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November 2010 Issue

Photo Essay: Tron

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Univ to consider second C-Store in Village

Student Union President Daniel Acheampong ’11 announced proposed upcoming dining service expansions that include an Einstein’s enlargement and serving of hot food and a second location for the P.O.D. Convenience Store (C-Store) at his fall semester State of the Union address Thursday in Rapaporte Treasure Hall and Senior Vice President for Administration Mark Collins confirmed […]

Lawrence explores religious identity

Interfaith cooperation requires that people take pride in their individual religious identities and realize that societies, not people, are multi-cultural, Frederick Lawrence, the university’s next president, said during a reception Monday evening in Rapaporte Treasure Hall. “It’s actually pretty idiotic to think of people being multi-cultural,” Lawrence said. “For interfaith [cooperation] to make any sense, […]

Journalist explores feminism

Multimedia journalist Nona Willis Aronowitz presented her book, “GirlDrive, Criss-Crossing America, Redefining Feminism” Tuesday. “GirlDrive,” is about her road trip with Emma Bee Bernstein across the United States to discover how their generation of young women relates to feminism and ideas about gender justice. Aronowitz called “GirlDrive” a travel diary and a social history of […]

Students discuss autism during Brain Awareness Week

Spectrum, an autism awareness group on campus, held Brain Awareness Week at Brandeis this week in order to raise awareness about the community of people living with a range of autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Spectrum, which stands for support, progress, empowerment, communication, trust, respect, understanding and motivation, was founded by co-presidents Jake Crosby ’11 and […]

Drug, alcohol committee to hold town hall

The university Committee on Drug and Alcohol and Policy will offer new opportunities for students to give feedback on alcohol use on campus, Professor Len Saxe (HELLER), Chair of the committee wrote to students in an e-mail Thursday evening. “In line with our charge from President Reinharz, we are committed to providing an honest assessment […]

Great American Smoke Out encourages quitting cigarettes

Student organizers of the Brandeis chapter of Colleges Against Cancer (CAC) united Thursday to encourage others to quit smoking as part of the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smoke Out, an annual event that takes place on the third Thursday in November. “It is a national quit-day so that anyone interested in quitting has the […]


Any Brandeis student walking by Chapels’ Field on a given afternoon might bear witness to a group of men running drills and practicing rigorously. Assuming that there are no brooms between the legs of players, chances are that these athletes are the members of TRON, Brandeis’ men’s Ultimate Frisbee team, working hard to prepare for […]

V (-Store) is for victory

Anyone who has ever lived on South Campus knows the way your heart sinks when it’s 11 p.m. and 17 degrees outside in the dead of winter and you realize you are out of orange juice for tomorrow’s breakfast. Anyone who has ever lived on South Campus knows that the up-hill walk to the C-Store […]

More heaven than hell: FTP’s ‘No Exit’ gives vivid portrayal of afterlife

If being dead and in hell is truly as lively as it appears in this play, I’d be publishing this review posthumously. Or maybe not. In Jean-Paul Sartre’s “No Exit,” produced by the Free Play Theatre Cooperative, hell may not be filled with fire, brimstone or demon torturers, but it is still recognizably hell. The […]