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    Einstein Bros. Bagels to offer Fair Trade choice

    As the transition from Java City to Einstein Bros. Bagels proceeds next month, Fair Trade coffee continues to be an issue.

    Silent protest organized against Republican speaker

    Brian Camenker spoke at a Brandeis Republican sponsored event in the Shapiro Campus Center Wednesday. A silent protest was held as a response to his appearance.

    IPTV pilot,Take 2

    Library and Technology Services (LTS) is launching another pilot this semester for Internet Protocol Television (IPTV), according to LTS officials.

    ‘Senior Speaker’ selection process changed

    On Dec. 11, 2005 the Student Union Senate passed a resolution in response to changes in the senior speaker selection process made by the Office of the Dean of Student Life. The changes in the process were part of an overhaul of the commencement ceremony in an attempt by the administration to shorten its length.

    Fair Trade passes

    A majority of students voted last week in favor of a Student Union referendum that presses for a campus-wide conversion to Fair Trade Coffee.

    C-Store equipment concerns to be addressed to Aramark

    Equipment failures at Aramarks Expressway convenience store (C-Store) have caused abrupt closures and frustration among some students.

    Constant phone patching causes some interruptions

    Two weeks ago Brandeis University campus phones were patched in an effort to fix an upgrade from the summer. Phone patching is a process of updating hardware or software that runs the university phone switch. Two types of patching occur: critical updates, which are designed to address a security concern or fix a problem, and planned updates, which add new features and fix problems.

    University treasurer resigns

    The man who has been a vital member in the Brandeis financial team of Maureen Murphy, James Hurley, and Peter French has resigned. Brandeis Universitys Treasurer, Jeffrey Solomon, left on Friday, Oct, 14 after working here for eight years.