Brandeis Archery Club mixes recreation and competition

Nock. Draw. Anchor. Aim. Release. As newcomers set their bows, the more seasoned members of the Brandeis Archery Team provide insight and coaching to students interested in trying out the venerable and revered weapon. Split into two groups, Brandeis Archery offers a space for students to try out the shooting sport as a fun, lighthearted […]

Baseball ball starts season slow, drops last four of five games

The Brandeis baseball team won their first game of the season in one of two double headers over the weekend of March 10-11. All four games were played in Northborough, MA at the New England Baseball Complex. In the first game of the weekend, the Judges defeated Bowdoin 8-3 in a morning game. Brandeis got […]

Fencers host NCAA regional tournament

The Brandeis fencing teams finished their 2018 season by hosting the NCAA Regional Tournament in Gosman Athletic Center last weekend. Brandeis Athletics hosted teams from Harvard, MIT, St. Joseph’s University, Vassar, New York University, Columbia, Yale, Cornell and Wellesley. Joanne Carminucci ’19 came out as the top performer for the Judges, taking eighth place, enough […]

Track and field finishes season, sends six to NCAAs

Brandeis track and field competed in the final meet before the indoor national championships starting on Friday, March 9. Running at Tufts University in the Tufts Last Chance Meet, Brandeis put a few of its NCAA-qualifying runners to rest before the following weekend. The highlight of the meet was the women’s relay, featuring a team […]

Flipping fun with Brandeis Gymnastics

It’s never too late to learn how to flip! The Brandeis Gymnastics club team is an all-inclusive club sport that rosters individuals of all skill levels. Three times each week, the team holds off-campus practice at a gym in Cambridge. They hire coaches to oversee practices, offering advice concerning basics and fundamentals to new or […]

Track and field shine in the field events at Tufts meet

Brandeis track and field took the short drive to Medford, MA. on Friday, Feb. 2 to test their agility in the Tufts Cupid Challenge hosted by Tufts University. The two-day competition featured a host of events from the heptathlon to tradition track races. On the men’s side, Jack Allan ’20 was a top performer for […]

Seniors reflect on intramural success

Competitive or not, athletic or not, talented or not, intramural sports at Brandeis gives any student or member of the faculty an opportunity to compete in regulated, organized tournaments or leagues within the Brandeis community. Intramurals are open to players regardless of the participant’s experience with the sport offered. Brandeis Athletics offers around 30 leagues […]

Track and field teams earn second at hosted meet

Brandeis Track and Field hosted the annual Reggie Poyau Memorial Invitational Meet in Gosman gym on Saturday, Jan. 13. In combined team scores, both the men’s and women’s teams earned second place behind the visiting University of Southern Maine (USM) teams. In the first scored meet of the 2018 season, Brandeis men’s track and field […]

Fencing teams champion in Northeastern Conference Meet

The Brandeis fencing teams spent the entirety of Saturday, Nov. 18 in Providence, RI, sparring against other northeastern schools in the first Northeastern Fencing Conference Meet. The women had a longer day than the men, facing off against a total of seven teams. Ultimately, the women finished with a 6-1 result, dropping their only match […]

NCAAs: Women’s soccer knocked out in second round

Brandeis women’s soccer earned a first round win the NCAA national tournament on Saturday, Nov. 11, against Stevens Institute of Technology, outshooting Stevens 7-4 throughout the scoreless first half. The 3-1 win put the women’s soccer team into their fourth straight second round at NCAAs. Three players shared the Judges’ three goals, with back-and-forth offensives […]

Volleyball finalizes season as ECAC semifinalists

After winning their first round of the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) tournament in a home game Wednesday, Nov. 8, the Brandeis women’s volleyball team made the nine-hour journey to Frostburg, MD, for the quarterfinal match against Bethany College in West Virginia on Saturday, Nov. 11. In a nail-biter quarterfinal round, the Judges trumped Bethany […]

Volleyball takes #9 Carnegie Mellon to five sets in UAA tournament

Brandeis women’s volleyball opened up the final rounds of the University Athletic Association (UAA) conference tournament with an impressive push against the top-seeded team Carnegie Mellon University on Friday, Nov. 3. In compass draw format, the team played three matches total to determine where the teams fell in UAA standings. The format required Brandeis, ranked […]

Cross country teams take sixth in UAAs

Brandeis’ men’s cross country team scored the second lowest amount of points for a sixth place finisher in University Athletic Association (UAA) Conference championships history, which speaks to how tight the scores were between teams. The team scored 117 points in the championship, landing them in sixth; however, they were just 16 points shy of […]

The search for a new goalkeeper

The Brandeis women’s soccer team has gone through five goalkeepers this season. The Judges had gone 10-2-2 in their season, until losing their original two keepers to injury. In the last four games, the Judges have earned a 1-2-1 record on the backs of three new recruits for the position. From the first game of […]

Rookie Borgert helps volleyball to 13-11 record

Women’s volleyball played a two-day tournament in Amherst over the weekend, going 2-1 with notable showings from players on both days. Coming off an 0-4 weekend at the second University Athletic Association (UAA) Conference Round Robin, the Judges sought to regain their winning record in the Hall of Fame Invitational tournament.   On Friday, Oct. […]

Volleyball drops four in UAA Round Robin

Brandeis women’s volleyball hit the road again for the University Athletic Association (UAA) Second Round Robin just two weeks after Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) hosted the First Round Robin in Cleveland, Ohio. This time, the Judges set off for Chicago, Illinois, to play at the University of Chicago. The Judges encountered two top 20 […]

Students reflect on safety measures during threat

On Wednesday, Aug. 26, Orientation Leaders (OLs) and Community Advisors (CAs) sat in the SCC Theatre as senior faculty members from the Department of Community Living (DCL) cut off a presentation given by the Brandeis Counseling Center (BCC) to announce that the university had received a bomb threat. DCL began to implement evacuation procedures, and […]

Brandeis Athletics hosts annual Homecoming event

The weekend of Oct. 7-8 was a big weekend for Brandeis Athletics as it hosted a variety of events honoring the “homecoming” of alumni across all programs. The events catered to both the returning alumni, looking to reconnect with their achievements in the athletic realm, as well as current student-athletes, who were able to engage […]

Learning writing through popular culture

As part of the undergraduate general university requirements, first year students are required to take a University Writing Seminar (UWS) for the purposes of coaching students on how to write in a university setting. Though required courses such as the UWS class are frequently dreaded by students, UWS offers a variety of topics offered by […]

A vegetarian adventure with @cravingswithoutcaution

“The food in Italy was just so photogenic!” Akshiti Todi ’19 exclaimed, “It tasted so amazing and looked so good.” While visiting Italy on a family vacation, Todi amassed a collection of photographs featuring all the food she ate while in the country. From those collections of pictures, @cravingswithoutcaution was born. @cravingswithoutcaution records the food […]