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.
Today, we vote for the president of the United States. This campus is ridden with intense-and sometimes emotional-opinions on the election, and all eyes will be watching intently tonight as we wait and see whose hands the electorate decided its fate will be in for the next four years.Yet ask the average student about the elections of the Union government-the elected body nearest to them-and they may not even know that one just occurred.The indifference much of the student body shows toward choosing those who directly represent them in the Union Senate, for executive seats and other elected positions within the student government, is extremely disappointing.
As high school students four years ago today, we had yet to witness a concession speech for the Presidency of the United States of America.