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‘Iron Fist’ a show that feels like being punched in the chest

A few weeks ago, the first reviews of “Iron Fist” were released, and they were not positive. Though critics praised other Netflix and Marvel collaborations such as “Daredevil” and “Luke Cage” and lauded “Jessica Jones,” “Iron Fist” received a much Read More...

Lisa Reindorf merges art, activism, environmentalism

Architect, artist and climate activist Lisa Reindorf gave a guest lecture that provided an overview of the interconnections between politics, economics and environmentalism, along with other fields, on Wednesday, March 22.

Touching upon the works of other artists and environmentalists Read More...

Smino’s ‘Blkswn’ offers something for every music lover

If you’re already a fan of Chris Smith Jr., better known as Smino, then I’m sure his debut album “Blkswn” has surpassed your highest expectations. If you have never heard of Smino, put down this paper, and open up your … Read More...

WSRC features art of Helène Aylon, contemporary Jewish feminist artist

The Women’s Studies Research Center Kniznick Gallery is now displaying the final installment of Helène Aylon’s 20-year series.

Commissioned by Shula Reinharz Ph.D.’77 founder of the center, Aylon’s “Afterword: For the Children” is comprised of several wall installations and four Read More...

‘Mirrors’ presents bizarre plot and innovative directorial decisions

“Mirrors,” directed by Otis Fuqua ’19, is a wholly satisfying one-act play staged by the Brandeis Players. I was pleasantly surprised by the dynamic, experimental visuals and the cohesive, twisting narrative.

On the surface, it is the story of Fred Read More...

Annual ‘Vagina Monologues’ fills every seat

We may claim to live in progressive times, but sexism is still prevalent. A white woman earns 75 cents for every dollar a white man earns; a black woman 66 cents and a Hispanic woman 54 cents. Young girls are Read More...

‘We the Art. We the Vibez.’ unites talented artists

Students braved the frigid weather Friday night, March 10, to come together for art, music and community at Chum’s for “We the Art. We the Vibez.” The event highlighted musicians and visual artists from the Brandeis community and beyond—inviting two Read More...

JSA shares culture through traditional snacks

The International Cultural Center smelled of chocolate and strawberries due to an event for the Japanese Student Association’s (JSA) celebration known as Japan Week. Wednesday, March 15 marked day three of Japan Week, also known as Snack Night.

There were … Read More...

‘Big Little Lies’ explores important themes in depth

“Big Little Lies,” an hour-long drama currently in its fourth episode on HBO, has an incredible cast. Led by Reese Witherspoon, who plays an idle, troublemaking mom, the show also features Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley, Laura Dern and Zoë Kravitz, Read More...

Despite shortcomings, ‘Leveling Up’ hits several of the right buttons

There are not many plays, or even movies for that matter, about video games and the people who play them. Perhaps this is because it is a relatively new medium, or because it is difficult to portray the pastime accurately Read More...

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