Author: Phil LaCombe


Posted on: April 28th, 2010

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Many people unfamiliar with the Brandeis community view us as a strictly Jewish institution, when in fact we are a very diverse community.  We have members from a wide spectrum of Jewish backgrounds, from the many faiths of the world, and from no faith.  For a great number of our students, faculty, and staff, the […]

Author: Phil LaCombe


Posted on: April 27th, 2010

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To the Brandeis Community: The Brandeis administration’s choice of Michael Oren as this year’s commencement speaker has brought division to what should be a unifying event.  If you are upset about this choice and would like an opportunity to voice your opinion, come to a demonstration against campus division tomorrow beginning at 4:45 p.m between […]

Author: Phil LaCombe


Posted on: April 12th, 2010

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Sahar is a blogger who has constantly worked for real-world change. He believes in changing the underlying structures and the dynamics of student government in order to empower and protect student and help Brandeis live up to its mission.  He turns great ideas into practical proposals and real change. Sahar co-founded the Committee on Endowment […]

Author: Phil LaCombe


Posted on: April 9th, 2010

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Just a reminder we’re going to have a progressive champion coming to campus soon… Dr. Howard Dean, former Governor of Vermont, presidential candidate and chair of the Democratic National Committee will be coming to campus on April 15th to talk to the Brandeis community about his career, current political debates, and youth participation in the political […]

Author: Phil LaCombe


Posted on: March 25th, 2010

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Last week I stepped out of my usual network of activists and attended a Student Peace Alliance meeting.  It was an enjoyable experience–SPA does some cool things and has some great people.  I noticed some similarities with DFA in its meeting style, reminding me that we share common roots.  Both groups were founded on the […]

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