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‘Ballyhoo’ a ball of a good time

“Dreams don’t last four hours.”

These were the words uttered by Beulah Levy (Joanna Nix ’14) after her daughter, Lala (Jacquelyn Drozdow ’15), hails the newly premier… Read More...

Original ‘Halo’ remains a classic 10 years later

A little more than 10 years ago, Microsoft entered the video game console world with the Xbox. It had few launch games and might have sold OK had it not been for “Halo: Combat Evolve… Read More...

‘The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim’ exceeds expectations

The hype surrounding the latest game in the expansive “Elder Scrolls” series leading up to its Nov. 11 release was of unbelievable proportions. The teasers showed “The Eld… Read More...

‘Breaking Dawn’ potentially best comedy of 2011

The “Twilight” series has a negative reputation, and for good reason. On the surface, it appears to be somewhat exciting, revolving around a woman’s interaction with an el… Read More...

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‘Shadow of a Doubt’

Alfred Hitchcock’s later masterpieces like “Psycho,” “Vertigo” and “North by Northwest” usually get the lion’s share of attention wh… Read More...

ELL and BLC plan lunch to honor university staff

The English Language Learners Initiative (ELL) and the Brandeis Labor Coalition (BLC) are hosting an appreciation cafe for its workers and tutors on Dec. 2 in the Shapiro Campus C… Read More...

Teaching from experience: Polonsky’s studies reflect his upbringing in South Africa

Professor Antony Polonsky does not just lecture from a book. Rather, he draws on his travels and the people he has met to create a unique learning environment.

Polonsky teaches thr… Read More...

View From the (Very) Top: Sticking around just one more year

When I first told my parents that I was considering staying at Brandeis for a fifth year to get my master’s degree in Global Studies, they were very skeptical. They thought I was si… Read More...

Emory professor awarded Gittler prize

Emory University Professor Emerita Frances Smith Foster was formally awarded this year’s Joseph B. and Toby Gittler Prize Tuesday, in Rapaporte Treasure Hall. As a co-recipi… Read More...

You Know We’re Right: Reasons for advance roommate agreements

Dear Leah and Morgan,

I have never had any problems with roommates in the past. After the housing lottery left my friends and me with less-than-ideal numbers, we decided to move off … Read More...

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