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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 safety of the building, students will still… 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 of the Brandeis community… 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 change… 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 Diversity and Inclusion. If the student body… 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 Shapiro Campus Center, where they sat for over two hours.… 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. Responsible for the nearly impossible task of trying to spread… 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 should have investigated the claims, verified the… Read More...

Editorial board apologizes

We, The Brandeis Hoot Editorial Board, would like to apologize for an opinion piece published in our last issue that made generalizations about Tim Touchette and the Community Advisors within the Department of Community Living.… Read More...

Embrace Student Union’s transparency efforts

Student Union President Nyah Macklin ’16 has emphasized the importance of increasing transparency among students, the Student Union and the administration. She believes it is the Union’s job to keep students informed of the inner… Read More...

Support adjunct faculty unionization

The Brandeis Hoot supports Brandeis Faculty Forward and the right to unionization of Brandeis adjunct, contract and otherwise non-tenure track faculty. As shown at Wednesday’s Speak-Out event hosted by the Brandeis Labor Coalition, our non-tenure… Read More...
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