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Of fists and fist pumps

MTV’s “Jersey Shore” has come and gone, and it was undoubtedly a goldmine. Before the season was even halfway over, the cast members were making appearances with Jay Leno, getting paid upwards of $5,000 to make club and bar appearances … Read More...

A meditation on death

My high school theater teacher died Tuesday, and I found out on Facebook. I couldn’t believe my eyes as I scanned down my news feed. I quickly opened a new tab in Firefox and typed in my high school’s website. … Read More...

French outlines staggering deficits

BUDGET BRIEF: Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Peter French presented the university’s finances at a student forum. French explained that the faculty as well as the Board of Trustees viewed the same finanical presentation.<br /><i>PHOTO by Max Shay/The Hoot</i>

BUDGET BRIEF: Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Peter French presented the university’s finances at a student forum. French explained that the faculty as well as the Board of Trustees viewed the same finanical presentation.
PHOTO by Max Shay/The

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Faculty give salaries, save jobs

Approximately a third of the Arts and Sciences faculty and donated $90,000 to a charitable fund in an effort to limit staff layoffs made necessary by the university’s fiscal year 2009 and predicted fiscal year 2010 budget deficit, Dean of … Read More...

Film major passed

The faculty voted almost unanimously to pass a proposal for a major in Film and Visual Media Studies beginning next academic year at Thursday’s faculty meeting. The proposal passed the Undergraduate Curriculum Committee two weeks ago.

Chair of the Film … Read More...

Students appointed to Office of Student Rightsa and Advocacy

Four students have been appointed to the Office of Student Rights and Advocacy, the office’s director Laura Cohen ’09 explained.

The Office of Student Rights and Advocacy was formed at the beginning of October by Union President Jason Gray ’10 … Read More...

Union to conduct water bottle poll

The Student Union will conduct a poll beginning today to gauge student opinion regarding the use of plastic water bottles on campus, Union Vice President Adam Hughes ’11 said.

“I’m doing a poll because I’ve been asked what students think … Read More...

Kopp says education gap solvable

“Where you’re born in this country does affect your educational prospects,” Teach for America founder Wendy Kopp told a crowded room of students Monday night. Kopp, throughout her keynote address for Brandeis Citizenship Week, insisted that despite the dire reality … Read More...

Office of Development organizes campus clean-up day for staff

The Brandeis Office of Development and Alumni Relations will host a campus clean-up event on May 12 for their employees. The clean-up day has been named Brandeis development, environmental, clean-up and awareness day, or Brandeca Day.

Development employees and senior … Read More...

Committee recommends ceiling for ticket charges

Sunday April 13, the Free Admissions Policy Review Committee released a report regarding this semester’s free admissions policy to events funded by F-board. Union Treasurer Choon Woo Ha ’08 created the committee to create a policy recommendation.

The committee included … Read More...

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