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Brandeis graduate convicted in terror plot, appeals case

Lawyers for Brandeis graduate Aafia Siddiqui PhD ’01 have appealed her conviction, saying that the testimony the 39-year-old woman gave during her trial was involuntary beca… Read More...

Midyear senator elected, Charles River still vacant

Derek Komar became the first midyear senator after the election Monday night with 37 percent of the vote. He is intent on effecting change in both the student body’s perception o… Read More...

Gates Foundation gives $500,000

Donald Shepard, a professor at the Schneider Institutes for Health Policy at the Heller School, has been awarded a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to pursue resea… Read More...

AMST’s Whitfield on ‘Jews, Racial Justice, and Democracy’

Professor Stephen Whitfield (AMST) gave a lecture Sunday titled “Jews, Racial Justice, and Democracy,” speaking at Temple Shalom in Medford, Mass. The event, open to the pu… Read More...

Two students found tech start-up, showcase newly-made app

Brandeisians are the type of people who color-code their closets and keep files in extremely complex subfolder systems. It’s little wonder then that two of them have invented a … Read More...

Oh Megan puts the ‘Oh’ in orgasm

For the second time this year, the Brandeis Vagina Club brought back “Oh Megan!” to impart her knowledge about the female orgasm. Held in Lown Auditorium, the workshop quickl… Read More...

Romantic movies, please; hold the schmaltz!

Just because Valentine’s Day has come and gone—as it is wont to do—does not mean that the romance needs to end. But let’s save the fancy dinners and expensive jewelry for th… Read More...

‘Soul Calibur V’: Have the swords rusted?

“Soul Calibur V” is the latest game in Namco Bandai’s “Soul” series, which tells the tale of two semi-sentient legendary swords. There’s the cursed sword, Soul Edge… Read More...

Men’s basketball drops a pair falls to fourth in the UAA

The Brandeis men’s basketball team suffered a major setback this weekend in their quest for a berth into the NCAA Division III tournament. This past Friday the Judges fell at Roc… Read More...

Women’s basketball’s cold shooting forces loses skid to four

The Brandeis women’s basketball team has further fallen down the UAA standings after dropping both games this past weekend, a 53-48 loss to Emory and a 53-37 loss to 11th-ranked … Read More...

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