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Platinum Step Team brings rhythm to campus

Ever wanted to try out dancing, but feel you have no rhythm or coordination? One club on campus can help you with that: the Platinum Step Team. Platinum is a relatively new dance group on… Read More...

Brandeis Asian American Task Force posted timeline in library

In most cases, Asian American history is touched upon in high school history classes as a small unit or topic to educate students on the timeline in which Asian Americans immigrated to the United States.… Read More...

What is at the intersection of psychology and prejudice?

Everyone has preconceived notions about the world around us; it is a fact. But where do these prejudices stem from and why do they exist? Jeremy Simon, a Ph.D. candidate in Psychology, was one of… Read More...

Innovative legal studies class teaches appreciation of diverse legal systems

Every year, Brandeis introduces a multitude of new, innovative classes. For those who are looking for a unique class next semester within the legal studies department, “Native American Tribal Legal Studies” could be a class… Read More...

The Brandeis Bagel ‘schmears’ memes across social media

Step aside, Gravity magazine—there’s a new satirical platform on campus for all the latest memes. “The Brandeis Bagel,” started by Dane Leoniak ’20 and Perry Letourneau ’20, posts daily on Instagram and Facebook with joking… Read More...

Annual hackathon engages college students from the Boston area

Since 2014, Brandeis Initiative for Technology, Machines, Apps and Programming (BITMAP) has hosted Codestellation, Brandeis’ beginner-friendly 24-hour hardware and software hackathon. This year, it is taking place Nov. 10-11 in the Shapiro Science Center. Briana… Read More...

Skyline residence hall features thematic art

James Gray, vice president for campus operations, wrote to The Brandeis Hoot that he oversaw “the design and construction” of Skyline, which is how he got involved with picking out the two main art pieces… Read More...

Create@Brandeis looks to bring departments together

The Office of the Arts recently launched their Create@Brandeis Instagram on Aug. 31 as a way to increase relations between varying departments across the university and spread the word about creative projects on campus. This… Read More...

German grammar and baking combine in new course

When learning a new language, some of the hardest skills to master are that of pronunciation and perfecting grammar. Professor Sabine von Mering (GER) has created a new course for the Spring 2019 semester titled… Read More...

Kindness Day brings happiness and joy to campus

Everyone could use a little bit of kindness in their life. Thus, the faculty and students of the sociology department created Kindness Day at Brandeis. Now, with loads of students and faculty behind them, co-coordinators… Read More...
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