Fashion Design Club sews up semester

Of all of Brandeis’ 260 student-run clubs and organizations, Fashion Design Club is certainly a hidden gem on campus. The goal of Fashion Design Club lies within the club’s name: to design fashion. From the beginning stages of tracing and cutting out patterns, to sewing the pieces together and finally to the fun part, embellishing, […]

MELA 2017 soars to new heights with a truly impressive and vibrant program

Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, India and Sri Lanka—all these beautiful cultures were celebrated at the South Asian Students’ Association’s (SASA) most anticipated event of the semester, MELA 2017. This year’s theme was “Masakali,” which translates as a dove symbolizing love, peace, hope and liberation. These themes were wholeheartedly embraced throughout the evening, sending […]

Adagio’s fall show celebrates dance at Brandeis

Students and community members crowded into Levin Ballroom to watch Adagio’s fall show, themed “Throwback Thursday,” on the evening of Thursday, Nov. 16. The show also featured wonderful performances by Hooked on Tap, Ballet Company and B’Yachad. Adagio, the biggest student-run dance group on campus, has been planning for a year and began to seriously […]

Astronomy Club hosts an out of this world event with live music

Astronomy Club held its first event of the school year this past Saturday, Nov. 4, on Chapel’s Field. “Stargazing and Live Music with Astronomy Club,” as it was named on the club’s Facebook event, featured live music from a student band called Congress of Babs, with band members Max Halpern ’20, Hena Germaine ’16 and […]

Students rent artworks from the Rose’s Student Loan Collection

If you’ve ever struggled to decorate your dorm room, fret no more: The Rose Art Museum’s Student Loan Program can help. Since 1956, the Rose has been loaning pieces from its collection to Brandeis students living on campus. Students can select pieces from two donated collections that are solely meant for being loaned to students. […]

TBA welcomes three alumni members back to center stage

Brandeis improv and sketch comedy group To Be Announced (TBA) hosted a lively alumni show in Chum’s on Saturday, Oct. 21. Monica Chen ’19, Abby LeRoy ’20, Evan Moloney ’20, Seneca Scott ’20, Conor Amrien ’19, Julia Green ’18, Zoë Rose ’20, Caroline Kriesen ’20 and Lena Burdick ’21 performed alongside former TBA members Dan […]

Incendio: Breaking Borders, a vibrant, inspirational culture show

Brandeis LatinX Student Organization (BLSO) hosted its second annual culture show called Incendio, on the evening of Wednesday, Oct. 18, in a packed Levin Ballroom. This year’s theme was “Breaking Borders,” chosen in response to recent national and global occurrences which have drastically shaken up America’s political landscape and left many unsettled, alarmed and concerned. […]

Andy Nagy: 40 years and still going strong on WBRS

Andy Nagy’s “Black Jack Davy Show” has been airing weekly since the spring of 1976 on WBRS. Every Monday he drives 100 miles round-trip between Amesbury and Waltham, Massachusetts. When the clock strikes 8:30 p.m., it’s show time for Nagy. Nagy fell in love with folk music at four years old when one day his […]

Farmal enlivens rooftop garden with food, music and dancing

Farmers, food lovers and community members alike gathered around Farmers Club’s rooftop garden above Gerstenzang Science Library to partake in Farmal 2017, on the evening of Sunday, Oct. 1. This year, Farmal offered a homemade dinner, live music and dancing. Farmal is an annual fall event hosted by Farmers Club in celebration of the fall […]

‘The Phantom of the Opera,’ a must see that really makes you think

“The Phantom of the Opera” is a Broadway classic, and it’s a classic for a reason. Whether or not you like opera music, “Phantom” is an absolute must see. Personally, I am not a fan of the opera genre, yet somehow “The Phantom of the Opera” is my favorite musical. It has been since I […]

BAASA’s Pan Asian Night brings together various cultures through food

An array of cultural clubs, students and community members gathered on the patio of the Intercultural Center (ICC) to enjoy delicious delicacies at the Pan Asian Night on the evening of Monday, Sept. 18. Hosted by the Brandeis Asian American Students Association (BAASA), the event was advertised as an opportunity to chow down on free […]

13th annual 24-Hour Musical stuns and charms with ‘Seussical the Musical’

Anything’s possible, as Dr. Seuss reminds us in “Seussical the Musical.” And he’s right—anything really is possible. Creating a full-length musical in just 24 hours is possible. Putting on a fun, humorous, quirky show with a meaningful message, exuberant characters, spectacular set design, vibrant costumes and an overall feel-good energy is possible. On Sunday, a […]

Free arts events in Boston this weekend

Admittedly, the Brandeis arts scene seems a bit slow at the beginning of the semester. The Fall Activities Fair took place this past Sunday, Sept. 3, which means clubs are now in the process of re-booting and recruiting. If you are a fan of the arts, but aren’t sure where to look for fun, affordable […]

A guide to fall classes that meet the creative arts requirement

Are you looking to fulfill the creative arts general university requirement, but you aren’t sure what to take? Are you new to Brandeis and don’t really know what the School of Creative Arts has to offer? Are you a senior who still hasn’t taken a creative arts class yet? Well, there’s no need to stress […]

Students speak: summer internships in the arts

Summer—a time for college students to catch up on the hours of sleep that slipped away during the school year, a time for ice cream and cold drinks with old friends; a time for challenging, yet rewarding summer jobs and internships, a time for learning “how to adult,” a time for adventures near and far. […]

Sundeis a night of innovative, hysterical, gripping films

Brandeis Television (BTV) showcased 19 student-made films in its film festival, dubbed Sundeis, on the evening of Thursday, April 20. Sundeis, held in the Wasserman Cinematheque, screened works under four categories: Experimental, Sci-Fi, Comedy and Drama. Each film offered something fresh and intriguing. In the Experimental category, Noah Harper ’19 used Adobe After Effects to […]

Mori shares her keys to success in architecture lecture

Renowned architect Toshiko Mori has a lot to say about her field. As part of the Department of Fine Arts’ Richard Saivetz ’69 Annual Memorial Lecture Series, Mori shared her wealth of knowledge on architecture to students, professors and community members, on Tuesday, March 28 in the Presentation Room of the Shapiro Campus Center. Mori’s […]

Rose’s Wiki Edit-a-Thon spotlights female artists

Community members gathered in the Rose’s Lois Foster Gallery to create and improve the Wikipedia pages of underrepresented female artists on Friday, March 10. The Rose Art Museum joined forces with Art+Feminism to host the Wiki edit-a-thon. Accompanying one of the Rose’s spring exhibitions, “Collection at Work,” the Art+Feminism edit-a-thon aims to put a spotlight […]

Brandeis Chamber Singers tour Italy over break

While most Brandeis students were catching up on homework, applying for internships and lounging around during February break, 25 students from Brandeis Chamber Singers toured Italy. The group not only traveled to Italy, but also performed in the Pope’s own home. Brandeis Chamber Singers has not gone on a tour like this for a while, […]