Brandeis University

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2013

    City Council James Rodriguez Gets in a Fight on Twitter

    Yesterday the Houston City Council passed some pretty important law regarding payday loan lending. And then things got really interesting when District I City Councilman James G. Rodriguez took to Twitter to let everyone know his feelings on the subject. Obviously when a politician wants to be an as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2012

    Health Department Roundup: Montrose Edition

    Inspectors really picked over 77006 last week. This part of town is known as Neartown, Montrose, the Montrose (kind of annoying, but technically okay), or "the 'Trose" if you're into efficiency. By swapping a single syllable for another single syllable, you avoid having to say the entire sentence: " ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2011

    Nearly Lost CD Captures Bob Dylan On The Verge Of Stardom

    ​That fact that the CD Bob Dylan in Concert: Brandeis University 1963 (Columbia/Legacy) exists at all is something of a miracle. Dylan's brief but energetic seven-song set as a low-billed performer at the school's folk festival came to light only recently via a battered tape box found in the a ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 12, 2009

    Inprint Margarett Root Brown Reading Series: Ha Jin

    The award-winning author reads from his new book, A Free Life

  • Film

    December 20, 2007

    Jimmy Carter Man From Plains

    Demme follows Carter's controversial book tour, and ends up with the same old narrative

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2006

    A Little Afternoon Ha

    Courtesy of Ha Jin The pragmatic exile: Jin In 1989, Chinese-born Ha Jin was studying at Brandeis University in Massachusetts when the Tiananmen Square Massacre occurred, stranding him in America. So it's not surprising that political uncertainty is a constant theme in his books and Red China a ... More >>

  • News

    April 20, 2006

    Money for Nothing

    Hopeful beggars shake their virtual cups online

  • News

    January 22, 2004

    The Cow Says "Oink"

    Which Houston restaurants are swapping pork for veal?

  • Calendar

    November 5, 1998

    Night & Day

    November 5 - 11, 1998