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Pay attention to Olivia Rodrigo

You might not know the name Olivia Rodrigo, but you will soon. This 18-year-old is an up-and-comer with tons of potential. Her first two singles “driver’s license” and “deja vu” have gone straight to the… Read More...

Taylor Swift’s ‘Fearless’ Return

You’re dancing in your room to the newly released Taylor Swift track, “You Belong With Me.” Plot twist: it’s 2021. This past week, Taylor released a brand new version of “Fearless,” this time called “Fearless… Read More...

I did not lose my cool over ‘Zero Chill’

“Zero Chill” on Netflix is cheesy, poorly made and wildly over dramatic—so obviously I watched it all in one day. The show follows a pair of twins, a figure skater and a hockey player, who… Read More...

The success of Brandeis’ first Passover

Crazy to think that even over a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, there are still new firsts to be had. But here we are, celebrating Passover on the Brandeis campus for (what I believe is)… Read More...

Panelists reflect on the history of Asian American violence in light of the Atlanta spa shootings

There is a long history of discrimination and violence against Asian women in the United States, according to the five panelists of “Reckoning with the Atlanta Spa Shootings.” The panelists discussed the stereotypes and background… Read More...

Camille Eskell’s beautiful Jewish art

Camille Eskell has always been surrounded by Fez caps. She spoke on this topic, as well as many others related to her art, in a virtual talk on Thursday, April 1. At the event, she… Read More...

My hopes were melted

As things often seem to go at Brandeis, the ice rink was a great idea that was terribly executed. I was so excited when I first heard the ice rink, affectionately known as the BrandICE… Read More...

Gillian Anderson awkwardly discussed the highs of her career

In a wide-ranging and at times stilted conversation, actress Gillian Anderson discussed her past, present and upcoming roles with Alice Kelikian (FILM/HIST/ITAL), the chair of the Film, Television and Interactive Media Program. Anderson discussed the… Read More...

TikTok cooks up something special with the ‘ratatousical’

The year 2020 was full of creative ways to showcase art, but 2021 might’ve started with the most innovative yet: a virtual musical plucked straight from the trending pages of social media. “Ratatouille: The TikTok… Read More...

‘evermore’ is a gold-infused dream

Though other artists could drop two back-to-back surprise albums during a pandemic, only Taylor Swift could produce the two strongest albums of her career. Taylor welcomed December with “evermore,” the “sister album” to her summer… Read More...
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