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‘Legion’ packs more than the average superhero TV show

TV is usually described as a writer’s medium. Often, it is the visual components of shows—the cinematography, set design, art direction—that are the least interesting parts. What’s usually compelling is the story, the characters and the plot—but we don’t primarily … Read More...

‘Formosa’ offers singing, dancing, acting and food

As my first cultural show at Brandeis, “Formosa” sure set the bar high—really high. The Taiwanese Student Association’s (TSA) annual show, “Formosa,” displayed a variety of talent with two singers, a Chinese folk dance, a modern dance, a lion dance … Read More...

‘Quickies’ performs a diversity of plays to a full house

Students presented their own original work at “Quickies,” Brandeis Ensemble Theater’s showcase of 10-minute plays written, produced and directed by students.

The first act consisted of five plays, followed by seven more in the second act.

The SCC Theater was … Read More...

Morris reveals the genius behind his drug-centered series ‘Hamilton’s Pharmacopeia’

There was truly not a more suitable way to spend the eve of Valentine’s Day than to join the 60 or so people in attendance for a screening of an episode of “Hamilton’s Pharmacopeia” in the Wasserman Cinematheque. Although venturing … Read More...

‘The Life of Pablo’: a year in review

“This album has been out for more than a year.” “There’s nothing new to say about TLOP.” “A record can’t have parts that are bad on purpose and still be great.” “Aside from “Ultralight Beams,” this is easily one of … Read More...

Rose spring exhibits take provocative approach

This semester at the Rose, you won’t necessarily find the type of exhibitions to which you’re accustomed. As Kristin Parker, interim director of the Rose remarked before faculty and press members at the museum’s semester opening, the spring 2017 exhibitions … Read More...

‘The Girl With All the Gifts’ a present in and of itself

From the title alone, it would be easy to think that “The Girl with All the Gifts” is a family film or a touching coming-of-age story. In actuality, it’s a zombie film—or at least that’s what it is on the … Read More...

FMLA’s Galentine’s Day fosters positive female friendships

Valentine’s Day should be a holiday for all to celebrate. But as Ariella Louna ’17, president of the Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance (FMLA) remarked on Monday, Feb. 13, the holiday often represents only white, heterosexual love. In fact, many individuals … Read More...

Club Cantonese hosts new and creative hands-on event

For the first time, Brandeis’ Club Cantonese hosted Calligraphy Night on Friday, Feb. 10. Around 20 students gathered inside of the Slosberg recital hall to learn about Chinese calligraphy firsthand from a calligraphy master.

The first half of the event … Read More...

Farmers Club connects community with produce, important messages

Brandeis has huge diversity of clubs on campus: sports clubs, arts clubs, political clubs, cultural clubs and social justice clubs, among others. However, one club that might not be as well known as BAASA, Girl Up or Tron is the Read More...

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