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Sparks delivers great casual read in ‘Save Haven’

As the recent theatrical version of “Safe Haven” hits the big screen, the Nicholas Sparks novel has been heavily advertised and mentioned in conversations. During break, while looking for a book to read, I saw… Read More...

‘Grey’s’ Season nine brings repetitive drama

As new seasons of television shows get into the thick of the drama, “Grey’s Anatomy” is no exception. The show ended last season with a major cliffhanger—a tool that the show uses to engage the… Read More...

Senior artist draws on painting inspiration from diverse academic interests

As the current seniors begin their last semester at Brandeis, the studio art majors are now working on their senior theses. Aliza Sternstein ’13 is a studio art major with a focus on painting and… Read More...

Dreitzer gallery displays student art in comfortable atmosphere

Brandeis thrives on its theater and arts. Appropriately, students and faculty gathered at the Dreitzer gallery in Spingold Theater to view recent artwork completed by undergraduates this past Wednesday night. The opening reception for the… Read More...

‘Pitch Perfect’ hits the right note

A cappella has recently become more prominent, with shows such as “The Sing Off” and the increasing popularity of a cappella groups on college campuses. The release of “Pitch Perfect” in 2012 makes perfect sense.… Read More...

Manginah’s melodious semester show astounds audience

With the end of the semester quickly arriving, it is now the season for a capella semester shows. Starting the shows off with a bang, Manginah’s semester show this past Sunday was quite a hit.… Read More...

Palestinian poet Ghassan Zaqtan awes in Arabic and English alike

Thursday evening, the creative writing department presented a reading by poets Fady Joudah and Ghassan Zaqtan. Dr. Fady Joudah, an accomplished poet, physician and translator, won the 2012 PEN USA Literary Award for Translation for… Read More...

Beyond Brandeis, an art world flourishes

The arts at Brandeis are always a big success, but an equally important aspect to mention is the arts and culture that surrounds our campus in the Greater Boston Area. With plentiful museums, outlets for… Read More...

Literary podcasts educate and inspire

This past spring, the Creative Writing department began a program called Literature Lab. Literature Lab is a series of podcasts, available on iTunes with a free subscription, featuring different authors who discuss different genres of… Read More...

Jake Coco improves pop music one cover at a time

Many amateur covers of songs on YouTube are performed by no-name 12 year olds and are often of very poor quality. Jake Coco, however, is an exception. Covering many different popular songs, as well as… Read More...
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