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What to know about living off campus: Emma Jannsen ’17

Since her junior year at Brandeis, Emma Jannsen ’17 has been living off campus in a house on South Street with three of her close friends. When she was a sophomore, one of her friends, who was a senior at Read More...

What to know about living off campus: Rachel Gifeisman ’19

With housing numbers recently released, many students may be considering living off-campus next year. Rachel Gifeisman ’19 has been living off campus for a full year in a house on South Street about a block away from campus with four Read More...

Innovative plans to draw crowds to Upper Usdan

Cathleen Jordan is the retail manager for Upper Usdan and in charge of making Upper Usdan run smoothly. Relatively new to the position, she has been working as manager since last October. Her job is to make sure that students Read More...

Johanne Legrand hopes to bring culture to Lower Usdan

Johanne Legrand is the executive chef for Lower Usdan, and has been working at Brandeis for just over a year. Originally starting as a chef manager in Sherman, she was promoted to executive chef, although she still occasionally helps in Read More...

Brandeis community member searches for kidney donor

Monica Ramirez, 33, is a low-risk pregnancy coordinator for Tufts Health Plan in Watertown. Her mother is a long-time member of the Brandeis community as a staff member for Brandeis Facilities Services. Unfortunately, Ramirez suffers from kidney problems and is Read More...

Midyears making their own paths

Aryela Rose ’20, a midyear, says that she “wouldn’t trade the experience [of being a midyear] for anything.” Taking a somewhat unconventional route, she did not go abroad on a Brandeis program, but rather worked her fall semester.

For the … Read More...

Prof. Fellman urges against complacency

“Do you know the movie, ‘The Hunger Games’? That’s kind of the image I think of,” said Prof. Gordon Fellman (SOC) about the possible effects of the Trump administration on Brandeis students. The popular movie was a perfect reference to Read More...

Drop it like it’s H.O.T.

The rhythm of tap shoes, the enthusiasm of performance and the thrill of original choreography all combine when Hooked on Tap dancers are onstage. The only group of its kind on campus, Hooked On Tap, or H.O.T., is a dance Read More...

Arguello ’17 secures position with General Electric

For most students, getting a job after graduating that is not only relevant to one’s career goals but also exciting, is merely wishful thinking. Graduating college can come with fears of unemployment and also the fear of lacking passion for … Read More...

A Brandeis Thanksgiving: Emma Russell

While many students fly, drive or take the train to visit their families for Thanksgiving break, there is a group of students who chose to stay at Brandeis during the long weekend. Emma Russell ’19, originally from San Antonio, TX, … Read More...

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