The Department of African and African American Studies (AAAS), established on April 24, 1969, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this week, but the history of Black students and their influence at Brandeis existed long before then. The legacy of Black intellectuals like Ralph Bunche — scholar, eventual Nobel Peace Prize recipient and Brandeis’ first convocation speaker — and Brandeis’ first Black graduate Herman Hemingway ’53, founder of the University’s NAACP chapter, helped Brandeis establish its reputation as an institution of social change.
Freshman Lynn-Tyia Porter shares why she thinks college friendships are so powerful.
Even though Morton describes working in the dining hall as a “privilege,” she is quick to recognize the fact that for many students – including herself – working while in college is necessary.
By utilizing blockchain technology, Zirkin's company hopes to create better consumer experiences.
Junior Rasheed Peters looks forward to building a community with "Proper Bantah."
Senior Avi Hirshbein reflects on his four years of running Basement Records.
Students shared their tricks for preparing for the most stressful time of the year, finals.
In the case of the ongoing civil war in Syria, the media have played an out-sized role. Two panelists explain how.
Ira Bornstein' 22 took his passion for fashion into a business powered by social media.
Walden Pond is a place literally soaked in history. Today, the grounds remain a destination for families and students to escape to when the bustle of Boston becomes overwhelming.
Last Wednesday, SSIS hosted a workshop on BDSM.
An exhibition titled "The Power of Music" chronicles Leonard Bernstein's life and career in the the Spingold Theater Center through Nov. 20th.
State Senator Adam Hinds (D-Pittsfield) spoke to students making the case for bipartisanship. He noted that despite the polarized political climate, the new generation of women entering congress is good for the country.
Ibrahim Shkhess was one of over a million Syrian refugees to enter Germany. Two years later, a group of Brandeis faculty check in to see how he has fared in his new home.
Ben Segal '20 and his team recently won HackHarvard. Their winning pitch was a technological solution to waste disposal called EcoSoft.
A group of panelists discussed the challenges of combating domestic abuse. For many, the issue is hard to talk about and for even more, talking to others about experiences with an abusive partner is too painful.
For members of the Brandeis Men's Ultimate Frisbee team, TRON, quirky traditions and fun games help build team spirit.
Randy Skolnick sells plants to college students across the Northeast. But for him, selling to Brandeis students is a unique experience.
Two professors from Brandeis and one professor from Tufts debated the merits of Trump's trade wars and the implications of the recent parliamentary elections in Bavaria.
A student run voter-registration drive helped dozens of Brandeis students claim absentee ballots last Thursday.