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Looking for a laugh

Midterm season is officially here. There are tests to be taken and papers to be written. There’s less pep in our steps, and the library is a bit more crowded than usual.


A Helping Hand

“I have never learned Spanish in my entire life, and Peru is a Spanish-speaking country,” Candice Jiang ’19 said in an interview with the Justice. Spanish is one of the many things that Jiang, a biology and anthropology major from China, learned while on the service trip to Peru that she embarked on over the most recent break.


What's so bad about LSD?

“Those who consume their medicines rarely understand the risks that were taken to create them. In a society that has made their work a crime, the psychedelic chemist is an outlaw.” The smooth, focused narrating voice of Hamilton Morris carried through the crowded auditorium at the International Business School.


Campus Power Couples

As Brandeis University students well know, Louis D. Brandeis’ career achievements were groundbreaking and revolutionary — but many may be unaware of the achievements of Alice Goldmark Brandeis, Louis Brandeis’ wife.


Pioneering Programmers

    It all started with a photograph. Kathy Kleiman noticed an image of women surrounding the Electronic Numerical Integrator And Computer, one of the first ever electronic computers.


Investing for a Cause

Three alumnae discussed how you can fight for women’s rights and against climate change through investing.  “Take a day or a week and just look at what you buy.


Forging Paths

For many students, college is a time to explore new subjects while rediscovering old passions. It’s a time to find yourself.


Social Justice Startups

Though the official definition for refugee — “a person who flees to a foreign country or power to escape danger or persecution” — encompasses 65 million people, the Hult Prize organization believes there are effectively many more.


Louis' Literature: Making Sense

  Author of “Making Sense: A Guide to Sensory Issues” Rachel Schneider ’05 recalled her first memory on the Brandeis campus with the Justice. “I remember the first day I stepped foot on [the Brandeis] campus with my parents for a tour.


Louis' Literature: Alice in Manhattan

    Dan Hirshon ’04 grew up in Wonderland. An entire portion of his childhood home was filled with collectables of all kinds from Lewis Carroll’s classic novel “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.” This very specific decor was the result of his father’s obsession with all things Alice.


Louis' Literature: Paleo Planet

    Becky Winkler ’07 did not expect to publish a cookbook when she graduated from Brandeis with a bachelor degree in Psychology and Latin American Studies.


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