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Talk sheds light on ‘Wuthering Heights’ themes

At 5 p.m. on Oct. 2, former Ida May and William J Eggers, Jr., Chair in English at UC Berkeley, Catherine Gallagher held a discussion about “Wuthering Heights” by Emily Brontë, dedicated to a friend and colleague. “Wuthering Heights” was … Read More...

‘Chasing Life’: an empowering perspective on life, love and disease

Chronic disease is a topic that can evoke feelings of hopelessness, helplessness and immense sadness. In countless movies and books, when someone is diagnosed with such a disease, the character typically succumbs to feelings of depression and pessimism, faced with … Read More...

Hoover joins creative writing department

Michelle Hoover, an acclaimed novelist and instructor, will join Brandeis University’s creative writing faculty in the upcoming fall term.

The award-winning novelist and instructor at Emerson College, Boston University, Bucknell University and Grub Street (a creative writing school in Boston), … Read More...

First-year creates directs dark and intriguing performances

Edward Albee’s “The Goat, or Who is Sylvia” and first-year Ayelet Schrek’s “Fiction” opened this past Friday, March 21 in the Schwartz Auditorium, sponsored by the Free Play Theatre Cooperative. A bold and unique play, “The Goat, or Who is … Read More...

French and Francophone Club revitalized in the Brandeis community

This year, Leslie Kamel ’16, Samantha Way ’16 and Breanna Vizlakh ’15 have decided to revive Brandeis’ dormant French and Francophone Club.

Brandeis is known to have hundreds of different clubs that cater to an array of interests and causes. … Read More...

Cafe Science discusses the ups and downs of chemistry

Sometimes science can seem impossible to learn or can seem exceedingly boring. This past Monday, Mar. 3, chemistry was presented in a different kind of manner, with stock market jokes and tapas at Solea on Moody Street in town for … Read More...

Baker ’14 finds passion in poetry and education

In college, we are often encouraged to find a way to mold our hobbies and interests into our professions, as passion often translates into enthusiasm and success. We are told to concoct a major or dream job by marrying separate … Read More...

’DEIS Impact recognizes the Roma conflict and human rights

Discrimination: It is a trend that has pervaded almost every country’s history since the dawn of time. When a group that is different arises and challenges the societal norm, those who meet the societal standard discriminate against the new minority, … Read More...

‘Queerlogues’ demonstrates Brandeis’ LGBT pride

Imagine a room full of warm, passionate, intelligent and funny individuals. Inject fierce dedication to social justice, human rights and LGBT pride, and that is the very essence of Queerologues. Queerologues was part of ’DEIS Impact and was put on … Read More...

Campus event spotlights Russian culture and xenophobia

On Tuesday night, LGBT activist and journalist Masha Gessen and Smith College Russian history professor Sergey Glebov led a discussion about xenophobia, a trend that currently dominates society in Russia.

Brandeis Russian studies professor and director Irina Dubinina moderated the … Read More...

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