Brandeis University

  • Culture

    November 7, 2013
  • Blogs

    June 19, 2012

    When General Grant Expelled the Jews: A Lost Story From the Civil War

    On December 17, 1862, nearly 150 years ago (minus six months or so), General Ulysses S. Grant expelled the Jews from the Department of the Tennessee, the war zone under his command, which stretched from northern Mississippi to Cairo, Illinois, between the Mississippi and Tennessee rivers. Within th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2010

    Great Writers on St. Louis, Part 3

    This week's Riverfront Times explores our city's literary history. Check back throughout the week for online-only maps and articles supplementing this week's cover story. image viaHoward Nemerov​Not all St. Louis writers have been natives. Most of the transplants, it is true, came here becaus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2009

    Seriously Folks, Isn't It Time to Rip Up "The Star-Spangled Banner?" Let's Vote for a New National Anthem "And the rockets' red glare, the bombs bursting in air."The ever-insightful Michael Kinsley today pens a right-as-rain column on why our "notoriously unsingable" national anthem ought to banished, from the New York Harbor to the redwood forests -- a ... More >>

  • Culture

    January 9, 2008

    Sorry Morrie

    See the Rep's production of Tuesdays with Morrie if you must — but see it for Bernie Passeltiner's performance.

  • News

    October 29, 2003


    Hoop dreams die hard for coach John Campbell and his Sanford-Brown Indians

  • News

    March 13, 2002

    The Loss Within

    Before stunning defeat, Wash. U.'s Robin Lahargoue blew out a knee, ending solitary sacrifice for a team that defines gender difference in athletics

  • Calendar

    March 1, 2000

    176 Keys of Love

    Waxing romantic over husband-and-wife collaborators the Hirsch-Pinkas Piano Duo

  • Culture

    January 13, 1999

    Time Zone

    Boulevard editor Richard Burgin recalls meeting Jorge Luis Borges, the great Argentine writer who found expression for the infinite