At Brandeis, protest plays a vital role in securing opportunities for many students. As a result, this board is concerned by the University’s recent lack of respect for this right.
On Wednesday, an email from Student Union president David Herbstritt announced the impending creation of a task force to examine free speech at the University.
In 1972, Judy Chicago, an American feminist artist, conceived “Menstruation Bathroom” (1972), as a part of the Womanhouse Exhibition that highlighted the taboo of the menstrual period.
Last week, the University celebrated the Waltham Group’s 50th anniversary with a well-deserved gala for the organization’s affiliates.
The Case for Clinton As Nov. 8 approaches, this board would like to endorse Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton for president, due to both her significant merit as a politician and the potential dangers of the other candidates.
On Thursday, Sept. 22, President Ron Liebowitz, along with Provost Lisa Lynch and Executive Vice President Stew Uretsky, held an open meeting — the first of three — in which they discussed the discoveries of an outside consultant, Dr. Kermit Daniel of New York consulting firm Incandescent, on the financial health of the University.
In 1492, Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue, “discovered” America and enslaved and tortured its inhabitants.
This month, the University will embark on its fourth round of collective bargaining with the newly instituted adjunct and contract-faculty union.
In a May 19 Google Slides presentation, Brandeis Faculty Forward outlined their talking points for their negotiations with the University over the first union contract.
Throughout these first few weeks of classes, the University community has watched its administration run a gamut of highly public efforts toward starting conversations about diversity and inclusion in society, while the administration continues a gradual process of addressing the issue within the University itself.