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November 2007 Issue

The Point: Get over yourself, Brandeis

College students really, really love themselves. Arrogance, in various forms, seems to be the defining characteristic of many of my peers here at Brandeis. It’s everywhere: from the morons who brag about their S.A.T. scores to the a capella groups who re-arrange “Seasons of Love” to include arduously wacky inside jokes about their senior members. […]


Union senator proposes solar panels for dorms

In an effort to decrease non-renewable energy usage, Yuki Hasegawa, Senator for the Class of 2009, approached Union President Shreeya Sinha ’09 and Director of Union Affairs Jason Gray ‘10, to propose implementing solar panels on campus. He said in his Nov. 18 Project Report, “I had a chat with all these individuals to discuss […]


Futile Ramblings: Refereeing IM sports

For those of you who are interested in my well being, I separated my shoulder last week during my team’s final flag football game. Now you are probably saying to yourself, who in God’s earth separates his shoulder playing flag football, this guy must be a huge loser. While you would probably be accurate in […]


Women’s Basketball falls to Tufts, bounces back vs. Emmanuel

When one thinks of football in London’s Wembley Stadium, it is usually in the context of Manchester United playing Chelsea for the English Premier League title. However, a few weeks back, it was American football being displayed on the field at England’s largest stadium, as the New York Giants and Miami Dolphins slogged their way […]


Brazilian Jiu Jitsu teaches strength over technique

You’ve got a guy’s behind planted squarely on your face, his arms wrapped around your feet, and he has complete control over whether or not you break a bone in the next two seconds. What do you do? Come to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu club and you’ll find out how you can reverse the situation, or, […]


What’s going on at Brandeis?

Candle Light Vigil to commemorate World AIDS Day Saturday, Dec. 1, 2007, 4:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Heller: Zinner Forum Light a candle in the name of hope. December 1 is World AIDS Day, which is celebrated worldwide to spread awareness of AIDS and HIV. This is a collaborative effort of the Center for International […]


Sherman to change over break

Aramark is currently discussing changes that will be made to Sherman Dining hall and other dining operations. These changes will be in place after this year’s winter break. “In an effort to improve the Dining program we continuously make changes to all our Dining operations,” explained Dining Director Michael Newmark. He continued, “The winter break […]


London Calling?

When one thinks of football in London’s Wembley Stadium, it is usually in the context of Manchester United playing Chelsea for the English Premier League title. However, a few weeks back, it was American football being displayed on the field at England’s largest stadium, as the New York Giants and Miami Dolphins slogged their way […]


One Tall Voice: Appreciating Malcolm X

Over Thanksgiving break, Senior Vice President for Students and Enrollment Jean Eddy accepted a proposal from Student Events that would allow the organization to spend its share of the Student Activities Fee without reporting to the Student Union Financial Board. Instead, the accepted proposal has SE trading its F-board oversight for input from the Department […]


Boston Spotlight

Winter Craft Market Saturday, Dec. 1, 2007, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Union Square Plaza, Somerville, MA The third annual Union Square Winter Craft Market is the place to shop for inspired gifts that you can’t find at the mall or in any online catalog. Local artisans showcase all handmade products to delight everyone on […]