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Oy Gevalt! ‘Oy’ is aggressively Jewish in the best way

“Oy!” is aggressively Jewish and an absolute joy to watch.  The Brandeis Undergraduate Theater Collective (UTC) put on a delightful performance of “Oy!” this past weekend, and those who didn’t get to see it are… Read More...

‘The Lightning Thief’ musical is meant for passionate fans

“The Lightning Thief” musical is a clear passion project for diehard fans of Rick Riordan’s best selling “Percy Jackson and the Olympians” series. As I am one of these diehard fans, I absolutely adored the… Read More...

Sex education needs work, says Brandeis professor

Students are unhappy with their sex education, according to a talk by Professor Phoebe Schnitzer, the women’s studies resource center resident scholar, on Thursday, Nov. 7, where Schnitzer discussed her research and findings in sex… Read More...

Listening to ‘Bad Ideas’ is far from a bad idea

Tessa Violet’s album “Bad Ideas” is an indie pop triumph. Fans have been waiting for this album for almost a year, ever since Violet dropped her first single “Crush” back in June 2018. I can… Read More...

Hoot Halloween Guide

Whether you’re a ghost or goblin, witch or wizard, Halloween is a holiday where everyone gets to put their spookiest face forward. And the best way to do Halloween is to commit 100 percent to… Read More...

No website is safe, says alumni lecturer

No website is safe, not even brandeis.edu.  That idea was the focus of Walt Mossberg’s ’69 lecture on “ad tech”—technology that allows companies to track a user’s data. The Oct. 22 lecture before about 80… Read More...

In a shocking twist, ‘Riverdale’ finally had a good episode

“Riverdale” is a dumpster fire of a show. Every time the series trends on social media, it is to mock the poor choices the writers make, from lines so dorky no one would ever say… Read More...

PARC holds bystander training

The Brandeis Prevention, Advocacy and Resource Center (PARC) held a discussion of the proper ways to respond when someone shares their experience with sexual assault on Tuesday, Oct. 8.  Only 3.7 percent of undergraduates and… Read More...

Conan Gray is a voice worth hearing

Conan Gray, proclaimed the “ascendant king of sad boy pop” by “i-D” and the “prince of sad boy pop” by “Teen Vogue,” is the next up-and-coming artist to keep an eye on. Gray started as… Read More...

Meet the Brandeis Writers in Residence

The Brandeis Writers in Residence are phenomenal people with interesting stories and incredible writing abilities. Brandeis hosts two Writers in Residence, one in poetry and one in novel writing. The Jacob Ziskind Poet in Residence… Read More...
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