As the semester draws to a close, six seniors have been hard at work perfecting their English honors theses.
Josh Gondelman ’07 is many things: a stand-up comic, a writer for “Last Week Tonight” with John Oliver, the co-author of the widely popular @SeinfeldToday Twitter account, a former preschool teacher and a Brandeis alumnus. His newest comedy album, “Physical Whisper,” debuted at number 4 on the comedy Billboard charts and, on Mar.
A new club that aims to support and empower women worldwide has materialized here at Brandeis. The club is a local chapter of the GirlUp campaign of the United Nations Foundation, a foundation separate from the United Nations itself that aims to connect the U.N.
The Bernstein-Marcus sit-in that went on for 12 days in late November and early December of this year drew inspiration from other movements, most obviously from the movement that took place in Ford Hall in 1969.
The 7.8-magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal in April of this year crushed entire villages and left hundreds of thousands homeless — but a few structures in Nepal were still standing after the natural disaster. All of the approximately 30 Nepalese buildings constructed with Earthbag technology were unaffected by the earthquake.
“Within Community Comes Unity,” reads the slogan for the Department of Community Service at Brandeis.