Women’s soccer suffers defeat

The women’s soccer team had a tough stretch on the road against conference opponents Emory University on Sunday and Carnegie Mellon University on Friday. Brandeis lost their second UAA match over the weekend against Emory. The Judges knew that it was going to be a tough game heading into Atlanta as the Eagles were ranked […]

Judges lose two UAA matches on the road

On the road last weekend, the 12th-ranked Brandeis men’s soccer team suffered two United Athletic Association losses against Carnegie Mellon and Emory. In Friday’s game against the 23rd-ranked CMU team, the Judges fell 2-1 against the Tartans in overtime. Against the Emory Eagles on Sunday, the Judges lost 3-1. The results from both games bring […]

Cross country sweeps the competition

The men and women’s cross country teams finished 10th and third respectively at the Connecticut College Invitational last weekend. Each was ranked out of 21 total teams. The women were led by Amelia Lundkvist ’14, who finished second out of 257 total runners on the six-kilometer course with a time of 21:34. This was her […]

Schlesinger to support UDRs and BPA

Student leaders have a new resource to help them develop programs for the Brandeis community. Sybil Schlesinger will replace Gretchen Rowley as the new Program Administrator for the Undergraduate Departmental Representatives (UDRs) and the Brandeis Pluralism Alliance programs. Schlesinger will be available to students to help plan events and provide support. Schlesinger brings a wide […]

Committees to address substance use and medical amnesty

The Alcohol and Other Drug Task Force will now be divided into subcommittees to focus on specific issues of importance to the student community. These additional committees will use time more efficiently and give students the opportunity to be involved in particular issues that interest them. Brandeis created the Alcohol and Other Drug Task Force […]

Nobel Prizes for chemical weapon disposal and short stories

The Nobel Prize winners were announced last week: the Peace Prize will go to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and the Prize in Literature is awarded to Alice Munro. The ceremony will take place on Dec. 10 in Stockholm. The OPCW is being given prestigious recognition for its work toward eliminating […]

Indian economist and activist impresses and inspires

An audience of faculty, students and others gathered Tuesday in the Heller School’s Zinner Forum for a conversation with Indian economist, professor and social activist Sukhadeo Thorat. Thorat first spoke for about 15 minutes before opening the floor to questions from the audience. In his introductory speech, Thorat humbly told the impressive story of how […]

Students inspired to find resilience

During the stressful time of midterms, students often need a reminder that others have successfully overcome the same struggles they face and that there are many established support systems available. Brandeis Academic Services and the Hiatt Career Center worked to provide a community forum for support Tuesday night at their panel, Bouncing Back: Stories of […]

Lisa Boes hired as new Dean of Academic Services

Emerging among a highly-competitive pool of qualified candidates, Lisa Boes has been selected at the new dean of academic services here at Brandeis University. She will officially commence her new position on Monday, Nov. 4th. According to Kim Godsoe, the former dean of academic services who was promoted to the position of assistant provost for […]

True Confession of a Netflix Addict: Vampire Diaries Edition

Every month, there is a charge on my debit card of $8.64 from a website that most college students are quite familiar with. A website that has a subscription base of 29.2 million people in the U.S., according to The Business Insider. A website that last year’s revenues for the quarter grew to $1.10 billion, […]

Mindy Kaling on track for world domination

Although Beyoncé will always be queen of the world, Mindy Kaling is starting to give her a run for her money. She’s certainly dominating the comedy world, creating and starring in the hit show “The Mindy Project.” Comparable to “New Girl,” the show features Dr. Mindy Lahiri as an OB/GYN who spends most of her […]

‘Cinema Paradiso’ a nostalgic and poignant piece

“Cinema Paradiso,” an Italian film, traces the lifelong journey of a filmmaker who looks back upon his life in sorrow, unable to reconcile lost loves and memories of his childhood with his successful career in modern Italy. Although I have always been more of a fan of horror movies, psychological thrillers and comedies, and actually […]

Her Campus Brandeis an online art source, despite controversy

While Her Campus may promote how to do Halloween makeup right and which campus cutie you should actually be crushing on, Her Campus has become both its own art form and a business. Launched in 2009 by three Harvard University undergraduates, the online magazine targets college females interested in style, health, tips on their love […]

‘Boeing-Boeing’ a comedic hit

One man. Three beautiful women who worship him. Seems like a dream come true, doesn’t it? In “Boeing-Boeing” (written by Marc Camoletti), Bernard, played by Austin Koenigstein ’17, is one such man. Bernard, an American businessman living in Paris, has managed to snag and shag three stewardesses: an American, Gloria (Corrie Legge ’14); an Italian, […]

‘Bangerz’ an insight into Cyrus’ private life

People may criticize Miley Cyrus for her recent overtly sexual displays at the VMAs and in her “We Can’t Stop” music video, but her new album Bangerz is awesome. People may think her behavior is simply an effort to draw attention to herself and it may well be, but the the quality of the music […]

American Horror Story: “Coven” brews up TV magic

The bewitching premiere of American Horror Story’s “Coven” drew in 5.54 million viewers. The premiere is noted for being the largest ever within the American Horror Story series; marking a 44 percent increase in viewers from last year’s critically acclaimed “Asylum.” Coven marks the third installment in the American Horror franchise for previous fans, and […]

Red Fang a callback to eighties thrash

When I first discovered the bearded, beer guzzling members of Portland’s Red Fang, the first thing that came to mind was their city of origin. At the time, I was in the city visiting my grandparents, and among the hipsters and overcast weather, there were a couple things I was amazed to find. First, a […]