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Brandeis University's Community Newspaper — Waltham, Mass.

December 2007 Issue

Men’s B-ball defeats Clark, still undefeated

The Men’s Basketball team jumped out to a big early lead that it couldn’t hold on Tuesday against Clark, but the Judges were able to put together a big second half to defeat the Cougars 82-71. With the win, Brandeis, who was ranked third in the Div. III polls before the start of the game, […]

Track and Field opens season at Northeastern

Both the Men’s and Women’s Track and Field teams competed Saturday in their first meet of the season. The Northeastern Husky Invitational was held at the Reggie Lewis center at Northeastern University, and was a long meet for both squads. The teams performed well, as they got some running under their feet before they go […]

Spotlight on Boston

Boston Derby Dames Saturday, Dec. 8, 2007, 6 p.m. Shriners Auditorium, 99 Fordham Rd., Wilmington, MA, 01887 Get ready. It’s the second season of the Boston Derby Dames, and these two teams are ready to fight for the championship. Get ready for flat track roller derby accompanied by a halftime show and after party. $16 […]

What’s going on at Brandeis?

The Yule Ball Saturday, Dec. 8, 2007, 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. Levin Ballroom Brandeis’ first Harry Potter themed concert, featuring Harry and the Potters with The Whomping Willows, Jason Anderson and the Best, Potter Puppet Palls and Justin Finch-Fletchly and the Sugar Quills. Brought to you by the Punk Rock and Roll Club. Food, […]

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Latkes vs. hamantaschen settled

Hillel and Brandeis Academic Debate and Speech Society (BADASS) came together on the third night of Chanukah Thursday with the aim of answering that age old question: Which is the quintessential Jewish food, latkes or hamantaschen? Professor Jonathan Sarna (NEJS), and Professor Reuven Kimelman (NEJS) sought to answer this question at the first annual Brandeis […]

Much to love about The Love of the Nightingale

The Free Play Theatre Cooperative wrapped up its Fall 2007 season last week with Timberlake Wertenbaker’s The Love of the Nightingale, directed by Rebecca Webber ’08. The play is immensely challenging, both intellectually and emotionally, dealing with weighty matters such as rape, violence, and silence; however, Webber, the actors, and the designers met and exceeded […]

The Coen Brothers get serious

No Country for Old Men, the latest movie from the enormously talented Coen Brothers, opens over a lingering view of the empty West Texas desert. This shot is a fitting start for what turns out to be the most naturalistic film the Coen Brothers have ever done. With No Country for Old Men, the Coen […]