“How the hell did we get here? I’m sure Lenny Bruce would have something to say. The only problem is that if he said it back at the time he was alive, it would have landed him in court or in jail,” Arnie Reisman said after considering the current state of American politics.
Under the display labeled “Family” in the Brandeis University Archives, an abundance of black and white family photos gaze up at the viewer.
“I’ve decided that I’m completely corrupt,” reads the start of a letter tucked inside the Farber University Archives.
According to the NASA website, “The universe is a big, big place.” The sun, our nearest star, is 93 million miles away, and the next closest galaxy to the Milky Way is 2.5 million light years away.
14 students, four comedians, approximately 70 audience members and a professor walk into a bar. Such was the case Tuesday night in Cholmondeley's Coffee House at 8 p.m.
When Rosemarie Garland-Thomson ’93 Ph.D. first came to Brandeis, she had a variety of identities.
In 1966, 30 students attended the first-ever Waltham Group meeting. Little did they know that 50 years later, the Brandeis community service organization would boast hundreds of volunteers who each year dedicate 40,000 hours to community service. Students, alumni, faculty and members of the Waltham community gathered in Levin Ballroom this past Saturday to celebrate these achievements.
“I always tell my students to think about the etymology of the word prejudice. Pre - judge. [Essentially this says,] ‘I’ve made up my mind; don’t confuse me with the facts,’” Deborah Lipstadt ’72 Ph.D.
Tucked inside the University of Massachusetts Boston’s newly constructed University Hall, Brandeis Prof.
Remy Pontes ’17 spent his summer working toward one goal: peace. Starting at the end of the spring, Pontes worked as a legislative intern for Massachusetts Peace Action (MPA). MPA is an affiliate of Peace Action, the nation’s largest grassroots funding campaign.