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Rosen closes semester with new ideas for Union

In the Student Union’s annual State Of The Union Address on Monday night, Student Union President Ricky Rosen ’14 reflected on the achievements of the past year. He also gave ...

Alum brings Chinese comedy to campus

After graduating from Brandeis with an IGS degree, Jesse Appell ’12 spent a year in China on a Fulbright Scholarship, studying and performing the unique form of Chinese comedy known ...

Interfaith Chaplaincy expands its reach

With an active Interfaith Chaplaincy composed of four chaplains—Jewish, Catholic, Protestant and Muslim—the religious and spiritual leadership at Brandeis University already reflects the diversity within the student body. Now the ...

Entrepreneur Club approaches business with humor

The trials and successes of starting a business often make for good comedic material. On Wednesday night, the Brandeis Entrepreneurship Club and the improv comedy group To Be Announced (TBA) ...

Students inspired to find resilience

During the stressful time of midterms, students often need a reminder that others have successfully overcome the same struggles they face and that there are many established support systems available. ...

Science illuminates history of artwork

The visual arts and sciences are commonly thought of as two separate fields of study, with little overlap between them. However, in his lecture “Science at the Art Museum,” Richard ...

Film displays other side of propaganda in North Korea

The controversial politics and foreign policies of North Korea are often covered by the American media, yet people still understand little about the lives of North Koreans. Filmmaker Rob Montz ...

Do days off reflect multiculturalism?

We all know that Brandeis students were generously given numerous days off to observe Rosh Hashanah and many other fall holidays. But did you know that the Ethiopian New Year ...

Undergraduates enjoy new course offerings

This semester, as shopping period continues, Brandeis undergraduate students have the option to enroll in 32 completely new courses. The courses span 21 departments in the arts, humanities, social ...

Brandeis to help construct playground with Bentley and KaBOOM!

Brandeis University, Bentley University and the City of Waltham are collaborating with Waltham Group to make a lasting change for the children in Prospect Hill Terrace by building a state-of-the-art ...