10 Boston arts venues to visit before graduating from Brandeis

Art is everywhere, especially in Boston. The city is home to many arts venues, from concert halls to theaters to museums. Below is a list of the main arts spots I think every student should check out before they graduate. The Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) Located about 10 miles from campus, the MFA is […]

‘Handwritten’ shows promise for up-and-coming musician Shawn Mendes

Social media has taken over the lives of many teenagers in this generation. This is not necessarily a bad thing. Take a look at 16-year-old Shawn Mendes. Mendes is a singer/songwriter from Canada who got his big break on YouTube and Vine. From 2013-2014 he was a part of a group of Viners called Magcon. […]

Maroon 5 thrills in live tour

The Forum in Inglewood, CA, is one of the most well-known music venues in the entertainment industry. Formerly the home of the Los Angeles Lakers and Kings, the Forum has become a world famous music venue, and some even go so far as to say that is the West Coast equivalent of Madison Square Garden. […]

Brandeis’ time machine: Goldfarb World War I poster art exhibit

If you had the chance to go back in time, wouldn’t you go? Brandeis may not have a time machine, but the Goldfarb Library’s current display of World War I poster art delivers a similar effect. If you find yourself looking for a study break as finals approach, take a trip down to Goldfarb 2 […]

A 15-Year Tradition: ‘Liquid Latex’

As a first-year, there are many campus activities and events that I’ve been looking forward to attending, especially the annual “Liquid Latex” show. I remember visiting campus as a high school student and having several Brandeisians mention the “Liquid Latex” show as one of the biggest campus traditions. This year, Brandeis celebrated 15 years of […]

Tom Hall gives insight into first campus improv festival

“Improvisation is a large part of practically everything we do, and everything we create,” says Tom Hall, the artistic director of Brandeis’ first Improv Festival. So what exactly is improv, and what is its importance to Brandeis? How did improv get its start on campus, and how has it changed over the years? What is […]

Prof. emeritus named president of American Academy of Arts and Letters

Who is Yehudi Wyner? To say the least, he is a man of many talents. Wyner is a renowned composer, a former professor at Yale, Harvard, SUNY Purchase, Cornell and Brandeis, a professor emeritus at Brandeis and the new president of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Wyner was born in 1929 into what […]

‘American Beauty/American Psycho’: another success for Fall Out Boy

“You will remember me./ Remember me for centuries.” The catchy hook in the chorus of Fall Out Boy’s hit single “Centuries” pertains to the band and the ever-increasing success of their new album “American Beauty/American Psycho.” Fall Out Boy has done nothing but succeed in the past two years following their five-year hiatus. Their latest […]