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Leap of faith: Brandeis sophomore holds off conversion to judaism upon arrival on campus

As a sophomore in high school, Emily Dunning assumed that she would convert to Judaism once she went to college. Since arriving at Brandeis University last year, however, Dunning, who is now a sophomore, has… Read More...

Forgotten, but hardly lost

As her eyes opened for the first time in four months, Tessa Venell ’08 had her very own Wizard in Oz moment. “Am I still in China?” she asked herself as she looked around, taking… Read More...

New George Washington club teaches students about America’s History

Although a fair number of us Brandeisian(s) do hail from the Massachusetts area, there are plenty of us from other states, not to mention from other countries. Believe it or not, there are people for… Read More...

IIM allows students to choose their own paths

Each year, about thirty to thirty-five percent of the incoming freshman class arrives at Brandeis undecided about their major. Over the next 2 years, the amount of undecided majors decreases as each explores and finds… Read More...

Kicking AIDS to the sidelines

In a little high school in Massachusetts, Brooke Rosenbauer ’09 was showing a small group of students and their teacher a video depicting the impact of HIV/AIDS on the world. What had started out as… Read More...

The Art of Dorm Storming

The sounds of a first-year residence hall on a Monday evening: the tapping of laptop keys, the slow and reluctant flipping of an Economics book’s pages, the beeping of a printer as it comes to… Read More...

A summer of Olympic proportions:

Watching Bo Derek appear at a US embassy press event. Getting followed by undercover police. Covering one of this summer’s biggest worldwide events. It’s all in a day’s work for Hiatt World of Work intern… Read More...

Mountain club takes students to new heights

As Clarence Friedman ‘10 scaled the side of a mountain with only a belay and a strong grip separating him from the ground several hundred feet below, he realized that it was not the time… Read More...

A sustaining summer trip

Every night before getting into bed last May, David Drayton would check it for scorpions. Then, kicking back and reflecting on the work he had done that day in El Limon, Nicaragua, he would journal… Read More...

When unpredictability proves predictable

As Brandeis students came out of exam rooms dragging their limp hands behind them, most knew what to expect from the upcoming summer. But while many of us soaked in the comfort of home or… Read More...
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