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Brandeis Alumnus to start season with Houston Astros

According to the Houston Astros’ website, Brandeis alumnus Nelson Figueroa ’98 will be in the starting lineup of the team this season, securing the final spot behind right-hander Brett Myers, left-handers J.A. Happ and Wandy Rodrigues, and right-hander Bud Norris. … Read More...

‘Nerf or nothin’:’ now or never

Students who wander into the Shapiro Campus Center this evening at 9 p.m. will find themselves in the middle of a war zone—a Nerf gun war zone that is.

The war will be the main event of Game Knight’s weekly … Read More...

Victory eludes women’s b-ball

The visiting Washington University women’s basketball team outscored host Brandeis University 21-1 during the first 5:18 and 30-3 during the first 9:24 as the Bears defeated the Judges, 66-36, in Red Auerbach Arena. The Bears improve to 13-3, 4-1 University … Read More...

Gosman field-house renovations replace ‘unplayable’ track

PHOTO BY Nafiz R. “Fizz” Ahmed/The Hoot

The indoor track and tennis courts in the Gosman Athletic Center were replaced during winter break after the NCAA determined the surfaces unplayable under the University Athletic Association’s standards.

“The surface was worn … Read More...

CMU game ends men’s basketball’s 11-game winning streak

The Brandeis men ended their 11-game winning streak Sunday when the 13th-ranked team lost 53-52 to Carnegie Mellon University. The Judges, who were 4-0 in games decided by a bucket or less, had the final offensive possession of the contest, … Read More...

Men, women place at track tournament

At their annual Reggie Poyau Memorial Invitational, the Brandeis men’s indoor track and field team had three victories and placed third overall while the Brandeis women’s indoor track and field team won four events to finish in second place out … Read More...

Coppers and robbers do brilliantly across the pond

Apparently, “Law and Order: Los Angeles” wasn’t the only Dick Wolf creation to launch this season. Indeed, unbeknown to many viewers this side of the Atlantic, the “Law and Order” creator has launched a new version of the longtime-running crime … Read More...

Ethier’s second half play leads judges past Emmanuel

The Brandeis women’s basketball team defeated Emmanuel College, 72-67, Sunday in a home game after losing 54-51 to Tufts University on Nov. 28.

Against Emmanuel, Amber Strodthoff ’11 led the team with 15 points, six rebounds, a career- high four … Read More...

Men’s basketball wins by two in OT

Guard Tyrone Hughes ’12 lifted the 19th-ranked Brandeis University men’s basketball team past visiting Clark, 67-65, Nov. 30 when he drove the length of the floor with 5.9 seconds and hit a running lay-up as time expired, using all of … Read More...

Men’s soccer wins third East Coast title

The fourth-seeded Brandeis men’s soccer caused a huge upset against second-seeded Western New England College during the weekend, leading them to win the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III New England title for the third year.

Brandeis scored four … Read More...

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