Men’s basketball claims ECAC title with win against Eastern Connecticut

The sixth-seeded Brandeis Judges beat the top-seeded Eastern Connecticut State University on the road, 65-50, to claim their third ECAC Division III New England title in program history. The current squad joined the 1974 and 1992 teams with ECAC titles and finished the season with a 19-9 record. Ben Bartoldus ’14 was named the tournament […]

BZA fo’ life

Sivan Levine ’13 is so passionate about the Brandeis Zionist Alliance (BZA) that her weekly presidential e-mails to the club are littered with exclamation points and signed “BZA fo’ life.” The group, which has been on campus for decades, is a cultural club that attempts to provide a positive image of Israel through educational and […]

Jewish A Cappella Fest wows audience

In Sherman Function Hall on Saturday night, Jewish Fella A Cappella (JFA) wowed their audience with a night of a cappella music as part of their fifth annual Jewish A Cappella Fest, which presented both modern and old-fashioned songs in English and Hebrew. The strongest performers of the night were, as is fitting, the men […]

BAASA launches heritage month ‘CelebrAsian’

Representatives from various Asian groups on campus gathered on Sunday for the opening ceremony marking Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM), which they humorously termed a “CelebrAsian.” APAHM celebrates the past and present accomplishments of Asian Americans and also provides a time for reflection on the discrimination they have historically encountered in America. APAHM is […]

‘Picasso’ an artful production

When I walked into the Shapiro Campus Center Theater last Friday night to witness the Brandeis Players’ staging of “Picasso at the Lapin Agile,” I was immediately awed by the sight of the production’s massive and magnificent construction of the famed eponymous bar. It seemed far more cavernous than a tiny bar had any right […]

The Weekly Glutton: IBS cafe well worth the walk

When you walk all the way across campus, you’ll find a hidden gem, a shining star of Brandeis dulled only by the fact that you may have to walk a marathon just to get there. The International Business School (IBS) is home to Dominic’s, a shop that sells sandwiches and burritos among other items. We […]

‘The Duke’ Part III

Previously in “The Duke:” After running into loner Veronica Dent, Tim discovered that his novelist mother may be cheating on his father, suspicions that were seemingly confirmed on a disquieting family camping trip … “I’m not doing that,” Tim said. He backed out of Veronica’s bedroom, his cheeks turning pink then blossoming to a violent […]

Bentley Falcons fall to Brandeis Judges in tennis

Earlier this, week Bentley, Brandeis’ Waltham rival, traveled to Brandeis only to be outplayed by the Brandeis Judges. On Monday, the women’s teams faced off in Brandeis’ first home match ever played on the recently resurfaced indoor courts. The Judges masterfully won the match 9-0, serving Bentley their first loss of the season. Starting with […]

Brian’s basketball rankings

1. Lakers (45-19): The Lakers are 7-0 since the all-star break and while they have shown symptoms of malaise throughout the season, they are the two-time defending champions. The Lakers have proven that when they care about a game, they are nearly impossible to beat. Until someone pries the Larry O’Brien trophy out of Kobe […]

Hughes, Dascy gain All-UAA b-ball honors

The men’s basketball team had two members selected for All-UAA honors. Guard Tyrone Hughes ’12 of Roslindale, Mass., was a second-team All-UAA selection, while center Youri Dascy ’14 of Fall River, Mass., was an All-UAA honorable mention. Hughes ended the season third in team scoring with 8.5 PPG and first on the team and third […]

Track star Selig to compete in NCAA championships

Grayce Selig ’11 will be traveling to Capital University in Columbus, Ohio to compete in the mile-run event at the 2011 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III championships. Selig is currently ranked fifth in the nation in the mile run. Earlier this season, she set a Brandeis-record of 4:54.82, her best time of the […]

Gordy’s baseball rankings

This week’s rankings are broken up by spring training leagues. Since all teams have played between 10-14 games it makes sense to pay some attention and see what teams are doing. The records are valid as of 10 p.m. March 9. Grapefruit League (Florida) 1. Washington Nationals (7-3): Surprisingly, to me at least, the Nationals […]

Lawrence answers questions in web forum

University President Fred Lawrence answered questions from alumni, parents and students in an online broadcast through the Alumni Association’s Faculty Lecture Forum Thursday evening. Financial aid and contact with students are two top priorities of his presidency, Lawrence said in a conversation moderated by David Nathan, Director of Communications for Alumni and Development. The forum […]

Microfinance panel aims to combat poverty

A group of panelists interested in reducing global poverty and gaining other social benefits through microfinance gathered in the Heller School for Social Policy Thursday in a program titled “Microfinance: Does it Work?” to discuss with the audience each of their individual viewpoints on the role of microfinance. Roy Jacobowitz, the managing director of ACCION […]