Spike in alcohol-related incidents

According to the Brandeis University Police Department Media Log, this past weekend alone, BEMCo responded to a total of 10 incidents involving intoxicated students. There were 21 medical emergencies reported in the media log release on Nov. 2. Therefore, alcohol-related incidents comprised over 42 percent of the medical emergencies reported. Although not included in the […]

Brandeis gears up for community kindness

Thursday, Nov. 13 is Kindness Day at Brandeis. Kindness Day, founded five years ago, is a Brandeis tradition. Undergraduate organizer Gabby Zilkha ’16 said, “Kindness Day was brought to Brandeis by a faculty member who thought this was a perfect fit for our school and a great way to bring together staff, faculty and students […]

SCRAM combines psychology and art

On Thursday, Nov. 6, the Student Committee for the Rose Art Museum (SCRAM) co-hosted a “Lamp Night/Late Night” event with the Psychology Club. The event, hosted at the Rose, consisted of a discussion of artist Magnus Plessen’s work “1914: Magnus Plessen” and was attended by a number of respectful and interested students. By the end […]

Volleyball finishes strong at home

The Brandeis volleyball team finished strong this past Saturday with a 3-1 win on senior night against Eastern Connecticut State University. The Judges buzzed with emotion and excitement for their final home game of the season in which they honored the hard work of their four senior members. The team honored Elsie Bernaiche, Carly Gutner-Davis, […]

Brandeis police arrest suspicious person

A man in his mid-forties was arrested for trespassing on the Brandeis campus and transported to the Waltham Police Department at midday on Monday Oct. 27. The person was in the Usdan Student Center for several hours before a custodial worker alerted his supervisor to what he deemed a suspicious person. He called university police, […]

North Korean refugee rescue group visits campus

Liberty in North Korea (LiNK) held a meeting on Monday evening, Nov. 3 in Mandel G12 to raise awareness about the situation of North Korean refugees. The event also expressed hopes based on the changes happening in North Korea. The LiNK Nomads, presenters travelling to spread messages about North Korea, discussed the life of the […]

The Decemberists get better in ‘Make You Better’

This week, The Decemberists released their first new single in almost four years. “Make You Better” is the first track to be released off of their upcoming album, to be titled “What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World.” The album is set to be released mid-January 2015. For long-time Decemberists fans, “Make You Better” […]

Deptford Goth’s recent marriage inspires ‘Songs’

British experimental pop producer and singer Daniel Woolhouse’s recent marriage became his inspiration for his new album “Songs,” which came out Monday, Nov. 3 under his stage name, Deptford Goth. With songs described as “ethereal, spectral R&B” tunes, artist Daniel Woolhouse hails from Peckham, Southeast London. Woolhouse started fusing his songwriting roots in guitar and […]

Soccer teams suffer losses at hands of UChicago

The Brandeis men’s and women’s soccer teams were on the road this past weekend with games against the University of Chicago. Men’s soccer suffered its second loss of the season against the University of Chicago. The Judges lost 1-0, dropping to 16-2 for the season and 4-2 in the UAA conference. Men’s soccer outshot their […]

Judges fall short at Babson’s turnaround

The Tri-Match Senior Day of volleyball began with heavyweight opponent Babson Beavers, who hold the title of No. 1 team in the conference. After a cheering start in the first set as the Judges dropped the hammer with 25-21, the game turned out to be a turnaround for the Beavers as they spared the Judges […]

HTP’s ‘Midsummer’ enchants audience

In a show of wit and flair, Brandeis’ Hold Thy Peace theater group presented Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” in a more modern adaptation of the long-standing comedy. The show was artfully crafted and stitched together, aligning all the parts of a production—acting, scenery, lighting, costumes and makeup—impeccably. The play was particularly gripping because of […]

Spring 2015 offers academic ‘Hidden Gems’

Although registration for spring 2015 classes is well underway, students can still take advantage of some of Brandeis’ “Hidden Gems” courses. These classes come from a wide variety of departments, and Academic Services selected them ones because they offer small class sizes and the opportunity to have close, personal interactions with Brandeis faculty. All of […]

Chess Club wins big at regional tournament

Seven of 12 members of the Brandeis Chess Club scored victories at the 81st Greater Boston Open last week. Brandeis student and chess master Misha Vilenchuk ’16 also earned the championship, beating two chess experts and an international master before drawing grandmaster Alexander Ivanov into the final round. Vilenchuk was crowned the greater Boston chess […]