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Transitional Year Program inspires students to excel

Alyssa Green ’14, the 2010-11 Transitional Year Program (TYP) senator, grew up in a self-described turbulent household. The challenges Green now faces as a college student ar… Read More...

Undergraduate Art Show opens with student-only gallery

Large, distinctive eyes stand out from the round face of one painting, a mix of soft blue watercolors and thick paint; someone comments that it was drawn by taping a bowl to the wall a… Read More...

Modern-day ‘Sherlock Holmes’ thrives

On Jan. 15, the BBC aired the second season finale of its modern adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic detective novels starring the enigmatic Sherlock Holmes, titled … Read More...

‘Beauty and the Beast’ in 3D

At the 9 p.m. screening of the award-winning classic “Beauty and the Beast” that I attended, the audience uniformly consisted of college-aged students. Although the Disney … Read More...

‘Fountainhead’ a good read beneath the controversy

“The Fountainhead,” penned by Ayn Rand in 1943, remains controversial to this day, partly due to occurrences in the novel but more so because of Ayn Rand herself.
The founder o… Read More...

Hidden Gems of iTunes

I always enjoy finding singles by unknown artists on iTunes. They are often better than current mainstream artists. In contrast to hearing the same Top 40 song in the grocery store… Read More...

Student artist turns Brandeis into a playground

College students, not young children, play on the shiny red swings hanging from white ropes across campus. Some swings mysteriously appeared without explanation in the fall and … Read More...

Arts Recommends

‘My Summer of Love’

On the surface, “My Summer of Love” seems like a movie whose only angle is featuring a lesbian couple, half of which has a cockney accent. After some time … Read More...

You Know We’re Right: First-year freakout!

Dear Leah and Morgan,

I am a second-semester first-year and I have no idea what I am going to study at Brandeis. This past fall, I took my UWS and three other classes that interested me… Read More...

Judges rebound with overtime victory at Chicago

This past Sunday, the Brandeis men’s basketball team defeated the University of Chicago, 97-89, in a thrilling overtime UAA conference matchup. The Judges endured a spectacu… Read More...

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