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Visiting a parallel universe: part II, the test

Welcome back to my long and complicated journey to be allowed back on campus. If you are here then chances are that you are sitting in the safety of your home and wondering what people… Read More...

Zoom class stereotypes

Seems like yesterday when we all moved into campus during the mid-August heat. All of us and our one move-in helper ran bags and boxes of our stuff up multiple floors. We came down all… Read More...

Sliding belief in American politics

As the United States heads into the November election, an increasing sense of frenzy has permeated the news field with daily revelations of scandals, severe liberal critiques of the current administration, conservative bashings of Biden… Read More...

Brandeis everchanging: A eulogy to the dead Sherman Willow

To the rear of Sherman Dining Hall, encircled on three sides by the tired brick edifices of the Massell Quad, is a little pond. The body of water is largely inornate. There is a low… Read More...

To be born in the year of 9/11

One week ago, this country observed a solemn occasion of remembrance to mark the 19th anniversary of the September 11 calamity. Flags throughout America streamed from half-mast out of respect for the fallen, public schools… Read More...

Visiting a parallel universe: part I, the preparation

I have recently visited the parallel dimension that is the Brandeis campus and come back with a lot of new experiences. If you’re curious about what current life at Brandeis is like to an outsider,… Read More...

SSIS advice column

Welcome back to the SSIS column, where we answer any and all of Brandeis students’ questions about sex, sexuality, identity, and relationships. If you have a question you’d like answered in our next column, email… Read More...

Normalcy finds a way

In no year, even in wartime, has daily life on an American college campus been so thoroughly policed. The measures are, quite understandably, accepted with little protestation by a student body that is aware of… Read More...

The DNC needs to change

When a group’s leaders no longer represent its members, how long does it take before that group collapses? This question has lingered in my mind ever since the Democratic National Convention (DNC) sent out mixed… Read More...

The Brandeis dining staff—worth taking a bullet for?

    Sodexo—some of us love it, some of us hate it. Actually, wait, no take that back, all of us hate it. But regardless of our unanimous opinion on the food and the fact that we… Read More...
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