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On concluding undergraduate studies at Brandeis University

On August 24, 2014, I woke up at 6 a.m. on the dot. From what I remember it was a cool Sunday morning set to become a typical humid Long Island summer day. When I… Read More...

Brandeis’ academic atmosphere has become too pressurized

These last few months have been among the toughest for me at Brandeis. The select few who follow my articles religiously may have noticed a sharp downward trend in my work. They may have noticed… Read More...

Film screening brings human rights discussion to Brandeis

On Oct. 4, the International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life hosted a film screening of “Never Again: Forging a Convention for Crimes Against Humanity.” The 40 minute documentary paints a stark picture of… Read More...

Pay attention to Puerto Rico

Devastation struck Puerto Rico on Sep. 20. Hurricane Maria, at Category 4 intensity, rocked the densely populated American territory to a point of crisis. A beautiful Caribbean Island home to nearly 3,500,000 people (almost as… Read More...

Leaning towards studying abroad? Don’t overthink it.

Like many of my peers in the Class of 2018, I have recently returned from a most memorable study abroad experience. I spent the Spring 2017 semester living and studying with the Brandeis in The… Read More...

On leaving Brandeis

I have written for The Brandeis Hoot for well over two years now, and have been an editor for nearly two. I’ve edited this section for a year and a half. But as time moves… Read More...

We did not do enough

We’re down, but not out. It has been a difficult two days to say the least. Brandeis University was and still is in a state of shock and disbelief. How does one go about comprehending… Read More...

Brandeis inaugurates its ninth president

Ronald D. Liebowitz was officially inaugurated as the ninth president of Brandeis University at a ceremony in the Gosman Sports and Convocation Center on Thursday, Nov. 3. Liebowitz succeeds Lisa Lynch (interim president) and Frederick… Read More...

In the Senate: October 30

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Proposition: build an access point to Squire Bridge on road level

In the March 11, 2016 edition of The Brandeis Hoot, the importance of campus walkways for the use of pedestrians and emergency traffic was discussed, in an article which mentioned the issue of crossing South… Read More...
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