Author: shakeman


Posted on: April 27th, 2009

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The recipients of honorary degrees at this year’s commencement were announced on Friday. (Was Brandeis trying to make sure this didn’t get noticed? WTF?) Although I was at first disappointed to hear that the keynote speaker  at my commencement would be the current mayor of Newark, NJ, after reading his bio, his wikipedia page, and […]

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Posted on: March 25th, 2009

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If you haven’t heard about it yet, you should definitely come to Rapaporte at 7pm tonight to see a speech by Kim Bobo, on her new book, Wage Theft in America. A reception and book signing will follow. Kim will speak to students and other members of the Brandeis community about her life’s work in […]

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Posted on: March 23rd, 2009

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And the debate over the future of the arts at Brandeis rages on: Through a generous gift from the Laurie Foundation, the Brandeis University Hiatt Career Center will administer the Hiatt Theater Arts Fellows Program, a competitive application process to provide $3,000 individual awards to support 7-8 undergraduate students in unpaid theater-related training and internships […]

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Posted on: March 19th, 2009

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A really important event is happening tonight at 7pm and is hosted by Brandeis Labor Coalition: Can Economics Work for Workers? Are sweatshops needed to strengthen developing economies? Or is there a “race to the bottom” in workers’ wages? What are the right corporate and government policies? On March 19th at 7:00pm in Rapaporte Treasure […]

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Posted on: March 19th, 2009

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This weekend MusicUnitesUS presents this really cool group called Nettle, which is a collaboration between four artists from different backgrounds, who combine their skills to create original and unique music. On campus through the weekend, they will be in classes on a variety of subjects and giving concerts for a variety of audiences. From 4-5pm […]

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