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Are you a double major? At Brandeis, that just makes you like everyone else

PHOTO BY Ben Sacks/The HootWhen I ask my friends what their majors are, their responses usually include at least two different departments, normally with a couple of minors thrown in between. It seems every… Read More...

Brandeis students unite as ONE against poverty

Sam Vaghar, ’08, probably never envisioned that after reading The End of Poverty by Jeffrey Sachs in 2005 he would be attending a school that was in second place among 100 other co… Read More...

Brandeis students study Palestinian-Israeli conflict at the scene

ISRAEL CAMPUS COALITION: Our guide standing on the remains of a house next to Gaza.Most people don’t visit the place where we were standing. Certainly not Birthright. Most people would be too scared to even set foot in the area at all, but there was our group of 41 … Read More...

Real-world experience for BEMCo student EMTs

1207073.jpgSo, we all know when there’s an emergency who to call- BEMCo. I’m sure a lot of us even have their number stored in our cell phones. We’ve seen them driving around campus in the B… Read More...

The story behind the name:

Many prominent figures throughout Boston, New York and other parts of the country lent their time and energy towards organizing, publicizing, and eventually creating the Brand… Read More...

Brandeis Labor Coalition: ‘Criminal Records Information System is in need of reform’

Do the letters CORI mean anything to you? You may already have some idea of what Brandeis’ policies on hiring university workers are based upon the workers you see around you … Read More...

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu teaches strength over technique

1130077.jpgYou’ve got a guy’s behind planted squarely on your face, his arms wrapped around your feet, and he has complete control over whether or not you break a bone in the next two second… Read More...

Fishing is a boatload of fun

Your muscles tense the second your line starts to reel itself out. Your rod bends sharply, threatening to break if action is not taken immediately. A giant shimmer in the water … Read More...

Some advice for first-year students

There are simply a few things that one can only learn through first hand experience at Brandeis University. Brandeis is full of twists and surprises, so without further ado&#… Read More...

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