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Transatlantic story

In a one-hour roundtable lecture and question session titled “Arguing About World War I: A Transatlantic Story” co-sponsored by the German and European Studies and History … Read More...

‘21 Jump Street’ plays with stereotypes

“21 Jump Street,” the newly released action-comedy film starring Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum, manages to make everyday stereotypes funny again. The film is loosely based … Read More...

'The Legend of Korra' meets high expectations

In 2008, Nickelodeon’s animated series “Avatar: The Last Airbender” was brought to a rather premature end. Thanks to its enormous popularity among both its target age gro… Read More...

‘Footloose’ has all the right moves

It’s always a risky venture when you stage a show as familiar as “Footloose.” After all, the 1984 Kevin Bacon movie has long been a part of our pop culture lexicon, and a remake … Read More...

New show ‘Missing’ suspense and intelligence

Often when reviewing a new show based off of a pilot episode, one needs to hedge one’s bets and say that while the show is good or bad now, that can easily change as it is only the pilot … Read More...

Boston Village Gamelan brings Javanese music to Brandeis

“Welcome to the workshop! You can watch us for 10 minutes, then you have to start playing.”

It was 4 p.m. on Wednesday, and I had an hour before class on a beautiful spring afterno… Read More...

Eliza and The Strange are a great new find

Sometimes it takes a lot of legwork in this business to find the next underground sensation. My discovery of Eliza and The Strange, however, was the happiest of accidents that have … Read More...

Musika Rox rocks

Musika Rox. Musika is Hebrew for Music. Rox is Arabic for dance. I think it is time for B’Yachad Israeli Dance Troupe to rename their annual show because they brought much more tha… Read More...

Social media privacy not black and white

Social media has made headlines in the news lately because of its role and effectiveness in not only spreading news but popularizing it. The Kony 2012 campaign, specifically, cau… Read More...

Women’s tennis continues early domination

The 25th-ranked Brandeis women’s tennis team easily dispatched Bentley University 8-1 in their home opener Thursday afternoon. Alexa Katz ’14 sealed the victory for the Ju… Read More...

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