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Sabbaticals, course offerings lead to student concern

This weekends release of the fall 2007 course selection showed that professors from several departments were taking sabbaticals in the coming semester, leaving some students concerned about completing majors and taking certain courses. Overall, there… Read More...

Union Updates

The SMR was approved for Pub Crawl, said Director of Communications Brian Paternostro 07. The Senate granted up to $1400 out of its discretionary fund for me and the two senior senatorsJosh Karpoff 07 and… Read More...

Esteemed Israeli jurist speaks at Brandeis

Aharon Barak, world-renowned jurist and eighth President of Israels Supreme Court (1995-2006), spoke before an audience of nearly 250 in Sherman Function Hall Sunday about the sensitive and difficult balance between the freedom and dignity… Read More...

Public Safety warns of rising theft in area

The department of Public Safety sent out a theft alert e-mail to the Brandeis community on Monday, after receiving an update from the Waltham Police Department. Recently there have been a series of thefts of… Read More...

April Fool: Fight envelopes Reitman Hall

Three first-year students were detained by Brandeis Police Tuesday evening March 27 after a fight broke out on the third floor of Reitman Hall in the North Residence Quad. The names of the involved parties… Read More...

April Fool: Brandeis mascot to be replaced

Ollie the Owl, Brandeis long-time mascot, will be replaced after this semester, University President Jehuda Reinharz announced Tuesday. This comes after a student poll asking whether or not the current mascot adequately represented the schools… Read More...

April Fool: Senate passes resolution not to congratulate basketball teams

This past Sunday, the Student Union Senate passed by unanimous consent, a resolution not to congratulate neither the Men's nor Women's Varsity Basketball teams on their successes this season, during which both teams advanced to… Read More...

April Fool: News Briefs

The missing funds from the Vagina Club were found, Director of Communications Brian Paternostro '07 told The Hoot, in an unnamed Senator's bank account. Much of the funds, said Paternostro, were spent by the student… Read More...

April Fool: Dershowitz arrested for stalking, harassing

Alan Dershowitz was arrested for harassment by Waltham Police and Brandeis Public Safety yesterday evening following a month-long investigation. The Harvard Law School professor and author of The Case for Israel and The Best Defense… Read More...

April Fool: Thirsty Thursdays moved to Mondays

Thirsty Thursdays have been moved to Monday, according to Student Union Officials. The reason for the shift, sources say, are due to lackluster attendance on the current dates.Its still going to be the same Thirsty… Read More...
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