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Students advocate for dining workers’ pay, university says dining workers are receiving benefits

Students and the local union representing Brandeis Sodexo dining workers are advocating for all workers to receive health benefits and for laid off workers to be paid. All dining workers are receiving health benefits, according… Read More...

Brandeis sends all students in CDC level 3 European countries home, suggests other students abroad return home

UPDATED: 3/15 12:01 p.m. On March 14, Brandeis University will send home all study abroad students from CDC level 3 European countries in the Schengen zone, including Spain and Denmark, while other students who are… Read More...

Brandeis sends students home due to growing concerns over COVID-19, all events cancelled

All Brandeis classes with more than 100 students will move online by Monday, March 16 and the last day of in-person instruction for all classes, regardless of size, will be Friday, March 20, according to… Read More...

In the Senate 3/1

An Asian American and Pacific Islander minor is coming to Brandeis, according to Director of Academic Affairs Jacob Diaz ’20. The Club Support Committee voted to give the club “Period” another probationary period. They will… Read More...

Rose Art Museum acquires significant art

The Rose Art Museum received 50 works from collector Stephen Salny, according to a press release sent to The Hoot on Feb. 28.  The gift has pieces from Ellsworth Kelly, Anni Albers, Josef Albers, Sonia… Read More...

Community members offer admin. feedback on Brandeis climate initiatives

Community members gathered to discuss climate change and Brandeis’ role in a forum hosted by the President’s Task Force on Campus Sustainability on Monday in the International Lounge.  The discussion focused on the questions: “What… Read More...

Students protest univ. investments in fossil fuel companies

Members of the community gathered in the rain to protest the university’s investments in fossil fuels on Feb. 13 at the Peace Circle outside of Usdan. The protest, organized by Brandeis Climate Justice (BCJ), heard… Read More...

Brandeis first US univ. to endorse drugged drink testing devices

UPDATED: 3/10 6:30 p.m. Brandeis University is the first university in the United States to officially endorse and fund the distribution of SipChips, small single-use devices that test if a drink has been contaminated with… Read More...

Provost Lynch says Brandeis is in ‘great shape,’ prepares for her sabbatical leave

Provost Lisa Lynch is proud of the work that she’s done at Brandeis and feels that the university is in a good place for her to leave, she told The Brandeis Hoot in an interview.… Read More...

In the Senate 2/2

Three candidates ran for Senate representative to the Allocations Board (A-Board), with newly-elected Racial Minority Senator Jasmyne Jean-Remy ’22 winning the spot. The Senate voted to clarify the quorum. “For the purposes of the Senate,… Read More...
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