Understanding ADHD and the associated medication

While it is typical of the college experience to procrastinate, be unable to concentrate or be restless when the time comes to focus on a necessary task, millions of young adults undergo these daily experiences on a chronic level, as symptoms of ADHD. ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, is a neurodevelopmental psychiatric disorder identified […]

Students comment on the ban

On Friday, Jan. 27, the news of President Donald Trump’s immigration ban targeting seven predominantly Muslim countries spread like wildfire across the Brandeis campus. The news rapidly spawned devastation, protests and intense forums of debate across social media platforms. As of now, the travel ban has been temporarily suspended, and Brandeisians have had much to […]

Happiest place on earth

When Anna Stern ’18 was deciding where to go for her study abroad trip, she wanted to travel somewhere where she had no connection to the language, culture or people in order to fully immerse herself in an entirely new, unexpected experience. Essentially, Anna wanted someplace entirely “random,” and she decided upon Copenhagen, Denmark, the […]

Getting down to business with TAMID

With the current state of the U.S. economy set to shift in the future, what better time than now to join TAMID? TAMID is a student-led business organization that connects students with the Israeli economy by teaching them business and professional skills through consulting and fundraising. It spans across 30 campuses and is so enticing […]

Why we do what we do

If sociology and the science behind human interaction intrigue you, look no further than a class taught by Prof. Gordie Fellman (SOC), a scholar of “the structural level of analysis, such as social class, race, gender, sexuality, religion, nationality and the social psychological level.” His class The Sociology of Empowerment is one you must take […]

Student Grounds: from idea to reality

Ever been in desperate need of a last minute biology tutor, to advertise your club to a large audience or an instantaneous way to complete online transactions with other students? There are so many sites and providers of these sorts of college necessities, and Brandon Miskin ’18 had them all in mind when creating his […]

Brandeis Quidditch: bringing Hogwarts to Waltham

Eleanor Kalman ’20 made the decision to hop aboard the Hogwarts Express in her first year at Brandeis and participate in the nationwide frenzy of college Quidditch. Brandeis Quidditch was founded in April of 2010, and since then, the team has grown exponentially, culminating in 30 current members who finished 13th at the 2014 Northeast […]

The evolution of Greek life at Brandeis

Brandeis has a world-class reputation as an academic institute, and one might not consider the Greek system to have a recognizable presence on campus, especially since it is not recognized by the university. However, Greek life is a great attribute to Brandeis’ nightlife, philanthropy and social scene. While Greek life is not a prominent aspect […]

The science of a work study

Abigail Tatnall ’20 is a first-year at Brandeis with an interest in majoring in psychology and linguistics. Being a college first-year comes with an already jam-packed schedule filled with classes, clubs, sports and friends. A work-study job is the cherry on top of a mountain of stress for many of those participating in the program. […]

Putting in Work

It comes as no surprise that college can be extremely expensive. Oftentimes, the cost of college tuition and fees is the sole deciding factor of whether or not a student may attend the school. However, for those torn between schools over the cost, a work-study program is an advantageous approach to enrollment. Genna Karp ’18, […]

The CA experience: challenging, but rewarding

Oh, to be a CA. A constant friendly face to pass on the way to the bathroom, a trusted confidant to help you get acquainted to new ways of life and simply great citizens of the community in general. Many might ask why one would want to be a Community Advisor, as it comes with […]