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Claudia Fox Tree: a powerful educator

Claudia Fox Tree (Arawak/Yurumein) spoke at Brandeis last week for Indigenous Peoples’ Day, but she has made activism, awareness and education a big part of her life. Fox Tree recognizes the impact of stereotypes and… Read More...

Claudia Fox Tree discusses the impact of negative stereotypes

Harmful stereotypes against Indigenous people go back centuries, and it is important to unlearn these stereotypes, according to Claudia Fox Tree in her virtual talk on Oct. 12, the first of many Indigenous Peoples’ Day… Read More...

“Recommended For You” is a staff pick

Fall has come and that means that it is officially Jewish holiday season! To put myself in the spirit, I decided to read “Recommended For You” by Laura Silverman, a short young adult contemporary about… Read More...

The sweetest way to be charitable

Giving back to the Brandeis community just got a whole lot sweeter! Lydia Begag ’22 has created an easy and delicious way to help out fellow Brandeisians with her new baking business that delivers. Found… Read More...

‘Julie and the Phantoms’ stands tall

“Julie and the Phantoms” is the feel-good musical series that 2020 needed. The goofy writing and the light-hearted plot is enough to make it good, but the soundtrack is what takes this series to the… Read More...

Grace Talusan to be featured in Boston Book Festival

Fannie Hurst Writer-in-Residence Grace Talusan has achieved extreme success this fall. Her short story “The Book of Life and Death” was chosen for the “One City One Story (1C1S)” Boston Book Festival program, and her… Read More...

Instagram account shares ‘unheard stories’ from Brandeis community members, university releases statement about anonymous forums

The Unheard Stories at Brandeis Instagram page (@unheard_stories_deis), an account that shares anonymous stories of community members’ experiences on campus, according to an Instagram story highlight, has garnered nearly twenty thousand followers and has posted… Read More...

Brandeis student sells handmade earrings for charity

Resin crafts have been a hit throughout the entire quarantine period. Many have taken to making cups, coasters and jewelry as a way to fill time or to make some extra money. Krupa Sourirajan ’23… Read More...

Read ‘Today Tonight Tomorrow’ today, tonight and tomorrow

Rachel Lynn Solomon has once again proven that the best books are a blend of too good to be true and heartbreakingly real. With her third novel, “Today Tonight Tomorrow,” Solomon said that she wanted… Read More...

Julián Cancino to lead new vision for Gender and Sexuality Center

Julián Cancino, a transgender LGBTQ activist, joined Brandeis in July 2020 as inaugural director fo the Gender and Sexuality Center (GSC), according to an email obtained by The Brandeis Hoot from Chief Diversity Officer and… Read More...
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