On Jan. 14, President Bush announced his intention to increase the maximum amount of federal Pell Grants from $4,050 to $4,550 over the next five years.
In his letter to the community last month, University President Jehuda Reinharz finally uttered something about the burgeoning debate over integrated planning, the comprehensive initiative that seeks to improve the University's competitive profile through 2012.
We applaud the birth of Lies magazine and hope the publication will fill a needed niche of edgy, stimulating media at Brandeis.
Below, an oddly prescient student blogger recounts finals week. 2:09 p.m., 12/13/2004Mood: Pooped and peevedListening to: The voices in my headwhat compels my fellow Brandeisians to share with the world - through their Instant Messenger profiles - every exam, paper and presentation due before returning home?
So far this semester, the Brandeis social scene has experienced a gaping void left by the absence of Modfest.
This year, the Office of Student Financial Aid is offering an enticing opportunity for student leaders at this university.
Last Thursday, government services shut down, many businesses closed and the nation paused to remember the service and sacrifice of our armed forces.
While it is not completely inappropriate to accept with alacrity the death of Yasser Arafat-for it may indeed provide a new sense of hope for both Israelis and Palestinians-dancing on his figurative grave only minimizes the gravity of his life and role in that region.
There are few at this university without passionate opinion on last week's presidential election and the political state of the nation.
The more we learn about Dean of Arts and Sciences Adam Jaffe's proposal to restructure the curriculum, the more flawed it appears.