Ben & Jerry’s new flavors

Ben and Jerry’s is back to blessing our taste buds with four new delicious flavors. Of course, we looked all over Waltham to hunt them all down. Topped: Dirt Cake Dirt Cake is described as “Vanilla Pudding Ice Cream with Chocolate Sandwich Cookies & Chocolate Cookie Swirls Topped with Milk Chocolatey Ganache & Chocolate Cookie,” […]

Paul Jankowski draws parallels between the events of Pre-WWII and today

Does history have lessons for us to apply to today? According to Paul Jankowski (HIST), author of “All Against All: The Long Winter of 1933 and the Origins of the Second World War,” there are strong parallels that can be drawn.    According to the book’s description, it “ is the story of the season […]

Magill places sixth, earns All-America honor

Erin Magill ’22 competed in the 5,000-meter run at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championships in North Carolina. Magill finished with a time of 16:54.62, finishing in under 17 minutes for the first time in her career. Her fastest lap of the race was finished in 36 seconds. She was off the […]

Fencing competes at regionals, Shealy named athlete of the week

The men’s and women’s fencing teams competed in the NCAA Northeast Regional championships at Vassar College. On the women’s side in the saber’s opening round, Maggie Shealy ’23 went 5-1, which put her in the semi-finals. In the semi-finals, we went 4-2, bringing her to the finals, where she went 3-8. Also in saber, Kayla […]

Panera’s new Thai Chicken Soup and Citrus Asian Crunch Salad

After all the fast food we have been eating recently, we decided to try to focus on reviewing something healthier. Or at least something that pretends to be healthy; and what pretends to be healthy other than Panera? Luckily for us, they recently introduced two new items: the Thai Chicken Soup and the Citrus Asian […]

Mountain Club takes Brandeis outdoors

Following a near closing of the club and the coronavirus pandemic, Brandeis’ Mountain Club is back and stronger than ever. In 2018, it dwindled to a group of friends who were the only people there, with the old president passing the leadership of the club to a friend upon graduation. “It was two people who […]

Judges compete in Last Chance meet, Magill going to nationals

The Judges competed in the Tufts Last Chance Qualifier on Saturday, March 5. The meet was non-scoring.   On the women’s side, Niamh Kenney ’22 finished fifth in the three thousand meter run with a time of 10:08.84, ranking 37th in the nation.  In the 200 meter dash Devin Hiltunen ’22 placed seventh, with a […]

Wendy’s ‘Hot Honey Biscuit’ is an abomination

A few weeks ago we reviewed Wendy’s new “Hot Honey Chicken Sandwich” and found it questionable at best. We did not get the chance to try its counterpart, the “Hot Honey Biscuit,” since it is only served during breakfast hours (before 10:30 a.m.), and that is just way too early for us. We finally managed […]

Judges compete in UAAs

The Judges competed in the indoor University Athletic Association championships at Case Western Reserve University, in Cleveland, Ohio. The women finished the first day in third place with 21.5 points and the second day fifth, with 40.5 points. While the men finished the first day in sixth place with four points and the second day […]

Swimming & Diving place eighth in UAAs, Dienstag to go to nationals

Brandeis swimming and diving competed in the 2022 University Athletic Association (UAA) Championships at Emory University from Feb. 10 to Feb. 12. Both teams finished in eighth place, the men with 417 points and the women with 414.5 points. The Judges stayed in eighth place on all three days of the competition.  Day three On […]

Brandeis’ response to Russian invasion is outrageous

During my four years at Brandeis, I have accepted that Brandeis doesn’t really care about its international students. I am not here to claim that all international students feel like this, but in my experience Brandeis is not the best place in terms of cultural sensitivity. All of this is to say that I do […]

Track & Field competes in Tuft’s 2022 Cupid Challenge

The men and women’s track and field teams competed in Tuft’s 2022 Cupid Challenge. The meet was not scored.    On the men’s side, in the 60 meter dash Reese Farquhar ’22 placed 17th, with a time of 7.34, while Dean Campbell ’23 and Dean Carey ’24 placed 31st and 32nd, with times of 7.63 […]

Carol Anderson wins 2022 Gittler Prize

Carol Anderson was selected as the 2022 winner of the Joseph B. and Toby Gittler Prize. We are pleased to honor her with the 2022 Gittler Prize,” said President Ron Liebowitz. Anderson is a scholar of African American studies as well as an award-winning author.  “Carol Anderson has produced seminal scholarship that not only explains […]

Wendy’s ‘Hot Honey Chicken Sandwich’ is questionable

Wendy’s is back at it with two new chicken sandwiches, just in time for Valentine’s Day, which were released on Feb. 8. The “Hot Honey Chicken Biscuit” is only available during breakfast hours (before 10:30 a.m.), and neither of us were willing to wake up that early for it. That left us with only the […]

KFC’s ‘Beyond Nuggets’ are a step in the right direction

A lot of fast food joints within the last couple of years have released various versions of “beyond” or “impossible” options that are made from plant-based protein. The most notable of these include Burger King’s Impossible Whopper, which is made out of an ingredient known as soy leghemoglobin, a type of soy protein concentrate. However, […]

Three Brandeis officers honored with awards

The Massachusetts Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (MACLEA) honored 14 campus police officers on Dec. 16, including three Brandeis officers. Officer Philip Burns received the Exemplary Service Award; Officer Kimberly Carter and Officer Anthony Celona received the Heroic Action Award.   “I would like to thank and congratulate not only our 14 incredible award winners […]

‘We ‘B’ Wellness’ encourages the Brandeis community to achieve their fitness goals

Amidst the lockdowns, isolations and quarantines there is “We ‘B’ Wellness,” which is a “one month fitness challenge open to the entire campus,” according to Andrew Vaistas, Assistant Director of Athletics. The challenge runs from Jan. 23 to Feb. 18.    “Undergraduate students, grad students, faculty and staff are all encouraged to download the We […]

Professor discusses how voting restrictions will impact politics

Zachary Albert (POL) discussed how American politics would be impacted by the various policies and voting restrictions passed in recent times, in a BrandeisNow interview. Of particular concern was the fact that most voting restrictions were enacted almost entirely along partisan lines.  “Increasing polarization of both major parties in the U.S. has only made it […]

Swimming & Diving defeats Gordon in senior meet

The men and women’s swimming and diving teams celebrated their seniors in a competition against Gordon College, on Friday, Jan. 28. The men’s team won with 130 points against Gordon’s 47, while the women’s team finished with a score of 160-76. The seniors were honored before the meet began, with their teammates sharing their memories […]