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‘The Children’s Hour’ is the event to watch this weekend

Amid anticipated debuts of the musical “Cabaret” and performances by Adagio, Hillel Theater Group’s production of “The Children’s Hour” stunned audiences through its dramatic performances, disturbing themes of manipulation, and exquisitely talented cast. Delving into… Read More...

Splash! turns college students into teachers

On Saturday, Nov. 16, Brandeis welcomed a host of local students, including those from Waltham, Newton, Allston, Watertown and other towns, for the second annual Splash! program. The program, in which college students teach specialized… Read More...

Brandeis president emeritus Reinharz’s salary incites students

Instigated by the reports in the Globe revealing the triple digit salary of President Emeritus Jehuda Reinharz, protests circulating across Facebook condemn the allocation of university resources to the pockets of high ranking administration officials.… Read More...

Men’s basketball begins season undefeated

The men’s basketball team began the season with a few non-conference wins. They started with a blowout against Curry College on Saturday and a come-from-behind win against UMass-Dartmouth on Tuesday. On Saturday, the Judges faced… Read More...

Audience disputes motherhood quota

On Tuesday, Hilke Brockmann, sociologist, demographer and distinguished professor, came to Brandeis to discuss her work on whether German Parliament should implement a motherhood quota in the German economy and the European Union. A professor… Read More...

Death Grips Stick to Strengths With Free Album

I’m going to preface this review with the following statement: I don’t really get the indie music community’s obsession with Death Grips. The first time I heard of the Sacramento-based industrial-hip-hop-experiment-group-thing was at the 2012… Read More...

Men’s soccer advances to Sweet Sixteen for second-straight year

The Brandeis men’s soccer team had an impressive performance this weekend, winning both the first and second round of the NCAA Division III tournament on the home field. Several fans gathered to witness the Judges… Read More...

Alum brings Chinese comedy to campus

After graduating from Brandeis with an IGS degree, Jesse Appell ’12 spent a year in China on a Fulbright Scholarship, studying and performing the unique form of Chinese comedy known as Xiangsheng. On Nov. 12,… Read More...

‘Worm’ a predictable but entertaining web novel

“Worm” is a serialized web novel by an author who goes by the pseudonym Wildbow about an introverted teenage girl Taylor who gains superpowers. There is even an indestructible cheerleader a la Hayden Panettiere from… Read More...

Polishing the American Dream: Happy Hands screening shares the Vietnamese immigrant story

“The nail industry is composed of up to 45 to 50 percent of Vietnamese immigrants,” Honey Lauren estimates, tucking a long strand of her curly hair behind her ear. Taking a pause to reposition her… Read More...
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