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Univ. releases draft plan ‘to address systemic racism’ on campus

UPDATED 11/20/20, 7:40 a.m. The university’s draft plan to address systemic racism focuses on examining policing at Brandeis, student financial burdens and faculty and staff hiring, salaries and promotions, according to a Nov. 10 email… Read More...

Panel on Uyghurs in Xinjiang, China Zoombombed

A panel discussing the Uyghur people—a Muslim-Turkish ethnic population living mainly in the Xinjiang region of western China—was disrupted by Zoom users who wrote “FAKE NEWS” and “Bullshit” on a presenter’s slides and played China’s… Read More...

How to love home

The election undoubtedly has made a lot of people think about all sorts of things in different lights and viewpoints. I have found myself looking at my home in one of the worst lights I’ve… Read More...

Hoot Recommends: Halloween edition

“Halloween” The 1978 spooky classic Halloween is perfect if you are looking for a nostalgic 70s movie about a rogue psychiatric patient turned stabbing murderer. Although the violence definitely appears toned down to modern day… Read More...

The Hoot’s Halloween candy

Halloween is traditionally a time of magic, bone-chilling costumes, pigging out on candy and watching scary movies until you’re cowering with fear and turning every light on. This year, Halloween instead is a time when… Read More...

Brandeis Counseling Center working to deliver better care to students of color, increased transparency in finances

The Brandeis Counseling Center (BCC) is planning to work with student leaders of the Black Action Plan—which contains several demands made by students of color seeking equity on campus—to discuss how the BCC can better… Read More...

Brandeis COVID-19 Testing Tracker

These graphs provide data collected from the Brandeis COVID-19 Dashboard. The first graph depicts the number of positive test results from the week indicated. Since the university has updated its dashboard to distinguish new coronavirus… Read More...

Hiatt Career Center to work with student groups, other departments to serve career needs of students of color

Brandeis University’s Hiatt Career Center, in response to the Black Action Plan—a collection of concerns from students of color seeking changes to campus departments—plans to meet with student groups to discuss the career needs of… Read More...

Plan calls for reduction in excessive policing of students of color by public safety

The Black Action Plan—a community-formulated list of demands from students of color on campus—is seeking to change the university’s policing strategy to stop excessive policing of students of color. The student-run group has called for… Read More...

Department of Community Living (DCL) working to be anti-racist in response to Black Action Plan

The Department of Community Living (DCL), in response to the Black Action Plan—a student-led initiative to address the concerns of Black students and students of color—released a webpage outlining the department’s plan of how to… Read More...
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