Angela Davis ’65 visits Brandeis to celebrate AAAS 50th anniversary

Angela Davis ’65 spoke about her childhood experience at Brandeis as an undergraduate and subsequent years as an activist, communist figure, Black Panther Party member and professor, for the 50th anniversary of the African and African American Studies (AAAS) Department on Feb. 8. Davis began by describing her life as one full of controversy in […]

Podcast looks into life after college

One of the most stressful times in a young professional’s life is trying to find a way to stay afloat after graduation. Professor Andy Molinsky (IBS), a professor of Organizational Behavior and International Management at Brandeis, used this as inspiration for his podcast, “From the Dorm Room to the Board Room.” “For a long time […]

Duel Links: a(nother) card game review

Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links boasts one of the most engaging and rewarding competitive experiences I have had in a card game, aside from the real-life Trading Card Game (TCG) of the same name. I say this outright because I want to recommend this game from the very start, for it is such an enjoyable experience. So […]

Let’s be honest: J. Cole

The Fayetteville rapper’s output post “2014 Forest Hills Drive” leaves us with a dilemma. J. Cole is an artist with no shortage of technical ability who we know is capable of putting together high-quality projects. And from his feature spots in that time we know he’s far from washed out. But following two consecutive lackluster […]

‘The Visitors’ an immersive musical and emotional experience

Ragnar Kjartansson’s exhibit “The Visitors” is a masterpiece. Held in one gallery at the ICA, “The Visitors” is a sweeping nine-screen experience of video and audio recordings of a performance at a mansion in upstate New York. Each screen features one musician, who are seated in different rooms of the house—one sits on a bed, […]

‘Sex in the Dark’ looks to promote sexual wellness

A little darkness always adds an element of mystery and excitement. “Sex in the Dark,” an event co-hosted by the Campus Activities Board (CAB) and Student Sexuality Information Services (SSIS), is a question and answer style event that will allow students to ask questions about sexual health and relationships. According to Shira Davidson ’21, the […]

Pluriversity offers alternative to traditional education

Daniel Bryan says his lectures about the Pachaysana Institute are not supposed to feel like normal lectures. They’re meant to be odd, goofy, and unfamiliar—a tone he replicated when he spoke at the Shapiro Campus Center on Monday in a talk titled “From University to Pluriversity: The Fair-Trade/Decolonial Education Model.” The Pachaysana Institute is based […]

Brandeis men’s basketball recap

In the Brandeis men’s basketball final regular season game at Red Auerbach Arena, Corey Sherman ’19 scored 15 points and Latye Workman ’18 had five blocks to lead Brandeis to a 71-66 overtime victory against Case Western on Sunday, Feb. 10. Although Workman only scored seven points, he had three crucial blocks in overtime. The […]

New security systems to be added online

Information Technology Services (ITS) have implemented Duo two-factor authentication in an attempt to better secure access to Brandeis University systems, according to an email sent to Brandeis students. With Duo, members of the Brandeis community must validate every login to their account, which “enables you to deny fraudulent login attempts to your account.” David Albrecht, […]

Why is my campus ugly and why should I care?

As the college application season is coming to an end for high schoolers, I can’t help but feel nostalgic for when I was in their shoes, only a year ago. It was definitely a stressful time, full of essays and hard decisions; there were so many things to consider: the professor to student ratio, the […]

A record-breaking two weeks for Brandeis swimming & diving

The past few weekends have been quite successful for the Brandeis University men and women’s swimming & diving teams, who traveled to the University of Chicago for the UAA Championships the weekend of Feb. 15-16, and then competed in the NEISDA Championship this past weekend at MIT. Overall, the Judges set 11 school records in […]

Brandeis ranks 13th in precollege programs

Brandeis ranks as 13th in precollege summer programs for 2019, according to College Consensus. College Consensus judged precollege programs for high school students “based on a variety of criteria,” according to their website. The organization looked at whether the precollege program offered college credit, mentorship, residential experience and scholarship opportunities. College Consensus, based in Chapel […]

Turns out some good stuff has snuck onto Netflix

Let’s face it: There’s a lot of crap on Netflix. On the level playing field of auto-playing thumbnails, it can be difficult to tell the good stuff from the bad. Netflix doesn’t care if you sink hours into reruns of “The Office” or another mess from Adam Sandler or the best movie of last year. […]