan in an interview with The Brandeis Hoot. They have worked with multiple departments across campus… Read More...

Univ. releases tentative fall 2021 semester plans

The university plans to offer an in-person learning module for the upcoming fall 2021, according to an email sent to the Brandeis community on March 16. The in-person learning plan has been drafted due to… Read More...
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