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Accessibility forum should have prioritized students

This past Tuesday’s forum addressing accessibility on campus was a good start by the administration to begin the conversation of poor accessibility on campus, but fell short of meeting student expectations and setting specific goals.… Read More...

Rest in peace, Schuster Institute

Lamentably, after 14 years of investigative reporting at Brandeis, the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism closed its doors in December 2018. According to an email from Provost Lisa Lynch announcing the closure, the Schuster Institute… Read More...

Brandeis: year in review

Brandeis remained a busy and vibrant community in 2018. Amid the busyness that engrosses us throughout holiday and finals seasons, as we near the end of the year, let’s not forget to take a moment… Read More...

Board of Trustees takes a step towards divestment

We appreciate the Board of Trustees’ decision to adopt policies related to fossil fuel divestment. While the new guidelines are small steps, and a lot of work still needs to be done, they are making… Read More...

Host an open forum on accessibility

Yesterday, students in the advocacy group Addressing Accessibility at Brandeis emailed a letter and personal statements to President Ron Liebowitz. The documents were written by students with disabilities and were accompanied by a list of… Read More...

Vote this election day: here’s how

This upcoming Tuesday, Nov. 6, is Election Day, and if you’re registered to vote, you should head out to cast your ballot in the midterms. It is imperative for students to fulfill their civic duty… Read More...

Brandeis needs to be held accountable for Title IX

We are disappointed in the way that Brandeis’ Title IX office is handling survivor reports. A survivor of sexual assault spoke to The Brandeis Hoot about their experience reporting to Brandeis’ Title IX office. Under… Read More...

We commend Brandeis emergency personnel for their work last Friday

We would like to thank the emergency personnel who responded to the sodium cyanide incident in the Foster Mods on Oct. 12. Their prompt response guaranteed the safety of all the students that were potentially… Read More...

In light of recent events

We stand in solidarity with the demonstrators of Monday’s protest on the Rabb steps and their pursuit of justice for survivors of sexual assault. As a newspaper, we strive to use our platform to raise… Read More...

Implement community guidelines in ‘Express Yo Self’ corridor

The “Express Yo Self” corridor in the library, next to the first floor elevators in Goldfarb, is on hold until further notice, pending a discussion between the library and the provost’s office. Until then, the… Read More...
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