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The do’s and don’ts of studying abroad in Japan

Studying abroad is one of the most unique, rewarding and adventurous decisions one can make in their undergraduate career—or even in one’s lifetime. Last spring semester, I was fortunate enough to be able to study… Read More...

A world apart during a semester abroad in Japan

Not everyone chooses to study abroad, but for those who do, the experience can leave a lasting impact on one’s life—expanding one’s perspective of the world, making new friends and fully immersing oneself in a… Read More...

‘Girl on the Train’ offers viewers a juicy plot twist

Recently released on Friday, Oct. 7, “The Girl on the Train” starring Emily Blunt, Haley Bennett and Rebecca Ferguson offers a satisfying experience for the fans of dark, psychological thrillers. While I must confess that… Read More...

Fan dance, bhangra, and Afro-Caribbean dance meet at Culture X

The annual Culture X event created excitement throughout campus as students eagerly anticipated the amazing variety of talents that Brandeis has to offer. On Saturday, April 16 at 6 p.m. the Levin Ballroom housed a… Read More...

JSA’s harumatsuri pleases with outstanding food

On Saturday, April 9, Brandeis’ Japanese Student Association (JSA) held its annual Harumatsuri (spring festival) in the Intercultural Center (ICC) from 1 to 3:30 p.m. The event drew in over 100 students, as it usually… Read More...

Latest SSSP event blossoms with creativity and success

On March 31, Brandeis SSSP (Student Support Service Program) celebrated its 25th anniversary with its largest event of the year called “I Am A Movement.” The event featured guest speakers Cesar Pineda ’16, alumnus Daniel… Read More...

The Wiz inspires critics to click their heels three times

Premiering last Thursday night, March 31, in the SCC Theater was Brandeis Ensemble Theater’s production of “The Wiz.” “The Wiz” is an all-black musical based on the book of the same name by William F.… Read More...

The Last Five Years intertwines themes of both love and time

Sponsored by the Undergraduate Theatre Collective (UTC), Tympanium Euphorium’s “The Last Five Years” premiered Thursday, March 17. The Brandeis production of “The Last Five Years” was directed by Lilly Hecht ’18 and stage managed by… Read More...

‘Dog Sees God’ contemplates dark, but very relevant themes

The Brandeis Players delivered an astounding performance Thursday, March 10 with their premiere of the renowned play, “Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead.” Produced by Dahlia Kushinsky ’17 and directed by Carly Chernomorets… Read More...

Intimate Apparel woos audiences on opening night

Thursday night, March 3, the renowned production “Intimate Apparel” premiered at the Laurie Theater in Spingold, drawing a good crowd to witness the play’s opening. “Intimate Apparel” was directed by Boston’s own Jacqui Parker, who… Read More...
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