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Students hopeful about Lawrence presidential appointment

The debate surrounding what to call the newly appointed Brandeis University President Frederick Lawrence has begun. So far, Sahar Massachi ’11 and his friends have four choices: Prez Fred, Freddy Law, F Law, and Florence,… Read More...

Mandel Center for the Humanities completed

Photo Gallery The new Mandel Center for the Humanities building was completed during the university’s summer break, while the renovation of the former science center space is progressing. “The [Mandel Center] was completed on schedule… Read More...

Rose art not for sale, maybe for rent

Brandeis’ board of trustees is in discussions with Sotheby’s, the New York art auction house, in order to determine non-sale options that would generate money from The Rose Art Museum’s collection. While members of the… Read More...

Indecent exposure

A man in his 20’s was seen “exposing himself” inside a deserted Harlan Chapel, the Protestant Chapel on campus at 6:15 p.m. Thursday, according to a statement from Director of Public Safety Ed Callahan. Callahan… Read More...

Chess King

Fresh off a July victory in the U.S. Junior Championships, Sam Shankland ’14 has decided to choose a different course. After traveling the world as a teenager to compete in chess tournaments, Shankland is looking… Read More...

McCauley on ‘Insignificant Others’

Professor Stephen McCauley’s new novel “Insignificant Others,” released by Simon and Schuster over the summer, is a darkly witty and funny tale of a man who attempts to uncover what and who will make him… Read More...

‘ArchAndroid’ features new talent: Janelle Monae

Janelle Monae’s debut full-length album “The ArchAndroid” begins with the sounds of an orchestra tuning its instruments in a concert hall, an audacious promise of a work epic in scope. Monae isn’t just teasing us… Read More...

Happily unmarried

Unless you’re a serial dater or got married to your high school sweetheart, there comes a time in everyone’s life when they’re going to feel like the only single person in a world full of… Read More...

‘Part of your world’

It’s amazing the difference six months can make. I was born into a mermaid-less world on May 10, 1989. My parents named me Ariel, in part, because the name was unique. They thought with a… Read More...

The play’s the thing

The night is cool and dry; there will be a show tonight. Families, couples and groups of friends sit in haphazard clusters on the spongy grass of the Boston Common. A three-year-old reaches into a… Read More...
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