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The Brandeis Hoot: more than just a newspaper

I never had any preconceived intention of joining a newspaper when I arrived at Brandeis. The Brandeis Hoot was just one of the clubs I signed up for at the club fair my first year, and I figured it would … Read More...

Author Katherine Heiny gives hilarious, touching reading on campus

When Professor Stephen McCauley (ENG), associate director of the Brandeis Creative Writing Program, first introduced author Katherine Heiny, he said that within reading just a few sentences of her prose, he fell in love with her writing and with the … Read More...

Prominent author to speak on campus next week

The New York Times likened Katherine Heiny to “Cheever mixed with Ephron,” while Lena Dunham (of the HBO series “Girls”) reported that her “work does something magical.” Heiny has had stories published in the The New Yorker, Seventeen, The Greensboro … Read More...

Narayanan ’15 gives voice to poetry on campus

Rohan Narayanan ’15 is changing the Brandeis community, one poem at a time. When the 2014-2015 school year began, the senior was already involved in an extensive amount of Brandeis extracurricular activities, including his position as president of Brandeis Television … Read More...

President Lawrence to step down, leaves mixed legacy

President Frederick M. Lawrence will step down as the president of Brandeis effective June 30, at which point Provost Lisa Lynch will become interim president. Lawrence, the eighth president of Brandeis, made this announcement on Jan. 30.

A message was … Read More...

Rev. Walter Cuenin departs Brandeis on short notice

Rev. Walter Cuenin, the long-time Brandeis University Catholic chaplain and coordinator of the Multifaith Chaplaincy, has left Brandeis with little fanfare due to medical reasons.

“The Archdiocese has informed us that Fr. Walter Cuenin’s appointment at Brandeis has ended for … Read More...

BTC showcases exquisite beauty in ‘The Conference of the Birds’

“The Conference of the Birds” is beautiful. The first (and most notable) exquisite aspect is the set itself. Staged in the Laurie Theater, a small round space, the actors bring the play to life in an arena incredibly close to … Read More...

Popov ’16 completes a half-marathon and a dream

On Sunday, Oct. 12, Brandeis student Stanislav (Stasik) Popov ’16 completed his first Boston Athletic Association half-marathon. Popov finished 1,802th out of 6,211 people. His finish time was 1:52:5.

“I just focused on getting through one mile at a time … Read More...

Poets visit, display innovation and creativity

Students, faculty and staff packed into Pearlman Lounge for a poetry reading that celebrated peace and connected people from diverse backgrounds on Monday, Oct. 13. Two poets read their work.

The first, Marilyn Hacker, is a Jewish, award-winning poet with … Read More...

JustArts exhibit reveals hidden artistic talent

On Wednesday, Oct. 8, Brandeis launched a new art exhibit in the Dreitzer Gallery titled the “JustArts Faculty/Staff Exhibition.” Full of paintings, sculptures, drawings and more, this represents the best art of the Brandeis community. Professors, staff members and researchers … Read More...

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