Encourage participation in campus elections

Last summer, I worked on a local political campaign for someone wanting to retain their seat on the County Commissioners’ Board. The County Commissioners Board, as it works in my home county, is a triumvirate with the greatest concentration of power in all the land (that is Westmoreland County, PA). They make decisions concerning mostly […]

Living off-campus: is it really worth it?

Housing is arguably one of the more universal topics of discussion that have made their way to the typical American college campus. It’s often the last of what I’ve come to consider the Four Cardinal Pleasantries one will likely resort to when making a new acquaintance: 1) What is your name? 2) Where are you […]

Remember Usen Castle in wake of impending demolition

Everyone who has toured our campus has seen it. We were told the legends that surround it and how maybe some day we could live there too. I personally remember gaping in awe with my friend who visited with me only two short years ago. Usen Castle may be just another piece of non-cohesive architecture […]

New tipping policy may cost local businesses

Clubs utilizing vendor services and hosting events, especially large events, now face a constraining tip policy aimed at cutting costs. In an email sent to the club leaders listserv on Jan. 26, Student Activities Specialist Robert Steinberg announced the new policy: a cap on tipping vendors of 20 percent or $40, whichever is lower. Such […]

Men’s basketball splits weekend

The Brandeis men’s basketball team beat Washington University in St. Louis this past Friday, with a score of 69-66. The Judges stuck with Washington University throughout the game until pulling away with just 26 seconds left on the clock in the second half, 69-63. The Washington Bears answered with a three point play to close […]

Women’s fencing fended off the Wellesley Blue

Shortly after the strong finish at the Northeast Conference meet at Boston College on Saturday, the women’s fencing team continued to dominate as they rolled over the Wellesley Blue by winning all three weapons on Tuesday night. The annual meeting between the Brandeis and Wellesley fencing teams ended with a total score of 19-8, the […]

Ocel and Lanahan Receive All-American Honors

The Brandeis men’s soccer team had an impressive season this year, finishing their regular season ranked No. 3 in Division III by the NSCAA with a 16-2-1 record. Additionally, two of the Judges have been named D3soccer.com All-American honors. Conor Lanahan ’16 is a D3soccer.com first All-American defender for the second year in a row. […]