Track & field transitions to the outdoor season

Braving weather in the low 40s, the track and field team earned 17 top-six performances at the Bridgewater State University Bears Invitational on March 25, the team’s first outdoor meet of the year. Three Judges also achieved qualifying times for the Division III New England Outdoor Track and Field Championship. Rookie Aaron Corin ’20 won […]

MFA’s photo exhibit breathes life into Lodz Ghetto

Exhibiting a collection of rare photographs taken during the Nazi occupation of the Polish city Lodz, the Museum of Fine Arts’ “Memory Unearthed: The Lodz Ghetto Photographs of Henryk Ross” should not be missed. Captured in 1939, the city of Lodz would remain under Nazi rule until January 15, 1945, when the Russian Red Army […]

New ‘Beauty and the Beast’ lives up to its legacy

It’s a tale as old as time with songs as old as rhyme, and it is officially taking over the box office. Since its release on March 17, the live-action version of “Beauty and the Beast” has become the most popular movie in the world, grossing over $720 million. It is one of many classic […]

Add more lactose-free yogurt on campus

Of the many complaints I may have about Brandeis’ dining services, lately there has been one that outweighs them all: the lack of lactose-free yogurt options in the C-Store and in the dining halls. I cannot count the times that I have tried to buy lactose-free (or dairy-free) yogurt and have been unable to find […]

Mori shares her keys to success in architecture lecture

Renowned architect Toshiko Mori has a lot to say about her field. As part of the Department of Fine Arts’ Richard Saivetz ’69 Annual Memorial Lecture Series, Mori shared her wealth of knowledge on architecture to students, professors and community members, on Tuesday, March 28 in the Presentation Room of the Shapiro Campus Center. Mori’s […]

Mike Pence is not normal

After Trump was elected, one sentiment that other students often expressed was that we were “lucky” that Mike Pence would be doing most of the political work of the presidency, rather than Donald Trump. This sentiment was echoed by a Saturday Night Live sketch that aired after the election. In the sketch, Pence visits Trump’s […]

Artist Cullen Washington Jr. breaches the abstract

Cullen Washington Jr. is interested in contrast. As the prolific professional artist summarized his career in a visit to Brandeis on Tuesday, March 28, a fixation on contrast emerged throughout. Washington started turning heads for his skills at age nine, making the front page of his local paper, beneath a headline on the escalating tensions […]

How to make the housing lottery more effective

Complaints about DCL and the housing lottery have abounded in the last several weeks, but the core issue is not with number distribution or confusing choosing processes, but rather with the lottery system itself. The current system creates an individualistic atmosphere where people compete with one another for the best housing, agree to live with […]