This semester, non-tenure track faculty members will begin a publicity campaign as part of unionization efforts to join the Service Employees International Union local 509, located in Watertown, Mass.
On Thursday, students will vote on their new Student Union Senators and representatives, and the future senators-elect may find a very different Union awaiting them: At last week’s Senate meeting, Student Union President Nyah Macklin ’16 expressed her wish to expand the impact of the Student Union and the Senate.
On Oct. 2, the Brandeis Rooftop Community Farm will host its second farmer’s market. The market will feature the newest harvest from the Rooftop Farm, located atop Gerstenzang, along with products from Waltham farmers’ market vendors.
According to a Mar. 17 Justice article, Cholmondeley’s coffee house reopened for business. The coffee house closed last March, and all of its 13 student workers were let go in response to the mishandling of a fire alarm during an event.
Following the tragic shooting in Charleston this summer, Prof. Chad Williams (AAAS) crowdsourced a collection of written resources about the tragedy and the context of racialized violence and oppression in American history.
In an Aug. 22 email to the student body, Kerry Guerard, Director of Student Rights and Community Standards, sent students a revised edition of the Rights and Responsibilities handbook for the 2015 to 2016 academic year.
With the 2015 Commencement ceremony now behind us, this board wishes to commemorate and deeply thank the newest alumni from the Justice.
By the end of next week, students have the opportunity to respond to the Brandeis Labor Coalition’s “Just Employment Policy” in a referendum vote that decides if the Student Union will support the policy in front of the administration.
Last Wednesday, the Office of the Provost emailed the student body a link to a survey sponsored by the Provost’s office and the senior vice president for students and enrollment, entitled the “Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Violence.” This board endorses this survey as a positive step toward informed and meaningful action to combat sexual violence at Brandeis and urges the entire student body to participate before the survey ends tomorrow.
On April 9, a student identified as “John Doe” opened a lawsuit against the University for allegedly mishandling a case against him in a Special Examiner’s Process last year.