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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...

Elegy class explores modern views on death

Many English classes focus on the human experience and what it means to be alive. They focus on the various literary forms such as prose, poetry and essays that discuss the experiences that we all… Read More...

Improv comedy student becomes the teacher

Mina Bond ’19, a women’s, gender and sexuality studies major at Brandeis, has loved performing since middle school. Now, she will be teaching an improv course with ImprovBoston, a not-for-profit theater that offers classes in… Read More...

Community therapists offer campus-wide services

While many students know about the Brandeis Counseling Center (BCC), they may not know about the new community therapists initiative. As part of the mission to bridge the gap that students may experience trying to… Read More...

Brandeis Community Farm brings sustainable agriculture to students

On the roof of the Gerstenzang Science Library, you will see rows and rows of fresh produce growing from rich organic soil. The Brandeis Community Farm, formerly known as the Farmer’s Club, is run by… Read More...

Spilling the beans on Cafe Undergrounds

Brandeis is a campus that runs on coffee. From Einstein’s, to Dunkin’ Donuts, to Starbucks and Peet’s Coffee, many students depend on the rush of caffeine to get them through their intense days filled with… 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...

An in-depth look at Brandeis’ religious identity—Part 1: The History

This year, The Hoot’s Features section began an examination of religion at Brandeis University. As Brandeis students, we have often heard that Brandeis is a nonsectarian institution with its roots in the Jewish community. What… Read More...

Senate Sustainability Committee hosts Meatless Monday

Waiting to swipe into Lower Usdan Dining Hall, students saw a colorful sign introducing “Now Serving: Meatless Monday with Red Lentil.” Upon entering the dining hall, students stood in line to be served butternut squash… Read More...

Schusterman Center works toward Israel literacy

Nestled in a glass hallway on the third floor of the Mandel Center for the Humanities is the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies. Originally founded in 2007 under the vision of former Professor Ilan Troen… Read More...
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