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McDonalds enters the chicken sandwich wars

We aren’t sure at what point we became so actively involved in the “chicken sandwich wars,” but somehow in our literary pursuit, we ended up here. Chicken sandwich wars have been heating up, with even… Read More...

Zoom class reforms are not working

If you’ve had humanities courses or probably any course on Zoom this past week, you probably have noticed slight changes in the way how professors are formatting class schedules and rules. It seems to me… Read More...

University enforcement polemic

The rules that Brandeis has put in place in response to COVID-19 are very effective, in theory. These rules are superficially very stringent and there are frequent modifications to these rules to stay up-to-date on… Read More...

Shape-shifting cells and evolution: Bisson’s journey with archaeal research

Alexandre Bisson (BIOL) and his team are currently researching how evolution has shaped the behavior of molecules within cells through the use of archaea, a domain of single-celled organisms. Bisson gained an interest in this… Read More...

Univ. updates mask policy, gaiters no longer acceptable

The university has implemented a new mask policy to limit the spread of COVID-19 on campus with the start of spring 2021, according to an email sent by Senior Vice President for Communications, Marketing and… Read More...

Sundance Film Festival finally goes virtual

Every year, the transition week between January and February has allowed me the opportunity to do two things: live vicariously through coverage of the Sundance Film Festival and pine for the day when I will… Read More...

Trevor Bauer to the Dodgers?!

The Los Angeles Dodgers, 2020 World Series champions and the best team in baseball, have somehow gotten even better. Possibly the most coveted free agent of this offseason, starting pitcher Trevor Bauer, has signed with… Read More...

UAA cancels spring sports competition in light of the coronavirus pandemic

In Jan. 2021, the University Athletic Association (UAA) announced the cancellation of conference play for spring sports during the 2020-2021 season. With this news, the UAA will have not held any competition for the academic… Read More...

‘evermore’ is a gold-infused dream

Though other artists could drop two back-to-back surprise albums during a pandemic, only Taylor Swift could produce the two strongest albums of her career. Taylor welcomed December with “evermore,” the “sister album” to her summer… Read More...

Do your due diligence

This semester, the numbers of unique COVID-19 cases per day at both Brandeis and in the United States are higher than they were last semester. Counterintuitively, we are also experiencing a high level of COVID-19… Read More...
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