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State of His Union

Jacob Edelman '18 has been the Student Union president for one semester. In an interview with the Justice, he reflects on his accomplishments and shortcomings during his first term. 

Getting Oriented

10 days before the beginning of the semester, a team of orientation leaders helped welcome the incoming Midyear class onto campus. Through information sessions, group dances and campus tours, this team helped prepared the next generation of Brandeis students for college.

For Us by Us: The Untold Stories of People of Color on Campus

This is the third installment of “For Us by Us: The Untold Stories of People of Color on Campus.” I wanted to write this piece to highlight people of color on campus. To create a space for our accomplishments, hardships and experiences. To be recognized and acknowledged. To expose ourselves to other cultures, religions and to each other. To realize that we are not alone in our experiences or on this campus. To continue these forms of communication and to hopefully develop new ones. —Arlett Marquez ’20

Autism in America

In the Seventh Annual Lurie Institute Distinguished Lecture in Disability, Dr. David Mandell spoke about the improvements in autism treatment and the challenges that lie ahead. 

Mining for a Fair Deal

The German documentary "La Buena Vida- The Good Life" shows the struggle of a small tribe in Northeast Colombia as they fight to keep their homes from being taken by a neighboring coal mine.

When in Rome

Prof. Ramie Targoff (ENG) won a Guggenheim Fellowship and studied in Rome. During here time abroad, she researched the life of Vittora  Colonna and translated her sonnets into English.


The film "Wasted! The Story of Food Waste," issues a warning about the crisis of food waste and offers solutions for how to solve the problem. 

An Ode to Self-Care

Daniela Marquez '18 talks about coming to Brandeis from the Dominican Republic. In a candid conversation with the Justice, she reflects on the personal struggles she has overcome, the opportunities Brandeis has provided her and her search for identity.  

“Never Again”

A screening of the documentary "Never Again: Forging a Convention for Crimes Against Humanity" prompts discussion about how to hold world leaders accountable. 

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