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The halls are alive with the sounds of … Brandeis

Footsteps. Laughter. A girl on her cell phone. A stereo blasting Lady Gaga. A bongo. As anyone living in a dorm can attest, you’re likely to hear all of these on any given day, blending… Read More...

Why I love the Olympics or how I spent my February break

Ever since I was a little kid I have loved sports. I played over half a dozen at one point in time or another and have always adored watching them on TV. Every two years… Read More...

‘Island’ makes audiences shudder

Just hearing the names Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio in the same sentence is a giveaway that whatever movie it’s referring to is a force to be reckoned with. And “Shutter Island,” the newest collaboration… Read More...

Getting lost in Brandeis spaces

A peripheral scan of the room: Brandeisians hunched over computers, one bopping to a silent tune, another swilling coffee while jabbing at his keyboard chopsticks-style, others lounging on overstuffed chairs, limbs akimbo with laptops perched… Read More...

‘Funnyhouse’ built on unstable foundation

Let there be no doubt about it: “Funnyhouse of a Negro” is the most spectacular production I have ever seen on the Brandeis campus. The acting was very strong. The actors seemed to burst from… Read More...

Grad gets a long overdue face-lift

When we were sophomores, you know, a million (ok, two) years ago, there were plans of renovating Grad. But they never materialized. And so, bright eyed and eager, we moved into our five-person abode in… Read More...

Track and field have mixed day at New England Division III Championships

Last Saturday, the men’s and women’s track and field teams travelled to the University of Southern Maine for the New England Division III Championships, and though the teams managed only a mixed record, a pair… Read More...

Men’s basketball splits the week 2-2

With the NCAA tournament bracket announcements this coming Monday, the Brandeis men’s basketball team is feeling the pressure.  They have split their last two weekends to bring them to 18-6 overall and 8-5 in the… Read More...

Women’s basketball ends break on a high note

The majority of Brandeis students entered mid-February break looking for a chance to get away, for a chance to relax. For the Brandeis women’s basketball team, there would be no break. There would be no… Read More...

When in Rome: Brandeis Catholics explore the roots of their faith in the Eternal City

The Last Supper A group of 23 people sat and dined at a long, winding table. The group was mixed in age, race and personality, but they all shared one thing in common—their strong faith. … Read More...
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