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‘Spring Awakening’ combines musical talent with dark reality

This weekend, Typanium Euphorium presents “Spring Awakening.” Directed by Rachel Liff ’16, the musical premiered on Thursday night in the SCC Theater. The play opened as Sarah Steiker ’17, playing Wendla Bergmann, walked on stage… Read More...

The Decemberists get better in ‘Make You Better’

This week, The Decemberists released their first new single in almost four years. “Make You Better” is the first track to be released off of their upcoming album, to be titled “What a Terrible World,… Read More...

‘Angels in America’ impresses with bold commitment

On Thursday night, Oct. 23, Brandeis Players presented the opening night of “Angels in America, Part One: Millennium Approaches.” Directed by Sarah Waldron ’17, “Angels in America” was made of a surprisingly young ensemble cast:… Read More...

YouTube artist defies all odds

Orla Gartland was 13 years old when she posted her first video on YouTube, after only about a year of being able to play the guitar. Growing up in Dublin, Ireland, Gartland first learned how… Read More...

Duggan celebrates passion for comedy

With the fall semester in full swing, seniors all around campus are settling in for their last year as undergraduates before they head off into the real world. Some, however, have decided to embark on… Read More...

Founder of Office of Arts directs ‘Far From Heaven’

Scott Edminston, founder and former director of the Brandeis Office of Arts, has found a new home at Northeastern University. Edminston is now the first professor of the practice and chair of the theater department… Read More...

Rose Art Museum grants to support 2015 exhibition and new curator of academic projects

The Rose Art Museum at Brandeis has received two grants, each worth $100,000, from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, marking the first time the museum has… Read More...

Brandeis alum’s video goes viral

On Sept. 8, Paul Gale Comedy uploaded the video “Why Starbucks Spells Your Name Wrong” to YouTube. In the four days after, the video received over 5 million views. In an interview with People NOW,… Read More...

Positive changes in Brandeis theater future

As the theater season starts up again, students may notice some missing people in Spingold Theater. The graduate program in Theater Arts at Brandeis has not taken any new students for the 2014-2015 year. The… Read More...

Prof. John Plotz’s timeless tapestry

This April, Professor John Plotz (ENG) released his first children’s book. “Time and the Tapestry: A William Morris Adventure” includes stunning illustrations by Phyllis Saroff, who learned the style of William Morris to design the… Read More...
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