Univ. announces easing of COVID-19 policies on-campus

The university announced it will be easing some of its COVID-19 restrictions on campus, according to an email sent by Carol A. Fierke, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, Stewart Uretsky, Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration and Raymond Lu-Ming Ou, Vice President for Student Affairs, on Feb. 7. The announcement comes […]

The lasting impact of former professor Pauli Murray

Justice Stephen Breyer announced in late January his intention to retire from the Supreme Court. With his intent to retire, this offers President Joe Biden the opportunity to appoint someone in his place. The vacancy allows Biden to fulfill one of his campaign promises—to appoint the first African American woman to the Supreme Court.  Though, […]

Brandeis women’s tennis served by Bryant

The Brandeis women’s tennis spring season started Feb. 5 with a 0-7 loss to Division 1 school Bryant University at Rally Point, a tennis and exercise club in Rhode Island. Due to the coronavirus restrictions, the team, usually composed of ten students, came to the match with five players.   Though the match-up was dominated […]

This Super Bowl is for him

This year’s Super Bowl matchup has taught us two things. One, quarterbacks are very important for winning in the National Football League (NFL). Two, making a good NFL team is super complex and sometimes makes no sense.    In Super Bowl 56, the Los Angeles Rams will face the Cincinnati Bengals on Feb. 13. These […]

Track & Field competes in Tuft’s 2022 Cupid Challenge

The men and women’s track and field teams competed in Tuft’s 2022 Cupid Challenge. The meet was not scored.    On the men’s side, in the 60 meter dash Reese Farquhar ’22 placed 17th, with a time of 7.34, while Dean Campbell ’23 and Dean Carey ’24 placed 31st and 32nd, with times of 7.63 […]

Men’s Olympic figure skating emotionally destroyed me

This week has been rough for the figure skating world. Between a Russian drug scandal and missed jumps, the 2022 Beijing Olympics has been shocking. Going into the men’s competition, I was torn between rooting for Japanese skater Yuzuru Hanyu or American skater Nathan Chen: “The Prince” versus “The Quad King.”    Both are legends […]