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Union must start new academic year strong

As the year closes, The Brandeis Hoot editorial board would like to reflect on the year, and to look to the future, especially with regard to student government. The Brandeis Under… Read More...

Admin. must be proactive in responding to student concerns

Brandeis announced this week that it was firing its men’s basketball coach for racist remarks, inappropriate behavior and nepotism, and the university said it was undertakin… Read More...

Support Hannah Brown for president

The Brandeis Hoot would like to voice our support for Hannah Brown ’19 for Student Union president. We believe her platform addresses issues that deserve attention from all parRead More...

Run for Student Union positions

We at The Hoot frequently write editorials about student engagement at Brandeis—from encouraging voter turnout at student elections to attendance at open meetings hosted by … Read More...

Support gun control and student protests

At 10 a.m. on March 14, Brandeis students will walk out of classes for 17 minutes in solidarity with the 17 students and faculty members killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High Scho… Read More...

Appreciate the workers who keep the campus running

After the heavy snow on Wednesday, we would like to thank the facilities workers who worked relentlessly to make the campus safer for us. Despite complaints from students of slow r… Read More...

First-year class sizes increase, univ. must address issues that arise

At the faculty meeting on Jan. 26, Dean of Admissions Jennifer Walker presented statistics on the class of 2021. They announced that 858 students had matriculated. The size of the … Read More...

In sustainability efforts, consider initiatives to reduce plastic use

Brandeis’ recent installation of solar panels to the library roof is a commendable step in improving sustainability and decreasing our carbon footprint. The new panels gener… Read More...

Meet admin. half way and engage with your university

In our final editorial of the fall 2017 semester, we asked President Liebowitz to take student schedules into account when hosting important meetings on Brandeis’ future. In t… Read More...

Transparency cannot be in name only

President Liebowitz and the Brandeis administration have taken steps to improve transparency on campus. But transparency is only valuable if it is accessible. While the adminiRead More...

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