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In Loving Memory: Zimeng ‘Boots’ Xue

Zimeng “Boots” Xue ’18 died Feb. 29, 2016 at age 20. She was born on Feb. 14, 1995 in Beijing, China. Boots fenced foil for the Brandeis women’s fencing team and was a gifted a… Read More...

Police should do more to prevent future incidents on South St.

On Wednesday of this week, the Brandeis community received another email from Director of Public Safety Ed Callahan about an incident of indecent exposure on South Street. This m… Read More...

Students should pay attention to rushed housing proposals

The Department of Community Living and the Student Union released two proposals today regarding changes to the housing lottery, as The Brandeis Hoot reported in a news article th… Read More...

Castle renovations needed, but univ. should clarify housing plans

Interim President Lisa Lynch recently sent an email detailing the demolition and renovations that will occur on Usen Castle over the next two years. Despite concerns about the sa… Read More...

Pronouns and pronunciation can bring inclusivity and respect

Every year, our campus becomes more diverse in terms of race, class, sexual orientation and gender identity, and this should be supported. But it is also true that not every member … Read More...

New president should acknowledge privilege, strive for diversity

It is a momentous occasion for a university to hire its next president. It provides a great sense of hope and optimism to have a new leader who has the potential to bring positive chan… Read More...

Celebrate and continue racial justice at Brandeis

A historical moment has taken place at Brandeis over the past two weeks. However, we must remember to diligently watch the enactment of the Draft Implementation Plan for Diversit… Read More...

Address black students’ demands

This Thursday afternoon, Nov. 12 African American Brandeis students and their supporters (or “accomplices” as some called themselves) marched from the Rabb Steps to the Sh… Read More...

Student body should approve of Allocations Board amendment

Student Union President Nyah Macklin ’16 held a press conference last week announcing changes to the Allocations Board, the student-run body that determines club funding. Re… Read More...

Moving forward: Don’t let the conversation die

Last week, The Brandeis Hoot published an anonymous opinion article about Department of Community Living policies that we should have been more critical of from the start. We shoRead More...

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