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Ollie’s holds first ‘coffeehouse’

The first Ollie’s coffeehouse was sparsely attended at first, but this might have been a trick of perspective due to the room being larger than the back of a van and, while Chum’… Read More...

You Know We’re Right: Home for the holidays

Dear Leah and Morgan,

I’ve had a pretty good semester. I have been hooking up with someone consistently since the beginning of the year.

It’s nothing too serious, but we’ve b… Read More...

Hornstein program founder Bernie Reisman dead at 85

Professor Emeritus Bernie Reisman died Nov. 21 after years of struggling with Alzheimer’s disease. Reisman has left a lasting legacy at Brandeis through his numerous achieve… Read More...

Trustee Alex Barkas ’68, university benefactor, dead at 64

Alex Barkas, an extremely generous Brandeis contributor and alumnus died unexpectedly Nov. 21, at age 64. Barkas worked as a venture capitalist with Prosper Venture Partners. B… Read More...

Opportunities for Israel in a changing Middle East

Professor Shai Feldman (POL) discussed the effect of the Arab Spring revolutions on Israel and the relationship between Israel and Egypt in light of the latter’s upcoming elec… Read More...

Magid departs with Gov. Patrick to South America

International Business School Dean Bruce Magid leaves today for Brazil, accompanying Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick on a trade summit with the intention of solidifying … Read More...

Brandeis scholar co-authors book that questions gender stereotypes

Pink is for girls. Blue is for boys. Math and science are for boys. English and history are for girls. Where do we get the idea that gender is systematized? Where is the research that s… Read More...

College Notebook: Tufts bans ‘a naked run’

Kevin Maguire, the director of Public and Environmental Safety at Tufts University, published a letter to all Tufts University students in The Tufts Daily on Wednesday regardin… Read More...

Kermit and company mark magical return with ‘Muppets’

If you’re anything like me or my friends, a certain wave of nostalgia accompanied the first trailer released for “The Muppets,” which finally premiered last week. After al… Read More...

‘MELA’ brings night of South Asian dance

MELA 2011 was by far the most well-attended event I have seen this semester at Brandeis. I arrived a half-hour early and still had trouble getting seats. People were there to suppor… Read More...

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