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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...

Juggling Society balances more than schedules

When Dan Weisz ’09 joined Juggling Society during his first semester at Brandeis, he already knew how to juggle. But now he’s better. Rather than three balls at a time, he can do seven. He… Read More...

From classroom to common room

Writing an article about the history of the Usen Castle is a bit daunting considering its many uses and modifications over the past 80 years. In a 1997 publication called “Building a Campus: An Architectural… Read More...

The face versus the facebook

So you’ve never met Suzy Smith in person, but in addition to her first and last name, you can list at least five of her friends and the fact that she’s in a relationship with… Read More...

Faculty Club: A higher level of dining for students

Did you know that students are allowed to eat at the Faculty Club? I didn’t, but it’s true. Wedged between Sherman and Shapiro Campus Center, The Faculty Club is open to everyone for lunch between… Read More...

ELEVEat-ing girls to their full potential

$25. That’s the price of a dinner out with some friends. To some, it might be petty change; to a young girl in Senegal it’s a future. Sitting in a car with her Senegalese host… Read More...

Beyond Israel: Jewish students explore the four corners of the world and themselves

Brandeis University and the State of Israel. What a combination. Both full of Jews, both established in 1948, both characterized by the colors blue and white. It’s like a match made on JDate. With the… Read More...

A little less talk, and a lot more action

Imagine this: You didn’t show up to your first three weeks of classes this past semester or do any of the required reading for them, study for the tests, or introduce yourself to the professor.… Read More...
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