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Calling on admin. to consider all voices

In last week’s issue, we published an article in The Brandeis Hoot’s Opinions section that erroneously stated that the university paid to upgrade snack food vending machines on campus instead of funding a supply of free menstrual products on campus. … Read More...

Teach-in important followup to campaign

In support of the recent campaign to change Columbus Day to Indigenous People’s Day, the Intercultural Center hosted an Indigenous People’s Day Teach-In throughout the holiday. The teach-in was an invaluable way to educate the Brandeis community about the reasons … Read More...

RCC’s Interactive Resource Guide and Mandatory Bystander Training for Club Leaders

The Rape Crisis Center (RCC) and Office of Prevention Services (OPS) have recently begun new initiatives to improve sexual assault prevention on campus and the resources available to survivors. The RCC released an Interactive Resource Guide, created by two alumnae, … Read More...

Faculty should approve change to Indigenous People’s Day

A recent student proposal is petitioning the university to change Columbus Day to Indigenous People’s Day in the academic calendar in order to counter an American history that has displaced Native Americans and since overlooked their cultures and narratives. Keeping … Read More...

How we are trying to truly be the community newspaper

The editorial staff at The Brandeis Hoot is committed to increasing the diversity of our paper and representing the Brandeis community as a whole. In April of 2016, we sent out a campus journalism survey to get more information on … Read More...

Univ. should fully commit to diversity and inclusion efforts

After spending the summer interviewing candidates for the position of Chief Diversity Officer (CDO), the search committee, with the aid of the search firm Witt/Kieffer, has chosen four finalists to meet with the Brandeis community in the first three weeks … Read More...

Drastic dining changes need student input

With so many issues that Brandeis students have to worry about on a daily basis, dining services shouldn’t be one of them. Yet this year Sodexo has implemented numerous dining changes that have caught returning students off guard and upset … Read More...

Orientation diversity programming more thorough than past years’

Brandeis’ 2016 new student Orientation is full of events meant to critically engage first-year and transfer students with challenging issues facing the Brandeis community and beyond. These events confront new students with issues surrounding race, class, gender and mental health, … Read More...

Survey results provide basis for summer planning

In our last issue, The Brandeis Hoot released a survey on campus journalism and how students view our publication. We’re grateful to all who have taken the time to complete the survey, as it will help us over the summer … Read More...

Take our campus journalism survey!

From the historic achievements of the Ford Hall 2015 movement to the Castle’s impending destruction, The Brandeis Hoot has covered a range of stories this year that all impact our community. However, it’s not always easy to cover the news: … Read More...

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