Brandeis snow response team does excellent work

Of several innate human tendencies, it seems as if none is more outwardly prevalent than the willingness to complain about anything. At Brandeis, you’ll hear complaints daily about the food and the furniture. You’ll hear for the hundredth time about the broken radiator in your friend’s room, when you frankly couldn’t care less, because yours […]

Brandeis prof.’s novel made into French feature film

Stephen McCauley, the associate director of Creative Writing and professor of the English Department, is no stranger to having his books adapted for the silver screen. His novel, “The Easy Way Out,” was recently adapted into “L’Art de la fugue,” a 2014 French comedy feature film. This is the third novel of McCauley’s that has […]

Fencing faces tough competitors in Beanpot tournament

On Wednesday, Feb. 11, Brandeis hosted the annual Beanpot Tournament. The gym was packed with fencers from Brandeis, Harvard, Boston College and MIT. Harvard was the champion of the tournament, going 3-0. The Judges placed second for the men, while BC took the second place spot for the women. Brandeis men’s fencing secured a 19-8 […]

‘for colored girls’ coffeehouse creates excitement

Brandeis Ensemble Theater and Brandeis Players organized a coffeehouse performance in Chum’s this Monday to create anticipation for their upcoming joint presentation of Ntozake Shange’s acclaimed play “for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf.” Hosted by co-producers Carly Chermonorets ’16 and Khadijah Lynch ’16, the event featured a series of performances […]

Case Western takes down Brandeis on home turf

The Judges struggled at home over February break, Monday, Feb. 16 in a game against Case Western Reserve University after the game was postponed due to snow. The Spartans led the entire game, beating Brandeis 71-55. The game leaves the Judges 8-14 overall on the season and 3-8 in the UAA conference. Case started off […]

Judges claim convincing victory against CMU

The Judges played strong as they rolled over Carnegie Mellon Tartans 59 to 44 in women’s basketball on Feb. 13. Guard Frankie Pinto ’17 brought the show on as she knocked down four three-pointers and team-high 12 points along with eight rebounds in total. Captain Hannah Cain ’15 had a large presence with 12 points. […]

Tennis travels to California for opening match against Chapman

The men’s and women’s tennis teams kicked off their season in California on Tuesday, Feb. 17 against Chapman University. The men’s team opened the season with a 6-3 win over Chapman. The Judges went five for six in singles matches but struggled somewhat in doubles, falling behind 2-1. Brandeis’ number-one pair, Brian Granoff ’17 and […]

Imagine Dragons’ ‘Smoke + Mirrors’ amazes

“First comes the blessing of all that you dreamed/ But then comes the curses of diamonds and rings./ Only at first did it have its appeal/ But now you can’t tell the false from the real/ Who can you trust?” So goes the memorable intro to the hit song “Gold” by Imagine Dragons, who released […]

Narayanan ’15 gives voice to poetry on campus

Rohan Narayanan ’15 is changing the Brandeis community, one poem at a time. When the 2014-2015 school year began, the senior was already involved in an extensive amount of Brandeis extracurricular activities, including his position as president of Brandeis Television (BTV) and his critical role on TRON, the men’s Ultimate Frisbee team. But over the […]

‘For Today I Am a Boy’: fantastic debut novel from Kim Fu

I have read many books in my life. Good books, great books and terrible books. I do not think I have ever read a book quite like “For Today I Am a Boy” by Kim Fu. The protagonist is Peter Huang. Peter lives in Fort Michel, Ontario, in a six-person family, complete with a mother, […]

The Districts deliver stronger performance live than in studio

There is something truly amazing and inspiring about seeing live music. Maybe it’s simply a result of the exhaustion that sets in after standing in the same place for two hours instead of just listening to the album, but you gain a greater appreciation for the band after doing so. I experienced this phenomenon two […]