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BIEI’s DREAM Monologues translates advocacy through poetry, music and dance

Brandeis Immigration Education Initiative hosted DREAM Monologues: Moments of Transitions in Chum’s last Wednesday night. The event aimed at creating a platform for sharing and witnessing the stories of Brandeis students’ experiences of being in transition. Whether this means existing … Read More...

Artist displays her ‘Blood Memory’

The presence of collective memory finds a tangible place in artist Lisa Rosowsky’s latest collection. Currently featured in the Kniznick Gallery of the Women’s Studies Research Center, Rosowsky’s exhibit, “Blood Memory,” offers a narrative on her experiences as a “second … Read More...

MLK Memorial Program fosters love and community

On Jan. 8, 1969, 70 impassioned African-American students seized control of the university’s Ford Hall. In an effort to obtain more recognition from the administration, the group of students occupied Ford Hall for 11 days. It was through their resilience … Read More...

Graduate student, David Dominique, debuts avant-garde jazz album

Almost four years since he first came to Brandeis as a Ph.D. candidate student in Music Theory and Composition, David Dominique has written an impressive body of music, including works for our own Lydian String Quartet as well as a … Read More...

Polishing the American Dream: Happy Hands screening shares the Vietnamese immigrant story

“The nail industry is composed of up to 45 to 50 percent of Vietnamese immigrants,” Honey Lauren estimates, tucking a long strand of her curly hair behind her ear. Taking a pause to reposition her crossed legs, Lauren––the director of … Read More...

Choirs present evokative melodies

Velvety smooth melodies and lush, tranquil harmonies filled the Slosberg Recital Hall last Saturday night with the concert performance of the Brandeis University Chorus and Chamber Choir. Presenting a program that drew references to Bach and repertoire from the Romantic … Read More...

American Horror Story: “Coven” brews up TV magic

The bewitching premiere of American Horror Story’s “Coven” drew in 5.54 million viewers. The premiere is noted for being the largest ever within the American Horror Story series; marking a 44 percent increase in viewers from last year’s critically acclaimed … Read More...

Beyond glitz and glamour: ballroom dance team shines

It’s hard to resist the flare of a ballroom dance performance. Originally developed in Europe, the early form of ballroom existed as a noncompetitive social dance that was literally intended to take place inside a ballroom. Since then, ballroom dance … Read More...

“Silk and Bamboo: Music From China” delights Mandel Audience

The dynamics of music and storytelling took a central focus this Wednesday at the Mandel Center with the performance of “Silk and Bamboo: Music From China.” Presented with Brandeis’ Concert Series and Music Unites Us, the musicians behind “Music From … Read More...

“Tick, tick … Boom!” encourages students to question

Most Brandeis students would be lying if they said they’ve never doubted themselves at any point during their academic journey. Questions and doubt naturally arise in the process of realizing our purposes on this campus, both during and long after … Read More...

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