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Stay connected this break

Over the last few weeks, the number of cases of the novel coronavirus in the United States has spiked significantly. As students leave campus for the semester, we, the editorial board of The Brandeis Hoot,… Read More...

Now the real work begins

In case you’ve been living under a rock for the last two weeks (and honestly who could blame you), there was a presidential election. Leading up to the election, it was nearly impossible to drive… Read More...

Safe and scary this Halloween

Under any other circumstances, Halloween 2020 would be legendary. Not only is this an election year (which naturally increases the intensity of all things horrific), but Oct. 31 falls on a Saturday this year. Can… Read More...

The difficulties of a virtual reality

Since March, nearly every student across the country has been forced to contend with “Zoom University.” Although the concept of online schooling is far from new, 2020 marks the first time in history that the… Read More...

Honor our community

Our campus has a history; our grounds have a past. Even though its history is rich and beautiful and moving, how many of us can say that we know it? It is far too easy… Read More...

Stressed? Get help

From the pandemic to the election, people everywhere have a good reason to be stressed out in 2020. At Brandeis, students can feel stressed even at the best of times and taking midterms in the… Read More...

Do your part to stop climate change

Climate change presents a critical threat not only to our generation’s future, but our lives in the present day. We all have a responsibility to stop it, but unfortunately not everyone may agree. You’ve heard… Read More...

Vote.

Vote. As redundant as it may sound with everyone and their grandmothers tweeting at their fellow Americans to vote in the upcoming election, this year, voting remains an important and necessary duty. We are not… Read More...

We want to hear from our Union

Over the past two weeks, Brandeis students have voted in two delayed spring elections—elections that were shifted to the fall because of the coronavirus pandemic—to elect new members of the 2020-2021 Brandeis Student Union. As… Read More...

Not to ‘be-labor’ the point, but our faculty and staff deserve appreciation

Labor Day is usually thought of as the last hurrah of summer—but we should not forget the original purpose of this national holiday: a day to celebrate workers. Now more than ever before, Brandeis’ staff… Read More...
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