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    ACLU statement criticizes Provost

    Both the Massachusetts chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union and Provost Marty Krauss issued statements last week about Prof. Donald Hindley. Last semester, Hindley was ordered to take “anti-discrimination” training by the Provost after allegedly making “inappropriate, racial and discriminatory” statements. “I am well aware that many of you are concerned about the investigatory […]

    CAs and Bemco: Students helping students

    In addition to the notification systems on campus, separate organizations work to promote safety at Brandeis. As two facets of campus security, the Office of Residence Life and the Brandeis Emergency Medical Corps work as bridges between students, administrators, and Public Safety. Even before “Virginia Tech, and the establishment of the notification system, we work […]

    Civil liberties group defends Hindley

    The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, a nonprofit civil liberties group, issued a press release Wednesday in defense of Prof. Donald Hindley (POL). Hindley had a monitor placed in his classroom and was ordered by Provost Marty Krauss to take “anti-discrimination training” after allegedly making “inappropriate, racial, and discriminatory” statements. “As Justice Brandeis said, […]

    An eye on campus safety

    Following the Virginia Tech shootings last April, administrators have begun to consider additional security protocols to increase campus safety. “I believe in three P’s,” said Director of Public Safety Ed Callahan: “Proactive, prepared, and here to protect the community.” To help promote on-campus safety, Callahan said, Public Safety meets representatives from Student Life, Residence Life, […]

    Provost, faculty debate Hindley

    Provost Marty Krauss and the Committee on Faculty Rights and Responsibilities gave opposing opinions regarding the treatment of Prof. Donald Hindley (POL). Hindley was ordered by Krauss in November to attend anti-discrimination training and a monitor was placed in his classes after Hindley was accused of making “inappropriate…and discriminatory remarks.” On Nov. 29, the Committee […]

    Village diner on hold

    The January opening of a late-night eatery in the Village, now called “Ollie’s Eatery,” was postponed over winter break after architects’ plans for the eatery’s ventilation systems failed to meet building code regulations. According to Union officials, the proposed menu and hours for the new eatery will be implemented in the Stein restaurant. Union Director […]

    Attacks in Village, Massell

    The rooms of four female residents of the Village and Massell quads were entered last weekend by an unknown college-age assailant, and one resident was assaulted, according to Ed Callahan and the Waltham Police Department. The victim of the Village assault was transported to Newton-Wellesley Hospital to treat her injuries.
    At approximately 4 a.m. Saturday, according to the first of two safety alerts Public Safety sent to the Brandeis community, a student in the Village A residence hall was repeatedly punched by an individual who then quickly fled the building.

    MITs Star Wars – The Trilogy: The Musical takes the audience down the dark side

    You would think MIT had it made when they secured the rights to perform the world premiere of Star Wars – The Trilogy: The Musical.

    Union acknowledges Rosa Parks in resolution

    On Sunday evening, the Brandeis University Senate passed the Rosa Parks Resolution, which honored the life and accomplishments of the Civil Rights matriarch in memorial of her passing on Monday, October 24.

    Student hit by car

    At approximately 2:10 pm Wednesday, a female Brandeis student was struck by an unidentified elderly driver as she crossed South Street along the Lindsay Pool area. The accident happened in front of Elan Schefflein 06, BEMCO director and clinical supervisor.