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Club Spotlight: Poetic Justice

Midterms can get in the way of poetry slams. But even on an “off night” for Brandeis’ new slam poetry team Poetic Justice, a small group of students gathered at Cholmondeley… Read More...

A conversation with Chief Callahan

As Director of Public Safety, Ed Callahan has a lot to do every day. From overseeing 70 undergraduate BranVan drivers, the parking office, the Brandeis Emergency Medical Corps (B… Read More...

DCL prepared to respond to bomb threats

During the August bomb threat, Department of Community Living (DCL) Director Tim Touchette was one of the point people for the team clearing residential buildings and evacuatin… Read More...

Students reflect on safety measures during threat

On Wednesday, Aug. 26, Orientation Leaders (OLs) and Community Advisors (CAs) sat in the SCC Theatre as senior faculty members from the Department of Community Living (DCL) cut o… Read More...

A medical perspective on safety

The Brandeis Emergency Medical Corps (BEMCo) is a completely student-run volunteer group dedicated to emergency medical services on campus. Michele Etzbach ’20, an HSSP maj… Read More...

A writing class for scientists

For the more scientifically inclined first-year, a required writing seminar may seem a little daunting. Luckily, Brandeis’ diversity of seminars includes classes that stra… Read More...

Learning writing through popular culture

As part of the undergraduate general university requirements, first year students are required to take a University Writing Seminar (UWS) for the purposes of coaching students … Read More...

Seniors Reflect on UWS

“As a senior reflecting on your time at Brandeis, how did UWS impact your college career?”

“More so than the content of what I studied in the course, I really learned a lot from … Read More...

The pros of COMP classes

As all Brandeis students come to know, in the summer before arriving on campus they must write a timed essay in order to be placed into a University Writing Seminar (UWS), a requirem… Read More...

A Passion for Preparing Pickles

Angsty_pickles Instagramer Tres Fimmano’s ’18 introduction to pickling came in the form of an unexpected blueprint for pickled eggs on the back side of a recipe for pancakes… Read More...

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