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‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ is packed with emotions, yet parts of the plot remain uncertain

Noah: Last week we both went and saw “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” and I have to say we were both kind of floored by it. Just a little bit of set-up: It’s the thir… Read More...

Storytelling open-mic night presents students’ fascinating stories on misreading

“Everybody has stories that they don’t know they have within them,” said Brandeis English Professor David Sherman, who organized Tuesday’s Storytelling Open-Mic nig… Read More...

New Star Wars Battlefront II disappoints and fails to bring the fun

I love “Star Wars.” No matter how pretentious I pretend to be, I’ll always have a special place in my heart for Jedis and lightsabers. As a kid, I loved playing the video game … Read More...

A look at Brandeis Fine Arts professor Joe Wardwell’s piece in the MASS MoCA

“How much can a piece hold before it bursts apart?” Joe Wardwell asks, standing in front of his massive work of art. Wardwell’s piece, “Hello America: 40 Hits from the 50 St… Read More...

Syrian artists blend music and painting in live performance, ‘Home Within’

Ghostly figures appear on the projector screen, their arms stretched up to the sky. A spotlight fades in on the center, highlighting the lone clarinetist who begins to play a slow, … Read More...

Brandeis welcomes new director to the Rose

This past summer, Brandeis welcomed Luis A. Croquer to campus as the new Henry and Lois Foster Director of the Rose Art Museum. Croquer, originally from El Salvador, brings both in… Read More...

Marvel’s “Thor: Ragnarok” exceeds expectations

Jonah: So, “Thor: Ragnarok.” It’s pretty good. It’s easily the best of the solo “Thor” movies, but that’s a pretty low bar to surpass. If I had to rank it within the re… Read More...

BAMCO presents off campus bands DAP The Contract and Diaspøra in lively Chum’s concert

I haven’t really been a fan of the big live music concerts that we’ve had here on campus. In my last two and a half years here, we have yet to have an act deserving of the tens of thous… Read More...

‘The Florida Project,’ beautifully made with an enchanting story

Sean Baker’s films find stories in the unconventional, in the lives of people living on the fringes. His first film, “Tangerine,” shot entirely on iPhone, followed a day in … Read More...

Brandeis alum Alicia Ostriker shares her poetry with community

I haven’t given poetry much consideration since grade school. I gave in to the stereotypes, thinking the medium was too flowery, insubstantial and abstract for me to ever underRead More...

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