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Fix problems with summer dining on campus

Brandeis is always quiet over the summer, but aside from fewer students, campus is also lacking in another crucial aspect—food options. For students who are working and living on campus over the summer, dining options… Read More...

Union must start new academic year strong

As the year closes, The Brandeis Hoot editorial board would like to reflect on the year, and to look to the future, especially with regard to student government. The Brandeis Undergraduate Student Union has had… Read More...

Admin. must be proactive in responding to student concerns

Brandeis announced this week that it was firing its men’s basketball coach for racist remarks, inappropriate behavior and nepotism, and the university said it was undertaking an independent investigation of the policies and procedures used… Read More...

Letter to the editor

I am writing to the community to apologize for the remarks I made at Monday’s forum, both for what was said and what was not said. I regret not stating unequivocally that the alleged statements… Read More...

Support Hannah Brown for president

The Brandeis Hoot would like to voice our support for Hannah Brown ’19 for Student Union president. We believe her platform addresses issues that deserve attention from all parties on campus and provides practical solutions… Read More...

Run for Student Union positions

We at The Hoot frequently write editorials about student engagement at Brandeis—from encouraging voter turnout at student elections to attendance at open meetings hosted by administrators. When it comes to the voting process, we have… Read More...

Support gun control and student protests

At 10 a.m. on March 14, Brandeis students will walk out of classes for 17 minutes in solidarity with the 17 students and faculty members killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and in support… Read More...

Appreciate the workers who keep the campus running

After the heavy snow on Wednesday, we would like to thank the facilities workers who worked relentlessly to make the campus safer for us. Despite complaints from students of slow responses to snow buildup or… Read More...

First-year class sizes increase, univ. must address issues that arise

At the faculty meeting on Jan. 26, Dean of Admissions Jennifer Walker presented statistics on the class of 2021. They announced that 858 students had matriculated. The size of the first-year class has been increasing… Read More...

In sustainability efforts, consider initiatives to reduce plastic use

Brandeis’ recent installation of solar panels to the library roof is a commendable step in improving sustainability and decreasing our carbon footprint. The new panels generate 25 percent of the library’s electricity usage and have… Read More...
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