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Students visit Washington, experience inauguration

The t-shirts being sold at the Obama Inaugural Celebration concert on the Washington D.C. mall summed up our reasons for being there. The shirts read things like: “historic moment,” “first black President,” “my future starts… Read More...

Heart and soul of the Chaplaincy

Walking the halls of the Chaplaincy is like walking into biting winter air. Jackets and gloves are required in this chilly corner of campus, but one soul warms up the whole department: Department Administrator Ellen… Read More...

Students create a united Phront

Maybe you noticed members of Voices of Soul, Brandeis’ a cappella group, strutting around in their bathing suits in the freezing cold one night late last semester soliciting money. Or perhaps you saw members of… Read More...

Home on the range, not at the ‘Deis

On Nov. 4, a bus and two cars of Brandeis Democrats and their supporters drove to the small town of Raymond, New Hampshire to knock on doors in an effort to remind the town’s residents… Read More...

A funeral for Tate Lucas

I had just returned from the December holiday. As a Peace Corps Volunteer, I lived in a village in the northern region of Namibia, known as Ovamboland. I was sitting under a tree trying to… Read More...

A major popularity contest

A group of economics students huddle around a table, analyzing last night’s problem set, throwing around terms like “consumer surplus” and “law of diminishing returns.” Two sophomores frantically try to finish up that afternoon’s biology… Read More...

Lending a charitable hand

If Michael Jordan could enjoy a good pampering manicure, why shouldn’t a member of Brandeis’ male population do the same? Who knows, it could just be the reason he dunked so many hoops, right? When… Read More...

It’s all Greek to me!

For some people, foreign language meant the requisite Spanish or French begrudgingly taken in high school: hola and Bonjour, adios and au revoir. Special occasions are marked by tortillas and crepes courtesy of the kindly… Read More...

Slow life in the fast lane

Whereas Narnia is only accessible to fortuitous small children and Platform 9 3/4 is restricted to Muggles, what lies behind Professor Andreas Teuber’s office door at Brandeis is off-limits to everyone, including himself. Perpetually closed,… Read More...

Hadaya Jewelry: The centerpiece of Israeli tourist shopping

It’s not every 5:30 in the morning that you are able to witness the sun rise, brightening the pale white hues of the Jerusalem stone walls, or hear the gentle bustle of the Old City… Read More...
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