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Campus Climate Survey results provide evidence for need for change

On Thursday, Oct. 8, Interim President Lisa Lynch sent an email to the student body containing the results of the Campus Climate Survey on sexual misconduct issued in April of this year. The survey was… Read More...

Univ. should promote non-Jewish holidays

Muslim students celebrated Eid al-Adha, one of the most significant holidays on the Islamic calendar, from Wednesday evening through Thursday evening last week. However, despite the fact that classes were canceled for Jewish holidays four… Read More...

Administration should be more transparent in presidential search

On Aug. 20, Chair of the Brandeis Presidential Search Committee Larry Kanarek sent an email to the Brandeis community with an update on the committee’s progress. However, the update was more self-congratulatory than informational. According… Read More...

Increased dialogue needed between students and community authority

On Saturday, Aug. 29, an officer from the Waltham Police Department approached the off-campus residences of several Brandeis students and warned them not to host parties, threatening them with arrest should they disobey the police.… Read More...

Once again, campus upgrades fall short of expectations

Over the summer, Brandeis’ campus was filled with construction crews renovating and updating many different buildings. Some updates were long overdue, such as the relocation of arts facilities from Prospect Street to the Epstein building… Read More...

Prevention training a continuation of positive progress

This week, The Brandeis Hoot reported on the recent sexual assault training module that was sent out to students on Tuesday, Aug. 18. Brandeis Sexual Assault Services and Prevention Specialist Sheila McMahon spoke with The… Read More...

Students should work with univ. to combat sexual assault

On Tuesday night, April 21, Students Talking About Relationships (STAR), Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance (FMLA), the Rape Crisis Center (RCC), the Office of Prevention Services and Brandeis Students Against Sexual Violence (B.SASV) hosted Take Back… Read More...

Univ. support for Take Back the Night one of many needed steps

On Thursday, April 16, Dean of Students Jamele Adams sent an email to the Brandeis community to inform them of Tuesday’s Take Back the Night walk. The annual event, a march across campus, is a… Read More...

Admin.’s reversal admits mistakes

Last week, the study body was in uproar over two decisions by the administration. They announced the reorganization of Chum’s Coffeehouse and the closing of the Women’s Resource Center (WRC). Students were appropriately furious at… Read More...

Admin.’s opacity unacceptable

This week, the Brandeis administration surprised the student body with the sudden reorganization of the staff of Chum’s Coffee House and the closing of the Women’s Resource Center in favor of the establishment of a… Read More...
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