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Women’s history at Brandeis: The Student outcry against Brandeis naming Bob Guccione “Publisher of the Year” in 1975

Alumna Leslie Martin ’76 drove student protests against Brandeis honoring publisher of Penthouse Magazine Bob Guccione as the 1975 “Publisher of the Year.” In a March 3 interview with The Justice, Martin shared her recollections of student pushback following the award, the political climate on campus and her experiences as a long time activist.

One student’s legacy: Alumna Alexandra Thomas returns to teach at alma mater

Alumna Alexandra Thomas ʼ18 is an adjunct professor in the African and African American Studies department for the fall 2023 semester. A scholar of cross-disciplinary expertise in African diasporic art, photography and new media, Black feminist thought, and queer theory, Thomas was invited by the AAAS department to teach the course “History of African American Art.”

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