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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...

Meet admin. half way and engage with your university

In our final editorial of the fall 2017 semester, we asked President Liebowitz to take student schedules into account when hosting important meetings on Brandeis’ future. In the editorial titled, “Transparency cannot be in name… Read More...

Transparency cannot be in name only

President Liebowitz and the Brandeis administration have taken steps to improve transparency on campus. But transparency is only valuable if it is accessible. While the administration has been sharing information through a series of open… Read More...

Lack of transparency surrounds ‘Buyer Beware’ decision

The Hoot is raising issue with how the Brandeis administration and theater department faculty handled the “Buyer Beware” situation and about Brandeis’ stance on important issues and academic policies. In The Hoot’s coverage of “Buyer… Read More...

Explore Diversity classes for the experience, not the minor

Early registration for the Spring 2018 semester began this week and will continue until Nov. 6. As underclassmen think about declaring majors and upperclassmen add additional minors or think about classes that could make them… Read More...

Enthusiasm for Crenshaw surpasses space in Rapaporte Treasure Hall

This past week marked Kimberlé Crenshaw’s residency on campus to receive the Joseph B. and Toby Gittler Prize. She attended various events throughout the week, all of which promoted the theme of intersectionality, a concept… Read More...

Don’t miss Kimberlé Crenshaw’s events this week

Kimberlé Crenshaw, the woman who coined the term “intersectionality,” will be on campus next week. Crenshaw will be at Brandeis to receive the Joseph B. and Toby Gittler Prize, an annual award that recognizes lasting… Read More...

Take action to Save Ohno

Brandeis is taking part in the Save Ohno competition this October. SaveOhno, a national organization that holds competitions at many universities, encourages students to improve their sustainability efforts and raise their environmental awareness. By fostering… Read More...

New Gen. Ed. requirements go to far

The Task Force on General Education released new General Education Requirements in early September. The Brandeis Hoot sees value in certain changes to the system, but we are concerned the requirements will become too extensive… Read More...
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