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Students demand more resources for sexual violence

In January of this year, President Obama created a White House Task Force of senior administration officials to address the increased rates of sexual assault on college campuses. In a ...

New chapter of Xi Kappa fraternity established by Brandeis students

The Brandeis community has recently seen the establishment of a new fraternity, Xi Kappa, an Asian-interest fraternity started by Brian Lee ’15, Eric Shen ’16, Brian Louis ’16, Justin Kwon ...

Take Back the Night march brings attention to sexual assault issues

Candles were handed out to everyone gathered on the Rabb Steps at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 9 for the annual Take Back the Night (TBTN) march through campus. Participants ...

Zinner forum highlights CEO’s power to make social change By

On Tuesday evening, the Zinner Forum was held, sponsored by the Eli J. Segal Citizen Leadership Program, the Sillerman Center and the Heller School for Social Policy and Management. The ...

Harvard faces complaint with Office of Civil Rights

On March 28, two students at Harvard University filed a complaint with the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights claiming that the school’s sexual assault policies violate protections set ...

Presidential candidates present platforms and answer questions

On Thursday, April 10, the night before official elections for President of Brandeis’ Student Union took place, the candidates, along with representatives from The Brandeis Hoot, The Justice, WBRS and ...

MLK Scholars speak on learning leadership

MLK & Friends Club presented “SPEAK: A Scholar’s Story” on Thursday evening. The event featured a panel of three Brandeis alumnae, all of whom were MLK Scholars while at school. ...

Students’ outcry prompts Brandeis to reconsider award

Due to outrage from students and staff across campus and beyond, Brandeis released a statement on Tuesday, April 8, saying, “Ms. Hirsi Ali’s name has been withdrawn as an honorary ...

Major General Anthony Cucolo speaks about the relationship between the media and the army

On Wednesday evening, Major General Anthony Cucolo gave a talk entitled “The Media: A Serviceman’s View” in Mandel G3. He spoke about the relationship between the media and the army ...

’Deis Talks showcase students’ ideas

On Thursday, April 3, the Presentation Room in the Shapiro Admissions Building was packed with students, faculty and other guests for the second annual ’Deis Talks event, presented by Brandeis’ ...

Administration strives towards graphic unity

Over the past year, Andrew Flagel, senior vice president of students and enrollment, and Ellen de Graffenreid, senior vice president for Communications, have eagerly begun planning a new graphic identity ...

Anita Hill confronts past and future in documentary

In 1991, Anita Hill stood alone in front of a panel during the hearings to confirm Clarence Thomas. Today, 22 years later, she revisits the trauma of the hearings while ...

Documentary examines effects of income inequality

This Monday evening in the International Business School, the work-in-progress documentary “Exit Zero” was screened. The event was followed by a brief Q&A with the filmmaker, Christine Walley. This event ...

Northwestern football moves toward unionization

The framework of college athletics may be dramatically altered after a regional director of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled that football players at Northwestern University fit within the ...

Islam Awareness Week seeks to promote positive understanding of Islam on campus

This week on campus, Brandeis hosted its annual “Islam Awareness Week,” established to raise awareness about Islam and to remove misconceptions about Islam and Muslims. Sponsored by the Muslim Student ...