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Premedical post-baccalaurate program helps students join healthcare field

It is not unheard of for Brandeis students to change their majors throughout their undergraduate careers. Some students begin their first years intending to pursue a pre-med track, but at some point in their college… Read More...

Innovative legal studies class teaches appreciation of diverse legal systems

Every year, Brandeis introduces a multitude of new, innovative classes. For those who are looking for a unique class next semester within the legal studies department, “Native American Tribal Legal Studies” could be a class… Read More...

Skyline residence hall features thematic art

James Gray, vice president for campus operations, wrote to The Brandeis Hoot that he oversaw “the design and construction” of Skyline, which is how he got involved with picking out the two main art pieces… Read More...

Kindness Day brings happiness and joy to campus

Everyone could use a little bit of kindness in their life. Thus, the faculty and students of the sociology department created Kindness Day at Brandeis. Now, with loads of students and faculty behind them, co-coordinators… Read More...

Rumors debunked about Brandeis Confessions

Founded on Jan. 6, the popular Facebook page Brandeis Confessions has become a place for members of the Brandeis community (and people outside of the community as well) to anonymously comment on the university, their… Read More...

Make it up yourself: an improv course

To those who have never danced before, sometimes the most daunting part of dance is memorizing three minutes or more of complicated moves. For those looking to dance in a more relaxed environment, Sarah Lavin… Read More...

Inside the mind of an artist: Alfredo Gisholt

Alfredo Gisholt, assistant professor of Fine Arts at Brandeis, spoke to The Brandeis Hoot about the thought process that occurs behind his art. Last semester, Gisholt took his sabbatical. According to him, Brandeis allows professors… Read More...

We The Jury app encourages sports attendance

Although Brandeis school spirit may seem lacking to some, the issue could be due to the fact that most students do not know when sports games are occurring, or they are too busy to search… Read More...

Brandeis Sustainability Ambassadors act as student resource

While Brandeis places a major focus on social justice, it is often forgotten by many that environmental justice is a very real issue students are involved in on campus. The Brandeis Sustainability Ambassadors (BSAs) hope… Read More...

Meet the CORE Committee

Each year as a wide-eyed group of new first-year and transfer students descend upon campus in late August, they are greeted by energetic Brandeis students. Known to them as their Orientation Leaders (OLs), sporting anything… Read More...
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