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Swim coach leaves Brandeis after HR investigation

After a human resources department investigation into his conduct, Coach Mike Kotch is no longer the Brandeis University Swimming and Diving Team (BUSDT) coach. Brandeis University has declined to comment on whether Kotch was fired… 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...

UTC performs one night of ‘And Then There Were None,’ follows with talkback

The Undergraduate Theater Collective (UTC) canceled four of five scheduled performances of “And Then There Were None” after faculty members raised concerns regarding the play’s racist history in an email sent the day of the… Read More...

Brandeis admissions offer prospective students glimpse of life at Brandeis

Walking by Chapel’s Field on a Brandeis admissions tour on Wednesday morning, a prospective student and her mother discussed the aspects of college life different schools choose to emphasize on their tours. “Here, it really… Read More...

‘And Then There Were None’ to run only one night of five scheduled performances

UPDATED 4/13 at 4:40 p.m. The Undergraduate Theater Collective’s (UTC) production of “And Then There Were None” will have one performance on Saturday night, April 14, rather than the scheduled five performances of the show… Read More...

Lurie Institute conducts research on disability policy

The Lurie Institute for Disability Policy is a research center on campus dedicated to research that improves the lives of people with disabilities. Located within the Heller School for Social Policy and Management, The Lurie… Read More...

Frankie Cosmos performs a tender and invigorating set at Chum’s

Frankie Cosmos has an air of effortless cool. Underneath Chum’s flashing lights, Greta Kline, the lead singer better known by her stage name, Frankie Cosmos, sported a pair of flower-framed sunglasses with blue lenses as… Read More...

Meshing majors: students craft plans for future

When Rachel Geller ’18 entered Brandeis, she had plans to major in physics and math. Now graduating with a degree in Conflict and Reconciliation Studies, Geller decided to take the path less traveled—she forged her… Read More...

Student Union candidates debate, present ideas for Brandeis

Candidates for multiple Student Union positions debated and presented ideas surrounding issues of Brandeis’ affordability, club chartering policy and relationships with administration to student voters on Monday, March 19 at a debate moderated by The… Read More...

Double trouble: students major in varying disciplines

Neeti Kulkarni ’21 Neeti Kulkarni ’21 didn’t plan on becoming a music major until she was surrounded by them. She attended a chamber music camp in Minnesota with instructors from conservatories at nearby universities, a… Read More...
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