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    I Wish’ I liked ‘Into the Woods’

    Over the break, I went to see a film that had been a point of frustration for me since the first trailer was released. As a fan of Sondheim and self-proclaimed musical theater geek, I bristled at the idea of watching a Disney-produced version of one of my favorite anti-Disney musicals, “Into the Woods.” However, […]

    Brandeis theater kicks off Spring 2015 season

    As a new semester begins, the Brandeis community prepares for students of all experience levels and all interests to join in on Brandeis’ creative and eclectic performances. This semester, students can expect a large variety of shows and numerous ways to participate in the Brandeis Theater Company. On Jan. 30, the semester will kick off […]

    Fencing faces tough opponents at Brandeis Invitational

    The Brandeis men’s and women’s fencing teams participated in the Brandeis Invitational on Dec. 7 in Gosman Athletic Center, where the Judges captured five wins in nine matches. Brandeis swept both Yale and Johns Hopkins, with the women beating Yale by a score of 14-13 and Johns Hopkins 19-8, while the men beat Yale 17-10 […]

    Senior Midyear Exhibition stars talented senior artists

    From Dec. 10 until Jan. 12, Brandeis hosted the Senior Midyear Exhibition in the Dreitzer Gallery, which included a wide variety of pieces created by many talented senior artists. Rachel Weissman worked with many toys and commercialized objects in her works, creating very unique, overwhelming and playful pieces. One of her works involved a Monopoly […]

    Students discuss experiences volunteering with immigrants in Waltham

    On Wednesday, Dec. 3 in the Hassenfeld Conference Center, 11 Brandeis students discussed their experiences working with immigrants in the Waltham community, through the program, “The Immigrant Experience in Waltham: A Service-Based Practicum.” The students volunteered with three community partners supporting the immigrant population: the Waltham Community Day Center (CDC), Waltham Family School and the […]

    Swim team falls to crosstown rival

    Linsey Pool was surrounded by excitement as the Jury came out in support of the Brandeis women’s and men’s swim teams on Friday, Nov. 21. However, despite the high energy, the Judges couldn’t pull out the win against rival Bentley. Even though the Judges couldn’t pull out the win, individuals from both of the Brandeis […]

    ‘After the Launch’ features Boston-area start-ups

    This Wednesday, Dec. 3, in the Hassenfeld Conference Center, WINC (Women, Inc), a Brandeis initiative for women to support business and politics, organized “After the Launch.” The event was sponsored in conjunction with the International Business School (IBS) Asper Center for Global Entrepreneurship program. The entrepreneur panelists had a chance to introduce their business and […]

    ‘Serial’ podcast mystifies and hooks listeners

    This past October, a new podcast “Serial” was released and immediately became a hit. “Serial” is a spin-off of WBEZ’s “This American Life,” which has been on air since 1995. The podcast is released weekly on Thursdays, and is a non-fiction account of one woman’s attempt to uncover the details of a murder that happened […]

    Savonen ’15 excels on the field and in the classroom

    Tyler Savonen ’15 has been an instrumental part of the Brandeis men’s soccer team and an accomplished student since the beginning of his time at the school. As one of the team’s captains, Savonen helped to lead his team to the Elite Eight this year, all the while maintaining a 3.7 GPA. Savonen is a […]

    In defense of Uber

    Here at Brandeis, we face both the positives and the negatives of living on a suburban campus, relatively disconnected from the bustle of city life. It’s a peaceful and semi-isolated existence, yet to get off campus to other nearby areas, it can sometimes be a challenge. As helpful as taxis can be, more and more […]