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Jerusalem editor explores journalism in Israel

Eetta Prince-Gibson, the editor-in-chief of The Jerusalem Report, spoke Monday in Rapaporte Treasure Hall about the obstacles that Israeli journalists face when covering the issues within their own country and explained some guidelines she has… Read More...

Ogletree discusses book on Henry Louis Gates

Charles J. Ogletree, the Jesse Climenko Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, and Founding and Executive Director of the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice, spoke Tuesday evening, about the publication of… Read More...

On the run: the story of a Holocaust survivor

My grandmother, Helen Nachtigal, stared shyly ahead as I introduced her to a mass of eighth graders. At 4’7”, Helen was not much taller than her audience. After all, she was their age when the… Read More...

‘Digital get down, just you and me’

“I would swim up the Amazon with 45-pound dumbbells tied to my scrotum and Ellen DeGeneres’ queef as my air supply if it meant I could eat a seafood dinner with you over Skype on… Read More...

Hail to the chief: A Brandeis history of inaugurations

When Fred Lawrence delivers his inaugural address Thursday afternoon inside the Gosman Athletic Center, the Brandeis community will gather in a far different context than it did on an October evening 63 years ago inside… Read More...

Almond brings joy to reading of stories

Author Steve Almond read excerpts from his short stories and essays on Wednesday at an event sponsored by the creative writing department. After the reading, he discussed his approach to his frequently comic work and… Read More...

Radiating danger: radiation in our everyday lives

Last week, we examined the negative effects radiation can have on the body and discussed the recent scare in Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. Again, our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Japan, and there… Read More...

Tympanium gives ‘Rent’ new lease on life

Tympanium Euphorium took on the wildly popular musical “Rent” in a joyful and energetic production that celebrated the high and low points of the bohemian lifestyle. Featuring powerful solos and impressive character acting, “Rent” was… Read More...

Creative Writing: ‘Storrs, Connecticut will fall off the face of the earth’

Sitting slumped against the window, I was fully aware of just how impossible it is to actually sleep comfortably on a bus. They have those foot stands for you, the ones that fold out and… Read More...

With two wins in two debuts the Judges return to Brandeis

The Judges baseball team, after weeks of highly competitive play in Florida, returned to Brandeis last week to begin local games. In three games, collectively postponed twice, the Judges managed a close victory with a… Read More...
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