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Art meets social justice in panel discussion

As can be expected from a university that prides itself in social justice and the awareness of inequality, Brandeis’ fall musical “Spring Awakening” presented an open-panel discussion called “Where the ...

Childish Gambino wakes up in ‘Kauai’

Childish Gambino’s (Danny Glover) newest release, “STN MTN/Kauai,” has fans and music critics talking. Conceptually, “STN MTN” is a free mixtape that revolves around a dreamland. According to Gambino, the ...

‘Dracula Untold’ lacks bite

I find the existence of “Dracula Untold” genuinely perplexing. Did anybody ask for this movie? According to Universal Studios, “Dracula Untold” is the first in what will be a series ...

Poets visit, display innovation and creativity

Students, faculty and staff packed into Pearlman Lounge for a poetry reading that celebrated peace and connected people from diverse backgrounds on Monday, Oct. 13. Two poets read their work. The ...

British prof. lectures on music of Modest Mussorgsky

Professor Stephen Walsh of Cardiff University in the United Kingdom gave a short lecture on the Russian composer Modest Mussorgsky at a musicology colloquium in Slosberg Music Center on Wednesday, ...

Fine Arts prof. receives grant to publish new book on Asian art

This year, Dr. Aida Wong, an associate professor of Fine Arts at Brandeis, was awarded with the Theodore and Jane Norman Fund for Faculty Research and Creative Projects. This fund ...

Boris’ Kitchen showcases strong talent in first show of the year

Last weekend, Boris’ Kitchen hosted its “Old Sh*t Show” in the SCC Multipurpose Room. As everyone crammed into the room, attempting to find space anywhere on the floor, the actors ...

BTC gives inspiring performance of ‘Dead Man’s Cell Phone’

It is clear from the very beginning of “Dead Man’s Cell Phone” that this play wants to say something. Countless bits of dialogue reference the emotional metaphysics of technology and ...

YouTube artist defies all odds

Orla Gartland was 13 years old when she posted her first video on YouTube, after only about a year of being able to play the guitar. Growing up in Dublin, ...

JustArts exhibit reveals hidden artistic talent

On Wednesday, Oct. 8, Brandeis launched a new art exhibit in the Dreitzer Gallery titled the “JustArts Faculty/Staff Exhibition.” Full of paintings, sculptures, drawings and more, this represents the best ...

Brandeis Film Collective to release first big project

The Brandeis Film Collective, dedicated to the production of short films, will be releasing a student-produced Halloween film this year. Although the club has kept its lips sealed when asked ...

Polonsky appointed chief historian of Polish Jews museum

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews will open in Warsaw on Oct. 28. Brandeis professor Antony Polonsky, the Albert Abramson Professor of Holocaust Studies (HIST/NEJS), was appointed as ...

Minus the Bear’s new album deserves a close listen

On Oct. 7, indie band Minus the Bear released their new album “Lost Love.” The interesting and random band name “Minus the Bear” actually came from an inside joke between ...

Univ Press publishes children’s books about High Holy Days

With the passing of Rosh Hashanah and the approach of Yom Kippur, four new children’s books have come out. Written about both holidays, “Apple Days: A Rosh Hashanah Story” by ...

‘Mindy Project’ retains unique strength in third season

Finally back for its third season, “The Mindy Project” took no time jumping right into the lives of the show’s most anticipated couple. At the end of season two, fans ...