Volleyball drops three in UAA Round Robin

Women’s volleyball traveled to Cleveland, Ohio over the weekend of Sept. 29-31 to compete in the first University Athletic Association (UAA) conference Round Robin. Playing in one of the most competitive conferences in the nation, the team had the opportunity to play a few highly ranked teams. The Judges entered the weekend with quite a […]

Student-athlete spotlight: Yvette Cho ’19

“I don’t have a life outside of volleyball,” Yvette Cho ’19 joked, capturing the busy life of a student-athlete at Brandeis University. As a member and captain of the Brandeis women’s volleyball team, she must balance her double major in Economics and Health: Science, Society, and Policy (HSSP) with a busy fall season of practice […]

The Writing Center: coaching cohesion, coherence, and confidence

Nestled in the back of the Goldfarb Mezzanine, the Writing Center is a hub of creativity and passion for the written word. Its primary goal is to mold confident writers with the ability to craft “cohesive and coherent” arguments in a way that is catered to the specific writer, said one of the Writing Center’s […]

SEA making waves towards a greener campus

As the earth experiences its second hottest summer of all time, the sea is becoming an ever-important focus of environmental justice. At Brandeis, students are talking about SEA as well—Students for Environmental Action, that is. SEA is one of the many clubs that fall under the political and activism umbrella of student organizations. It also […]

Men’s soccer bests Babson 2-1

Brandeis men’s soccer advanced their season record to 2-1 on Saturday, Sept. 9 as they defeated Massachusetts rival Babson College. In head-to-head competition, the Babson Beavers lead the Judges 29-26. However, the Judges have secured a winning advantage in recent years, winning the last five of six meetings between the teams. In their meeting last […]

Wilson, Lazaroff look to build Waltham Group community

Lee Wilson ’18 took the traditional progression of leadership within the Waltham Group. Applying at the onset of his first year at Brandeis, he volunteered for Prospect Hill Kids’ Club, an organization partnering with the Prospect Hill Terrace community center to afford after school programs for low-income families within the community. Dedicated to his organization, […]

Women’s cross country sets off on a winning foot

Brandeis’ women’s cross country team took six of the top eight spots at the Wellesley College Invitational 5k run over the weekend. The team was just one point shy of a perfect score, with four Brandeis women earning the top four spots. Runner Emily Bryson ’19 led the pack almost 30 seconds ahead of her […]

Australia, Nova Scotia and the mindful lifestyle

Early in the summer, Ethan Saal ’19 deplaned in Sydney, Australia, to begin a six-week study abroad program complete with a course, an internship experience and, of course, a ton of outdoor adventures. Saal lived in a hotel in the heart of Sydney provided by Arcadia University, the institution belonging to the abroad program. Throughout […]

Four athletes named to All-UAA Scholar-Athlete Team

Four Brandeis student-athletes were named to the University Athletic Association (UAA) President’s Scholar-Athlete Team this July. Athletes must achieve higher than a 3.50 GPA and receive first-team All-Association Honors in order to be given the recognition. Three graduated seniors in the class of 2017 and one rising senior in the class of 2018 were recognized. […]

Bryson ’19, Gourde ’17 run national-caliber times at UAAs

The men’s and women’s track and field teams both placed seventh at the UAA Conference Championship last weekend, though each team showcased a few strong individual performances. At the University of Chicago, which hosted the championship, Emily Bryson ’19 earned her fourth University Athletic Association title by securing the first-place position in the 1,500-meter run. […]

Meet Brandeis’s Director of Athletics

From near and afar, Lynne Dempsey ’93 religiously tracks the scores and times of Brandeis’ athletic teams. Whether she is cheering on the sidelines of the soccer field or tracking the live stats of the tennis matches inside the Gosman Athletic Center’s offices, she offers support to a network of staff, coaches and student-athletes in […]

Adhikari pulls from background to fuel thesis

Somewhere at Brandeis, two sociology professors and an economics professor are reading over a 94-page thesis discussing the impact and importance of a large-scale infrastructure project that begins in China and extends through to Eastern Europe and into countries in Northern Africa. The thesis blends sociological and economic research, which interplay for an analysis on […]

Upperclass students respond to housing lottery error

On the evening of Wednesday, March 15, the nervous anticipation of housing selection quickly turned to confusion with one email. The Department of Community Living (DCL), after a series of “inquiries” about housing selection numbers, informed students that they would “re-run” the lottery the following day. In the email, DCL cited a coding error in […]

General manager connect students, staff and Sodexo

Each morning, Andy Allen runs through statistics detailing student dining trends at Brandeis. On Monday, March 13, nearly 1,300 students purchased items at the C-store from 4:30 p.m. to its closing at 2 a.m. The hike in activity marks a trend Allen recognizes as the pre-snow day stock-up. This is just one of his many […]

Foilists Gets ’20 and Carminucci ’19 barely miss NCAA fencing qualification

After March 12’s NCAA Northeast Regional Fencing Championships, foilists Jessica Gets ’20 and Joanne Carminucci ’19 were named at-large candidates for NCAA Championships because they were the two top-scoring women foilists not to win a general bid to NCAAs. However, they were not granted bids to NCAAs in the end because other at-large candidates from […]

Indoor track UAAs features strong showings

Brandeis and six other schools competed for the indoor conference title at the two-day long UAA Indoor Track and Field Championships Feb. 25-26 at the Gosman Athletic Center. The first day of events included preliminary heats for running events, as well as men’s jumping events. Mark Franklin ’17 led the Judges in the jumping events, […]

ISSO responds to new administration’s immigration policies

On Monday, Feb. 6, 10 days after President Trump signed an executive order barring travel from 7 largely Muslim countries into the U.S., Jodi Hanelt drove to Boston’s Logan airport to pick up a delayed international Brandeis scholar hailing from one of the seven affected countries. The scholar, originally scheduled to travel into the United […]

Fencing competes at Eric Sollee Invitational

Coming off a 5-0 sweep meet at Brown University, the men’s fencing team returned to battle again at the Eric Sollee Invitational at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The team could not hold on to the winning streak, however, and ended the Invitational with a 3-3 record. The team walked away with wins against Stevens […]

Swimming travels to Chicago for UAAs

The men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams left mid-week for Chicago to compete in the University Athletic Association (UAA) Championship, hosted by the University of Chicago. The team will look to take home wins against seven schools within the conference: Carnegie Mellon University, Case Western Reserve University, Emory University, New York University, University of […]

Sociology Prof. Vijayakumar advises on student activism, effecting change

Prof. Gowri Vijayakumar, a sociology professor with a focus in gender and sexuality, currently teaches a class called Protest, Politics and Change: Social Movements, which focuses on activism across many contexts. The class falls at a unique and opportune time, as students across the country look to mobilize in response to President Donald Trump’s immigration […]