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Campus evacuated for seven hours due to emailed bomb threat

Staff, faculty and students were evacuated from the main Brandeis campus after administrators received a bomb threat in an email early Wednesday morning. At 4:50 p.m., close to seven hours after the emergency evacuation went… Read More...

Partial demolition of Usen Castle continues after summer 2017

Construction of a new residence hall began in summer 2017 on the east side of campus after the partial demolition of Usen Castle. The project expected to cost about $38 million, financed by bonds. The… Read More...

Students speak: summer internships in the arts

Summer—a time for college students to catch up on the hours of sleep that slipped away during the school year, a time for ice cream and cold drinks with old friends; a time for challenging,… Read More...

Rose’s fall exhibitions promise powerful messages across many media

At the start of a new semester at Brandeis, you can expect to see a flush of fresh faces on campus, returning students catching up with one another and, at the Rose Art Museum, an… Read More...

A Hygge Summer Abroad: Books and Bars

Students typically say goodbye to each other for summer break, but for senior Danielle Simms ’18, the break was an opportunity to say hello to a new set of friends and a new city. At… Read More...

Flower Boy: Tyler the Creator continues to break the mold on his first truly excellent album

There’s been no shortage of great music in summer 2017. In June, Jay-Z released his groundbreakingly personal “4:44,” and shortly after, Lorde exploded back into our eardrums with the excellent “Melodrama.” But for me, the… Read More...

A guide to fall classes that meet the creative arts requirement

Are you looking to fulfill the creative arts general university requirement, but you aren’t sure what to take? Are you new to Brandeis and don’t really know what the School of Creative Arts has to… Read More...

Continue efforts to revise mandatory system

Back in April, we wrote about the issues with the policy change that mandates all students to pay for a meal plan. In the past, on-campus students could opt out of the meal plan if… Read More...

Princeton review ranks Brandeis tenth most unattractive campus, sixth most committed to service

Brandeis may not be the most attractive campus, but it is one of the most community service oriented schools, according to the recently released 2018 edition of Princeton Review’s guide to “The Best 382 Colleges.”… Read More...

Constructing A Summer Internship

For some, summer is the perfect time to relax and unwind after a long school year full of homework and studying. For others, like Renee Korgood ’20, it is the perfect opportunity to keep busy… Read More...
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