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'Witty' lecture by visiting professor

This past Wednesday, the Dean of Arts and Sciences and European Cultural Studies brought Gary Saul Morson to campus to discuss the concept of wit. Morson is a professor of arts and h… Read More...

Tuesdays with Ellen

“Tuesdays With,” a program based on the premise of the novel “Tuesdays With Morrie,” brings a professor from Brandeis into close proximity with students as they tell the … Read More...

Author Scott Carney discusses ‘The Red Market’

Last Wednesday night multiple Brandeis groups ranging from the Department of Sociology, the Center for Ethics and the Student Union sponsored a lecture given by Scott Carney, a f… Read More...

YACHT’s show goes smooth sailing

Last Monday night, WBRS sponsored a free concert and brought YACHT, a synth-pop band to Chum’s. Formed in 2002 in Portland, Ore., Yacht was originally a solo experiment for band … Read More...

Oh Megan puts the ‘Oh’ in orgasm

For the second time this year, the Brandeis Vagina Club brought back “Oh Megan!” to impart her knowledge about the female orgasm. Held in Lown Auditorium, the workshop quickl… Read More...

Early screening shows ‘Jiro Dreams’ dreams big

“Jiro Dreams of Sushi,” director David Gelb’s film combining his love of sushi and filming, premiered this Thursday at Brandeis two months before it officially opens in Bo… Read More...

On DVD: Film has less than '50/50' chance of success

While the movie “50/50,” which came out on DVD on Jan. 24, has garnered good reviews and was recently nominated for two Golden Globes, the purpose behind the film still seems va… Read More...

‘Fountainhead’ a good read beneath the controversy

“The Fountainhead,” penned by Ayn Rand in 1943, remains controversial to this day, partly due to occurrences in the novel but more so because of Ayn Rand herself.
The founder o… Read More...

‘War Horse’ brings little-told story to screen

Steven Spielberg’s new epic film “War Horse” is about a boy and his horse whose bond cannot be broken by World War I.

In this film, a horse named Joey and his original owner, Alb… Read More...

James Baldwin's prose still awe-inspiring

As a prospective English major, it was upon first signing up for classes that I learned I was required to take Intro to Lit. This fact first frustrated me—I had just taken AP Englis… Read More...

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