Spooky Spingold: Brandeis’ own haunted house

Fancy a spooky Halloween, but not a party animal? Looking to go to a haunted house, but do not want to go off campus? The Spingold Theater could be your best place to go during Halloweekend! Last Saturday, Brandeis’ own Theater Arts department held their annual Spooky Spingold event, by which the UDRs turned the […]

Spooky novels for horror-movie haters

I am a certified hater of horror movies. Hater is probably too strong of a word, since I am actually just too terrified to watch horror movies and therefore shut down anyone who suggests one to me. However, that has not stopped me from reading (somewhat) spooky books! The following is my recommendation list of […]

Volleyball hosts six matches, wins two

Since last publication, the Judges’ women’s volleyball team has played five matches, all hosted at Brandeis. On Oct. 20, they faced off against Emerson College and lost 1-3. Then, on Oct. 22, Emory University defeated them 3-0 before Brandeis won 3-0 themselves against the University of Rochester (UR). Smith College came to Brandeis next on […]

Tips for surviving seasonal depression

Well, it’s that time of year again. The leaves are turning orange, the air is getting freezing cold and our moods are going down. That’s right, the seasonal depression has arrived. We’re getting over, or are in the middle of the slums of midterms, which can seriously weigh a person down. All of the work […]

Dr. Tressie McMillan Cottom awarded Gittler Prize

On October 26, Tressie McMillan Cottom was awarded the Joseph and Toby Gittler Prize. The Gittler Prize acknowledges and honors “outstanding and lasting scholarly contributions to racial, ethnic, and/or religious relations” (Brandeis University website). The prize was created by Joseph B. Gittler, a professor and sociologist who taught at a plethora of universities such as […]

Men’s soccer drop back in UAA rankings after three in-conference losses

Since our last publication, the men’s soccer team has played two games on the road and one home game. The Judges traveled to Atlanta, Georgia to face the Emory University Eagles on Friday, Oct. 20, then to Rochester, New York to face the University of Rochester Yellowjackets on Sunday, Oct. 22.. Their final game covered […]

Brandeis faculty awarded the National Medal of Science at the White House

Brandeis is proud to have numerous achievements and accolades from faculty. In a moment of exceptional pride, on Tuesday, Oct. 24, two of our esteemed faculty received a distinct honor from the President of the United States. The National Medal of Science is the highest recognition for scientists and engineers awarded in the United States. […]

Brandeis women’s swim loses, men’s swim wins against Vassar

On Saturday, Oct. 21, the Brandeis Judges’ men’s and women’s swim and dive teams took on the Vassar College Brewers. The women’s team lost 128.5-166.5 while the men’s team won 154-129. Both teams swam at Linsey Pool, with the women’s team competing before the men’s team.  The women’s team was led by Dominique Goodman ’27, […]

Cross-country competes in UAAs

On Oct. 28, the Judges’ men’s and women’s cross-country teams traveled to Cleveland, Ohio to participate in the University Athletic Association (UAA)’s cross-country championships, hosted by Case Western Reserve University this year. The men’s team finished eighth out of eight competing teams with a total time of 2:16:34.30, while the women’s team finished eighth out […]

BASO hosts its annual Night for Africa

The Brandeis African Students Organization (BASO) hosted its annual Night for Africa on Saturday, Oct. 28. The three hour long show featured performances, competitions, a fashion show and delicious food.  According to BASO’s flier, “Night for Africa is a cultural celebration highlighting the different countries within the African continent. This event is organized to showcase […]

‘Doctor Who’ stories for every genre

One of the secrets to “Doctor Who”’s longevity is its genre variety. There is a “Doctor Who” story for practically every genre, from horror to comedy to historical. I am going to be going through some of the show’s favorite genres and providing a couple recommendations for stories to watch. If you’re a mood watcher […]

‘The Great British Bake Off’ season 14 episode 5 recap: easy as pie

It’s Pastry Week! Although it could have been called Pie Week, since all of the challenges were either pie or pie-like. The bakers head back to the tent, and we are reminded that two bakers will be going home this week. Nicky appears confident. “I actually like pastry,” she says. “I find it quite therapeutic.” […]

Education Program hosts Jessica Lander to speak on “Making Americans”

On Wednesday, Nov. 1, the Brandeis Education Program hosted teacher, scholar and author Jessica Lander in the Rapaporte Treasure Hall. Lander spoke about her recent book, “Making Americans: Stories of Historic Struggles, New Ideas, and Inspiration in Immigrant Education,” what education looks like in a classroom primarily filled with immigrant students and more. This event […]