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V.P. of Operations Jim Gray speaks out on student dining concerns

Brandeis dining has undergone many alterations since last year, including a full revamp of Usdan (to include an all-you-can-eat venue) and changes in the meal system as a whole. Jim Gray, vice president of operations… Read More...

Women’s soccer team has high hopes for this season

“Everyone always says it, but our team is a family,” said Alec Spivack ’15, one of the captains of the Brandeis women’s soccer team. “My best friends, study buddies and shopping partners are all in… Read More...

Hockey team triumphs in championships

The Brandeis Club Hockey Team rose to victory recently, winning a championship they had coveted since the spring of 2010. This title was somewhat unexpected. “We never expect to win any of our games. We… Read More...

Stellar novelist to read debut ‘Necessary Errors’ at Brandeis

Caleb Crain is the author of “Necessary Errors,” a novel that received stellar reviews from The New York Times, The New York Review of Books and others. This novel was actually Crain’s debut, due to… Read More...

FA dept underfunded, endures poor facilities

The building lies two miles away from campus. Its windows are boarded shut. The staircase is on the outside, so to go upstairs students must step outside into the blistering cold. The floor has a… Read More...

Ice Cube lowers standards for ‘Ride Along’

Ice Cube is timeless. Not in the way that his music has endured decades, though that may be true given his honest and angry portrayal of growing up African American in America in many of… Read More...

“Delivery Man” an unlikely feel-good film

“Delivery Man” is unlike most Vince Vaughn movies. Vaughn is known for playing the raunchy, underachieving, unlikable lead; his film credits include “Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story,” “Wedding Crashers” and “The Break-Up.” In “Delivery Man,”… Read More...

Rose to install permanent art from controversial artist

Chris Burden is an artist known for his installation and performance art, controversial pieces expressing extreme imminent danger. In 1971, through his performance piece “Shoot,” Burden instructed his assistant to shoot him in the arm… Read More...

Matt Nathanson enthralls audiences at House of Blues

Matt Nathanson only achieved nationwide recognition at age 36 in 2009, with his hit single “Come on Get Higher.” But for die-hard fans who know the artist’s work dating back to 1993 with the release… Read More...

‘Hamlet’ triumphs over structural problems with great acting

From a company that historically has brought hilarity and variety to traditional Shakespeare plays, this week Hold Thy Peace presents “Hamlet.” In years past, the company has transported “Much Ado about Nothing” to the 1990s… Read More...
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