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Today, the University planned to welcome feminist video game critic Anita Sarkeesian to give the Martin Weiner Lecture in Computer Science at the Shapiro Campus Center.
“I’m jealous, Viktor. You don’t answer to anyone. You have no real opposition, you know exactly how every election is going to turn out.” So says Frank Underwood to the fictionalized Russian president Viktor Petrov in the new third season of House of Cards, which premiered on Friday.
Barely 24 hours after I had returned home from Brandeis Admitted Student’s Day, the Boston Marathon bombing happened.
Today, over 610,000 U.S. citizens are living without a roof over their head, according to a 2012 report by the U.S.
Employers must stop discriminating against people with criminal records. According to the National Employment Law Project, 70 million Americans have some sort of criminal record, which is one out of every four American adults.
Over the course of the past two academic years, the University has seen a large number of media scandals, many of which have been classified under the guise of violations of academic freedom and freedom of speech.
Last month, the Brandeis community lost one of its most dedicated workers and adored athletic administrators, Vanessa Cox.
A new issue of Adolf Hitler’s autobiographical manifesto, Mein Kampf, or “My Struggle,” is due to be released early next year.
The Federal Communications Commissions’ 3-2 vote approving “net neutrality”—in other words, a government takeover of the Internet—embodies everything that’s wrong with Washington, D.C. The 332-page plan, which was passed in House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s favorite way— before anyone had a chance to read it—paves the way for an Internet that is treated as a public utility.
Academic and other responsible presses around the globe are struck with the following dilemma regarding important anti-Semitic tracts.
Promote civility in free speechIn response to your editorial, “Deny claims of free speech suppression” (March 3): President Lawrence has never responded in any forum public or private to the English Department’s letter about free speech on campus, so as a member of that department I am grateful to the Justice for bringing that letter up in your recent editorial.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed Congress last week and argued that the deal that the P5+1—United States, Russia, China, the United Kingdom, France plus Germany—are pursuing with the Iranian government to prevent the acquisition of nuclear weapons is too weak. The speech was shrouded in controversy before it even began, with supporters of President Obama arguing that the invitation to speak before Congress, without so much as consulting the President beforehand, is inappropriate and could threaten the strong relationship that the two countries have enjoyed for decades.
The Feb. 26 University faculty meeting concluded with a discussion of free speech issues on campus, where faculty shared many opinions on controversial subjects.
On Thursday, the Student Union will hold its annual presidential election. Undergraduates will vote on positions for the 2015 to 2016 academic year including president, vice president, secretary, treasurer and junior representative to the Board of Trustees.
Last Friday, 15 students and alumni demanded a meeting with University President Frederick Lawrence to discuss the renewal of Brandeis’ partnership with Al-Quds University.
Last Tuesday, Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu addressed the U.S. Congress about the ongoing negotiations between the P5 + 1 and the aspiring nuclear Iran.
At the end of its Mar. 3 editorial defending Brandeis’ record on free speech prompted by a Foundation for Individual Rights in Education article titled “Top 10 Threats to Free Speech on Campus,” the Justice invited responses.
“You, Europeans. You have eaten all your animals and now you ask us to turn our backs on our money the country desperately needs, the people desperately need, to protect animals,” expressed Joseph Pili Pili, a senior official from the Congolese Ministry of Hydrocarbons.
There is a dichotomy between the mentalities of children versus adults when it comes to understanding “the Golden Rule” of treating others as one would like to be treated.