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Celebrating the women of Brandeis

April will arrive on Monday, signaling the end of March’s unpredictable weather and hopefully an increase in sunshine. However, the end of March also signals the end of Women’s History Month, and we at The… Read More...

Admin slow to act but upcoming AAPI minor a good step

The Brandeis administration recently announced its intention to construct a new Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Studies minor in the next academic year, after continuous requests from interested students. This acquiescence of the university to… Read More...

Scholarships are not sufficient to make Brandeis affordable

The scandals that have recently inundated mainstream news about wealthy parents paying universities to admit their children represent a well-known secret that plagues the American university system. Students coming from a wealthy background have a… Read More...

Take the campus climate survey, so Brandeis can (hopefully) learn from the results

The Brandeis Hoot encourages all students to take the campus climate survey emailed to the student body this week. The survey will inform the administration anonymously about sexual and relationship violence on campus. Responses are… Read More...

Joining the Union: What do you have to lose?

The barrier for involvement in the Student Union is not as high as it may seem. The Union might seem like an exclusive club from the outside, but is not that difficult to join. While… Read More...

Ford Hall still hasn’t been fully resolved

With the 50th Commemoration Celebration of the African and Afro-American Studies (AAAS) department happening this weekend in conjunction with ’DEIS Impact, it seems appropriate to remember that Jan. 8 marked the 50th anniversary of the… Read More...

We can’t afford complacency when it comes to climate change

Brandeis Dining Services has recently increased their efforts to promote sustainability on campus by providing compostable utensils and compost bins at events. Sustainability Programs also, admirably, hosted an information session to inform students and faculty… Read More...

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...
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