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Students call for health insurance

Brandeis students are currently working to reform Massachusetts state health insurance laws to include student plans in a clause that guarantees minimum standards of coverage. The Student Health Organizing Coalition (SHOC) is working to raise… Read More...

Inaugural Sorabjee lecture tackles universalism

PHOTO BY Phil Small/The HootHarvard’s Prof. Sugata Bose discussed the role of universalism and cosmopolitanism in Indian intellectual conversations in a presentation given Monday afternoon in the Rapaporte Treasure Hall entitled, “Different Universalisms, Colorful Cosmopolitanism.”… Read More...

Author discusses Jewish literature

PHOTO BY Abby Berin/The HootAuthor Tova Mirvis attempted to answer the question ‘Is she a Jewish writer?’ in a lecture on Wednesday evening. The question is one Mirvis has been asked countless times. The lecture… Read More...

Students Crossing Boundaries show summer experiences

Students Crossing Boundaries displayed a cardboard checkpoint reprepresenting the Israeli-Palestinian and United States-Mexican Borders in the Shapiro Campus Center ballroom. The checkpoint was 20 feet wide and seven feet tall and was covered with physical… Read More...

Donor appointed to represent United States at UN

The United States Senate recently confirmed Brandeis donor Elaine Schuster as the country’s delegate to the 64th session of the General Assembly of the United Nations. The appointment is an unpaid position lasting one year… Read More...

Senate passes SMR, raises money to fight cancer

The Student Union passed an emergency Senate Money Resolution (SMR) Sunday for $ 1,275 in order to create 150 T-shirts to be sold on campus in recognition of Eddie Senibaldi ’12 who is currently being… Read More...

Debunking: Brandeis Urban Legends

The Myth of the Castle: The Castle, currently used as sophomore housing, is often thought of by students to have secret passageways (as highlighted above). In fact, these passageways are old utility chases for piping… Read More...

Study abroad blog ‘the195.com’ expands to Brandeis

Brandeis will participate in a groundbreaking new Web site and blog known as ‘the 195,’ that will feature the experiences of students studying abroad. The site, which was created by three students at Northwestern University’s… Read More...

The event planner

The event planner: Director of Student Activities Stephanie Grimes is responsible for the weekly Thursday e-mails students receive about weekend events.PHOTO BY Max Shay /The HootIf you pay attention to your inbox, you probably know… Read More...

Men’s basketball wins first game of the season against Lasell

Tip-Off: Brandeis center Richard Magee ‘10 (No. 52, right, wins the tip-off to begin Brandeis’ season opener vs. Lasell.PHOTO BY Max Shay/The HootGallery The number-22-ranked Judges won the first game of the season by defeating… Read More...
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