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Nashrah Rahman


University reviewing plans for Social Justice Center

The University's senior administration is reviewing a proposal to create a Social Justice Center, a physical office space for Brandeis students involved with social justice activism. "The center is really about making a visible community of Brandeis social justice activists on and off campus," Kate Alexander '12, who drafted the proposal with the help of Associate Dean of Student Life Jamele Adams, said in an interview with the Justice. The proposal outlines four key ways in which the center will serve the University: increasing collaboration between on-campus club initiatives, connecting current Brandeis students with alumni, remembering Brandeis' history of social justice activism and recognizing past and ongoing contributions that have furthered social justice activism. The proposal recommends that the Social Justice Center be located in the Carl J.

Island Creek's food not equal to its ambience

To celebrate the long-awaited completions of our senior theses, my friend and I pre-emptively made a reservation a month in advance at Island Creek Oyster Bar, an upscale seafood restaurant in Kenmore Square, with high expectations for fine dining and cuisine.

French bistro Mistral delivers unexpected foods and flavors

For the average college student, French cuisine is often impossible to afford. This is why, for Boston Restaurant Week (March 18 to 23, and March 25 to 30), when most of the city's upscale restaurants offer bargain prix-fixe menus, I easily decided on Mistral, a southeastern French establishment that promised high ceilings, charming decor and of course, excellent French food.

Continuing life in Cairo

My winter break began with the sound of gunshots. I heard them at the brink of dawn and woke up in a daze, forgetting for a few seconds where I was.

Trustee, donor Myra Kraft '64 dies at 68

Trustee Myra Kraft '64, a "prominent and generous" alumna who supported several initiatives and student scholarships at Brandeis, died of cancer at the age of 68 on July 20, according to a BrandeisNOW press release on July 20. "I said this at the time and I believe it even more strongly today: with the passing of Myra Kraft, a great light has gone out in the world.

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