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Recognizing the sport of art making

When I was a kid, I had a very clear idea of what I wanted to do with my life. I wanted to be an artist, a painter and an animator. I wanted to create… Read More...

I cannot believe this is even a debate: Nutritional hegemony and its evil harbingers

Soup is not food. When I say “soup is not food,” I am in no way saying that soup is not delicious or nutritious. On the contrary, I am an ardent supporter of dipping grilled… Read More...

Why the East Closet needs some TLC

It seems to be well-known that Brandeis does not have a lot of storage space, especially for things as large and bulky as club equipment. As a campus of over 250 clubs and growing every… Read More...

On #ElectHer: The progress of women in politics

On March 15, the Department of Politics and the Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program will host Brandeis’s first #ElectHer Conference, where female-identifying students will be trained on how to run for student government or… Read More...

What you can do about climate change

You’re probably freaked out about climate change. There’s a good chance you feel totally overwhelmed or powerless. What can one person do when it feels like the world is heading in such a hopeless direction?… Read More...

Open letter: Brandeis is failing its disabled students

Dear Brandeis Administration, Board of Trustees, Office of Budget and Financial Planning, Student Accessibility Support and Counseling Center, Thanks for asking me what I need as a disabled student to feel welcome and succeed here.… Read More...

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… Read More...

Horoscopes for the coming week

​Well here we are folks, it’s 2020. The age of science, and here we all are believing that Mercury being in retrograde actually means something important in our lives. So I thought, why not take… Read More...

Bleeding: severity, treatment and when to call for help

In everyday life, the type of bleeding we encounter is simply blood oozing out of a paper cut or a small bruise. Contrary to how the excruciating pain of a papercut would make it seem,… Read More...

Immigration’s new ‘wealth test’ attacks the poor

The United States’ immigration system has undergone a myriad of xenophobic changes: from travel bans in Muslim majority countries to decreasing the maximum amount of refugees even allowed into the states, immigration into the U.S.… Read More...
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