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President Lawrence advises students on law school

Law school rankings from the U.S. News and World Report do not fully portray all of the criteria that students should consider when applying, university President Fred Lawrence said during a reception at the Hiatt… Read More...

Public Safety, Union plan events to foster community

PHOTO BY Alan Tran/The HootHoping to improve communication between students and university police, the Student Union and the Department of Public Safety will host an informal reception next Thursday in the Shapiro Campus Center, Director… Read More...

Professor discusses Native Americans’ bloody history with United States

Fred Hoxie, a professor of history from the University of Illinois-Urbana gave a lecture Thursday that highlighted the political participation of Native Americans in their long, bloody history with the American nation. Entitled “Word Warriors:… Read More...

Experiential learning expo set for March

Brandeis academic services along with the Dean of Arts and Sciences’ office has begun preparations for the semester experiential learning symposium, to be held later this spring. “We look forward to showcasing a way to… Read More...

AIEA to host forum this weekend

In partnership with a number of other colleges and universities from the east coast, the university’s Office of Global Affairs will be hosting an AIEA forum on Jan. 28 and 29. The Association of International… Read More...

New provost. Know the old one?

While the search committee for a new provost has already received many nominations for who should replace Marty Krauss, it is also faced with overcoming the obstacle of what members of the committee call widespread… Read More...

Always Arguing: Mock Trial team continues to win, impress

A-TEAM: Mock Trial Team A poses at a competition.PHOTO COURTESY OF Ryan FanningBrandeis’ Mock Trial team has only been around since 2001, but its recent victories and awards have proven that the club has come… Read More...

‘Nerf or nothin’:’ now or never

Students who wander into the Shapiro Campus Center this evening at 9 p.m. will find themselves in the middle of a war zone—a Nerf gun war zone that is. The war will be the main… Read More...

’Deis clubs serve greater Waltham community

The Brandeis student community is as diverse in interest as it is in composition. Students actively participate in more than 250 clubs ranging in topics from cooking to Korean culture and from environmental awareness to… Read More...

‘Listen to This’ makes sweet music

While reading a chapter on Johannes Brahms in “Listen to This,” the latest book from music critic and “New Yorker” writer Alex Ross, I realized a key difference between so-called “classical” and “popular” music—namely, that… Read More...
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