Brandeis Film Collective to release first big project

The Brandeis Film Collective, dedicated to the production of short films, will be releasing a student-produced Halloween film this year. Although the club has kept its lips sealed when asked what the film will be about, it disclosed that it will not be a movie for the faint-hearted. “We don’t want to give anything away. […]

Minus the Bear’s new album deserves a close listen

On Oct. 7, indie band Minus the Bear released their new album “Lost Love.” The interesting and random band name “Minus the Bear” actually came from an inside joke between a friend in the band and lead vocalist Jake Snider. The new album includes songs with original names that seem to represent a sort of […]

CTL expands educational possibilities

There have been renovations within Farber Library recently, resulting in the formation of a new facility with impressive conference tables and monitors. More important than the construction, however, is the formation of the Center for Teaching and Learning, or CTL for short, on Farber 2 around the corner from the Schuster Institute. The CTL will […]

Men’s soccer beats Case Western in close match

Saturday was a good day for Brandeis athletics when the No. 4 ranked Brandeis men’s soccer team racked up their 10th win of the season in their home opener of the University Athletics Association (UAA) conference. The Judges (10-1 for the season) faced a tough opponent in Case, as the teams struggled to surpass strong […]

Polonsky appointed chief historian of Polish Jews museum

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews will open in Warsaw on Oct. 28. Brandeis professor Antony Polonsky, the Albert Abramson Professor of Holocaust Studies (HIST/NEJS), was appointed as chief historian of the new museum. Polonsky was born in South Africa to Jewish parents from Lithuania and Belarus. He grew up in Johannesburg and […]

Students describe summer dialogues at Al-Quds

A group of Brandeis students shared their experiences from spending five days this summer in Israel, with students from Al-Quds University, a Palestinian institution with campuses in Jerusalem, Abu Dis and al-Bireh on Tuesday, Oct. 7 in Pearlman Lounge. The trip was sponsored by a $10,000 Projects for Peace grant, funded by the Davis United […]

Duggan celebrates passion for comedy

With the fall semester in full swing, seniors all around campus are settling in for their last year as undergraduates before they head off into the real world. Some, however, have decided to embark on that journey a bit earlier than usual, by graduating a semester early and packing up this December. Emily Duggan ’14 […]

Year In Service and Volunteer Fair brings opportunity for networking and skill-building

The Year in Service and Volunteer Fair brought together over 200 students and more than 50 representatives from various organizations in the Waltham, Boston and national communities on Tuesday, Oct. 7 in Hassenfeld Conference Center. Co-sponsored by the Hiatt Career Center, the Department of Community Service and the Waltham Group, this event was designed to […]

Gustavo Gutiérrez wins Gittler Prize and speaks about giving a ‘voice to the voiceless’

On Sunday, Oct. 5 in Rapaporte Treasure Hall, Gustavo Gutiérrez, Catholic priest and founder of liberation theology, was awarded the Joseph B. and Toby Gittler Prize. Gutiérrez’s acceptance speech and talk focused on his efforts to eradicate poverty and its relationship to his Catholic beliefs. The Gittler Prize, established by its namesakes, is awarded by […]

Irony and Marcuse: Martin Jay delivers sharp first keynote

Students, faculty members and academics of various ages and backgrounds assembled in Rapaporte Treasure Hall on Oct. 1 to hear the keynote address of the first day of “The Many Dimensions of Herbert Marcuse” conference, delivered by Martin Jay. The conference explored the critical theory of Marcuse and coincided with the 50th anniversary of the […]